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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-08-18"

LDowdingAF159677v1.pdf
A F Dowding’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 06 June 1943 to 16 February 1944 when he became ‘missing-death presumed’. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a Flight Engineer. He was stationed at…

LStimpsonMC155249v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 1 August 1943 to 15 February 1944, when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Warboys. Aircraft flown in were Oxford…

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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.

LTansleyEH149542v1.pdf
Extract from flying log book for bomb aimer’s for Ernest Harold Patrick, detailing his operations flown until failing to return from operations. He was stationed at RAF Scampton and RAF East Kirkby. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total…

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12 postcards written by Alan Green whilst a prisoner of war. He thanks his parents for their mail, news of Basil, requests cigarettes, photographs, socks and a toothbrush, receipt of parcels and a list of clothing.

LBonneyA651126v1.pdf
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

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Article on attack on new and vital target - Germany's largest and most important research and development establishment - Peenemunde. Mosquitos attacked Berlin and Fighter Command intruders carried out attacks on airfields. Heaviest Bomber Command…

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Account of operation on Peenemunde research and development establishment. Mentions diversion attacks and Mosquito operation against Berlin. Forty one bombers and one fighter missing. Was a precision attack. 1200 mile journey.

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Sir Archibald Sinclair congratulates bomber command on the outstanding success of their attack on Peenemunde.

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Article on loss of Flying Officer Francis Dunsford Norton lost his life on 18 August 1943. Buried at Griegswald [sic] Weick.

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Newspaper account of Peenemunde operation. Notes attack on secret research and development establishment. Followed United States Fortress attack on Regensburg and Schweinfurt. Desribes all attacks.

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Have read news that Hedley is missing and hope he is safe. Offers sympathy over their anxiety.

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From J Stott expressing great sorrow over news that Hedley is missing.

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From Mary Stewart expressing shock over news that Hedley was missing, especially after news of award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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From S Stephenson at George Harker & Co Ltd thanking him for sending copies of letters from Red Cross.

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Writes that a reply to her letter to Adastral House noted that a PO Lewis was in the crew and as a result she fears for safety of the rest of the crew and that they must have come down in the sea. Hopes that some of them might have been picked up.

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From T J Robins of Robin's stores limited. Writes he noted in newspaper that Hedley was missing. He writes he has son in RAF as well and hopes they will get good news soon.

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From Dorothy Richings writing she is sad over lack of news. Encourages them to not give up hope.

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Writes that committee of adjustment has been held and enclosing an inventory of effects. Writes that monetary matters are not dealt with by that office but by Air Ministry accounts. They will be sending details of financial matters in due course.

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To central depository Colnbrook thanking them for letter and list of son's personal effects.

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From officer detail to look after Hedley's property explaining the process and that a cheque book found has been forwarded to Air Ministry accounts, Worcester.
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