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

LScottEW188329v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Scott, bomb aimer, covering the period from 1 September 1942 to 4 January 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 Bombing &…

MPotterPL1878961-150914-07.pdf
Starts with account of operation to Paris on 3 May 1944 when attacked by Me 109 and writes of crew actions. Continues with list of operations giving details of target, anti-aircraft fire, flight time, some bomb loads, events, results. From 3 August…

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…

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.

AHookerFJ170826.mp3
Fred Hooker was a mid-upper gunner on 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington, where he flew three operations before being shot down. Born in Hartley Wintney in 1924, Fred’s first experience of the RAF was visiting RAF Odiham as a member of the Air…

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°…
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