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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-02"

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details distributor settings as well as timings, route and weights. Annotated 'Scrubbed' in green large letters.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 2/3 July 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes on standby crew and duty personnel. Four crews are down to fly with second pilot and four with second navigator.

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Thanks her for her letters. Today's operations were eventually scrubbed. States they are reserve crew tonight. Catches up on family news.

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Letter from Mr T Liddle, father of mid upper gunner Sergeant T Liddle. Writes that he has no news of his son and that he is in communication with other parents of crew who have also had no news. Hopes for good news. Mentions that his son had three…

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Number 167-24. Reports arrival of personal parcel but has given up on a further two sent last summer. Especially pleased with shoes. Mentions chocolate getting soapy flavour and that he is still receiving cigarette/tobacco parcels. Comments on loss…

LBonneyA651126v1.pdf
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

LWatsonJR1605406v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

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Map showing south east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to north west of Amiens. Annotate at top 'Op No 16, 2/7/44'. On the reverse 'Op 16'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 16'.

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Addressed dear sweetheart. Catches up with news of friends in England. Mentions another trips still to do before leave. Mentions that they were shot up a and the navigator and wireless operator were wounded and they crash landed on return. Concludes…

LEylesCW900473v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for C W Eyles, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 July 1942 to 14 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dumfries, RAF Abingdon,…

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…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation, he refers to the target as a P plane base, the operation report refers to it as a storage site, his navigation plot, a map of the area close to the target showing their track and the target. Part of…

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-01.pdf
List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…
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