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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01-30"

PBakerWB16040003.jpg
Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10020.jpg
Table listing unit, date, aircraft, time, area of combat. Lists 36 combats with allied aircraft from 23 August 1943 until 17 March 1945. Includes Peter Jenkinson's Lancaster on 28 January 1945 as one of four that night. Details from "Luftwaffe Night…

Wright BC.pdf
Navigator’s air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for B C Wright, flight engineer, covering the period from 11 July 1943 to 29 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF St…

PHouriganM18030115.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Half photograph is obscured by a bright light, nothing visible in other half. Captioned '5B', '67 SKELL.30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 20,500 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 31SECS. F/O LITHERLAND. F.50'. [reverse not…

OThompsonKG12308603-150907-010036.jpg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

PHouriganM18030122.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Light streaks and bright spot top left, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', 69 SKELL 30/31 1 44 //NT 8 23,300 [arrow] 154° 20.21 BERLIN T 1X4000. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs F/LT. RUSKELL J.50'. [reverse not scanned]

PHouriganM18030123.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Two light streaks, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', '66 SKELL. 30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 21,000 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. E. 1X400. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs. F/Lt. SHORTT. E. 50'.

SChattertonJ159568v10158.jpg
Details three bomb loads. Annotated in red 'Berlin'. Includes preselection settings, delays, false height settings, timings, nickels and marking methods.

MBradfordS2216040-170703-02.jpg
Cites the number of operations flown including 13 to Berlin. While on two operations to Berlin he engaged an enemy aircraft with accurate fire and damaged enemy aircraft probably destroyed.

MBakerWB1392752-161128-38.jpg
Combat report by Flying Officer V S Breckenridge. Relates first attack by fighter killed wireless operator and wounded rear and mid-upper gunners as well as damaging the aircraft. Second fighter attack caused more damage and the pilot and navigator…

MBakerWB1392752-161128-06.pdf
First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

LHoneyFWG915946v2.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for F W Honey, wireless operator, covering the period from 14 October 1941 to 26 June 1945. Detailing his operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Malta, RAF Kabrit, RAF…

LHightonG160645v1.pdf
G Highton’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 08 May 1942 to 08 April 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a pilot. He was stationed at RCAF Penhold (36 SFTS), RAF Kingstown (15 EFTS), RAF Church Lawford (18…

LSimpsonHEW1806333v1.pdf
Sergeant Henry Simpson’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 31st August 1943 to 7th June 1944, detailing his training and operations as a flight engineer. He was stationed at RAF Blyton (1662 Conversion Unit)…

LLoveAI1815027v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A Love, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 17 August 1943 to 22 March 1944, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of War. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

ARaceR160204.mp3
Raymond Race was born in a family working in the textile industry and joined the RAF in 1943, serving on the metropolitan communications squadron. Tells about his family’s military service: his father joined the Royal Field Artillery; his eldest…
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