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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Norway"

SKingEJ182986v10145.jpg
The first is low level of the Tirpitz moored stern on to the land.
The second is very low level and shows roads, vehicles off road, many vehicle tracks and shadows of trees.

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

PJarmyJFD17010025.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an aerial view of mountains captioned 'Lofoten islands'.
Photo 2 is a landscape, captioned 'Bodo'.
Photo 3 is a group of nine airmen standing in front of a Shackleton, captioned 'Andoya'.
Photo 4 is a…

PFOMetheringhamAF19050014.jpg
Reconnaissance photograph of an oil refinery on a peninsular with large plume of smoke from upper right area. Explanatory note underneath mentions target 'VALLO (Near Oslo) oil refinery'. Submitted with description 'Reconaissance [sic] photograph…

LLayneWH963102v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

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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…

BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv10001.jpg
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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MRichardsHJ1451874-180219-010001.jpg
A list of the two flights of 297 Squadron. The list is of available pilots. There are four other categories - detached, leave, tour expired and one is indecipherable.
On the reverse is handwritten
'April
2 Y Norway 6.30
May
3 Y Towing ex.…

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.

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

PChadwickR19020101.jpg
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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PChadwickR19020099.jpg
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,…

PChadwickR19020084.jpg
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…

PChadwickR19020044.jpg
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,…

PChadwickR19020022.jpg
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…

PChadwickR19020020.jpg
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…
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