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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-12"

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For Pilot Officer Wakefield with medical classification fit A1B(N.V.C=). Return to AGSB.

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.

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Bert Hammond was born and brought up in Norwich. He was a grocer’s assistant and an air cadet at the start of the war. He recalls bombing attacks on Norwich and a lone aircraft machine gunning female workers leaving the Coleman’s Factory. In…

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Upon volunteering for aircrew, Bert Hammond completed basic training and formed a crew at 26 Operational Training Unit, RAF Wing. He joined 514 Squadron based at RAF Waterbeach and completed thirty operations, before instructing at RAF Manby. Despite…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 12/13 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Three crews flying with second pilot and two with second navigator. Includes duty personnel.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 11/12 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Each crew has a height annotated above it. Two crews are flying with second pilot and two with second navigator. Includes duty…

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

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Target photograph of Poitiers. Urban area partially obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '938 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 6500' [arrow] 044° 0146 POITIERS RD.J.4X1000.12X500.18secs.P/O LAIDLAW.J.50'. On the reverse…

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Target photograph of Poitiers. Mainly rural area, roads and buildings visible, some light streaks. Captioned '5', '936 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 9750' [arrow] [track and time censored] POITIERS RD.M.4X1000.12X500 [EXPOSURE CENSORED] P/O…

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Target photograph of Poitiers. Rural area, no detail visible, but bombs can be seen falling. Captioned '6', '5', '933 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 8000' [arrow] [track and time censored] POITIERS RD.E.4X1000.12X500 [exposure censored] P/O OLIVER.E.50'.…

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…

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Writes about mail received and sent. Getting plenty of flying despite weather. Mentions that cricket is the rage on the station and has had a few games including international with the Australians on top. Catches up with other gossip.

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Shows several bomb loads with some crossed out. Details preselector settings and other information. Includes timings, route and marking method. On the reverse bombing instructions, oboe marking and mentions 617 Squadron dropping 12000 pound bombs. At…

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for all aircraft.
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