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

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A target photograph taken during an operation to Almasfuzito. The left and bottom of the image are obscured by light trails and glare. To the right and upper areas the refinery and roads can be seen. It is annotated 'A4' and captioned:
'1361. FOG.…

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Top - explanatory note explaining that our crews contributed to D-Day.
Top left - newspaper cutting providing account of plan for attack on Merville battery including saturation bombing by Lancasters and ground attack. Goes on with account of actual…

MBakerWB1392752-161128-06.pdf
First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

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List of twelve operations from 1 June 1944 to 29 October 1944.

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Lists crew missing on night 12/13 June 1944 and names of their next of kin.

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Notifies him that his son Flying Officer Warren [sic] Arnold Monks was reported missing as a result of air operations on night 12/13 June 1944.

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Les standing at the rear gun turret of a Halifax. It is captioned 'Les Lauzon Pilot of V Victor who landed it on fire in France during the night of 12.6.44. All the crew baled out except Les and the mid-upper gunner who's parachute was burnt by flak,…

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

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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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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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The telegram advises Reg's mother that he is missing on operations.

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…

LMillsJF14682v1.pdf
Flying log book for J F Mills, Navigator, covering the period from 20 September 1942 to 24 September 1950. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion unit, 246 squadron, number 23 reserve flying…

LDennettGJ1195401v1.pdf
G. Dennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 14/5/42 to 17/3/46, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a Wireless Operator, Air Bomber, Air Gunner and Radar Operator. Based at: RAF Yatesbury (No. 2…

SCarterR1620578v10004-00030001.pdf
Flying log book for Ron Carter from April 1944 to 18 July 1944. Detailing operations flown from RAF Dunholme Lodge. Aircraft flown was Lancaster. He carried out a total of 21 operations with 44 Squadron as an air gunner on the following targets in…
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