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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-14"

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

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Shows two bomb loads for ten and seven aircraft respectively. Details preselection settings, weight, Window and broadcast wind information. On the reverse marking plan, bombing instructions and alternative plan.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 14/15 October 1944. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Briefing time annotated and weight calculation at the bottom left.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 13/14 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Included three standby crews as well as duty personnel.Three crews are flying with a second pilot.

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A newspaper cutting of a Lancaster dropping incendiary bombs over Duisburg. The text describes the event and a handwritten caption reads ' Oct 14th 1944'.

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Sidney Marshall grew up in Lincolnshire and worked as an agricultural engineer. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force at eighteen and trained as a flight engineer. On his first operation to Duisburg one of his Lancaster's engines was hit by shrapnel…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…
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