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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08-18"

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

LSmithNW240905v1.pdf
Extract from Norman William Smith’s air gunner logbook covering operations between 12 August 1944 and 3 December 1944 flying on Lancaster with 166 Squadron C Flight. 16 daylight and 15 night operations are recorded. Targets were Rieme, Stuttgart,…

LEylesCW900473v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for C W Eyles, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 July 1942 to 14 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dumfries, RAF Abingdon,…

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…

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…

EPalkRTMadgettLR-AG441024-0001.jpg
Letter from another crew member's mother thanking the Madgetts for their letter and newspaper cuttings. She writes there is no definite proof they lost their lives so hope they will see them again.

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,…

SChattertonJ159568v10471.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 17/18 August 1944. Includes three standby crews. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Two crews are crossed out. Several replacements are annotated. Personnel to attend briefing are…

PHouriganM18030057.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Mainly obscured by cloud, area visible is open country. Railway junction, sidings and craters are visible. Captioned '5°F', '6B', '2250 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12000' [arrow] 052° 1409 FORET DE…

PHouriganM18030037.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Almost completely obscured by cloud, little detail. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2256 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12500' [arrow] 080° 1411 FORET DE L.ADAM.P.11X1000.4X500.C.29secs.F/O.DAVIS W.J. P.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18020017.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Road rail bridge over river Oise top right, bottom left obscured by cloud with smoke and dust, bomb explosions and craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2208 SKELL. 18.8.44 //8" 12000' [arrow] 090°…

PHouriganM18020013.jpg
Target photograph of Foret de L'Adam. River Oise running top to bottom right side of photograph, railway running close to river, road bridge across rive. Bomb explosions with smoke and dust obscure bottom left of photograph. Road network in forest…

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

LCalvertRA1488619v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot of Flight Lieutenant Roger Calvert from 25 March 1943 to 6 July 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Cranfield, RAF Great Massingham, RAF Ouston, RAF…
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