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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-09"

LDarbyC1897788v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant Charlie Darby, air gunner from 22 January 1944 to 16 January 1945. Charlie Darby was stationed at RAF Castle Kennedy and RAF Driffield where he flew Anson, Wellingtons and Halifaxes Mk 2 and 3.…

LYoungJ1569980v1.pdf
Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant John Young, flight engineer, covering the period 28 June 1944 to 6 January 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Eastmoor. Aircraft flown in were the Halifax…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, distributor and preselecetion settings, window and other details. On the reverse; marking plan, order of bombing, heights and bombing instructions. Includes all master switch instructions.

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…

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Congratulatory letter on Air Ministry headed paper, which goes on to praise Leonard Cheshire for insisting on continuing hazardous situations and dropping a rank to continue on operations. Suggests that Cheshire is greatly admired in the Air Ministry…

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From A.V.Roe and Co Limited on headed paper. Congratulates him on award of Victoria Cross. Offers him a silver model of a Lancaster which he hopes he will accept.

LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964.
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…

LWatsonK1589906v1.pdf
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…

LDentonDH1256316v1.pdf
Flying log book for Dennis Denton covering the period from 3 May 1941 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Includes a map of part of France including the Vitry area, his Gunnery Course results, Certificates and…

SMarsdenJ1591984v10026.jpg
The letter advises that his son is well and 'getting about again'.

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PLeadbetterJ16090006.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph showing the city. River Wye meanders through the left side. Two railway lines run from the bottom and meet halfway to the top. The image is annotated 'Recco.519 P/O Leadbetter 9.9.44'.
On the reverse -
'Assumed Posn…

PLeadbetterJ16090008.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of a group of islands including Skomer, West Wales. It is annotated '3PP Recco.519 P/O Leadbetter 9.9.44'.

MWoolfAS157533-170629-04.pdf
From RAF central depository to Arthur Woolf's father advising that listed personal effects have been dispatched.

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,…

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Battle order for 9/10 September 1944. List aircraft and crews for operations as well as duty personnel

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…

SWeirG19660703v090005.pdf
Flying Log Book for J B McManus, pilot. Covers the period from 22 December 1942 to 29 April 1948 and his training, operations and post-war flying in Australia and Japan. He was based at RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Wymeswold, RAF Weston on the Green, RAF…

SWeirG19660703v100003.pdf
Flying Log Book for Paul Wilson, pilot. Covers period from 22 October 1942 to 28 March 1946 including his training, operations, Transport Command and post-war civilian flying in Australia. He was based at RAF Lulsgate Bottom, RAF Babdown Farm, RAF…

SWeirG19660703v120002.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force flying log book for Ronald Hickey, pilot. Covers the period from 9 August 1942 to 23 August 1950. It details his training, Bomber Command operations, flights in Transport Command and post-war civilian flying. He was based…
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