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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Norway"

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…

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
2 Y Norway 6.30
3 Y Towing ex.…

A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.

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Daily record from 1 January 1944 to 6 June 1944 relating operations with comments on target, numbers of aircraft, bomb tonnages and losses. Includes period of leave. From 14 January to 6 June there are 30 ticked and numbered operations. Alice Omerod…

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…

Incomplete pilots flying log book for A A Anderson covering the period from 19 April 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Bitteswell, RAF Bruntingthorpe, RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The obituary of Flight Lieutenant Bob Knights. It details his operations on the Tirpitz, his early life, his training in Florida, his time with 617 Squadron and his role with BOAC after the war until his retirement in 1976.

A vertical aerial photograph much obscured by cloud, smoke and explosions. Captioned '671 LOS. 29.10.44 14000 330 07.52 TIRPITZ B1 1x12000 C.31 Secs F/Lt KNIGHTS 0.617'.
The Tirpitz firing its guns, taken from onboard the vessel.

Shows three bomb loads for operation. Includes weights, Window details bombing heights and track. At the bottom a weight calculation. On the reverse Route and target marking details. Notes on wind broadcasts and warnings.

Shows three bomb loads for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, route and method. Annotated 'Oslo'. Notes Fiskerton A/P green spot fire.

Shows two bomb loads, one for ten and the other for nine aircraft respectively. Details weights, preselection and false height and other information. On the reverse; jettison restrictions, target marking tactics and timings as well as bombing…

A vertical aerial photograph of the bombing of the Tirpitz. Much of the image is obscured by smoke and explosions. Tirpitz can be seen right of centre. Anti-aircraft fire can be seen to the top of the photograph. Three bomb explosions in the water…

A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

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…

Navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s and flight engineer’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Colin Cole from 5 August 1943 to 23 September 1946. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF…

The log book covers the training, operational career and and post war flying of Colin Wood from 8 July 1943 to 7 February 1946. He trained in Canada and in Great Britain and was stationed at RAF Metheringham, RAF Coningsby and RAF Full Sutton. …
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