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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-24"

LTeaseJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Tease, covering the period from 13 June 1944 to 10 October 1944. Detailing his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Tholthorpe. Aircraft flown was Halifax. He flew a total of 35 operations with 420 squadron, 14 night…

LWatsonJR1605406v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

LWatsonK1589906v1.pdf
Flight Sergeant K. Watson’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 5th October 1943 to 23rd December 1953, detailing training and operations as a Flight Engineer. Also includes post-war duties with Coastal…

YCampbellKW423220v1.pdf
Note on front - 'original diary kept as P.O.W. in Germany. Vey illegal, but managed to keep it. 24/7/44 - May 45, K W Campbell A423220'.

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…

PHouriganM18030118.jpg
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…

ESmithJWWoolfC440731.pdf
Writes with regret to inform him that his son was missing as a result of air operations on night 24/25 July 1944 when his Lancaster in which he was wireless operator set out to attack Stuttgart. Inquiries were being made through red cross. Asks if he…

ETurnerRHTurnerKWXX0724-0001.jpg
Catches up with family news and greetings. Comments on two children and of photographs sent. Continues to catch up with news. Mentions he has been in France since D-Day and writes of experiences.

SChattertonJ159568v10551.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 23/24 July 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes duty presonnel.

SChattertonJ159568v10138.jpg
List crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 July 1945. Includes duty personnel. On the reverse part of a medical form, not filled in and scribbled over in blue.

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…

LMillerRB423155v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Miller, navigator, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 10 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg, RAF…

PWoolfAS1705.jpg
Piece of metal with note that this was a piece of Arthur Woolf's Lancaster retrieved from crash site during visit to a French family who helped him after he baled out.

SKingEJ182986v10142.jpg
A very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot and a map showing the target. There are also some newspaper clippings, one showing the damage to Stuttgart and others giving comments from bomber crew members when taking part in a raid…

EBlumeJonesHWWoolfC440725-0001.jpg
Informs him that his son was missing from air operations on night 24/25 July 1944.

MElliottJD19200425-210211-01.pdf
Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.
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