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

SAdderM175073v10104.jpg
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…

PLovattP19140032.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph of Bay Street and harbour at Nassau.
It is annotated 'No 1 Squadron 16/3/44'.

SChattertonJ159568v10696.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 16/17 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined. Third crew in second row is crossed through. and a new captain annotated for fourth crew in second row. Includes two standby crews and duty…

PSparkesW17010012.jpg
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,…

LBradfordS2216040v1.pdf
Air Gunner’s flying log book for Stanley Bradford covering the period from 8 May 1943 to 8 August 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (7 AGS), RAF Cottesmore (14 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660…

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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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Stuttgart.

P78Sqn17020004.jpg
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.…

SKingEJ182986v10019.jpg
Five items, Edward's account of the operation which was eventful for the crew, They were attacked over the target by an Me 109, the aircraft was badly damaged but bombed and returned to base, none of the crew were injured. They had to blow the…

EOC630SqnHobbsKM440316.jpg
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…

EAirMinHobbsKM440805.jpg
Telegram from the Air Ministry deeply regretting information received through International Red Cross concerning her husband. Informs Mrs Hobbs that it was believed that Frank James Hobbs lost his life as the result of air operations on 16 March…

LPageTJ183427v1.pdf
Thomas Page’s flight engineer’s flying log book covering the period from 4 January 1943 to 12 December 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as flight engineer and glider pilot. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 SoTT), RAF…

SChattertonJ159568v10695.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for five configurations.
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