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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Poland--Police (Województwo Zachodniopomorskie)"

PPopeKMJ18010061.jpg
Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations.

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ATophamG151018.mp3
Gordon Topham was born in Salisbury, but his family settled in Norwich, Norfolk and he joined the Royal Air Force at the age of 17, qualifying as a flight engineer in July 1944. Gordon’s father used to drive steam wagons and was involved with…

PHouriganM18010083.jpg
Target photograph of Politz. Partially obscured by ball of light and haze, no clear detail visible. Captioned '5[degreesF', '5B', '4385 SKELL.8/9.2.45//NT(C).8" 10750 065° 2121 POLITZ.A. 1HC4000IN. 14MC500DT. 21secs. F/O MOURITZ.A.61.'. On the…

PHouriganM18010049.jpg
Target photograph of Politz. Partially obscured by light streaks, some bomb explosions, no clear detail. Captioned '3° F', '6B', '4237 SKELL.13/14.1.45//NT(C)8" 17000' 320° 2216 POLITZ.P. 1HC4000IN.14MC500DT. 27secs. F/O. COOKSEY. P.61.'. On the…

PHouriganM18010041.jpg
Target photograph of Politz. Completely obscured by haze or cloud and balls of light. Captioned '5°F', '5B', 4390 SKELL. 8/9.2.45//NT/(C).8". 11000 056° 2117 POLITZ.K. HC4000IN.14MC500DT. 21secs. F/O. BAIN.K.61.'. On the reverse 'F/O. BAIN POLITZ.…

SChattertonJ159568v10216.jpg
Indicates two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection and other settings, Window, timings, photo flash and other notes.

SChattertonJ159568v10208.jpg
Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the other for eleven. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, weight calculations, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse, objective 'to destroy an enemy…

PAnsellHT1610.jpg
Vertical aerial target photograph of Politz oil refinery. It is annotated '3966.CON.13/14-1-45//NT.7" 18500 070 22:09 Politz H. 14CP3 29 secs F/O Inniss H 83'

LGrimesS1271597v1.pdf
Royal Air Force observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sydney Grimes, wireless operator, covering the period from 2 July 1942 to 22 August 1945. Detailing training, operations flown, instructional duties and post war flying. He was stationed…

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LSandersDS1869292v1.pdf
The log book covers the operational career of flight engineer David Sanders from 5 July 1944 to 29 May 1945. He joined 619 Squadron at RAF Strubby on 28 September 1944, from where he flew Lancasters on two daylight and three night time operations…

LAllenDJ1880966v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s and flight engineer’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Derrick Allen air gunner, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. He was stationed…

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.

PWrightJ1538.jpg
Vertical aerial of Politz oil refinery showing much damage. Captioned 'Politz oil refinery low level recce Dec 1944'.

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LCalvertRA1488619v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot of Flight Lieutenant Roger Calvert from 25 March 1943 to 6 July 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Cranfield, RAF Great Massingham, RAF Ouston, RAF…
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