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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "France--le Havre"

EGrayHMGray[Wi]440628.pdf
Starts with suggestion that a recent news film of daylight operation to Le Havre, which he was on, gives a good idea of what bombing is like. However as most of his operations were at night he goes on to describe these. Describes emotions and…

EGrayHMGray[Wi]440801.pdf
Starts with thanks for letter number 3 but complains about lack of letters for a couple of days particularly as he had been on operations. Sets up times for future phone calls. Noted that the crew’s original aircraft had been lost while being flown…

PBanksP15010098.jpg
Top left aerial vertical photograph completely filled with anti-aircraft tracer trails.

Top right an aerial vertical photograph of a canal junction. A canal runs from bottom left to a junction and then up to the top. At the junction a branch…

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.…

PBanksP15010108.jpg
On the left an aerial vertical photograph of docks. A waterway runs from top left downward before turning horizontal across to the right. At the bend there is a narrow channel leading to a basin to the left. Below this is a further basin with a barge…

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…

AtkinsAH1501.jpg
Arthur Atkins grew up in Melbourne, Australia. As a Boy Scout, he experienced a flight in an aircraft and knew he wanted to be a pilot. He transferred from the army to the Royal Australian Air Force and started pilot training in Australia. He…

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PHouriganM18020005.jpg
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. …

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.

PHouriganM18020019.jpg
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.…

PHouriganM18030148.jpg
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…

SChattertonJ159568v10440.jpg
Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, distributor, preselection and false height settings. Shows timings and other detail. On the reverse; marking, safety measures, call signs and timings. Formation order for Waddington,…

SChattertonJ159568v10648.jpg
Signal indicating bomb jettison areas agreed with Royal Navy. On the reverse some calculations.

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