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MHoneyFWG915946-150421-01.pdf
A note book used by Fred as a log book.
His pilots on operations were Pilot Officer Benitz DFC and Flight Lieutenant Brown.

LHoneyFWG915946v2.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

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William Cross Memoir of a supply drop to Polish fighters. They lost an engine and struggled to maintain height. The pilot had bailed out leaving the rest of the crew to fly the aircraft. They landed successfully in Russian territory and met up with…

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The author was shot down over Linz, Austria whilst bombing a Panzer works. The other six in his crew perished. He was taken to Dulag Luft at Frankfurt then Stalag Luft VII. In January his camp was evacuated and he joined the Long March to the west,…

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A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

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Page captioned 'Brindisi Italy Feb 1944'. Five photographs, first is group of servicemen in front of wooden building, captioned 'Brindisi Italy 1944, Second top left'.
Second is group of servicemen, building in back ground, some looking out of…

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Page captioned 'Brindisi Italy 1944 'Drop Tank' boat race, Jimmy Green and I win!!'. Six photographs, first drop tank race competitors gather on the water, reverse captioned '16/7/44 Darling xx, Just a little chatter before the race Love Jack'.…

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Five photographs, two are of Jack and Johnny Green afloat in a raft made from aircraft drop tanks, reverse, captioned, 'Johnny Green & self Brindisi - Italy 1944'.
Third is of Jack and another individual on a beach, the reverse captioned 'Brindisi,…

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Page captioned 'Rest camp Sorrento Sept 44, Bari en-route'. Six photographs, first Jack rowing, reverse captioned 'Sorrento Italy, 14/9/44, Rest camp 14 days. Darling xx 'ape Man, still love me? love Jack xxx'.
Second is of Jack with Johnny Green,…

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Two photographs, first is of Jack seated with another individual, wooden building in background, reverse captioned 'Brindisi, Italy March 1945'.
Second is of Jack and nine other individuals, captioned 'March 1945, promoted Sergeant, Brindisi'.

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Jack with ten airmen in overalls, Halifax tail turret as background, reverse captioned '1944 Brindisi, Self & ground crew'.

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Bill Leckie Bill was born in Glasgow but moved to the countryside as his father suffered from bronchitis. Initially working as a cinema projectionist, Bill joined the Royal Air Force at the age of eighteen, enlisting at St John’s Wood in London as…

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Bill would spend his school holidays with his grandmother in Scotland. He went to St Edward Island in Canada to do a reconnaissance course, after which he went to Harrogate to await posting. He did another course on Chipmunks before being posted to…

LWilsonJ1486634v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for J Wilson, covering the period from 12 July 1942 to 26 March 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF…

ALeithJM170112.mp3
James McKenzie Leith was a swimming instructor before he joined the RAF. He trained as a gunner and was posted to 429 Squadron at RAF Leeming. On their first operation their aeroplane was damaged and they attempted an emergency landing but this was…

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Written aboard ship on route to Brindisi. Writes of journey through Greek archipelago and about travelling companions. Says that he will arrive in Brindisi in the morning and take train to Rome. Hopes to spend a couple of days in Rome before taking…

ASolinD170220.mp3
Donald Solin grew up in Perth, Western Australia and worked in a store before joining the Air Force. He served in Europe and North Africa. and flew 40 operations as a pilot with 624 Squadron, a special duties squadron dropping supplies and agents…
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