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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-23"

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Starts with account of journey and visiting caves. Continues with gossip about friends and family and description of some activities.

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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List of 44 operations between 20 July 1944 and 5 October 1944. Twenty-one operations have a tick alongside.

MEdwardsAE2202190-161024-02.pdf
Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

LMackieGA855966v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 24 September 1943 to 17 February 1946. Detailing his instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with 46 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Waterbeach, RAF…

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Lists of crew and positions with some extra notes. First operation as crew 6 May 1944. Night operations May and June. July targets included Kiel, Stuttgart, Hamburg. Mentions crews missing. Daylight operationd to Trossy St Maximin and provides some…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 23/24 July 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes duty presonnel.

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Shows two bomb loads one for a single aircraft the other for twelve. Bomb loads include AMN44 and AMN65. Details distributor and preselection settings. Includes times and bombing height. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed'. On the reverse…

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Target photograph of Kiel. Obscured by smoke and dust, some bomb explosions visible. Captioned '3°F', '6B', '1447 SKELL.23/24.7.44//NT.8" 18750 [arrow] 100° 0128 KIEL RD.N.11X1000.4X500.30secs.S/L STUBBS.O.50'. 'On the reverse '[underlined] S/L…

LAnsellHT1893553v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational duties of Flight Engineer Sergeant Harry Thomas Ansell, from 14 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. He trained at RAF Torquay, RAF St Athan, RAF Stockport and was stationed at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF…

PHouriganM18030013.jpg
Target photograph of Kiel. Obscured by smoke, bomb explosions just visible. Captioned '3°F', '7B', '1435 SKELL.23/24.7.44.//NT. 8" 17500' [arrow] 150° 0127 KIEL RD.D.11X1000.4X500.28secs.F/O CURPHEY.D.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] F/O CURPHEY…

LJonesTJ184141v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Sergeant Tom Jones from 17 August 1943 to 27 August 1945. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Mildenhall, RAF Warboys, RAF…

LFirthJB1850441v10001.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant John Firth from 31 March 1944 to 7 August 1944. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Skellingthorpe. Aircraft flown were Stirling and…

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…
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