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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-08"

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),…

Observer’s air gunner’s and w/t operators flying log book for V T Hilton, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 July 1943 to 16 April 1945. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Port Pririe, RAF Dumfries, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Rufforth…

Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

Royal Australian Air Force observer’s air gunner’s and W/T operator’s flying log book for H G Adams, navigator, covering the period from 11 May 1943 to 23 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He…

Writes that they are now back in Chalfont St Giles and describes journey home from Devon as well as their activities when after arriving. Mentions going Christmas shopping and then reorganising the house as well as other domestic chores. Goes on with…

Number 176-33. Reports having injections or tetanus. Stocks of tobacco and cigarettes running out. camp facilities improving but reports Army mail much quicker than Air Force mail.

Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and two relevant short newspaper cuttings, one titled 'Eight breaches both sides of flushing'.


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 8 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Included timings and duty personnel. On the reverse Section "B" Sub-Section IV. Signals. W/T failure during flight - procedure to be…

Shows one bomb load for nine aircraft. Details weights, preselection and false height settings. Struck through and annotated 'Cancelled'.

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…
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