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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-07"

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Acknowledges receipt of letter 29 and thanks him for letting them have letters so regularly. Mentions disturbing events over the last few days and people who have loved ones exposed to horrors of war. Wonders when he would be home and discusses…

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Showing top of grave cross for 1806333 Sgt H E W Simpson DFM RAF K/A 7 June 1944.

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Informs him that his son is missing in action as result of air operations 7/8 June 1944.

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Informing his that his son was missing as a result of air operations on night 7/8 June 1944 when his Lancaster in which he was flight engineer failed to return.

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Expresses sympathy over news of Sergeant Henry Simpson who was flight engineer of an aircraft that failed to return from an operation to Versailles.

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Covers forwarding citation from London Gazette about award of Distinguished Flying Medal to his son.

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Award conferred with effect from 7 June 1944 published in London Gazette 25 January 1946.

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Lancaster DV 367 missing 7/8 June 1944, Lists crew and next of kin.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

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Map showing south east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Paris. Annotated top left 'Op No 7/6/44, Paris'

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 8'.

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Target photograph shows glare and explosions. Built up area roads are faintly visible. Captioned '252.BTN 7/8-6-44//NT F/8, 5000, 080 degrees, 01.13, JUVISY RD, C, 19x500, F/L DAVIES, U78'. Submitted in folder titled 'U-Uncle Target Images'.

MElliottJD19200425-210211-01.pdf
Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.

LEylesCW900473v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for C W Eyles, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 July 1942 to 14 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dumfries, RAF Abingdon,…

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

LStapleyVA175092v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for Victor Stapley, flight engineer. Covers two periods; training and operations 18 January 1944 to 2 July 1944 and post-war service in Flying Control from 19 September 1945…

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Writes of journey back to camp. Mentions it was good that they were back in France and that they had not been called upon for action. Writes of radio being on constantly for communiques and hopes that this was the beginning of the end of the war.…

LBakerWB1392752v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for W B Baker, air gunner, covering the period from 11 November 1942 to 9 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down and RAF Wickenby. Aircraft flown in…
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