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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-09-17"

LClydeSmithD39856v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 1 June 1942 to 19 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and test pilot duties. He was stationed at RAF Honington, RAF Wigsley, RAF Waddington, RAF Boscombe Down.…

LMackieGA855966v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 17 September 1940 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Meir, RAF Cranfield, RAF…

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Bob Frost flew on a night operation on 16/17 September 1942 as a rear gunner on Wellington BJ877, 150 Squadron, from RAF Snaith. Before reaching the target at Essen, the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and the port engine was damaged. He…

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Writes about letters he sent as experiment by registered airmail and cables he has sent. Mentions old news and recent letter from sister of a friend as well as reminiscing. Talks of his watch and cigarette lighter. Writes of daily routine. Asks if…

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Reports arrivall of letters and cables. Hopes parcel arrives. Both well.

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Reports arrival of numerous letters over the week. Mentions content of cables they had sent him recently. Catches up with family news. Says his spirits might have been low due to great heat and how weary he must be of monotony and seclusion. Reminds…

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Writes of weather and earlier blackout times. Mentions his letters which reported that they had had more food parcels from Canadian Red Cross. Mentions letter from friend and passes on news. Mentions factory chimneys smoking after short holiday.…

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.
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