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LCuttsE431716v1.pdf
Air gunner's log book for Ernest Cutts, rear gunner, covering the period 23 November 1943 to 21 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Sale, RAF Litchfield, RAF Marston Moor, RAF…

MBrittainJT2227748-170725-04.pdf
Extracts cover thirteen wartime bombing operations and four Operation Manna supply drops as well as three post war prisoner of war repatriation flights. Details include number of aircraft involved, weather, bomb load, marking seen, operational…

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S Belton received a Distinguished Flying Medal for his son Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton. He was educated at Southend High School, worked in a bank and on his father’s farm.

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Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

PBanksP15010036.jpg
Aerial inclined photograph showing snow covered flat open countryside with a few marked field boundaries. In the foreground on the left part of a fenced field with a few boundary trees. In the distance more wooded countryside. Captioned 'Flooded area…

PBanksP15010037.jpg
Aerial inclined photograph showing flooded fields with some boundary hedges and isolated buildings in the foreground. In the middle is a village orientated left to right across the scene. At the left end is a church surrounded by houses. In the…

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PBanksP15010038.jpg
Aerial inclined photograph showing flooded farmland. In the foreground a farmhouse with hedge lined fields/orchards to the right. A flooded road runs from bottom left towards the middle when it bends back towards the top left. Along the road are…

PHouriganM18010015.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Crossing coast line, craters, lakes, disturbed water, roads and field boundaries clearly visible. Captioned '11B2ND', '3190. SKELL. 7.10.44.// 8" 5500' [arrow] 055° 1358. FLUSHING RD.T.14X1000.C 21 secs.S/L…

PHouriganM18010017.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Crossing coast line but mainly water, bomb explosions and disturbed water visible but no clear detail. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3394 SKELL.23.10.44//8" 4000 [arrow] 148° 1613 FLUSHING RD.D.14 X 1000.C20secs. F/O. BAIN.…

PHouriganM18010029.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Crossing coastline, bomb explosions, airborne debris clearly visible. Captioned '8° F', '5B]', '3188 SKELL.7.10.44.// 8" 5500' [arrow] 055° 1358 FLUSHING RD.T.14X1000.C 21 secs.S/L McFADDEN.T.61'. On the reverse 'S/L…

PHouriganM18010035.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Port area, partially obscured by cloud but quays and a ship are visible. Caption '8°F', '7B', '3282 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 7000' [arrow] 330° 1514 FLUSHING 106RD.T.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.S/L FADDEN.T.61.'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18010085.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Port area, breakwater, docks, quays, bomb explosions and disturbed water visible. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3205 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 5000' [arrow] 272° 1458 FLUSHING 96RD.C.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.F/O ABBOTT.C.61.'. On…

PHouriganM18030023.jpg
Target photograph of Vlissingen. No land just disturbed water. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3378 SKELL.23.10.44//8" 4250' [arrow] 150° 1619 FLUSHING RD.U.14X1000.C20secs. F/O ENDEAN.U.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/O ENDEAN…

PHouriganM18030137.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Partially obscured by smoke and dust. Port area, locks, quays, docks and moored ships clearly visible. Disturbed water from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3248 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 7100' [arrow] 285° 1500.…

PHouriganM18030139.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Partially obscured by smoke and dust. Coastal area, little detail visible, disturbed water from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3269 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 5500' [arrow] 320° 1500. FLUSHING 106RD.…

SMathersRW55201v10006.jpg
Photograph 1 is of 12 four engined bombers over Amsterdam. In the fore ground is a Dutch flag and a Union Jack. There are various buildings behind. It is captioned 'Fly Past in honour of Dutch Liberation Day 4th May 1946.' and underneath 'Formation…

PPopeKMJ18010051.jpg
Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and two short newspaper cuttings, one titled '1000-raid. On Stuttgart and Nuremberg'.

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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…

MKroeseW19240508-170829-06.pdf
A memoir about Frederik Kroese's wartime activities. There is a brief biography followed by a portrait of Frederik.

Included are photographs of a number of items: his fake ID card, a permit allowing him to use a bicycle, an official numbered…

MGreenLC1318527-160601-020001.jpg
Noted not to be produced in public; a list of phrases in German, Spanish, French and Dutch.

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 19 August 1944 to 17 March 1945. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 83 Squadron. The sheet records 16 operations, all of which are recorded as being on Lancaster…

LHolmesGH1579658v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for G H Holmes, covering the period from 7 June 1943 to 23 May 1947. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Evanton, RAF Turweston,…

LToombsG1590211v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers for George Toombs, flight engineer, covering the period from 1 May 1944 to 7 October1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF…

PHouriganM18020011.jpg
Target photograph of Gilze-Rijen. Runway running top to bottom of photograph, taxyways visible as are craters and bomb explosions. Centre of photograph obscured by smoke and dust. Red dot centre left. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '2084 SKELL. 15.8.44. …
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