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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01-28"

Letters from Agnes Stott to a fellow crew member's father, comments on confusion about regular crew member who did not fly with them on their last operation and telling him that she had received formal notice that Robert had died.

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.

Indicates two bomb loads for operations on 28 January 1944. Annotated 'Berlin' in red. Includes preselection settings, delays, false height settings, Window and target marking method.

Target photograph of Berlin. Completely obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '5B', '57 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 22000 [arrow] 160° 0310 BERLIN P.1X4000+9X4+5X30 31SECS S/L MCLEOD. P 50'. [reverse not scanned]

Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, one light streak. Captioned ''5B', '59 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 20000 [arrow] 160° 0.3291/2 BERLIN S 1X4000+9X4+5X30 31secs P.O. DOBBYN S.50'.

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…

Rosetta Gobetti (b. 1930) describes the bombing of a marsh near Isola della Scala, describing it as probably target mis-identification. Recalls a more severe bombing which destroyed many houses and killed twenty-eight people. Gives a short…
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