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

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

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E[Author]Warburton440128.jpg
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…

OThompsonKG12308603-150907-010031.jpg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

EStottAEBlandfordJVarious-0002.jpg
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.

SChattertonJ159568v10284.jpg
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.

SChattertonJ159568v10159.jpg
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.

PHouriganM18030141.jpg
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]

PHouriganM18030073.jpg
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'.

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…

Memoro#2689.mp3
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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