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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-16"

LKerevanJ1450867v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Kerevan, wireless operator, covering the period from 16 April 1943 to 12 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 2…

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Letter number 10. Thanks them for letter and photograph and comments on parents health. Reports seeing the air commodore and that his commission has now come through. Comments on his pet.

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Postcard from prisoner of war, John, number 250760 to his parents and Joyce, sent from the camp, saying that he is well. It includes a coloured drawing of a snow-covered cottage with a holly border.

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Writes of recent visit from his brother. Mentions a little of recent flying. Catches up with news of correspondence. Hopes to get a posting to Scampton as he is tired of Syerston. Moans about pilots air force and mentions no more duties detailed.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Stuttgart.

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Top - photograph of grave with white cross with name 'P.O M Adder RAF, 15.3.44'. Surrounded by similar crosses with trees in the background.
Bottom - telegram to Mervyn Adder's father informing him that his son was missing as a result of air…

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Informs Mrs K Hobbs that her husband Flight Sergeant Frank J Hobbs is missing in action on night of 15/16 March 1944. Offers possibility that crew were able to abandon aircraft. Mentions that the request in previous telegram was included to avoid…

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Priority telegram from Officer Commanding 630 Squadron informing Mrs Hobbs that her husband Flight Sergeant F J Hobbs was missing from operations on night 15/16 March 1944. Warns that no information should be given to the press pending written…

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Writes informing him that his son was missing as a result of air operations on 15/16 March 1944. Mentions that it takes time to get news of prisoners. Mentions that Mervyn Adder had completed fourteen operational flights and was held in high esteem…

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for five configurations.

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Shows several bomb loads for operation. Details preselection and false height settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, timings, route and marking method. Mentions Pathfinders and notes bombing instructions. Page is struck through and…

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Side view of a memorial stone at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, near Blérancourt, with large area enclosed with stone edging to the right. In the background part of a church. On the reverse 'JUNE. 5TH. 1945, ICI, REPOSENT. 7. AVIATUIRS, DECEDES. LE. 16…

LHobbsFJ1262633v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Frank Hobbs, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 March 1941 to 16 March 1943 when he was killed in action. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey,…

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Target photograph for an operation to Stuttgart. Light traces and glare cover most of the image but no ground detail is visible. It is annotated '5B' and is captioned:
2983 HLM. 15/16-3-44 //NT 8" 20,000. → 008º 2323 STUTTGART RD
N. 5x4.…

P78Sqn1710.jpg
Almost entirely black target photograph. Captioned '368 ABN 15/16-3-44//NT 8", 21000, 000degrees APPRX, 2325 APPROX, STUTTGART R, 5x30, 5x4 INC 32 SECS, W/CR LAWRENCE M 78 SQN'.

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Top - a note explaining the railway plan in preparation for Operation Overlord, attacks on French railway system.
Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's logbook from 1 March 1944 to 29 March 1944 with operations to Trappes, Le Mans (twice), Brest,…

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An oblique aerial photograph of Bay Street and harbour at Nassau.
It is annotated 'No 1 Squadron 16/3/44'.

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Research notes about the collision of two Lancasters over Branston.
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