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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-26"

Target photograph of industrial area top right with roads and buildings. Captioned '324 METH. 25/26.3.44//NT 5", 6,600 ft, LYONS RD.W.18x30, W/C PIERCY. Z/106'. Submitted with description 'Target photo of of the Signa aero engine works, Lyons, taken…

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…

A postcard sent to Leslie Irvin from Dick Curnock whilst a prisoner of war. He refers to his being shot down and surviving thanks to his Irvin parachute. He asks to be enrolled in the Caterpillar club.

Reports arrival of postcards and letter and writes of financial matters. Discusses plans for electrics in house and mentions property taxes, house being painted and lodger with baby. Writes of birthday present from him that she is building for…

Number 153-12. Mentions that her letters are taking longer to arrive but that he has had three packages. Wishes that clothing parcel would turn up as he has not had one for nine months. Writes that after thaw it has snowed again but that conditions…

Navigation calculations for operation to Essen.

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…

Pilots flying log book for Ronald Mathers covering the period from 8 May 1942 to 30 September 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF De Winton, RAF Swift Current, RAF…

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 March 1944. The fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked, Includes two standby crews with aircraft allocated annotated alongside. Shows timings and duty personnel

Table shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for two bomb configurations.

Shows a single bomb load for operation. details preselection, false height and delay settings. Includes weights, timings, window, route, wave aircraft allocations and timings. Marking method includes Mosquito and other bombing instructions.

Target photograph of Essen. Only wide bands of light visible. Captioned '6B', '270 SKELL. 26/27.3.44//NT. 8" 19500' [arrow] 162° 2211 ESSEN. M. 1X4000. 15X4. 8X30. 31SECS. W/C HEWARD M. 50.'. On the reverse 'Flash explosion frame 6'.

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.…

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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