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John Hanks joined the RAF and served as an armourer. Describes his role and his duties. Tells of his posting at Swinderby and East Kirkby. Gives a graphic and vivid account of an aircraft crash at RAF Swinderby. Describes comradeship between ground…

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Frank Tilley was a flight engineer with 617 Squadron. He took part in the operation to sink the Tirpitz. He explains his flights and briefings before the operation at Woodhall Spa, Milltown and Lossiemouth. On their return from sinking the Tirpirtz,…

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Writes that he cannot say much due to security. Cannot describe local area as has not been off camp. Says job take until next Wednesday. Asks after children and catches up with family news. Writes of amusing incident.

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Ordnance Survey air chart of the Shetland Islands, scale 1/4 inch to one mile.

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A log kept during a flight from Norway to Newcastle

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

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Pilots flying log book for A P Gamlin, covering the period from 5 January 1945 to 8 August 1945. Detailing his flying duties with 1693 general reconnaissance flight. He was stationed at RAF Sumburgh and RAF Kastrup. Aircraft flown in was…
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