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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-04-26"

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation, comments that their D.R. compass went U/S over their base, lots of searchlights but not so much flak. Edwards nav plot, the expected H2S plot over Essen. Newspaper cuttings describing the operations…

LPennLE413929v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

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A letter to Dick from his mother wishing him a happy birthday, included is domestic news.

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Three non-commissioned officers wearing side caps standing behind and two officers wearing peaked caps sitting in front. All are wearing tunics with brevet. Ben Openshaw is rear left.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

LMathersRW55201v1.pdf
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…

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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History from opening on 22 November 1942 to civilian use up to January 1981. Originally 2 Group with 98 and 180 squadrons flying B-25. Later based 514 Squadron Lancaster of 3 Group then 192 Squadron of 100 Group flying Wellington. Mosquito and…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations 26/27 April 1944. Includes timings and duty personnel. One member of each crew underlined in blue, some are ticked. Handwritten note at the bottom.

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Two columns showing two bomb loads. Includes tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights. Annotated '31 Secs, 27 Secs'.

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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