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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-18"

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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…

MElliottJD19200425-210211-01.pdf
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.

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Says that he has just heard the news about Bob and hopes it won’t be long before he is back in the Mess at Market Harborough. He suggests that she contact his Squadron to advise them of the good news.

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Delighted by news that her husband is safe. Catches up with news.

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Writes that he would be thinking of them both on their birthdays. Asks what they would like him to buy them as present in England when he was released.

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Writes wondering about the their near future and mentions her plans to return home in a fortnights time. Writes of some other purchases she made a recent auction and that she has has her hair permed again. Concludes with family gossip and that…

LKirbyH1637087v1.pdf
Flight engineers log book (Copy) for H Kirby covering the period from 26 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington and RAF Coningsby. Aircraft flown…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Rimini. Most of the image is obscured by bomb explosions and anti-aircraft fire. It is captioned 'Sgt CROUCHER (AIR BOMBER)' on LH side. At bottom: '2187.37/263. 18/19 Sept.44.F8"//NT.…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
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…

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Lists fifteen crews including two standby in section 1 and four crews in section two. The fourth member of each crew ins underlined and ticked. Heights are annotated by each aircraft in section one and two standby crews have aircraft 'T' and 'X'…

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Shows two bomb loads, one for four aircraft the other for ten aircraft. In addition a further one load for mining (gardening) for four aircraft. Details weapon settings including distributor and preselection settings. Also details Window, timings…

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Target photograph of Bremerhaven. No detail visible. Large number of light streaks. Captioned '2930 SKELL.18/19.9.44//NT(C)8" 14000 [arrow] 169 2103 BREMERHAVEN RD.T. 27 X 4. 25secs. S/L STUBBS. T.50.'. On the reverse '[underlined] BREMERHAVEN.…
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