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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…

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A newspaper cutting with reports on USAAF and RAF operations. On the reverse is general news.

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Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

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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A map of Western Europe marked with the location of bombing operations. Titled 'First Tour - 10th May to 14th August, 1944'.
Within a compass rose is a key to the symbols used on the map.

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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

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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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Partial cloud cover, no ground detail visible. Blyton from mid upper Halifax, early July 1944 when at 1662 Heavy Conversion Unit.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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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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Two reconnaissance photographs of the Donges oil refinery, near Nantes in France before and after the bombing operations.
The photographs were released for publication in newspapers.
The second photograph shows extensive damage with many buildings,…

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Top - portrait folder with photograph on right of Ken Gill wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons and Vera Gill either side of baby boy (Derek). Captioned on left 'Derek, 3 months, 1944 (July), Ken, Grt Grandma, Grandma and Derek'…

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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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