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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"

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A newspaper cutting referring to the first daylight 1000 bomber operations. Chris Scrimshaw took part in this attack. It is annotated 'Dad'.

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Design for the 199 Squadron crest showing colours and the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Photograph 1 is of a group of French airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '342 Sqd Lorraine (Free French) R.A.F. Hartford Bridge.'

Photograph 2 is of a French airman standing in front of a Boston, 'C'. It is named Ville…

Quaderno4.pdf
Covers a time frame of two weeks: alarms are reported nearly every day.

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A cloudscape of alto-cumulus clouds on a windy day over Stradishall. In the foreground is a hangar with a fully extended windsock.

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Six aircrew are standing next to a Lancaster with bomb bay open, with five of them wearing parachutes, with the pilot standing on the left. Two aircrew are wearing peaked caps, two are wearing side caps and one of them in the middle is wearing…

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Two identical images of Chris standing with one leg resting on a brick ledge. On the front 'Pilot Off. July 1944' and on the reverse 'Chris Scrimshaw'.

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Four aircrew standing on a ladder under the cockpit of a Wellington. Another aircrew member is looking out of an open cockpit window. The man on the left is smoking a cigarette. On the reverse 'July 1944, crew, Wellington, L London. Elles Belles'.

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Five aircrew in various uniform, two with flying helmets, four standing and one kneeling behind the wing of a Wellington. On the reverse 'July 1944'.

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Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

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One man rowing, three watching. One man in sergeant's uniform. It is captioned 'Off-duty Knaresborough July 1944'.

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Four airmen sitting at the side of the river. There six or seven other spectators behind watching the activity on the river. It is captioned 'Off-duty Knaresborough July 1944'.

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…

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Douglas Smith grew up in Bressingham, Norfolk. He joined the Royal Air Force in October 1940, at the age of nineteen, and trained as a wireless operator. He joined a crew on Wellingtons at No 10 Operational Training Unit, RAF Abingdon, before…

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Frederick Bowman was born in Sydney in 1924. He was a member of the Air Training Corps, and when he was eighteen he joined the Air Force. He went to Kingaroy for basic training, and did his wireless course at Maryborough, and Evans Head for bombing…

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Geoffrey Lenthall was born in Nottinghamshire but spent most of his youth in Scunthorpe. He happily volunteered for aircrew but found himself working as ground personnel. He eventually trained as a wireless operator and was posted to 9 Squadron. He…

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William Taylor joined the Royal Air Force in 1942 as ground crew. He remustered as an air gunner and flew operations with 103 Squadron from RAF Elsham Wolds, flying Lancasters. His Aircraft was attacked and shot down by a night fighter in July 1944.…

LFirthJB1850441v10001.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant John Firth from 31 March 1944 to 7 August 1944. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Skellingthorpe. Aircraft flown were Stirling and…

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Letter addressed to daughter Barbara stating that she was pleased to receive letter and hopes Barbara is being a good girl for her auntie. Writes that she is well but they have has a lot of warnings and she is glad her daughter is away. She has heard…

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EGrayHMGray[Wi]440707.pdf
Begins with slight admonishment over wife’s letter writing regularity and discussion of progress on wife’s health issues. Provides details of 11th operation which involved an extremely long sortie, taking off in daylight and recovering next…

EGrayHMGray[Wi]440715.pdf
Expresses concern over regularity of wife’s letters and length of time that letters take to get through. Mentions that they might not be able to depart on leave until Tuesday as the might be on operations Monday night. Recounts that planned 13th…

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Propaganda newsletter to be dropped in Germany and Austria.

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BTaylorWHTaylorWHv1.pdf
Describes how his aircraft was shot down on an operation to Revigny by an Me 110 night fighter. He baled out. and was captured. After being interrogated he became a prisoner of war. In February 1944, as the Russians advanced, he and his fellow…

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Photograph 1 is a group of 49 airmen arranged in 4 rows. Behind is a building. It is captioned 'No 63 course 3 F.I.S. Lulsgate Bottom 14th June-12th July 1944' and underneath 'With some reluctance we became instructors (names on the back)'.
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81 cadets, officers and NCOs arranged in six rows. The caption identifies each airman.

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