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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-04-24"

Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan (24 October 1942), Berlin (October 1943 and 8 March 1944) and Munich (24/25 April 1944). Some of the photographs described are not in the collection. Also a description of photograph…

Describes life with family from 1918. Joined Army – 4th Queens Own Hussars 2nd January 1936. Joined RAF 1938 and trained as balloon operator then applied as air gunner. December 1941 50 Squadron operations to St Nazaire and Rostock – 30th May…

Mentions time as a balloon operator at Felixtowe and then training as an air gunner. First tour on 50 Squadron RAF Swinderby on Manchester, but had to wait for aircraft to arrive as squadron still flying Hampden when he arrived later transferred to…

Reconnaissance photograph showing the Munich Residenz gutted. Captioned between pages 66-67 of 1956 Memoir '[underlined] Munich [/underlined] after 5 Group of Bomber Command raid 24th April 1944 [written vertically down left hand side of page]'. On…

Provides results of attacks on Mailly le Camp military depot and tank park 3/4 May, Clerment-Ferrand aircraft factory 29/30 April, Toulouse aircraft assembly works and Montaudran airfield 5/6 April and 1/2 May, Lyon Motor vehicle works 1/2 May,…

A vertical target photograph of Munich being bombed. Much of the detail is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. Captioned '66 WS. 24/25.4.44 // NT8” 18500 [arrow] 026 0145 Munich.RD. A 6RS. 6JCL 29 SECS F/O KNIGHTS A 617.'

A target photograph of the…

Lists crews and aircraft for operations 24/25 April 1944. Includes duty personnel. One crew member underlined in all crews apart from second in top row which has two members underlined. Crew of aircraft 'T' third down left side is crossed out.…

4 Columns indicating four bomb loads. First two for one aircraft each. Next two B load for eight aircraft and A load for six aircraft. Includes Window weight.

Includes 32 point distributor settings and bombing instructions. 4 Lb incendiary v false height load setting. Photo flash settings.

Photograph 1 is of eight airmen in two rows and is signed by the individuals. Captioned 'R.A.F. Middleton St George, S.H.Q. Photo Section. 3rd April 1942.'
Photograph 2 is of an airman in battledress carrying a Thompson machine gun and wearing a…

Vertical aerial photograph of Karlsruhe. The image is largely obscured by cloud or fires and no detail is visible. Captioned ‘735 WKY 24/25’4’44 //NT 8” 22000 [arrow] 276 0035 Karlsruhe B 6 X 2000 31 secs P/O L’Estrange B12’.
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