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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08"

SPowellNI1896919v20023.jpg
Certifies that Flight Sergeant Powell carried out maintenance and inspection work while on 104 Squadron. Two versions of the same document.

SPalmerRAM115772v10034.jpg
Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

PStandivanAG17020045.jpg
Five photographs that show the devastation of vehicles, animals and buildings caused by the air attacks on the German forces attempting to escape through the Falaise Gap. Captioned 'Falaise "Gap" '.

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BThomasJHThomasJHv30001.jpg
Incident 1. Describes ground loop on engine run up for take off. Pilot subsequently posted away.
Incident 2. Describes watching another aircraft taking off when its flaps fell down and bomb doors opening as it reached take off speed on the runway.…

LSwaffieldJ19250603v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing…

LMartinWJ1822340v1.pdf
Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

PScottEW1712.jpg
Top left - a large group of airmen wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Wellington. At front middle a sign '37 Sqdn, B Flight'.
Top right - two airmen wearing khaki shirt and shorts sitting on a wall. The man on the…

PScottEW17020065.jpg
Top - a large group of airmen wearing a variety of uniform sitting and standing in six rows with buildings and trees in the background. Captioned 37 Sqn Aircrew Aug 1944'.
Note 'Brian Jeffares NZ .. Nav [....], Snowy Ayton, NZ ....[..].... J…

SWooleyAJ[Ser#-DoB]v10025.jpg
Two names and addresses. AUS421402 H E C Scott F/O and AUS 402516 Jay Lynch F/O. Note 'Scotty taken prisoner August 1944'.

PDentJ20020002.jpg
Head and shoulders side view of a sergeant wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet and side cap. In the background foliage and the roof of a house. Captioned 'Aug 44'.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10010.jpg
166 Squadron order of battle number 9431 August 1944 (Agenville) listing 10 crews and a reserve. Peter Jenkinson is in detail 4.
Underneath 166 Squadron order of battle number 9531 August 1944 (St Roiquier) lists 8 crews and a reserve.

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

PWareingR1615.jpg
Faded image show an honour guard of troops with rifles on the left with other people in the background. Iron railings behind troops

MWareingR86325-161005-57.pdf
Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

E[Author]WareingJ440810-0001.jpg
Nell writes to Mrs Wareing telling her that Wilf will call on her any time if needed.
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