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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01-27"

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 anti-aircraft fire over coast, problems with Monica system, problems with oxygen, problems with rear…

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…

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-04.pdf
An account by Mike Warburton (nephew of William Warburton) of how he made contact with the relatives of the other crew members of Lancaster DV400.

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-03.pdf
Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-02.pdf
Route map ‘27/28 January 1944’, ‘DV400’, ‘QR-Y’, Target Berlin. ‘Northeim’ circled in red.

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EEvansCWarburtonA441114.jpg
Writes that in view of the lapse of time and absence of any news of her son, that they regretfully conclude that he had lost his life.

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Informs her that her son is reported missing in action after air operations 27/28 January 1944.

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…

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Letter to officer at RAF Film Production Unit thanking him for three films and expressing his appreciation.

SCheshireGL72021v10015.jpg
States that he is now serving on a squadron which makes it impossible to make plans to be in touch or accept his invitation.

PSmithAP1801.jpg
Peter Smith was born in Kent and attended school until he was 14. He started working for a woodwork shop and when the war began, they started building army huts. In 1941 he joined the Air Cadets. He recalls how one Sunday he and a friend saw an…

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 27/28 January 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked then crossed in red. Includes timings, duty crew and duty presonnel.

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Indicates two bomb loads for operation. Gives weights, preselection and false height settings, Window as well as tactics. On the reverse states spoof attack by Mosquito and mixed Paramatta and Wananui marking, route marking and target marking. Goes…

PHouriganM18030059.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, obscured by smoke/ haze. One light streak. Captioned '5B', '43 SKELL.27/28.1.44// NT 8" 22000' [arrow] 100° 2038 BERLIN. P. 1X4000. 9X4. 5X30. 31SECS.W/C HEWARD.P.50.'. On the reverse '[underlined] W/C…
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