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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1939-10-25"

A photograph taken of the three crew under the front of a Halifax on the day of its first flight. It is captioned 'Halifax Maiden Flight 25.10.39
Crew: Navigator S/L A L Christian
Observer - EA Wright Esq
Pilot - Maj JLBH Cordes (Retd)
at; RAF…

Pilot's Flying log book for Wing Commander A.L. Christian, covering the period from 1 December 1936 to 8 May 1941. Detailing his flying training, instructional duties and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Upavon, RAF…

Describes the introduction of Halifax into service with associated problems. Mentions first operations to Le Havre. Goes on to describe engine and gun turret upgrades as well as other modifications. Continues with introduction of Mk 3. and Mk 6…
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