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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-27"

AWhiteKWJ170807.mp3
Kenneth White trained as an air gunner. He was not sent to an Operational Training Unit but was sent straight to a squadron at RAF Oulton. He flew in B-17s with a special operator on board. On one occasion during an air test there was a fire on…

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Table with Tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for two configurations for nine aircraft each.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 27/28 May 1944. One member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel. Three names are annotated 'F Lt Dobson, Johnstone and P/O McCullum'. On the reverse a short…

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Target photograph of Railway Marshalling Yards Nantes. Urban area, some smoke and dust. street patterns and buildings visible but no clear detail. Captioned '7B', '889 SKELL 27/28.5.44 //NT 8" 9000' [arrow] 251° 0140…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations. Fourth member of each crew of the six crews underlined. Includes duty personnel and timings. On the reverse some operation notes.

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Indicates two bomb loads for the squadron. Contains pre-selection settings, route, method and other details including that red spot flares will be dropped by Mosquito. Annotated 'Cherbourg'. On the reverse some notes.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations as well as duty personnel. Scrawled over with blue pencil.

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Target photograph of Nantes railway marshalling yards. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, river Loire and bridge visible. Lower third of photograph urban area, street patterns visible. Captioned '7B', '893 SKELL 27/28.5.44 //NT 8" 8500' [arrow]…

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Aerial photograph of fields and woods with Rambouillet and the Jardin Anglais in the top right-hand corner. Gazeran, Saint-Hilarion, Orcemont and Orphin are visibile. Two areas are outlined in red and marked 'X' and 'Y' as 296 Squadron drop zones…
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