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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Netherlands--Walcheren"

LGanneyK1324929v2.2.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for K Ganney, Air Bomber, covering the period from 29 May 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RCAF Paulson, RCAF…

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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First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…

LMcPhersonGM430468v1.pdf
Air gunner’s flying log book for G M McPherson, covering the period from 29 August 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed RCAF McDonald, RAF Turweston, RAF Silverstone, RAF Shepherds Grove, RAF…

LDenverI422844v1.pdf
Extracts from log book from July 1944 on No 1 LFS and 625 Squadron on operations flying Lancasters and Oxfords on beam approach training, and then onto 156 Squadron in September 1944 until May 1945. There is also a summary of operations flown on 156…

PEleyNJ1620.jpg
A very low level oblique aerial photograph of Walchern Floods, shows buildings partially submerged in water, submitted with caption; “Part of Holland flooded by Germans at Walchern.”

MFordTA1585520-170411-32.jpg
A list of 35 operations undertaken by Terry Ford. It includes dates and aircraft used.

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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A planning chart from Mepal to Westkapelle. On the front are calculations and on the reverse a sketch of the target.

PFordTA17040007.jpg
Two target photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.

LFordTA1585520v1.pdf
Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…

PThomasAF20040027.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph of a flooded landscape. The sea walls had been breached to stop the German Army using heavy gun batteries.

Five Group Newsletter, number 27, October 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, signals, tactics, air bombing, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, training, second thoughts…

PGrundyAF1534.jpg
Target photograph of bomb explosion on a coastline running across image. On the reverse '192 Squadron, Attack on Walcheren, Oct 1944'.

PGrundyAF1515.jpg
Target photograph of a coastline running from bottom right to centre left then bottom left. There is a bomb explosion centre left.

PGrundyAF15010040.jpg
Top - coastline curving from top left to centre left and then bottom centre. Bomb explosions visible in centre just inland of coast. Bottom - coastline juts out from bottom to centre with bomb explosion on coastline at centre.

PGrundyAF15010039.jpg
Top - coastline curving from top left to bottom centre. Some bomb explosions are visible bottom left on coast. Bottom - open ground with a built up area centre left. Bomb explosions bottom right quadrant.

LDonaldsonDW70185v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…
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