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PZoltySP2201.jpg
Peter was born in Erdington, Birmingham. He joined the RAF and was trained at the Empire Air Training School in Canada. He re-mustered as a navigator and was with 49 Squadron for a short time. Peter then joined 106 Squadron and did a tour of 34…

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Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

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Bob Burns flew operations with 106 Squadron and was shot down becoming a prisoner of war. While a prisoner of war, he wrote arrangements for the camp bands and orchestra and played the saxophone and clarinet. He took part in the long march and took…

MPowellNI1896919-191029-03.pdf
A thirteen page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Vertical aerial target photograph of Argenta. Some roads, houses and open fields are visible in the upper half of the image. There are also canals, rail tracks or roads…

E[Author]LPowellNI920207.pdf
A 6 page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Sortie report for an operation to Bruck Marshalling yards

Page 2:Vertical aerial target photograph of an unknown location showing some ground detail as tracer trails. Not all…

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Copies of target photographs of Innsbruck and Freilassing.
The upper image has no detail, just some glare. It is captioned:
2969. 104/101. 25/26-APR-45. F8".//NT. 9200'.→255°. 2247. FREILASSING.
G. 2x1000. 10x500. MkIII 21. F/O WARD (F/O…

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Two low quality copies of target photographs of Brück and Fiume (Rijeka).
The Fiume image (upside down). Captioned:
'2615 104/60 16 Feb 45 F8//12,500ft → 14.32 G A FIUME
Fiume was before Powell stated operations on 104 Squadron.

The Brück…

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Some details of operation to Freilassing marshalling yards. Provide short report on bombing. Lists crew. Two versions of the same document.

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Some details of operation to Brück marshalling yards. Lists crew and some details of bombing. Two versions of the same document.

PPowellNI19030003.jpg
2 blurred target photographs showing explosions and tracer. Both aptioned:
2723 104/77. 19/20-MAR-45. F8 NT//9000' → 355°. 22.021/2 BRÜCK M/YDS.
G. 4x1000. 8x500 Mk III 21. F/O WARD (F/O SCOTT B/A). P.'
Two versions of the same image.

PPowellNI19030002.jpg
Target photograph showing explosions. Captioned '2969 104/101, 25/26 Apr 45, F8//NT 9200 ft, >255 degrees.22.47 Freilassing, G 2x1000, 10x500 Mk III 21 F/O Ward (F/O Scott B/A) R'. Two versions of the same image.

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A newspaper report on the bombing of Berlin.

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Ted's baptism certificate

MThornhillEB1426942-170515-03.jpg
A copy of Ted's birth certificate.

PThornhillEB17010001.jpg
Six views of Ted's box used for storing badges.
#1 has F/Sgt Thornhill on the front with flags of the USA, United Kingdom and USSR on the top.
#2 has F/Sgt Thornhill on the front.
#3 is the side with Stalag IVB.
#4 is the back showing the…

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Map showing most of Germany and parts of Poland, Austria and Hungary.

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List of 33 operations between 7 December 1941 and 16 November 1942. For each operation states target, crew, and some detailed comments.

LWebsterE2210797v1.pdf
E Webster’s Flight Engineers Flying Log Book covering the period 3 August 1944 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF Wigsley (1654 HCU), RAF Syerston (5 Lancaster Finishing…

PWebsterE1808.jpg
A target photograph on an operation to Ladbergen. There is no ground detail, only a patch of illuminated cloud or smoke and some flare trails.
It is captioned:
3517 Skell.4/5.11.44//NT.8" 11400' 074° 1936 Ladbergen.Z. 14 ANM 65DN. 22secs F/O…

PWebsterE1807.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Bremerhaven. On the right is some illuminated smoke or cloud and some light trails. The rest of the image is dark. It is captioned:.
2922 SKELL. 18/19.9.44// NT. 8" 15000 ←/168° 2102
BREMERHAVEN RD.Z. 1x2000. 12…

PWebsterE1806.jpg
A target photograph taken on an operation to Rheydt. The ground detail is obscured by glare and light trails. Photograph is captioned:
2533 SKELL 19/20.9.44 // NT (C) 8" 11000 ← 014° 2153
RHEYDT RD.Z. 1x2000, 12 'J' x 500. 21 secs. F/O Davies…

BBoydKGBoydKGv1.pdf
Written by Ken Boyd the brother-in-law of a Bomber Command pilot Wilfred Comrie who was killed in a crash at RAF Pocklington in March 1943. Wilfred was an American who joined the RCAF in May 1941 and served on 102 Squadron. Ken Boyd was a first…
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