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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-02-20"

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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Reports no letters from him and then writes about offering their house and temporary home for expectant mothers and the arrival of the first one. Continues with news of arrival of new bookcase and catches up with news of friends and family. Writes of…

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Dave advises that he had already mentioned about the change of address in a previous letter; and does not know when he is able to go back home. Dave reiterates his desire to see Betty and to stay close to her.

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Number 15[.]-7. Card will miss it but hope she had good birthday. Hopes he might be home for next one. Urges her to look after mother.

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Navigation calculations and a chartfor an operation to Stuttgart.

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Thanks him for letter he sent after the death of her husband Tommie (Squadron Leader T Lloyd). The letter was a great help to her.

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Indicates three bomb loads, one for main and the others for two aircraft each. Details preselection and false height settings as well as other information including Window. Under method is route and target marking and bombing instructions including…

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Table with tare, petrol, 'WS' and 'D', 'Spare', 'T.O. AUW' and actual bomb weight for different configuration aircraft.

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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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Target photograph of Stuttgart. A number of light streaks, no detail visible. Captioned '8', '112 SKELL 20/21.2.44//NT 5" 22000' [arrow] [track and time censored] STUTTGART. X. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 [exposure censored] REED X 50.' [reverse not scanned]
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