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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-11-21"

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an air-to-air photograph of an aircraft exploding after a direct hit.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air photograph of burning pieces of an aircraft after a direct hit.
Photo 3 is a vertical aerial photograph of…

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Shows three bomb loads for operations and includes preselection and false height settings. Shows Window and H-hour. On the reverse, marking plan, broadcast winds, bombing heights, alternative plans, master bomber and weight calculations.

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Handwritten note giving brief details of the operation and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'Barges littered the fields'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Homberg during a daytime operation. The ground detail is not clear and there are several bomb explosions and some smoke in the centre. Annotated '2329 MEP 21.11.44//8” 20,000. 80[degrees] 1509 HOMBERG Z IHC 4000 IN…

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to the Homberg synthetic oil plant.

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Seven aircrew wearing Mae Wests standing arm in arm in front of a Halifax. Annotated at bottom 'MU, WOp, Nav, Pilot, Eng, BA, RG'. Submitted with caption; '…my Father-in-law. Ronald Davis of Chichester. He was flight engineer on Halifax mk3 78…

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In reply to her letter they advise that she is in order to write to a woman residing near Le Havre and that letters of a personal or family nature or exchanging business are now permitted to liberated France without submission to them, and also that…

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Notes that he was posted to 50 Squadron on 2nd November 1944. Then lists 29 operations flown by Lancaster crew including Gordon Catling from Royal Air Force Skellingthorpe between November 1944 and April 1945. First operation flown as co-pilot on…

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List crews and aircraft for operations on night 20/21 November 1944. Includes standby and reserve crews as well as duty personnel. Page is scribbled over with lines.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 21/22 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew underlined in blue.Includes reserve and duty crews as well as other duty personnel.

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Two items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 is a propaganda leaflet, dropped on Homberg on 21-11-44.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about Bombing Attacks on Germany. It states that the RAF lost 79,281 airmen and 22000 aircraft during the war. The USAAF lost…

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.
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