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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08-04"

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…

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

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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…

PHammondBF1901.jpg
Upon volunteering for aircrew, Bert Hammond completed basic training and formed a crew at 26 Operational Training Unit, RAF Wing. He joined 514 Squadron based at RAF Waterbeach and completed thirty operations, before instructing at RAF Manby. Despite…

EThorntonEMValentineU440804-0001.jpg
Letter on headed paper to Mrs Valentine about the delay of parcels she has sent to her husband in Stalag Luft 6. She is advised to refrain from sending further parcels at the current time because of the difficulties of the transport system on the…

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…

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…

LAtkinsAH418514v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Arthur Atkins, covering the period from 12 November 1942 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RAAF Somers, RAAF Malalla, RAAF Ascot Vale,…

PToombsSE15100004.jpg
A vertical aerial photographs of Pauillac. Cloud and smoke obscures about half of the image. There is a small ship floating on the river. Captioned '5769 BIN 4-8-44 //8 8000' [arrow] 110° 1803 Paulliac. Li. 9x1000 3x500 c 23 secs F/O Lester. N 460'.

LToombsG1590211v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers for George Toombs, flight engineer, covering the period from 1 May 1944 to 7 October1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF…

LBaileyRH1588481v1.pdf
Flying log book for Ronald Bailey, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 May 1944 to 26 October 1946. Detailing his flying training operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF Wombelton, RAF Tholthorpe, RAF Lissett, RAF…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

PNealeETH1519.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Portes les Valences. Anti-aircraft fire can be seen on the image. It is captioned '1821 TOR 3/4 Aug 1944//NT F8 4800 -->006° 2355. PORTES LES VALENCES. R.6 x 500 lbs MkIII 15 secs Sgt TAYLOR…

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Ida Caracchi claims she helped ten Allied servicemen. She and her husband hid them in a house located in an isolated area in the village of Striglianella, near Pistoia, bringing food and clothes. Later, they were recaptured; on 4 August 1944 German…

EWareingJWareingR440804.pdf
Sent via the air ministry. Writes that she had had no letter from him that day and then goes on to describe her activities and that she was missing him.

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Paolo Troglio and another Luftwaffe member are standing in front of the Avignon Cathedral and the Palais des Papes. On the reverse: 'Questa foto lò [sic] fatta al Castello dei Papa [sic] a Avignon. Paolo. 1944-8-4'

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PCheshireGL18060001.jpg
A bridge runs left to right with section collapsed in the centre. Three power line poles left, centre and right. Shows damage to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following attack by 617 squadron on 4 August 1944. On the reverse 'Bridge at Etaples,…

PCheshireGL18060003.jpg
Shows bridge with collapsed section. One power line tower on the right. Shows damage and repairs to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following attack by 617 squadron on 4 August 1944. On the reverse 'Bridge at Etaples, 1-11-44, CB235, 51:59'.…

PCheshireGL18060005.jpg
In the middle distance a bridge with several piers and one section collapsed just to the left of centre. Shows damage and repairs to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following attack by 617 squadron on 4 August 1944. On the reverse 'Bridge at…

PCheshireGL18060007.jpg
Shows a bridge with several piers and one section collapsed in the centre. Power line pole on the left side. Shows damage and repairs to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following attack by 617 squadron on 4 August 1944. On the reverse 'Bridge at…

PCheshireGL18060009.jpg
Shows close up of one arch of a railway bridge with a hole just right of centre. Shows damage to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following attack by 617 squadron on 4 August 1944. On the reverse Bridge at Etaples, '1-11.44, CB235, 51:62'.…

PCheshireGL18060011.jpg
Looking along a railway bridge on the left of the image with a large section collapsed on the right of the bridge. River to the right and far bank left to right just above the middle. Shows damage to railway bridge at Etaples, France, following…
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