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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-30"

Bert Hammond was born and brought up in Norwich. He was a grocer’s assistant and an air cadet at the start of the war. He recalls bombing attacks on Norwich and a lone aircraft machine gunning female workers leaving the Coleman’s Factory. In…

Lists crews and aircraft with duty personnel and timings for operations. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red.

First five operations on 149 Squadron Stirling, then one operation on 218 Squadron before he Joined 75 Squadron on 16 January 1945. List 15 operations as air gunner on Stirling and Lancaster.

Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

Writes that Hedley's personal effects have been dispatched to them by passenger train. Requests they sent back receipt. Reminds them on rules if they dispose of any uniform which must go to known person entitled to wear it or be dealt with through…

Writes about heat wave in the last few days and it effect on him and others. Says that were off the flying program and went to the cinema and that it was still very hot in the evenings. Luckily there were no flies or mosquitos. Comments on arrival of…

The postcard states that it will not be long until he is home. It is signed Sedric.

The letter explains that he has talked to the only survivor of the crashed aircraft. He describes the events when the aircraft was shot down.

Indicates two bomb loads for squadron with pre-selection settings. Annotated 'Morsalines, Scrubbed'. On the reverse some notes.

Single column indicating single bomb load for squadron with weights. Annotated '500lb GP - 4[5 crossed out]60lb with carrier'.

Details of Pilot Officer P J Hogan with promotions, personal details and b/w head and shoulders portrait photograph.

Shows page with summary for May 1944 with six sorties recorded. Lancaster, 467 Squadron at RAF Waddington rear gunner. Includes two operations to French targets. His pilot on operations was Flying Officer McLauchlan.

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