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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05-31"

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

ESmithJABrooksAH440531-0001.jpg
To Bill's father when Bill failed to return from an operation.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Trappes.

PGossRG1701.jpg
Raymond Goss lived on the family farm at Westcott before, during and after the construction and occupation of RAF Westcott as 11 Operational Training Unit. One evening a Lancaster collided with a Wellington on the field and both exploded. The Goss…

PTroglioP1816.jpg
Paolo Troglio in open collar shirt, looking sideways. On the reverse: 'Questa lo [sic] fatta ieri 31-5-44', and '4204'

SChattertonJ159568v10041.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft with duty personnel and timings for operations. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations with duty personnel. Fourth crew member in each crew is underlined and ticked. Heights are assigned in pencil to each crew.

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Indicates single bomb load for squadron with pre-selection settings. Includes timings, route, method and on the reverse handwritten target marking notes. Notes that Pathfinder Mosquito will drop preliminary and other markers. Annotated…
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