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YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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Map of east England to Western European mainland (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. Route in pencil from Lincolns area to West Germany, Aachen. Annotated top left 'Op No 3, 24/5/44, Aachen'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note at top of first page 'Op No 3, Aachen'.

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Map of east England to Western European mainland (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. Route in pencil from Lincolns area to West Germany, Aachen. Annotated top left 'Op No 4, 27/5/44'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 4'.

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Map shows eastern England to western European mainland (Netherlands, Belgium and Germany). Pencilled route from Lincoln area to the Ruhr region. Annotated top left 'Op No 11, 12/6/44'. On the reverse 'Op 11'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen 'How come so far the other side of track?' and 'Good nav'. Note on top right 'Op No 11'.

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Map showing east England, North Sea and northern Netherlands, Germany and southern Denmark with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Kiel'. Annotated on left 'Op No 21, 23/7/44'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and two and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 21

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Map showing south east England, northern France and west Germany with pencilled route from Lincoln area south of Paris to Stuttgart. Annotated top middle 'F/O Witty, Stuttgart, 24/7/44, 22nd Op'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 22, Stuttgart'.

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Map showing south east England, France and Germany with route from Lincoln area to a target west of Frankfurt. Annotated top left 'Op No. 27, 25/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Russelsheim (Nr Mainz), Op No 27'.

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Map showing part of east England, Netherlands and north Germany with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Kiel. Annotated bottom left 'Op No. 28, 26/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op. 28, Kiel 92nd time), 26/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and three pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No. 28 (Kiel)'.

BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…

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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…

ABellJR160130.mp3
Jack Bell joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a wireless operator/air gunner and joined 216 Squadron, at Heliopolis, near Cairo. He flew in Valentia and Bombay aircraft in a transport role. On an operation over Libya, his aircraft was shot down…

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Jim Cahir grew up in Australia. He originally joined the army but later was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a mid upper gunner with 466 Squadron. His aircraft was shot down and he became a prisoner of war. after…

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield when, on their thirty first operation another…

ACouperAJ151208.mp3
Allan Joseph Couper grew up in Australia and joined the Air Training Corps as a teenager. He was employed by the State Electricity Company until he volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He was accepted for aircrew training as a pilot and…
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