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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-18"

AHolmesWC151105.mp3
William Holmes remembers his time as a pilot in the RAF. Gives a vivid and graphic account of the dramatic crash-landing which left him badly injured and brought him to join the Guinea Pig Club. Remembers various episodes of his operational life:…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night of 17/18 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes one standby and one training crew as well as duty personnel.

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List aircraft and crews for operations on night of 18/19 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Two standby crews have aircraft annotated. Includes two training crews and duty personnel.

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details distributor and preselection settings as well as other information. Includes Window, timings, route and marking method. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed 2230'. On the reverse more bombing…

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For new crew, captain Pilot Officer Gowing copy to Wing Commander Thompson. Form for all arrival drills and flying checks all ticked as completed. Signed by examining officer. 44 Squadron.
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