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First five operations on 149 Squadron Stirling, then one operation on 218 Squadron before he Joined 75 Squadron on 16 January 1945. List 15 operations as air gunner on Stirling and Lancaster.

LMitchellJEF550261v1.pdf
L Mitchell’s air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 1 July 1936 to 17 September 1941. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at Upper Heyford, Driffield, Boscombe Down and Linton-on-Ouse…

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Flight Sergeant wireless operator on 58 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouze flying Whitley III. First operation to Ruhr to drop leaflets and crash landed in France on the way back. Other operations were convoy patrol and bombing in France, Netherlands,…

BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv2.pdf
Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

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Writes of being attacked by fighters on an operation to Norway. Mentions flying over oceans, combatting weather conditions, the stress of returning with damaged aircraft and worried about possible ditching. Goes on to discuss other worries of engine…

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LTindallAJ173966v1.pdf
A J Tindall’s log book covering the period from March 1942 to 6 November 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 RS), RAF Mona (5 AGS), RAF Cottesmore (14 OTU),…

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A chart of the routes taken by the Lancasters on the attack on the Tirpitz.

SBriarsRA1299161v1.pdf
Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

LMottersheadF422232v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

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A log kept during a flight from Sullom Voe to Norway then back to Sumburgh, Shetlands.

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A log kept during a flight from Norway to Newcastle

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A Man dressed in arctic clothing and hat holding a dead Reindeer on a rifle over his shoulder. In the background a tent. On the reverse 'Tymms with reindeer, base camp, Reindeer Peninsula, Liefde Bay, 21 July 1924. (Photo C S Elton)'.

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Three men in arctic clothing standing in line on the port float of a seaplane. The man on the right has on a flying helmet. behind is the cockpit and upper wing of an Avro "Lynx" seaplane. On the reverse 'Tymms, Taylor and Ellis at base camp,…

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A long low hut on the right in a flat barren landscape. Ther is a crate in front with Avro [….] Airplane on the side. There are several items including a meteorological Stevenson screen scatter over the ground. On the reverse 'Base camp, Reindeer…

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Head on view of a single engine biplane (Registration G-EBJD) with floats at water's edge. A man is standing on the starboard float. On the reverse 'Avro "Lynx" seaplane. This photograph may well have been taken at based camp, Reindeer Peninsula,…

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Side view of a single engine biplane with floats on shore with water in front. Registration G-EBJD. There is a man sitting on the front of the floats and a ladder by the tail-plane. To the right, behind the aircraft a row of drums. On the reverse…

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Side view of a single engine biplane with floats on ground with slight bank to the left. Registyration G-EBJD. On the reverse 'Avro "Lynx" seaplane, after emergency crash, Treunberg [sic] Bay, August 1924, with the Oxford University Arctic…

LGouldAG1605203v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A G Gould, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 13 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

LGardR1852841v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…

LLancasterJO103509v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 6 July 1937 to 15 September 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Anstey, RAF Desford, RAF Sealand, RAF…

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Article 1 headlines: Churchill-Roosevelt-talks, closest unity, General Smuts joins premier and president in news Cairo conference. Article 2 headlines; Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle, attack by home fleet guarding Russian convoy, long fight off…

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A navigation chart prepared for the operation to Tonsberg.

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A navigation log sheet for an operation to Tonsberg, Norway.
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