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LPowellNI1896918v1.pdf
N I Powell’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 9 August 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training, RAF…

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Low quality copies of target photographs of Brescia and supply drop at Crnomelj.
The Brescia image shows some ground detail in which the distinctive cemetery of Cimitero Vantiniano is identifiable. Around half of the photograph is obscured by glare.…

PPowellNI19030004.jpg
Daylight vertical aerial photograph of a supply drop atČrnomelj. Detail is very clear and numeropous parachutes can be seen descending and landing iin the fields. The area covered by the image is small and so its difficult to locate exactly. The…

PPowellNI19020057.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of coastline running bottom left to top right with sea to left. Middle left a passenger liner is seen rolled over and on its side. On the reverse 'Italian [....] sunk by Beaufighters off NE coast near Trieste. Planes were…

PPowellNI19020056.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a passenger ship lying on her port side just off the Adriatic coastline to the west of Koper, Slovenia. The ship is the Italian ocean liner SS Rex, which was sunk in shallow water by the RAF and SAAF on 8 September 1944.…

CPowellNI-191029-010005.jpg
Shows northern Italy, Corsica and part of Dalmatian coast.

LScottEW188329v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Scott, bomb aimer, covering the period from 1 September 1942 to 4 January 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 Bombing &…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

SScottEW188329v10007.jpg
Confirms that her husband Flight Sergeant Eric William Scott was missing as a result of air operations. Notes he was bomb aimer on a Wellington which set off to attack marshalling yards at Maribor, Yugoslavia which failed to return. Enquiries were…

POpenshawB1805-0031.jpg
Target photograph showing road running left middle to top right through open countryside. Captioned '2119, 104/26, 18/Nov/44, F8, 9500 ft, →14.45, D.S. Road S. of Stenica'.

POpenshawB1805-0025.jpg
Target photograph showing snow-covered open countryside with parachute shadows. Captioned '2547 104/52, 3 Feb 45, 1400 ft, →14.20, X.Z, Crnomelj'.

POpenshawB1805-0024.jpg
Target photograph showing snow-covered open countryside with parachute shadows. Captioned '2540, 104/52, 2 Feb 45, F8, 950 ft,→ 15.35, K.C. Crnomelj'.

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-0570001.jpg
Operations Record Book of 37 Squadron detailing an operation to the Pardubice Oil Refinery, from Tortorella, Italy on 21/22 July 1944. Twelve Wellingtons took part and there are summaries of each aircraft's activity.

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

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Vertial aerial photograph of Circhina. Snow-covered terrain, scattered trees and a river are visible on the image. Captioned '2780 40'55 21 Jan '45 F8"//1400° [arrow] 17.17 T.T. Circhina Supply Drop. Sgt Hanson P/O Jones B'A.

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Vertical aerial photograph of the Salcano railway bridge, most of the frame is obscured by cloud. There is a road on the right side and some railway lines at the top. Captioned 'A4 A4 2696 40/50 3 Jan 45 F8//NT 7000' [arrow] 050° 17.32 Salcano Rly.…

PBrileyWG15010007.jpg
Vertical aerial photograph of the Borovnica railway viaduct. Some fields are visible but the majority of the image is obscured by bright lights, tracer and smoke. Captioned 'A4 2042.40/8 26 Sept. 44.F8".//.NT. 7600' [arrow] 039° 2042 Borovnica Viad.…

LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

LHarrisonR[Ser#-DoB]v1.jpg
An extract from Ron Harrison's log book detailing his operations as an air gunner with 70 Squadron between 2 March 1945 and 24 March 1945. Details targets in Italy, Yugoslavia and Austria: Verona, Pola, Gemona, Padua, Monfalcone, Bruck, Pragersko and…

PPetrinaA1801.jpg
Aldo Petrina lived in Capodistria with his family until March 1944. Recollects a day when a German warned his mother that they risk being thrown in a karst sinkhole. because they did not speak Slovenian. All the family the moved to Varese, where he…

PFilliputtiA16010043.jpg
The Italian liner SS Rex is listing onto its side in Trieste harbour. Flames have engulfed the stern of the ship and fuel on the water has caught fire. Black smoke is rising into a clear sky. The shoreline can be seen on the horizon.

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