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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"

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A full frame vertical aerial photograph of a Lancaster flying over a heavily bombed V-1 site.
On the reverse 'KB745 VR-V 419 Sqn Middleton St Geo attacking V1 site July 1944.
Lost 5/10/44 crashed into high ground on Op to Norway'

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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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MWareingR86325-161005-57.pdf
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…

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

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The reflection was inspired by the account of the murder of an airman on initial capture having baled out over Germany in 1944-45.

BWierTWierTv2.pdf
Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

LMartinWJ1822340v1.pdf
Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

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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.

LSwaffieldJ19250603v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing…

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Four airmen wearing tunics with sergeant rank and brevet, and side caps standing holding beer glasses in the entrance to a public house. Submitted with caption 'Ian Cowan Ron Gills Paul Wilson Bob Maloney_ Brighton 07 1944'.

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

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A report on raids on Stuttgart and Donges. On the reverse is other news.

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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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