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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-19"

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Top - a Harvard with engine running and men in front and rear cockpits. Groundcrew standing on starboard wing by cockpit and one by port wingtip. Captioned 'W/C Baxter, Harvard, Heston 1940'. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr Baxter sat in RAF…

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LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Mentions receiving his letter of 5 October and another from Caterpillar Club with membership card. Continues with news of domestic activities, the arrival of new lodger with baby which daughter Frances is thrilled to have in the house. Writes of…

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Number 154-11. Mentions that no mail has arrived and camp drying up after thaw and his improved health. Writes about his diminishing interest in agriculture and growing interest in music.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Frankfurt.

LHudsonJD173116v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Douglas Hudson, navigator, covering the period from 15 May 1943 to 20 July 1945. It states, ‘original log book lost on operations 27 August 1940’. Detailing his flying training, operations flown…

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Bert Hammond was born and brought up in Norwich. He was a grocer’s assistant and an air cadet at the start of the war. He recalls bombing attacks on Norwich and a lone aircraft machine gunning female workers leaving the Coleman’s Factory. In…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 19/20 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined, some are ticked and the two in standby crews are annotated with 'X'. Includes briefing times and duty personnel.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for five configurations, four for single aircraft each and one for eleven aircraft.

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Shows four bomb loads. Details preselection settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, timings, route, marking method, Pathfinder timings and bombing instructions. Mentions spoof fighter flares and spoof Mosquito on Berlin. Page is…

LChattertonJ159568v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Chatterton 30 March 1942 to 15 April 1954 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, RAF Syerston, RAF East Kirkby and RAF Swinderby.…

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Target photograph of Frankfurt. No detail visible. Diagonal light streaks. Captioned '5B', 221 SKELL. 18/19-3-44//NT. 5" 20700 [arrow] 190° 2207 FRANKFURT. U. 1X4000 14X4 10X30 31 SECS. F/L BLACKHAM U.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/LT BLACKHAM…

LOHaraHF655736v1.pdf
Log book for Sergeant Herbert O'Hara from 7 November 1942 to 9 September 1962. He was stationed with 12 Squadron at RAF Wickenby, where he flew Lancasters as navigator. The log book shows 14 night operations over France and Germany, with one to…
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