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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-06"

MCheshireGL72021-181210-080008.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. Village on the right side edge just below centre. Caption '358, W.S., 6.7.44, 8", 16400, 134 degrees, 1530, Mimoyecques RD, C, 1 x 12000, C35 secsa, F?O Duffy, C, 617' On the reverse…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-080006.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with heavily cratered area in the centre. Caption '362, WS, 6.7.44, 8", 15600, [....], 1534, Mimoyecques RD, X, 1 x 12000, C, 35 secs, [..]earn, X, 617'. On the reverse '5:99/5, Photo 282'.

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Reports that this was the fourth constructional works target for the squadron. One P-51, one Mosquito and 17 Lancasters were detailed. States it was another difficult target and describes marking efforts. Reports difficultly in finding aiming point…

LBaileyRH1588481v1.pdf
Flying log book for Ronald Bailey, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 May 1944 to 26 October 1946. Detailing his flying training operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF Wombelton, RAF Tholthorpe, RAF Lissett, RAF…

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Writes that he got back from Lincoln OK but was disappointed not to see her. Mentions they are standby crew but operations were scrubbed.

LAtkinsAH418514v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Arthur Atkins, covering the period from 12 November 1942 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RAAF Somers, RAAF Malalla, RAAF Ascot Vale,…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on nigh 5/6 July 1944. Includes seven standby crews and duty personnel. One training flight at the bottom. Annotated 'Cancelled' in large letters.

SChattertonJ159568v10585.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 6/7 July 1944. Includes five standby crews which have aircraft letters annotated. Shows one training crew as well as duty personnel.

SChattertonJ159568v10584.jpg
Table with tare weight, petrol, bomb and all up weights and bomb load for two configurations, one for six aircraft and the other for the rest.

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Shows a number of bomb loads AMN59 and 65s. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as weights, Window and wave/aircraft allocation. Page is annotated 'Cancelled' in large letters. On the reverse oboe marking and bombing…

Memoro#8409.mp3
Patrizia Riviera (b. 1930) gives a brief account of wartime life in Bergamo. Mentions food shortages, fear of bombings, basements used as shelters. Mentions disrupted schooling after the fall from power of the Fascist regime.

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Account of the 6 July 1944 bombing of Trieste written by a typist of the Servola ironworks. The first part of the document details the effects of the explosions and mentions some of the impact points: the ammunition dump and the oil refinery. The…
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