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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-02-19"

SBriarsRA1299161v1.pdf
Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Leipzig.

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Article by Carl Olssen from 'Illustrated' magazine 19 February 1944. Comments on the operations to Berlin, on the poor living conditions on all the newly built airfields, outlines the preparations for an operation throughout the station. Numerous…

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Detailing Isabel's allowances.

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Headed 'Leipzig' in red. Two bomb loads one for main and the other for three aircraft. Details preselection and time delay settings as well as other information including window and nickels. Describes marking methods, spoof attack on Berlin. On the…

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Table with weights for tare, petrol, windfinders, spare bodies, take off all up weight, max bomb weight, window, actual bomb weight and all up weight takeoff for various aircraft configurations. Main has twelve aircraft, H2S three, spare one and…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operation on night 18/19 February 1944. Includes timings an duty personnel. On the reverse handwritten notes on bomb loads and calculations.

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 19/20 February 1944. One member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel.
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