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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-20"

Three graves: James Gresty, JB Weightman and EWR Pratt.

A grave in France with the names of four crew members: J Foulsham, J Swarbrick, GB Aungiers and T Bower.

The letter advises that his son was killed and is buried in Neufchatel.

The letter advises James' father that James has lost his life.

The telegram advises that James is missing.

Seven photographs of the crew of Lancaster ED908. Each man is captioned.

A summary of the events during the operation, taken from the Operations Record Book.

A temporary grave in France with Tom's name and three of his crew.

Seven photographs of the crew. Each man has his photograph and named captioned. A further caption refers to the loss of the Lancaster at Foret du Croc.

The grave of four airmen from Lancaster ED 908.

Seven photographs of the crew of ED908. Each man is captioned. A main caption reads 'Crew of Lancaster ED908 (60-Z) lost on 20 July 1944, attacking a V-1 site, Foret du Croc, France'.

A target photograph for an operation to Fiume. No detail is visible on the ground and there are three streaks of light. It is annotated 'A4' and captioned:
'1598. FOG. 19/20 JULY 44 // NT 8" 9,800' ->305° 2249.
FIUME. L. 9x500. P8. SGT BIRD. M.…

F T Dunn’s Air Bomber’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 24 September 1942 to 22 November 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RAF Mount Hampden as pupil pilot 3-21 Aug 1942, South…

This is the crews third operation, two navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

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…

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…
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