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Lawrence di Placito served as a second-class coxswain on the RAF Air Sea Rescue launches during the Second World War. He was born in Chertsey and attended Egham grammar school where he was a member of the cadet force. Upon leaving school in 1936 he…

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A handwritten account of Don Falgate's tour between 10 September 1944 and 7 April 1945. The account includes his observations and calculations about the percentage of aircraft lost. He carried out a total of 32 day and night-time operations on…

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He sends his sympathy to Mrs Wareing on her husband’s capture. He mentions that his brother was the wireless operator in her husbands crew and was killed in action. He would appreciate if anything her husband could tell them about his brother was…

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Track and calculations on chart, on the reverse F/O Blamires, Le Havre, 10/9/44.

MMcDermottC1119618-161216-08.pdf
A magazine of aerial photography covering anti-invasion preparations at the Hague, anti-tank obstacles at Scheveningen, flooding from the Mohne Dam, U-boat bases and port damage, factories, railway stations, camouflaged storage tanks, marshalling…

LDarbyC1897788v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant Charlie Darby, air gunner from 22 January 1944 to 16 January 1945. Charlie Darby was stationed at RAF Castle Kennedy and RAF Driffield where he flew Anson, Wellingtons and Halifaxes Mk 2 and 3.…

LYoungJ1569980v1.pdf
Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant John Young, flight engineer, covering the period 28 June 1944 to 6 January 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Eastmoor. Aircraft flown in were the Halifax…

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Target photograph of Le Havre. Rural area, centre of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, craters and one dropping bomb visible. Captioned '5° F', '5B', '2625 SKELL. 10.9.44. // 8" 11000' [arrow] 130° 1723, LE HAVRE RD. D. 11x1000. 4x500. …

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Target photograph of Le Havre. Rural area, centre of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2652 SKELL 10.9.44 // 8" 11500' [arrow] 122° 1722 LE HAVRE RD. L. 11X1000. 4X500. C29secs. F/S McEACHEARN. L.…

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Target photograph of Le Havre. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, rural area,roads clearly visible. Captioned '5°F', '6B', '2631 SKELL 10.9.44 // 8"" 12000' [arrow] 128° 1724 LE HAVRE RD T.11X1000,4X500.C29secs.S/L STUBBS T.50'. On the reverse…

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Signal indicating bomb jettison areas agreed with Royal Navy. On the reverse some calculations.

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