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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-17"

LCamlinAE1806468v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Alan Edwin Camlin, air gunner, covering the period 12 November 1943 to 12 January 1946 and detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.7 Air Gunner School RAF Stormy Down, No.11…

LBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

LTaylorPR1580457v1.pdf
P R Taylor’s Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 26 April 1943 to 25 October 1945, detailing training and operations as a Navigator (occasionally Bomb Aimer) in the Mediterranean area. Based at: Oudtshoorn (No. 45 Air School),…

MAdamsHG424504-170215-12.pdf
List of 29 operations as navigator on Lancaster of 467 Squadron between 10 September 1044 and 16 January 1945. Includes comments on each sortie with bomb load, flight times, fighters seen, weather, anti-aircraft fire, aircraft shot down.

MAdamsHG424504-170215-18.1.pdf
Page from Herbert Adam's flying logbook for September 1944 on 467 Squadron with his first eight operations.

BSturrockHSturrockHv1.pdf
The recollections of Henry Sturrock of his time as a Flight Engineer flying in the Halifax with No 640 Squadron at Leconfield, he flew his first operation on 12 September 1944 and his last on 2 March 1945, he flew on 35 operations.
He also recounts…

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One map and two log sheets.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

SCockramJC419379v10024.pdf
Operation 25 for the crew, Thee navigation logs a plotting map and its reverse.

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
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…

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Number 172-31. No mail. Writes they are following daily progress of events but time passes slowly, Mentions library and cut in Red Cross parcels. Reports good health but still problems with violin practise.

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Writes he is fit and well and that weather was good but days drawing in. He would be sorry if he had to spend another winter as a prisoner. Talks of haircuts and mail he had received. Will be glad to get photo of baby and mentions friends at home.…

PBarfootW1625.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of glider landing zone LZ-S at Arnhem looking south. Numerous Horsas are scattered over six large fields and some are in a wood. Two in the left foreground have collided. The railway embankment runs left to right just beyond…

PBarfootW1626.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of glider landing zone LZ-S at Arnhem with Horsas scattered across four fields with a well defined track crossing from bottom left to top right (A12) and the railway embankment upper left running to top right.

The photo…

PBarfootW1636.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph taken during the drop showing a field and wood landscape covered with parachutes, the majority discarded and the rest open as paratroopers land. Identified as west of Wolfheze in the area known as Drop Zone ‘X’. The…

PTwellsE15070004.jpg
Flight Lieutenant Knights and crew. Ernie Twells is third from right, standing in front of a Lancaster. Flight Lieutenant Knights is third from the left.

The two starboard engines of a Lancaster viewed from inside the aircraft. In the background…

PTwellsE15070010.jpg
Taken from inside a Lancaster, looking to the starboard side from the rear door. An engine is on a crane with several ground crew working on it. On the reverse 'Archangel (Yagodnik) 17.9.44 Engine Change on PB415'.

MNorthGJ173836-160523-03.pdf
First page records three flights 8/14/19 August 1945 in Lancaster as duty rear gunner. Page two records operation to Duisburg 21 February 1945 'missing' and repatriation flights in C-47 and Lancaster on 8 May 1945. Page three records flight to Berlin…

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Includes running order for service and hymns.

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MBeislyJWT1593305-200929-010001.jpg
Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…
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