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

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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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…

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

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

LWarnerJ1623709v1.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Jack Warner, flight engineer. Covering the period from 2 July 1943 to 28 January 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Topcliffe, RAF Leeming,…

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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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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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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 arrival of mail and cigarettes. Hopes her and baby are getting on all right and is looking forward to seeing photographs. Writes of good weather, sunbathing and his garden. Has had no notification of baby from Red Cross. Thinks that war might…
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