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

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A vertical aerial photograph of Heilbronn taken during an operation. A canal is visible in the centre running op to bottom but most of the image is obscured by light flashes.
It is captioned '3725 Skell. 4/5.12.44//NT. 8". 13800' 146° 1935…

LHallidayAH19250108v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Archie Henry Halliday from 30 August 1944 to 10 April 1945 detailing his training and operational duties. Training was with No.4 S of TT at RAF St. Athan and Heavy…

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Some comments on flying and then a list of operations. Most listed with GH and some with target oil, railway and one steelworks.

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Outline map of England and north west Europe. Shows route to Oberhausen. Day operation. Comment on trip and some route navigation data and bomb load included.

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Four verse poem on winter.

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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.

LChubbWF1890485v1.pdf
Flying log book for Bill Chubb, flight engineer covering the period from 12 September 1944 to 2 May 1945. Detailing his flying and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Topcliffe (1659 HCU) and RAF East Moor (432 Sqn). Aircraft…

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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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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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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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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Oberhausen.

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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…

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

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Cesare Andreini, on behalf of the Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale, declares that Bruno Parenti joined the Resistance serving in the Torbecchia squad. He acted as liaison officer and never collaborated with the German army.

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Records his sortie against the bomber force attacking Heilbron on the night of 4/5 December 1944. Eric Pick flew on that operation. The graphic account of the raid describes his succesful attack on a Lancaster, his failed attacks on others and in…

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A target photograph of Oberhausen. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground. There are some small smoke trails at centre left.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2445. MEP. 4.12.44 //8 19,600. 109º 1412 OBERHAUSEN,YI 1 HC4000IN. 6ANM 50DT. 6GP500DT.…

LHubbardGA519989v1.pdf
G A Hubbard’s Flying Log Book as Air Gunner and Wireless Operator from 2 October 1941 until 17 June 1946. Initial training at No. 2 Wireless School, RCAF Calgary and No. 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Dafoe. Further training at 24 Operational…

LFoskettW1323050v3.pdf
Bill Foskett’s Flying Log Book as Bomb Aimer from 6th November 1942 until 3rd July 1945. Retrained in Canada as bomb aimer and air gunner at 31 Bombing and Gunnery School (Picton) and 31 Advanced Navigation School (Port Albert). Posted to 2…

LCamlinAE1806468v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Alan Edwin Camlin, air gunner, covering the period 12 November 1943 to 12 January 1946 and detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.7 Air Gunner School RAF Stormy Down, No.11…
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