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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-03"

Arthur Ward’s Flying Log Book as an air bomber from 20 November 1942 until 27 August 1944 on completion of his operational tour. Trained at No. 10 Advanced Flying Unit, 27 Operational Training Unit 30 Operational Training Unit, 1651 Conversion…

Reg writes it is six weeks since he was shot down. Camp life is OK, Red Cross parcels help greatly, and there is plenty of entertainment. He is amused to see men dressed as women in the plays that are put on in the camp theatre.

The letter is from the father of Reg's pilot. He has just received a telegram saying his son is a prisoner of war.

Gives account of Halifax of 466 Squadron in which P J Hogan was navigator being shot down by German intruder aircraft on night 3/4 March 1945. The navigator and two gunners baled out successfully. The engineer left the aircraft but his parachute did…

Letter was the reply to an enquiry from Mrs Harrison. It was to inform her that they had heard nothing regarding John having become a prisoner of war.

A letter written by Victor to his parents from his prisoner of war camp. He states that he is well fed and describes his camp life.

Discusses the cold weather, and his meeting with ‘Bushy’ Goodfellow whom he had met previously in Australia. He also comments on the regularity with which he is receiving mail, noting that much of it is made up of letters catching him up having…

Congratulations from squadron and award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

Original and photocopy of the same letter. Congratulates him on award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wishes him luck and early recovery from his wounds.

Flying log book for B A Harrington, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 3 September 1943 to 15 May 1944. Detailing his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Swanton Morley and RAF Hartford bridge. Aircraft flown in was…

Flight Sergeant W.B. Gracie’s Flying Log Book, from 6th September 1943 to 5th August 1944, recording training and operations as a Flight Engineer. Based at RAF Croft (1664 Conversion Unit) and 431 RCAF Squadron) and RAF Tholthorpe (425 RCAF…

Writes that he is making excellent progress with both arm and leg and should be fit in five weeks.

Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Jack Warner, flight engineer. Covering the period from 2 July 1943 to 28 January 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Topcliffe, RAF Leeming,…

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.…
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