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

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…

PHouriganM18030087.jpg
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…

PHouriganM18030152.jpg
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…

PHouriganM18030156.jpg
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'.…

SChattertonJ159568v10632.jpg
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…

SChattertonJ159568v10634.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for all aircraft.

SChattertonJ159568v10635.jpg
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.

SChattertonJ159568v10638.jpg
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…

PHammondBF1801.jpg
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…

PHammondBF1901.jpg
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…

LLawsonHA19210824v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H A Lawson, navigator, covering the period from 19 January 1943 to 2 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 77 squadron. He was…

LMillerRB423155v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Miller, navigator, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 10 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg, RAF…

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …
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