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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-11-26"

He hopes she has been lucky with Christmas presents, as she is a very good girl. He mentions that she has grown up a lot since he left and is longing to see her.

Handwritten note giving brief details of operation and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'Heavies bomb Munich'.


Annotared 'Munich' at top. Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 November 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in red and most are ticked. Includes timings and duty personnel.

Indicates a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, preselection settings time on target and window start stop lines. On the reverse Mosquito marking and controller, timings and marking plan, bombing instructions, route marking and note that…

Gino Muratori (b. 1929) recollects three Rimini bombings that occurred in November 1944, one of which was aimed at the Ausa river bridge. Mentions his grandmother losing two relatives when their boarding house was destroyed. Remembers how on 26…
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