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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-29"

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Metz taken during a bombing operation. Much of the image is obscured by explosions.
It is annotated '2739.LMG. 28/29.6.44 // NT 8" 12000 --> 041°0131 1/12 Metz Raid. K. 13x 500 c.23 secs W/O Irish . K.429.'

PCothliffKB15040053.jpg
Vertical aerial photograph taken during an attack on Metz. The centre of the image is obscured by explosions. The caption reads '2739.LMG.28/29.6.44//NT. 8" 12000 -->041° 0131 1/12 Metz Raid. L 13*500 C.23 secs W/O Irish K 429'.

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Table with tare weight, petrol, bomb and all up weights and bomb load for a single configuration for all aircraft

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Shows three bomb loads for ten, six and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as Window, weights, route, heights and other information. Includes some detail of marking and illumination. Page…

EAmpthillMSimpsonL441219.jpg
Reports that there was no news of his son who was missing in action but if there were the air ministry would be first to notify him.

SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

LStapleyVA175092v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for Victor Stapley, flight engineer. Covers two periods; training and operations 18 January 1944 to 2 July 1944 and post-war service in Flying Control from 19 September 1945…

LElliottFW1865520v1.pdf
Wireless operators flying log book for F W Elliott, covering the period from 1 October 1943 to 13 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with Radio Warfare Establishment. He was stationed at RAF Madley,…

LNewsome[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Flight Sergeant W.B. Gracie’s Flying Log Book, from 6th September 1943 to 5th August 1944, recording training and operations as a Flight Engineer. Based at RAF Croft (1664 Conversion Unit) and 431 RCAF Squadron) and RAF Tholthorpe (425 RCAF…

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…

PHouriganM18030116.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvois. No detail visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1179 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 15000' [arrow] 111° 1346 BEAUVOIR RD.N.11X10-00.4X500.C32secs.S/L STUBBS.O.50'. 'On the reverse ' [underlined] 29.6.44 S/L STUBBS…

PHouriganM18030105.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area smoke and dust top right, roads and many craters clearly visible. Captioned '3F', 5B', 1162 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000' [arrow] 102° 1348. BEAUVOIR RD.Q.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.F/SGT CURPHEY.G.50'. On the…

PHouriganM18030085.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area, end of runway, taxiway and craters visible lower right. Captioned '5°F', '4B', '1159 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 17000' [arrow] 120° 1347 BEAUVOIR RD.K.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O OLIVER.M.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030029.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Nothing visible other than large bands of light. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1181 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 18000' [arrow] 145° 1356 BEAUVOIR RDTT. 11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O MILLIKIN.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] 29.6.44…

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Notes arrived at POW Camp Luckenvalde IIIA February 8th. Escaped form there in May. Lists some of his operations and result of combat against enemy aircraft and damage by anti-aircraft fire. Includes forced landing at Pershore and eventually shot…

SChattertonJ159568v10603.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night of 28/29 June 1944. Includes one standby and one training crew as well as duty personnel.

SChattertonJ159568v10602.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 29 June 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Two crews have aircraft change with new one annotated alongside. Includes briefing times, duty personnel and two training crews.
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