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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Hamm (North Rhine-Westphalia)"
Navigational computation for an operation to Hamm. Also included is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing operation.
Hugh Parry's flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Hugh Parry, air gunner, covering the period from 27 May 1944 to 16 October 1945. Details his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF…
Tags: 11 OTU; 1651 HCU; 75 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Mepal; RAF Oakley; RAF Pembrey; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Westcott; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; Wellington
Letter from John Brittain to his mother
Three page letter envelope from John Brittain to his mother. He mentions the bad weather and that he might sell his car. He tells her of the devastation that he has seen while flying over Germany.
Map of Cooks Tour June 1945
Map (Newcastle to Prague) showing route from Cambridge to between Rotterdam and the Hague, marked with arrows 'supply dropping areas'. Route continues to Wesel, Onsnabruck, Bremen, Hamburg, Hannover, Bielefeld, Hamm, Dortmund, Essen and return to…
Interview with Jack Warner
Jack Warner grew up in Huddersfield. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force and trained at RAF Filey and RAF St Athan. He completed a tour of 37 operations as a flight engineer with 428 Squadron from Middleton St George. On one mine laying operation…
Tags: 428 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); C-47; Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; Halifax; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Wymeswold; training
Hamm (North Rhine-Westphalia) [place]
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Interview with Johnny Johnson. One
George ‘Johnny’ Johnson was the bomb aimer in Lancaster AJ-T flown by Joe McCarthy during operation Chastise 16th of May 194. He discusses the attack on the dams and the events before and after the attack. He describes training over the Derwent…
Bombing operations early 1945
Cutting 1 describes a 1300 bomber operation on Munich and Ulm. Flight Lieutenant W Drinkell describes the lack of fighters. Captioned 'Jan 7th 1945'. Cutting 2 describes attacks on Germany and an oil refinery at Brux in Czechoslovakia. Also a…
Aerial inclined photograph showing city landscape in the lower two thirds with open country beyond. In the foreground a square grid of roads surrounded by multistory buildings. Many buildings are damaged or without roofs and a large number have been…
Marshalling Yards at Hamm
Aerial inclined photograph showing railway sidings running diagonally from left to right with a large number of interspersed bomb craters. Around the craters in the bottom left quadrant the railway tracks have been twisted and broken. Three lines of…
Marshaling Yards at Hamm
Aerial inclined photograph showing a large number of railway sidings running from left to right. At the bottom left is a railway turntable with a large number of tracks spreading out towards a large building on the right hand side with part of its…