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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01-21"

MEdwardsAE2202190-161024-02.pdf
Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

YClarkB1578273v2.pdf
Transcript of diary entry for 20 December 1943. Includes crew list. Account of their first operation to Berlin on. He was wireless operator. Mentions flak over coast, problems with Monica system, problems with oxygen, problems with rear turret and…

YClarkB1578273v1.pdf
Transcript of the Diary of Sgt. Bernard Clark RAFVR 30 November – 20 December 1943 with notes by M Warburton. Includes head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap. Includes crew list of his aircraft. Entries contain…

LMackieGA855966v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

LHarrisonJC1590954v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for J C Harrison, air gunner, covering the period from 19 June 1943 to 19 February 1944 when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He…

EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE440121-0002.jpg
Short note to say he is OK and thanks them for letter and parcels. Has temporary pen and hoping to get a better one. Mentions photographic enlargements. Continues letter when less busy. Catches up with family news and mentions upcoming leave when he…

OThompsonKG12308603-150907-010026.jpg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

POpenshawB1805-0019.jpg
Target photograph showing a town with a main road running through from top right to bottom left. Captioned '641, FOG, 1, 21/22 Jan 44, NT 8", 8100ft→ , 330 degrees, [...]'. 'A4' Annotated 'Fiume'.

SCheshireGL72021v10016.jpg
From Officer at RAF Film Production Unit enclosing three reels of 16 mm Kodachrome for use with squadron. Gives advice on using film and invites Cheshire to his unit.

ELingHTNDudleyCJ891201.pdf
The story of a complete engine failure in Wellington LN 487 over York at 15,000ft at night. The aircraft was over York and crash-landed safely. The rear-gunner had been knocked unconscious but was unhurt, as were the rest of the crew.

LWarnerJ1623709v1.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Jack Warner, flight engineer. Covering the period from 2 July 1943 to 28 January 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Topcliffe, RAF Leeming,…

SChattertonJ159568v10290.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 21/22 January 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and ticked. several aircraft have red ticks above them. The standby crew has letter 'Y' alongside. Included timings and duty…

SChattertonJ159568v10288.jpg
At the top annotated in red 'Magdeburg, Nurenburg [crossed out] Berlin'. Indicates three bomb loads. Included preselection and false height settings, weights and other information. On the reverse top half zero hour '2253'. Details marking method,…

SChattertonJ159568v10279.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 20/21 January 1944. The fourth member in each crew is underlined in blue and ticked. Includes duty personnel, standby crew and timings.

LBakerA1080466v1.pdf
An incomplete copy of Pilot Officer A Baker’s (1080466 Royal Air Force) Wireless Operator’s flying log book 8 December 1942 to April 1944. He served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Oxford. He carried out a total of 30…
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