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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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Target photograph of open heathland with canalised ditch running top to bottom. The ditch has tracks either side and several crossing points. Craters are visible, particularly in lower left with one row crossing ditch with one crater visible within…

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Target photograph of sea wall with sea on left and land on right. Many bomb explosions visible. Annotated with aiming point in red ink. Captioned '2871 DRF 29-10-44//8"8,500. 110.1216. Domburg W.284, R.9 ANM59DN.4AMN64DN.C.24sec.F/S Jubb.R.462'.…

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List of twelve operations from 1 June 1944 to 29 October 1944.

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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.…

NWeedenRC170409-040006.jpg
Article with b/w photograph of shoreline with flooded craters marked as 'gun positions'. Breach indicated by arrow. Explanatory text explains photo shows sea water swirling through breach made by RAF blockbusters in dyke guarding island of Walcheren.

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NWeedenRC170409-040005.jpg
Photograph of shoreline with 'breach' indicated by arrow and shows flooded area. Text explains that the photograph shows breach in dyke with sea rushing in. Germans report 6000 of garrison trapped by floods.

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Article with small map and text explaining that the whole of a German fortress on island of Walcheren off the Dutch coast lay below the waters of the north sea. The RAF used 12,000 lb bombs to breach the sea wall.

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NWeedenRC170409-040003.jpg
Article with b/w photograph showing shoreline with water filled cratered gun positions. In the distance top a village. Explanatory text explains that photograph showed results of RAF blasting of the sea wall near Westkapelle on island of Walcheren.

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NWeedenRC170409-040002.jpg
Describes damage after RAF 12,000 lb bombs used to breach sea wall on island of Walcheren. Sea engulfed German guns and defence posts. Area 1000 yards by 700 yards flooded. Map shows area.

NWeedenRC170409-040001.jpg
Photograph of flooded craters on shoreline with village at top. Explanatory text describes what happened after RAF 12,000-pounders tore breach in sea wall of Dutch island of Walcheren.

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LWeedenRC153661v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R C Weeden, navigator, covering the period from 27 May 1943 to 31 January 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 35 squadron. He was stationed at RCAF Malton,…

LWellsRG1686349v1.pdf
R G Wells Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 16 April 1944 to 30 September 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as flight engineer. He was stationed at RAF Riccall (1658 HCU), RAF Lisset (158 Squadron) and RAF…

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…

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Account of return from an operation to Westkapelle when they flew over authors father's farm and local village where they threw out window.

MPotterPL1878961-150914-07.pdf
Starts with account of operation to Paris on 3 May 1944 when attacked by Me 109 and writes of crew actions. Continues with list of operations giving details of target, anti-aircraft fire, flight time, some bomb loads, events, results. From 3 August…

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.”
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