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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.…

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Despite earlier army reports being reliable, it is claimed that there is now German disinformation concerning the Russian campaign and the high number of casualties and prisoners.

After spotting a battle cruiser on 22nd July, an RAF…

PCuthillCR1804.jpg
Target photograph for an operation to Cologne. It shows clouds of smoke rising up from several locations on the ground. Residential areas and roads are visible, as are some bomb craters in the fields. It is annotated '3B' and captioned:
'[…

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Some comments on flying and then a list of operations. Most listed with GH and some with target oil, railway and one steelworks.

LCuthillCR574146v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for C R Cuthill, covering the period from 11 June 1942 to 30 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Perth, US NAS Gross ile, US NAS Pensacola, RCAF Charlotte…

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Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows separate routes to Ludwigshafen on 5 January 1945 and Osterfeld on 11 December 1944. Both operations by day. Includes bomb load for both. On the reverse note 'Captain's of a/c map belonging to Ron…

CCuthillCR-180818-010006.jpg
Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Duisburg. Day operation. Includes bomb load and attack on heavy industry.

CCuthillCR-180818-010004.jpg
Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Duisburg. Night operation includes bomb load.

CCuthillCR-180818-010003.jpg
Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Oberhausen. Day operation. Comment on trip and some route navigation data and bomb load included.

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Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Cologne. Day mission gives bomb load.

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Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Homberg (near Duisburg) and return. Comments on anti-aircraft fire and being holed. Includes bomb load. Day operation.

LDellowJA1391826v2.pdf
J A Dellow’s Air Bomber’s Flying Log Book covering the period 1 August 1942 to 28May 1945. Detaiing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton 31 B&GS), RCAF Mount Hope (33 ANS), RAF Kinloss/Forres…

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…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30007.pdf
Covers period 28 January 1944 to 4 February 1944. Lists units for long range bombers, long range recce, fighter bomber, twin engine fighters, tactical recce and coastal. Followed by short note of disposition of fighters on western front. Follows a…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30002.pdf
Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

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Marked most Secret. Lists patrol areas. Aircraft in operation (14 took off, 5 returned early and 1 missing). Claims 1 He 177 and one Ju 88.
Detailed description of patrol activity at Beacon "B". Followed by detailed description of patrol activity in…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10011.pdf
His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Clarke, Flying Officer Mayor and Flying Officer Smith.

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S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

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List of thirty-three operations with record of aircraft, take off and landing times and pilot.

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Lists of Ceylonese in three batches and miscellaneous arrivals who volunteered for and joined the RAF with some details of their service. Includes b/w photograph of Sergeant Rex De Silva in 1943.

LTravellAE1460176v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A E Travell, air gunner, covering the period from 4 September 1942 to 28 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dalcross, RAF…

LPalmerRAM115772v2.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

LPalmerRAM115772v1.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 April 1940 to 12 May 1942 detailing his training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Grantham (No. 12 Flying…

LBrownCR1334289v1.pdf
C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a Bomb Aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…
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