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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-11"

LBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

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Number 165-22. No letters from her but recent news has thrilled them but will probably lead to more delays in mail. Others are optimistic about invasion but not him. Hope she will have holiday after all her efforts in past year. Mentions he is…

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Writes there is still no news from him and hopes her letters are getting through. Mentions she has agreed sale of plot of land with neighbour and describes outbuildings on it. Describes listening to radio programme on small holdings with lodger and…

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Hopes she and son are keeping well and that he is fit and cheerful. Mentions poor weather, someone he just met and that he had had no mail from her recently.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for two configurations for ten and six aircraft respectively. Annotated 'Caens [sic]'.

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Shows several bomb loads with many crossed out. Details preselection an false heights as well as timings, weights, route and aircraft allocated in three time bands, Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large red letters.

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Reconnaissance photograph showing open countryside with fields. A railway runs from top right downwards then loops to the left, culminating in the centre, The left side is covered in multiple craters. Craters on the right side are less concentrated.…

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Page lists six events, three Stirling, all crashes, three Lancasters damaged by anti-aircraft fire. The first on 1 December 1943, the last on 26 August 1944. This is not an exclusive list. The first on the list records Ken Hook's crash near…

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Top left - view down snow covered road with trees on right. Captioned 'First fall of snow at Hednesford, nr Birmingham, 4.2.44'.
Top right - several airmen involved in a snowball fight with huts in the background. Captioned 'Heavy fall of snow at…
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