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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-11"

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

LSandlandCB19230612v1.pdf
Flying Officer C. B. Sandland’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from June 1942 to 22nd May 1946, recording training, operations, instructional and Transport Command flights to Europe, India, the Middle and Far East.
Based at: Marshall’s Flying…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040027.jpg
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…

MLayneWH963102-170607-01.pdf
Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

MEdwardsAE2202190-161024-02.pdf
Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

EHudsonJDHudsonP-HE440511-0002.jpg
Letter number 20. Had just woken up at 11 am after being on duty previous night which he wrote was a piece of cake. All the boys were OK. Says they will go the sergeants mess party that evening. Comments on weather, health and catches up with news.…

MShipmanJ1694683-181126-020001.jpg
A programme for a boxing competition.

ERAFCentDepGeachAB440511-0003.jpg
A letter to David Geach's father advising him that they his son's personal effects. It includes an inventory of the items.

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EAirMinGeachAB440511-0001.jpg
The telegram to David Geach's father advises him his son was included in a German broadcast saying he had been taken as a prisoner of war.

OThompsonKG12308603-150907-010112.jpg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Hasselt.

LAllenJH179996v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J H Allen, covering the period from 2 December 1942 to 14 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He was stationed at, RCAF…

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…

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…

SChattertonJ159568v10071.jpg
Lists crews and aircaft for operations on 11 May 1944. Includes duty personnel and timings. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red. On the reverse, notes and hand drawn diagram.

SChattertonJ159568v10070.jpg
Five columns with second and third crossed out indicating three eventual bomb loads. Shows tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

SChattertonJ159568v10068.jpg
Shows three bomb loads for squadron. Includes preselection settings, timings, route, target indicators and bombing method. Annotated 'Bourg Leopold'. On the reverse bombing notes.

PHouriganM18030129.jpg
Target photograph of Lille. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, small number of light streaks. Urban area, street patterns and buildings visible. Captioned '7B', '756 SKELL.10/11.5.44.//NT.8" 9250' [arrow] 284° 2358 LILLE…

PHouriganM18030031.jpg
Target photograph of Bourg Leopold. Very dark photograph, appears to be urban area, one light streak. Captioned '7B', 795 SKELL.11/12.5.44.//NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 183° 0023 BG LEOPOLD RD.T.1X4000.6X1000.8X500.26secsP/O MILLIKIN T.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030005.jpg
Target photograph of Bourg Leopold. Partially obscured by smoke and light streaks, two aircraft silhouetted below, rural area. Captioned '7B', '791 SKELL. 11/12.5.44. //NT 8" 15750 [arrow] 179° 0015 BRG.LEOPOLD RD.J.1X4000.6X1000.8X500.27secsP /O…
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