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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08-12"

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Covers change of command of 44 Squadron to Squadron Leader G A Hildred, discipline in the Sergeants mess, Sick parades orders, and instructions regarding Royal Canadian Air Force personnel bank accounts. Finally discipline fire piquet lists.…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation and includes distributor, and preselection settings, timings and other details. On the reverse instructions for H2S aircraft, list of aircraft and headings and Window instructions.

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 12/13 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes three standby crews. Seven crews are crossed out and two have circles drawn around underlined crew member. Includes personnel to…

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 11/12 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes one standby crew, duty personnel and briefing times. Shows one crew for night flying training.

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Target photograph of Russelheim. Many points of light and larger balls of light. Captioned '3°F', '12B', '1987 SKELL.12/13.8.44.//NT.8" 20250' arrow] 355° 0024 RUSSELHEIM RD.A.1X2000.12JX500.31secs.F/O MARTIN.A.61'. On the reverse 'F/O MARTIN…

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Target photograph of Givors. Rural area with field patterns, a dense wood and sparse settlements. Captioned ‘8°F’, '6B 1963. SKELL.11/12.8.44//NT.8” 8000’ [arrow] 048° 0104. GIVORS RD.F. 8x1000. 3x500. 23secs. F/L PARKER F. 61. On…

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At the start of the war, Doug Beasley left school at 16 to start work. Initially a member of the Air Training Corps, he was sent for aircrew selection when he became 18. There was a 12-month wait to enlist as a pilot, so he opted to become a flight…

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Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

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Newspaper title

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Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

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Letter from Eileen to Joan expressing sympathy at her news and saying that they are all thinking of her at this time and hope that she will receive good news soon.

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Sorry to hear the news about Robert.

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The letter advises Chris' wife that her husband is missing.
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