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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-24"

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Accounts of some of the officers shot: Flt Lt J G Stower, Flt Lt J F Williams, Flt Lt E G Brettell, Flt Lt M J Casey Flt Lt D. O Street. List of 47 Officers shot. Photograph of W.O Bristow and his model steam boat captioned 'An RAF sergeant at Stalag…

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The telegram advises David Geach's father that his son is missing.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Don Keeley. On the reverse 'Mid-Upper Gunner Don Keeley Age 24 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of John Burke. On the reverse 'To Dear David With all best wishes from all at T Tygwyn St Flight Engineer John Burke Age 20 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'

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Head and shoulders portrait of Bill Bowey. On the reverse 'Wireless Operator Bill Bowey Aged 20 Berlin Killed 24/3/44 9-12-1943'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of David Geach. On the reverse 'Air Bomber Dave Geach Age 20 Berlin P.O.W. 24/3/44'

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Head and shoulders portrait of Johnny Watson. On the reverse 'Rear Gunner Johnny 'Nipper' Watson Age 19 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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Len McCann standing in his pilot's uniform in front of a tree. On the reverse ' Pilot Len 'Mac' McCann Aged 28 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'

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The letter to David Geach's parents expresses sadness that he is missing. The Chaplain offers his sympathy.

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A letter of sympathy from the Air Ministry to David Geach's father expressing regret that his son is missing during operations.

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A letter to David Geach's father advising him that his son is missing in action. The letter is signed by his Wing Commander. Included is a list of crew members and their addresses.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 March 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red. Two crews flying with second pilot and one with second navigator. Includes duty personnel.

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

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Shows three bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, false height and delay settings. Includes weights, Window, timings, route, wave allocations and times, marking method (Newhaven) and bombing instructions. On the reverse more bombing…

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Lists airmen under headings promotions, results of courses, [movements?]

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Squadron Leader George Bickers was brought up in a working class family in Southampton during the 1930’s, attended Bitterne Park Boys School and joined the Royal Artillery where he was promoted to Corporal, having taken control of a searchlight…
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