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MCleggPV[DoB]-150710-010001.pdf
Operational Record ledger created by Pat Falkinder (nee Day). Running log book which includes briefing, targeting, crews and methods of prosecution for various bombing operations. It includes a photographs of Pat Day in uniform and several aircrew.

LStewartJ1522846v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for James Stewart, navigator, covering the period from 17 July 1943 to 21 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RCAF Portage la…

LOwenDE1153507v2.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for D E Owen, flight engineer, covering the period from 29 August 1942 to 9 May 1946. Detailing his flying training operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at…

LOwenDE1153507v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for D E Owen, flight engineer, covering the period from 15 October 1942 to 5 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath and RAF Scampton.…

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Documents relating to a sea voyage from Greece to Marseilles.
Item 1 is a ticket with a handwritten name and cabin number.
Item 2 is a ship taken from another ship.
Item 3 is a ticket referring to Mieczysław Stachiewicz and issued by Organe…

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LMadgettHR147519v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Hedley R Madgett, covering the period from 23 September 1941 to 15 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Swift Current, RCAF Medicine Hat, RAF…

SCruickshankG629128v10001.jpg
Story of Lancaster Number R 5868 once the gate guard at RAF Scampton. Relates that it flew 137 operational sorties and suffered only minor damage. Served on 83 Squadron in 1942 at RAF Scampton and mentions some of its operations including…

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Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan (24 October 1942), Berlin (October 1943 and 8 March 1944) and Munich (24/25 April 1944). Some of the photographs described are not in the collection. Also a description of photograph…

PCruickshankG1501-0002.jpg
Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan, Munich, Berlin industrial targets and Central Berlin. Also of visit of Southern Rhodesia Premier to 44 Squadron.

Relates to photographs C3518, C3229, C3206, C4375, CH13328,…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-23.jpg
At top - title: 'Operations, 50 44 630 Squadrons, Manchester aircraft 333 1/2 operational hours, Lancaster aircraft'.
On the left and right - RAF bases and operations carried out from them.
On the right - a map on northern Europe and United…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-270001.jpg
BBC 78 RPM vinyl disk Gordon Cruickshank recorded in August 1944.

Joined RAF in 1938 and Bomber Command in 1941 as an air gunner. Started operations in 1942 and completed first tour of 31 trips at end of November 1942. Says was badly shot up on…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-01.pdf
52 playing cards listing 53 individual operations. The 52nd card (10 of diamonds) shows promotions from A.C. 1 to Pilot Officer. Operations 32, 35 and 38 are all listed on the four of hearts.

BCruickshankGCruickshankGv2.pdf
Mentions time as a balloon operator at Felixstowe and then training as an air gunner. First tour on 50 Squadron RAF Swinderby on Manchester, but had to wait for aircraft to arrive as squadron still flying Hampden when he arrived later transferred to…

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Target photograph of a Milan eastern district, between Piazza 5 giornate and the central fresh food market, with incendiaries falling down. Scuola di Villa Morosini is visible near the frame border.
Captioned between pages 36-37 of 1956 Memoir…

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Reconnaissance photograph photograph showing city centre with port bottom left.. Captioned between pages 35-36 of 1956 Memoir '“Genoa Italy” Damage in Ansaldo fitting out yard after raids in late 1942 [written down left hand side of page]'. On…

YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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POpenshawB1806-0003.jpg
On the front a painting of a Wellington on the left and bomb aimer's brevet on the right. On the reverse painting of 104 and 37 squadron crests. Initials top left 'B.H.[.]' Bottom right 'Sorrento 44'.

POpenshawB1805-0027.jpg
Target photograph of open countryside. Road runs bottom middle zig-zag to middle right. Bomb explosion bottom middle. Captioned '2091, 104/25, 17/18 Nov 44, F8, NT, 7700 ft,→ 300 degrees, 21.03, Vicenza, A/O. E, 9x500, 3x250 MkIII 20, F/O Chadwick.…

POpenshawB1805-0015.jpg
Target photograph showing river running top left curving to bottom right. Tracer and flares on right side. Captioned '1965, 104/12.11/12 Oct 44, F8, NT, 7600 ft→, 254 degrees, 20.48' . Annotated 'Verona 9x500 3x250'.

POpenshawB1805-0013.jpg
Target photograph showing river running left to right in centre with flare on left side. Captioned '6' and '2480, 104/46, 4/5 Jan 45, F8, NT, ?,→ ??, Latisana RR Bdge, H, 9x500:6x250 Mk IV, 18, F/O Chadwick (F/O Myers B.A.) Z'. Annotated on page…

POpenshawB1805-0007.jpg
Target photograph showing streets on left side with clouds/bomb explosions centre and right side. Captioned 'P4' and '2004, 104/15, 15/16 Oct 44, F8, NT 7000 ft→ 093 degrees, 1931, Trieste M/Y'. Annotated on page 'Q - Queenie, 9x500, 9x250'.

POpenshawB1805-0003.jpg
Top - target photograph of a large port city with land to the left side and port with piers bottom right. Bomb explosions top centre. Captioned '2625 104/61, 17 Feb 45, F8, 14200ft→ , 15.16 1/2. E.L. Trieste'.

Bottom - eleven airmen round a…

POpenshawB1804-0007-CC.jpg
Target photograph showing river along the bottom and roads with bomb explosions in the centre. Captioned '2461.104/43, 27/28 Dec 44, F8".//NT 5300' →, 330 degrees, 18.02, Piave/Susegana RR, BF,DG, T., [ ] x 4000 Mk III, 15 1/2, F/O Chadwick (F/O…
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