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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-12"

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Map showing south England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Tours. Annotated top right 'Op. No. 19 (Tours), 12/7/44'. On the reverse 'Op No. 19 12/7/44, (Tours)'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and two and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 19 (Tours)'.

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

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Two reconnaissance photographs. The first is low level of the Tirpitz moored stern on to the land. Jetty connects stern to land. Several other jetties are present and various smaller boats are moored or moving. Booms are seen above Tirpitz. Several…

EWilsonRCWilsonWJ-M440712.jpg
Reg writes no mail from his family but another from the Herons. He has seen a new show.

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Top left - extract from ned Sparkes's log book from 1 July 1944 to 28 July 1944 with operations to Bienhais, Bremont, Vaires, Dognes St Nazaire and Hamburg.
Right - three short documents one partially obscured two relating to flying bomb sites, and…

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The letter expresses sympathy that Ron is missing.
[The letter is incomplete, only the first page has been kept]

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Mentions location of car keys. Writes that he had one of her collars by mistake. Says he has found himself a crew who had seven more trips to finish tour. Concludes with chat about cat and kitten.

BBryanR-MBurnsideJGBv1.pdf
Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…

LBurnsideJGB155209v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J G B Burnside, flight engineer, covering the period from 20 March 1943 to 14 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at…

LKeenEDL1451093v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E D Keen, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 18 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…
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