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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-24"

APearsonBM180312.mp3
Her brother-in-law William Mollison Walton, after training to be a pilot in Canada, was based at RAF Swinderby with 97 Squadron. In 1944 his aircraft was attacked and he baled out. He spent two days on a small island where he buried his parachute,…

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Four items, Edward's brief description, referring to P planes, reports being attacked by a Lancaster on the way home, his navigation plot, a map of the area near the target, a press cutting describing the days air activities mainly attacking V-1…

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Writes that month had been very exiting and they were hopeful after hearing of the invasion. Mentions recent camp sports day with lots of side shows like a fair ground. Writes of gambling with cigarettes, band playing and sweepstake. Also mentions…

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Continuation of previous letter same date. Writes of film sent through by Red Cross but quality was poor. Reports arrival of her letters and catches up with news from home.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 23/24 June 1944.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 June 1944. One member of each crew is underlines and ticked. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel.

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Target photograph of Prouville. Photograph partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '5F', '7B', '1115 SKELL.24/25.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 280° 0035 PROUVILLE.RD.B.2X1000.14X500.21secs. P/O PETHICK.B.50.

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Informing her that Dennis Kelly had been admitted to sick quarters at RAF Waddington on 24 June 1944 as he suffered a slight concussion while on air operations in Lancaster.

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Sequence of six target photographs taken from the same aircraft at intervals during drop of tallboy. In the first image the bomb is visible in the bottom left quadrant, slightly further to the right in the second and in the third. The town bottom…

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Sequence of two target photographs taken at intervals from the same aircraft. Shows open countryside with fields. In the centre of first image is an area with a large number of craters. This area is on the left in the second image. Caption 'sequence…

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Sequence of two target photographs taken at intervals from the same aircraft. Showing open countryside with fields. The is an area with large number of craters just left of centre of first image which moves to upper left in the second. Caption…

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Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. In the centre an area with a large number of craters. Caption '213, W.S, 24.6.44, 8", 16500, 136 degrees, A., A., 617'. On the reverse '51:96/14'.

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Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. In the top left an are with large number of craters. Caption '216, W.S., 24.6.44, 8", 17000, 136 degrees, H., H., 617'. On the reverse '51:06/15'.
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