Browse Items (15 total)

  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-19"

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Five items, the first is Edward's description of the operation to the marshalling yards at Le Mans. He describes the anti-aircraft fire, and conditions over the target. Edward's navigation plot, the H2S plot of Le Mans, a press cutting with three…

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Orleans.

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…

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Shows one bomb load for squadron. Contains preselection settings, false height settings, Window, route and bombing notes on reverse.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations 19/20 May 1944. Includes duty personnel and timings. Annotated with heights for each aircraft.

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Target photograph of Tours. River Loire running top to bottom, road bridge across river and Saint-Gatien de cathedral visible. Captioned '5'', '810 SKELL.19/20.5.44.//NT.//8" 6500' [arrow] [censored] TOURS RD.J.8X2000 [censored]P/O AMPHLETT.J.50'. On…

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Twelve aircraft are dropping bombs on two railway and road bridges, as well as on the nearby town. A figure in uniform is running away and has dropped a rifle.

Label reads “015”; signed by the author; caption reads “19 Maggio 1944.…
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