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

LGomersalO139719v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…

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…

LChattertonJ159568v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Chatterton 30 March 1942 to 15 April 1954 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, RAF Syerston, RAF East Kirkby and RAF Swinderby.…

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.

SChattertonJ159568v10743.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 30/31 January 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined. Included two standby crews with aircraft letters annotated. Shows briefing times and lists duty personnel. Page is written over with…

PBrittainJT1717.jpg
Seven aircrew in two rows with four standing and two kneeling in front of the rear fuselage of a Stirling. In the background right is another Stirling. Photograph 1 is captioned 'Pilot Warrant Officer D S Brown, Bomb Aimer Flying Officer J Vincent,…

LMathersRW55201v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Ronald Mathers covering the period from 8 May 1942 to 30 September 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF De Winton, RAF Swift Current, 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…

LWilsonJ1486634v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for J Wilson, covering the period from 12 July 1942 to 26 March 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF…

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

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Letter from Eric Farmer (ex RAF Sergeant) stating he used to be with Cheshire on 35 Squadron requesting asking him to give talk to the Dewsbury British Legion.

LBlowH158577v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Harold Blow, covering the period from 22 January 1942 to 30 May 1946 and from 10 July 1949 to 20 May 1954, detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 616 Squadron. He was…

LOrmorodJ1694577v1.pdf
Flight engineers incomplete flying log book for J Ormerod, covering the period from 15 November 1943 to 27 May 1944. Detailing his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Ludford Magna. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of 30 night…

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

EValentineUMValentineJRM440130-0001.jpg
Reports arrival of his letter and postcard from previous November and comments on his description his fellows and camp conditions. Mentions his violin practice, that she is sending music and strings as well as asking Red Cross to send medicine.…

LThomasAF1851072v1.pdf
Flying Officer A.F. Thomas’ RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 4th November 1943 to 26th March 1947, detailing his training, operations, instructional and post-war duties as a Flight Engineer. Also contains…

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…

LStarkeyR1430566v1.pdf
Flying log book for R Starkey covering the period from 26 January 1942 to 30 March 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes certificates, instructional notes, newspaper clipping and a personal account of being shot down. He…

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)…
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