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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08-21"

A thought for the Quiet Hour by Patience Strong, Hymn for the RAF postcard. He asks after Alan.

A target photograph for an operation to St. Valentin AFV and Tank Factory in Austria. Light trails and smoke obscure most of the ground but some roads are visible. It is annotated 'A5' and captioned:
'1678. FOG .20/21 AUG 1944. // NT. F8. 10400'.…

Pilots flying log book for J H Bird, covering the period from 29 March 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Gianaclis, RAF Peplow, and Italy.…

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 &…

Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.

She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

Flight Sergeant K. Watson’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 5th October 1943 to 23rd December 1953, detailing training and operations as a Flight Engineer. Also includes post-war duties with Coastal…

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…

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 21 August 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Shows two crew members added and list personnel to attend briefing.

Shows one bomb load for operations with a few details. Indicates three squadron aircraft on third wave. Struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed'. On the reverse Mosquito marking tactics and bombing instructions as well as code words.
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