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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Netherlands--Walcheren"

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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…

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…

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Basil Ambrose was born in Reading. He left school at fourteen and became an apprentice turner. He joined the Royal Air Force in May 1942 and trained as a turner before transferring to aircrew as a flight engineer. He trained at RAF St Athan, and…

MSandersDS1869292-160314-07.pdf
Contains details of 22 operations where David Sanders flew as flight engineer. Includes all up weights, bomb loads, fuel loads, snags, numbers of aircraft, defences, remarks and number of aircraft missing on operations.

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Cutting 1 describes a 1300 bomber operation on Munich and Ulm. Flight Lieutenant W Drinkell describes the lack of fighters. Captioned 'Jan 7th 1945'. Cutting 2 describes attacks on Germany and an oil refinery at Brux in Czechoslovakia. Also a…

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David Rayner Fox grew up in New Zealand and joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force in 1942. After training, he flew operations as an air gunner with 75 Squadron from RAF Mepal. During one operation his pilot, Dave Moriarty was terribly injured when a…

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Indicates a single bomb load for operation. Includes preselection setting, false heights and other settings. Details callsigns, bombing heights and other information. On the reverse marking and bombing instructions.

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Shows two bomb loads for nine and five aircraft respectively. Details preselection and false height settings as well as Window and bombing method. On the reverse a list of aircraft letters with adjoining figures and note at the bottom.

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Shows one bomb load and details preselection and false heights settings as well as other information. On the reverse brief notes on marking and bombing.

SChattertonJ159568v10392.jpg
Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details preselection and false target settings as well as weights and timings. On the reverse a sketch map showing aiming point, notes on target indicator and visual bombing.

LLoudonAE432960v1.pdf
Flying log book for Arthur Loudon, navigator, covering the period from 10 July 1943 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Bradfield Park, RAAF Mount Gambier, RAAF East Sale,…

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Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and two relevant short newspaper cuttings, one titled 'Eight breaches both sides of flushing'.

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LAmbroseBG1604870v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Basil Ambrose, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 11 July 1946. Detailing engineers training, flying training and operations flown and post war…

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Clifford Watson at first wanted to join the navy because of a high demand in pilots. After being rejected, he joined the RAF and was sent to Rhodesia for pilot training, but then remustered to become an air gunner. He flew seventy-six ops in total.…

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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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.

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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.

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

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

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…
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