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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-04"

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Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

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Letter number 28. Mentions receiving letters. Says no point going into town as will be too crowded. Discusses suitcase and his future and states that when he finishes he will have done his bit. Catches up with news and mentions leave coming up.

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Reports receiving postcard he sent in January an glad he got new boots from Red Cross and discusses whether she should send more parcels or not. Laments over time missed while he has been a prisoner despite fact he is learning violin and Dutch.…

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Number 164-21. Writes he has received no letters from her but one from his mother. Asks that she let it be known that when writing of anniversaries not to hope that he would be there next year, he is sick of this. Comments that he is fit and working…

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Lists crews for operations as well as duty personnel and briefing times.

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Two columns indicating two different bomb loads with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights

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Details two different bomb loads with pre-selection settings. Includes route and method. Target 'Marquise (2 heavy railway guns)'. annotated 'Scrubbed' written in large red letters. Notes that bombs are not to be brought back but are to be jettisoned…

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Target photograph of Ferme D'Urville. Rather dark photograph, what appears to be smoke and dust visible, no detail. Light streaks. Captioned '9B', '7 SKELL.3/4.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 212° 0104 FERME D'URVILLE RD.M.1X4000.16X500.20secs.W/O…

Memoro#4237.mp3
Osvaldo Gramegna (b. 1937) remembers the bombings of Turin. Mentions civilians initially fleeing along the railway during alarms and explains how, in hindsight, it was foolish behaviour. Anecdotes of his evacuee life at Casalgrasso: ineffective civil…
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