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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-21"

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Congratulations on award of Distinguished flying Cross

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Wireless operators flying log book for F W Elliott, covering the period from 1 October 1943 to 13 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with Radio Warfare Establishment. He was stationed at RAF Madley,…

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Writes that saying they are pleased to hear that Bob is alive although a prisoner of war. They continue with general social news and gossip.

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Asks after father's health problem and catches up with news from home. Mentions having access to English farming publications and asks if they could arrange for him to get the South African farmers weekly.

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Two vertical aerial photographs from an album. Photo 1 is of Flushing where a dyke was breached. Some flooding is visible according to the caption. Photo 2 is of Bonn showing in the city in great detail at the start of the attack. it is annotated…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Flushing (Vlissingen) during an operation. Explosions can be seen on the coastal dyke. The No. 4 Commando bunker and Uncle Beach is nearby, in the bottom left of the image. Annotated '2010 MEP 21.10.44// 8” 8,000…

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The letter refers to a previous letter and recommendations for Non-Immediate Awards.

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A letter from the KIng awarding Fred a DFC and a note from Arthur Harris describing why he received the award.

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Szombathely aerodrome. The left side of the image is obscured by explosions and smoke. It is captioned ' 2393. 37/307. 20/21.10.44. F8//NT.8000' -->020°. 21.57.Szombathely A/D. X. 9x500. MkIII…

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Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and two short newspaper cuttings, one titled '1000-raid. On Stuttgart and Nuremberg'.

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LCuttsE431716v1.pdf
Air gunner's log book for Ernest Cutts, rear gunner, covering the period 23 November 1943 to 21 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Sale, RAF Litchfield, RAF Marston Moor, RAF…

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Shows two bomb loads. Details preselection settings, weights, Window and some timings. Struck through in green and annotated 'Cancelled'. On the reverse; timings, marking plan and bombing instructions. Included extra notes on freezing level and…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 21/22 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel.

LYoungJ1569980v1.pdf
Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant John Young, flight engineer, covering the period 28 June 1944 to 6 January 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Eastmoor. Aircraft flown in were the Halifax…

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Full length wedding portrait of James and Eunice Flowers. He is on the left wearing uniform with air gunner brevet and sergeant stripes. She is standing alongside dressed in white full length wedding gown with veil lifted carrying a large bouquet. In…
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