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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-10"

Harry joined the Royal Australian Air Force on 25 June 1942 as a wireless operator/air gunner and received his initial training in Australia before going to Canada for his trade training.

He sailed on the SS Johan Van Barneve to San Francisco and…

Calculations, observations and a chart used for an operation to Le Havre.

Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

Track and calculations on chart, on the reverse F/O Blamires, Le Havre, 10/9/44.

Bill Siddle's time in the RAF pieced together by research. He was a pilot who flew the Lancaster with 9 and 83 Squadrons. He was commissioned in 1944, was awarded the DFC and Bar and completed more than 60 operations. He left the service in 1946 and…

A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Le Havre, centered on the Aplemont district, near the Forêt de Montgeon. The central area has explosions and smoke and many bomb craters are visible.
It is captioned 'KLS 10.0.44//8"…

Map and logs for operation on 10 Sept 1944 to Le Havre.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

This is the 20th operation for the crew, three navigation log sheets part of a plotting map and a sheet of paper with figures written on it.

This was the 20th operation for the crew. Three log sheets a plotting map and its reverse.

List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

Reg has received several letters, total now 43. He has also received a parcel from home. He has seen three more plays and is attending classes.

Target photograph of rural area with villages visible top left and centre with connecting roads and tracks. Annotated with "A/P" aiming point in red ink to right of centre which is obscured by smoke and target marker flares. Tank ditch zig zags…

Fourteen airmen, five wearing Mae Wests, two overalls and the others battledress kneeling and standing in two rows in front of a Halifax. Submitted with caption 'Halifax air & ground crew'. Two versions of the same image, on the reverse of the second…

Target photograph of bombs exploding and obscuring target. Many bomb craters on the right side of image. Captioned 'DRF 10.9.44//7" 10000 > 108.1707.Alvis 2, M.9x1000.4x500.C. 27 secs. F/O Wilson G.462'.

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