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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-23"

SBriarsRA1299161v1.pdf
Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

SBakerDA19210428v20156-0001.jpg
Writes about postcards he is sending and letters he is expecting. Asks about use of prisoner of war labour on Rhodesian farms. Says sorry he will not be with them at festive season which is when he expects this letter will get to them. Asks he not to…

EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD440923.pdf
Writes about meeting a journalist who asked for some deatils about her son who had been awarded the DFC. Mentions newspaper cuttings which she had enclosed one being close to her account. Catches up with news and gossip. Four newspaper cuttings…

YPearceAT1874945v4.pdf
Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

SChattertonJ159568v10421.jpg
Lists crew and aircraft for operations on night 23/24 September 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes duty personnel. On the reverse a list of aircraft and bomb loads.

SChattertonJ159568v10419.jpg
Shows one bomb load for operation. Annotated 'Handorf' in green. Details of bombs carried for twelve aircraft. Includes weights, preselection and false height settings as well as Window, timings and other details. Gives bombing heights and notes that…

SChattertonJ159568v10386.jpg
Annotated 'MT' at top in red. Lists 21 crews in table showing crew positions and aircraft. At the bottom Window crew. Details 'officer I/C night flying', Squadron Leader G Howes. Signed by for Flight Lieutenant T F Leonard for Officer Commanding…

PHouriganM18030113.jpg
Target photograph of Münster. Totally obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '2979 SKELL.23/24.9.44.//NT(C)8" 14500 [arrow] 2153 MUNSTER RD.F.14X1000.26secs.F/O NISBET.F.50'. 'On the reverse 'F/O NISBET 23/24.9.44 DORTMUND-EMS.'.

PFilliputtiA16010002.jpg
The ruins of buildings and industrial plants in Munich are silhouetted against a wall of flames and smoke. At the top of the frame, a portion of blue sky appears to be full of aircraft, some of them crashing in flames. Anti-aircraft batteries, a…
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