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

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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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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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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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Informs him that in view of information received from the red cross, his son was now s believed to have lost his life on the night 12/13 June 1944. No information was received about the place of burial and he would be recorded as missing believed…

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

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen 'How come so far the other side of track?' and 'Good nav'. Note on top right 'Op No 11'.

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Map shows eastern England to western European mainland (Netherlands, Belgium and Germany). Pencilled route from Lincoln area to the Ruhr region. Annotated top left 'Op No 11, 12/6/44'. On the reverse 'Op 11'.
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