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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Nordhausen (Thuringia)"

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An account of 207 Squadron operations undertaken by Malcolm Staves whilst at RAF Spilsby.

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A list of aircraft used to attack Nordhausen on 4th April. The list has tabulated, aircraft code and registration, Captain, Sortie, Bomb load, Departure and arrival times and Remarks. At the bottom is the CO's name - S/L Howes, two different…

BFortPaullMusStavesMEv1.pdf
Malcolm Staves' life in the RAF, starts with his school reports through his enlistment in 1942. He trained at Bridgnorth then was assigned to 207 Squadron at Spilsby. His colleagues included George Cearns who joined 166 Squadron and Hank Williams who…

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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…

LMcDonaldEA1076160v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner, flight engineers for Edward Allan McDonald, air gunner, covering the period from 10 march 1944 to 1 June 1945. He was stationed at RAF Evanton, RAF Market Harborough, RAF Winthorpe, RAF…

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Target photograph of Nordhausen. Substantially obscured by smoke, dust and cloud. Where visible, streets and buildings appear to be mainly industrial. Captioned '5°F', '4B', '5046 SKELL.4.4.45//8" 15750 360° 0917 NORDHAUSEN.U .…

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States objective 'To destroy Nazi and military personnel evacuated from Berlin and housed in the town area'. H-hour '0915'. Includes two bomb loads for thirteen and six aircraft respectively. Details preselection, distributor and false height…

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Includes aiming instructions (crossed through), bombing details warning 'P.O.W. Camps, A) Norningen - 3 ml N.W. of Δ, B) Niedersachswerfen - 4 1/2 ml north of Δ'. Followed by camera settings and more target marking detail (crossed through).

LDorricottLW1230753v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant Leonard Dorricott from 27 November 1942 to 21 January 1946. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Trained in Miami, Florida and…

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LCaseyJ2219470v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Sergeant John Casey from 26 February 1944 to 8 October 1945. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at 7 Air Gunnery School followed by training at 29…

LGreenLC1318527v.pdf
Navigator's air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Leonard Green, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 20 January 1946. He was stationed at RAF Manby, RAF Wigtown, RAF Bitteswell, RAF…

LTolleyFS1152777v1.pdf
Frank Tolley's log book covers the period 29 December 1943 to 27 August 1945 and details his training schedule and operations flown. He served at RAF Fingal, RAF Malton, RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, RAF Sandtoft and RAF Kelstern. Aircraft flown in were…

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Horace James Flowers was born and grew up in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire. He became an apprentice butcher before being released to volunteer for the Royal Air Force in 1944. He trained as an air gunner at RAF Bridgnorth, RAF Wigsley and RAF Syerston…
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