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

LBellinghamPF1397635v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational career of bomb aimer Peter Bellingham from 10 March 1943 to 21 February 1946. After training in South Africa he flew Halifaxes and Stirlings with 138 Squadron, taking part in 30 night operations over…

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…

PHouriganM18030001.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Centre right of photograph obscured by light streaks, river Oise from left to right, red dot in centre. Top third appears rural. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1228 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT (C) 8" 13000' [arrow] 025°…

SChattertonJ159568v10147.jpg
Lists 18 crews and aircraft for operations on night 7/8 July 1944. Five standby crews are allocated aircraft 'U G Z X F'. all aircraft have a figure '65' annotated except two which have '59' and one with 'MC'. Included duty personnel.

PHouriganM18030181.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1230 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 14000' [arrow] 024° 0121 ST.L.D'ESSERENT RD.D.11X1000,4X500.C25secs.P/O CURPHEY D.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030183.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Partially obscured by light streaks. Road and field patterns visible, but no clear detail. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1231 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 015° 0117 ST.L.D'ESSERENT…

SChattertonJ159568v10578.jpg
Lists next of kin for crew missing 7/8 July 1944. Captain was Rhodesian. Page is scribbled over in blue pencil.

SChattertonJ159568v10579.jpg
Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Also includes timings, Window, heights and wave times. On the reverse notes on marking and spoof attack by Mosquito with location.

SChattertonJ159568v10581.jpg
Table with tare weight, petrol, bomb and all up weights and bomb load for a single configuration for all aircraft

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.

LMacArthurDA[Ser%20-DoB]v1.pdf
Flying log book for D A MacArthur, navigator, covering the period from 24 April 1944 to 2 August 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Hemswell and RAF Kirmington. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a…

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…

SCheshireGL72021v10078-0001.jpg
From officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. Thanks respondent for memorandum and goes on to discuss that operational efficiency of Bomber Command could be greatly enhanced by maintenance in good order of automatic pilot.

SCheshireGL72021v10077.jpg
To 54 Base Coningsby. Writes that he is enclosing results of Farnborough 'George' (automatic pilot) team to 617 Squadron. Has produced phenomenal improvement in all aircraft,

LRichardsHJ1451874v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for H J Richards, navigator, covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 10 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, and post war duties with Empire Air Armament School. He…

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB[Mo]440717.pdf
Writes of recent good weather, lectures and plans to go swimming. mentions that most of the chaps who came over with him have been split up now into different groups. Catches up with news of friends.
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