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

LWebsterE2210797v1.pdf
E Webster’s Flight Engineers Flying Log Book covering the period 3 August 1944 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF Wigsley (1654 HCU), RAF Syerston (5 Lancaster Finishing…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

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

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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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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).

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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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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 list of aircraft used to attack Nordhausen on 4th April 1945. 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…

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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