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PJonesPW1606.jpg
A starboard side view of a Lancaster, PA964, on the ground. There are eight aircrew standing at the nose. On the reverse is a list of the aircrew including Tom Jones and a list of his operations.

PHouriganM18030007.jpg
Target photograph of Tours. River Loire running top to bottom, road bridge across river and Saint-Gatien de cathedral visible. Captioned '5'', '810 SKELL.19/20.5.44.//NT.//8" 6500' [arrow] [censored] TOURS RD.J.8X2000 [censored]P/O AMPHLETT.J.50'. On…

LBakerA1080466v1.pdf
An incomplete copy of Pilot Officer A Baker’s (1080466 Royal Air Force) Wireless Operator’s flying log book 8 December 1942 to April 1944. He served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Oxford. He carried out a total of 30…

SChattertonJ159568v10125.jpg
Shows two bomb loads for the squadron. Includes preselection settings, false height settings, delays, route, waves and method including target marking. Annotated 'Tours'

SChattertonJ159568v10567.jpg
Shows three bomb loads for ten, three and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor and preselection settings as well as weights, Window, timings and wave times. On the reverse flares and target marking plan, bombing instructions and alternative…

PFlowersHJ1602.jpg
Vertical aerial photograph of an area showing severely destroyed buildings and large craters appearing throughout. A road is going through the middle of the buildings and the area is surrounded by fields, also covered with craters.

On the reverse…

Five Group Newsletter, number 22, May 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about armament, war savings, flying control, engineering, flight engineers, gardening, prisoner of war fund, air bombing, navigation,…

PThomasAF20040013.jpg
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Tours. The city is visible but there are incendiary tracks blotting out much of the detail.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Tours. Explosions can be seen and a…
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