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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-12-04"

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Recounts meeting three men named John Mitchell in the space of a few weeks. The first was a signals officer at RAF Spilsby when the author was a wireless operator on Lancaster. He relates some of his experiences surviving two tours on Whitley and…

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A very short memoir of N G Prescott, a wireless operator with 12 Squadron. He completed eight operations but on his ninth he was reported missing at Munich.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Oberhausen.

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Letter of introduction to Tenente Buchione regarding two Italians, two British and one American servicemen.

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Writes of common grief even after five months. Talks of photograph of Malcolm and his delight at first seeing snow. Catches up with other family news. Says she is writing letters and knitting for civilian relief in England. Mentions meting a lady who…

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A handwritten note giving brief details of the operation and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'American Take Saarlauten and push on beyond. R.A.F. drop 3500 tons on Saar supplies'.

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Halifax parked on a pan on an airfield. The legs of a man can be seen under the rear fuselage. In the background mountains. On the reverse '[.....], On arrival at Brooklyn Cape Town, 4/12/44'.

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Letter from Headquarters Pathfinder Force to Flying Officer G J North that he has qualified for the award of the path finder Force badge. Notes that badge can only be worn while he remains in Pathfinder force. Signed by Donald Bennett.

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for three the other for sixteen aircraft. Details weights, preselection settings and other information. At the bottom window information and briefing times. On the reverse, Mosquito marking with timings and bombing…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations 6/7 December 1944. One member of each crew is underlined. Includes, duty, reserve crews and duty personnel as well as timings. On the reverse title 'Next of Kin for crew of Lancaster Mk1 DB.751.G. missing on…

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The log book covers the training and operational duties of Flight Engineer Sergeant Harry Thomas Ansell, from 14 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. He trained at RAF Torquay, RAF St Athan, RAF Stockport and was stationed at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF…

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The log book covers the training an operational career of Flight Engineer Syd Marshall from 28 July 1944 to March 1945, with occasional notes added through 2008. He joined 103 Squadron at RAF Elsham Wolds on 27 September 1944, from where he flew in…

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Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Sergeant John Casey from 26 February 1944 to 8 October 1945. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at 7 Air Gunnery School followed by training at 29…
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