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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-09"

Four items, Edward's description of the operation against a gun battery, his navigation plot, a map showing the target and newspaper cuttings describing cross channel operations and heavy explosions.

Top - target photograph showing tracer lines and explosions. Caption too faint to read. Submitted with description 'Target photo of Gnome-Rhone factory at Gennevilliers on 9/10 May 1944. Photo taken from Lancaster ND682, ZN-K. Captain: P/O…

Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

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…

Aerial vertical photograph of two long rows of destroyed buildings around a central space with two destroyed individual buildings and a damaged roadway system. The area is surrounded by fields but at the left hand side of the photograph two main…

Vertical aerial photograph of an area showing severely destroyed buildings and large craters appearing throughout. A road is going through the middle of the buildings and the area is surrounded by fields, also covered with craters.

On the reverse…

List crews and aircraft for operations on 9 May 1944. One crew member in each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes duty personnel.

Three columns indicating one bomb load for eleven aircraft and two bomb loads for a single aircraft each. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

Shows three bomb loads, one for most aircraft and two for one aircraft each. Includes timings, preselection settings, Window, route and method. Annotated 'Gennvilliers'. On the reverse bombing notes including marking by Mosquito and hand drawn map…

Target photograph of Lanveoc Poulmic. Port area with quays a breakwater and industrial structures clearly visible. Captioned '7B', '739 SKELL.8/9.5.44.//NT 8" 7500' [arrow] 280° 0001 LANVEOC POULMIC RD.E.1X4000.16X500.17secs.S/L CHADWICK E.50'. On…

Target photograph of Lanveoc Poulmic. Coastline with piers and quays clearly visible. Partially obscured by light, but bomb explosions on land and water are visible. Captioned '8B', '740 SKELL.8/9.5.44.//NT 8" 8750' [arrow] 275° 0001 LANVEOC POULMIC…
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