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

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Hasselt.

LBrennanJ1210913v1.pdf
Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying log book for J Brennan, wireless operator / air gunner covering the period from 13 November 1942 to 16 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructing and transport duties. He was…

LBirdJH184015v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J H Bird, covering the period from 29 March 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Gianaclis, RAF Peplow, and Italy.…

LBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

LMitchellJEF550261v2.pdf
John Mitchell’s wireless operator’s flying log book covering the period from 12 October 1941 to 9 August 1948. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator. He was stationed at RAF Kinloss (19 OTU), RAF Forres (19 OTU),…

LOrmorodJ1694577v1.pdf
Flight engineers incomplete flying log book for J Ormerod, covering the period from 15 November 1943 to 27 May 1944. Detailing his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Ludford Magna. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of 30 night…

SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

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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.…

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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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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…

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Three items, Edward's description of the operation against the marshalling yards, he describes the events, flak and conditions over the target. Edwards navigation plot, a newspaper clipping describes the allied air activity including against Louvain.

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Navigation map showing east England and Western European mainland (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany. Pencilled route from near Lincoln to East Belgium. Annotated '11/5/44, Hasselt'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note at top of first page 'Op No 2'.

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Top - extract from Ned Sparkes's log book from 22 April 1944 to 11 May 1944 with operations to Düsseldorf, Karlsruhe, Essen, Somain. St Ghislane and St-Valery and Boulogne.
Underneath - six short documents with accounts of these six operations…
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