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An account of Jim Allen's life from 1941 to 1997. He details meeting his future wife and their intermittent courtship. There is great detail about his social life and relationship with his future wife. There are two pages of photographs:
First page:…

BBarkerRBarkerRv1.pdf
An account of operation as Pathfinder against German naval and submarine base at Kiel when his aircraft was shot down by 'Schrage Musik' equipped night-fighter which cause the aircraft to break in two. Describes crew actions during bomb run and…

BFordTAFordTAv1.pdf
Terry Ford's wartime experiences written and read to Avon Talking Magazine for the Blind.

MArrowsmithHL571013-160929-01.pdf
Les Arrowsmith's wartime note book during 1944 and 1945 whilst a prisoner of war in Germany. In the book he has recorded addresses of friends, a list of clothes and their prices, books and magazines needed, 'more ideas', records, calendar, detailed…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

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A newspaper article reporting on East German and Soviet vilification of the Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945. The article refers to the bombing of Dresden having been carried out five years ago. The aim was to gain sympathy for German communists in…

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In the distance at the top wooded low hills. In the centre a city with many multistory buildings. A third of the way up a tree line boulevard runs from left to right with some large detached buildings on the near side. At the bottom centre parkland…

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City landscape with a large number of multistory buildings. A railway runs from top left to centre top with some wagons on the left end, Two streets run slightly diverging from the bottom towards the top either side of which are number of damaged and…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Aachen. The ground is obscured by bombs, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘4B 4B’ and '624 WKY 11/12-4-44 // NT 8” 21000’ [arrow] 070° 22.46 Aachen L 11 x 1000 3 x 500 29secs P/O Black J12’

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Provides results of attacks on Mailly le Camp military depot and tank park 3/4 May, Clerment-Ferrand aircraft factory 29/30 April, Toulouse aircraft assembly works and Montaudran airfield 5/6 April and 1/2 May, Lyon Motor vehicle works 1/2 May,…

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Written by one of Philip Floyd's (pilot of John Valentine's aircraft) brother Michael's children based on conversations with parents. Recounts a letter to a German newspaper from a Werner Gerlach who as a young 15 year old boy witnessed the shooting…

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Lists crew as ' Pilot Officer J E Newton-Clare, 33492, Sergeant C O Clarke, 745257, Sergeant W Thom[..]son, 637247, Sergeant W L Powell, 641379'. Date 6/7 September 1940'. Notes discrepancy in bomber command records and war diaries over whether…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of Emmerich. The river is visible but no ground detail.
Photo 2 and 3 are Terry and Eddy at the controls on the way home from the Emmerich raid.
Photo 4 is six airmen and a WAAF…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster exploding after a direct hit.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air photograph of burning pieces of an aircraft after a direct hit.
Photo 3 is a vertical aerial photograph of…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of a night attack on Koblenz. All detail is obscured by target indicators and incendiaries.
Photo 2 is Terry's flight engineer seen from the bomb aimer's position.
Photo 3 is a…

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An oblique aerial photograph of Krupps, Essen showing damage and captioned 'Bomb Damage Ruhr'.

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three or four aircraft turning to port after bombing Dortmund. Aircraft shadows confuse the numbers involved.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of the marshalling yards at Nordfalk, Cologne.
Photo…

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Two target photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.

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Air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster dropping a mixed bomb load on a daylight operation.

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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An airman is sitting beside the Soviet prisoners of war memorial at Bergen-Belsen. At the top is 'CCCP' and a star. The ground is covered in snow.

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Photo 1 is a group of airmen arriving at the camp, captioned 'Arriving April 1941'.
Photo 2 is a bearded man with a pipe.
Photo 3 is two smiling pilots.
Photo 4 is a man in a sweater holding onto the wire fence.
Photo 5 is two men in shirts, one…

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…
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