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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-04-10"

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little flak. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on this and a later…

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Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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Writes from Devon, describes countryside and activities. Mentions celebrating daughter's birthday and lists presents she received. Glad that British MO has found treatment for his nose. Catches up with family news and says she will be glad to get…

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aulnoye.

LBlowH158577v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Harold Blow, covering the period from 22 January 1942 to 30 May 1946 and from 10 July 1949 to 20 May 1954, detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 616 Squadron. He was…

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Night oblique aerial photograph showing a town with flares top centre. On the reverse 'Cam 1, Neg 1, 10.4.44, 150, St Cyr Airpark, 617,S/Lfr Munro, Lancaster, 0200,orbiting,10000/6000'.

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Oblique aerial photograph showing an object on fire in the centre. On the reverse 'Can 2, Neg 1, Ops 150, St Cyr airpark, 10.4.44, 617, spot bursts, [...], Lancaster, 0200, orbiting, 10000/6000, 51/44'.

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…

LWarnerJ1623709v1.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Jack Warner, flight engineer. Covering the period from 2 July 1943 to 28 January 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Topcliffe, RAF Leeming,…

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 9/10 April 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and ticked.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 10/11 April 1944. The fourth member of all but one crew is underlined in red and ticked. Fourth crew member is third crew down on left is replaced annotated 'McCullum'. Includes three standby crews…

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights. Shows bomb load for two configurations, the first for main force and the other for five aircraft.

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Signal indicating bomb jettison areas agreed with Royal Navy. On the reverse some calculations.

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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.…

LBakerA1080466v1.pdf
An incomplete copy of Pilot Officer A Baker’s (1080466 Royal Air Force) Wireless Operator’s flying log book 8 December 1942 to April 1944. He served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Oxford. He carried out a total of 30…

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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Vertical aerial photograph of Aulnoye. The image is largely obscured by cloud or fires and anti-aircraft fire. The bottom half has roads and an urban area surrounded by fields. Captioned ‘608 WKY 10/11.4.44 //NT 8” 9000 [arrow] 030° 0221 …
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