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Map from east of England to Germany with routes to numerous targets including Hamburg, Hanover, Magdeburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Duisburg, Essen, Kassel, Cologne, Aachen, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Paris. A table at bottom right list bomb loads…

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Chapter 8 - Overture and Beginners. Gives account of time on OTU at RAF Lossiemouth. Includes ground instruction, crewing up and description of station and training on Wellington. Writes about a fatal crash he sees and about some of his sorties.…

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A coloured sketch of the crew of Stirling BK604 completed by a prisoner at Dulag Luft.

MTrevaynePR1291380-191205-02.pdf
A detailed account of the last flight of a Stirling operation on Hamburg.

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John Hitchcock's DFC, presentation case and a newspaper cutting explaining why it was awarded to him.

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Top left - extract from ned Sparkes's log book from 1 July 1944 to 28 July 1944 with operations to Bienhais, Bremont, Vaires, Dognes St Nazaire and Hamburg.
Right - three short documents one partially obscured two relating to flying bomb sites, and…

SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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An article about operations over port and oil refineries.

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Retrospective historical account of results of operation on Hamburg dated 3 August 1943, Gives size of operation, casualties and account four bomber command attacks, resulting fires, damage to port and city. Includes b/w photograph of destroyed…

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Oblique aerial photograph of Hamburg docks showing a destroyed port area with almost all buildings and facilities damaged. The spire of St Michels church is to left of centre and that of St Nikolai is to the right. In front of these, the large…

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List of targets and some comments. Image of a Halifax at top.

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Top left rear quarter view of a snow covered civilian twin aircraft parked. Captioned 'At Brussels Feb 47'.
Bottom left - on the right side, the front of an aircraft engine. In the distance an Airspeed Consul aircraft in front of a hangar with open…

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Left - a double photograph showing tree tops on top and snow covered landscape below. Captioned 'Zugerburg, Switzerland, Feb 47'.
Top right - tail of a civilian aircraft parked at airport with buildings in the background. Captioned 'With the Consul…

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List of 20 operations from may to August 1943 and list of crew members that he flew with. Notes one crew member subsequently killed in action and another survived a bad crash.

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Showing the last operational sorties of the war in Europe by the main force. His pilots on operations were Flight Lieutenant Briant and Flight Lieutenant Sommers.

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Two lists of casualties from 'Flight' relating to March 1945. The first is captioned 'Casualty list showing names of our hut mates killed over Hamburg 7/8th March 1945' and the second 'Casualty list showing names of some of our friends, who were…

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Photo 1 is The Statue of Liberty seen from the sea.
Photo 2 is a quay on Lake Superior.
Photo 3 is a street scene of Hamburg.
Photo 4 are prefab buildings seen from the control tower, Hamburg.
Photo 5 is skyscrapers seen from the sea, annotated…

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Photo 1 and 2 are bombed buildings, annotated 'More rubble on the outskirts'.
Photo 3 is of buildings at the side of the river.
Photo 4 is the Sergeants' Mess & house in the background.
Photo 5 is prefab houses annotated 'The houses Hitler…

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