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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Düren (Cologne)"

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In the centre a railway marshalling yard with multiple tracks towards the left side with some rolling stock. In the centre slightly right a partially destroyed building. At the bottom right a small built up area with multistory buildings and roads.…

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A city landscape of largely destroyed buildings. A road runs from bottom left diagonally to top right. Another curved road runs from bottom left to the right side where it joins a further road running right to left. Along these roads are a small…

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City landscape with some standing multistory buildings as well as large areas reduced to rubble with a few standing structures. A road runs from bottom right diagonally to centre left. Another runs from bottom left to middle right. Where the roads…

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On the left an aerial inclined photograph showing a destroyed city area. In the foreground a long thin body of water is surrounded by destroyed and damaged buildings. In the centre buildings have almost completed been reduced to rubble with just a…

ATrumanEG170315.mp3
Ernest Truman completed his initial training in Australia as a navigator before arriving in the UK he was posted to 460 Squadron at RAF Binbrook. One of his ops was to destroy the oil refinery at Merseburg and he recalls the explosion was so bright…

This is an item about a place. This heading is also used for: Hürtgen Forest. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents available in the Archive.

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Shows three bomb loads for operation, one for twelve and the other two for three aircraft each. Details preselection and false height settings as well as other information including timings for daylight operation. On the reverse marking information,…

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Annotated 'Duren'. Lists crews and aircraft for operations 16 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in blue. Show two standby crews as well as duty personnel

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Handwritten note with brief details of the operation. Two newspaper cuttings, one describing the operation titled 'RAF blast way for the army' and a map showing the area of operations.

LAmbroseBG1604870v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Basil Ambrose, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 11 July 1946. Detailing engineers training, flying training and operations flown and post war…

LHayleyCA1463437v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Jack Hayley, covering the period from 9 June 1942 to 30 June 1950. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at, RAF Newquay, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Heaton Park, RCAF Moncton,…

PPopeKMJ18010002.pdf
Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant Kenneth Pope, flight engineer, covering the period 25 September 1944 to 17 May 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington. Aircraft…

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A handwritten account of Don Falgate's tour between 10 September 1944 and 7 April 1945. The account includes his observations and calculations about the percentage of aircraft lost. He carried out a total of 32 day and night-time operations on…

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List of operations between 11 February 1945 and VE day while Hugh Parry was serving with 75 New Zealand Squadron at RAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire. Operations are listed in chronological order with aircraft identification and losses.

LJacksonCP1815926v1.pdf
Flying log book for flight engineer for C P Jackson, covering the period from 13 August 1944 to 17 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Blyton, RAF Hemswell and RAF Kirmington.…

LEppelJW433156v1.pdf
Flying log book for John W Eppel, navigator, covering the period from 12 May 1944 to 12 June 1945, detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Worksop, RAF Blyton, RAF Hemswell, RAF North…

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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photo of Duren as the attack is underway. Two Lancasters can be seen on the right of the image. Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photo of the operation, one minute after the previous image. Two bombs are visible. Photo 3 is a…

LGardR1852841v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…

LMottersheadF422232v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

LDixonW2206823v1.pdf
Sergeant W. Dixon’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23rd September 1943 to 4th April 1945, detailing his training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (No. 2…

LVaseyJ179596v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for J Vasey covering the period from 20 July 1942 to 28 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Cambridge (22 EFTS) RCAF Neepawa (35 EFTS), RCAF Weyburn (41 SFTS), RAF…
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