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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-12-18"

MCatlingBG3005381-151228-02.pdf
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…

SChattertonJ159568v10247.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operation on night 18/19 December 1944. Annotated 'Gdynia'. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes standby and reserve crews as well as 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…

LAndersonAA428289v1.pdf
Incomplete pilots flying log book for A A Anderson covering the period from 19 April 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Bitteswell, RAF Bruntingthorpe, RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF…

LSandersDS1869292v1.pdf
The log book covers the operational career of flight engineer David Sanders from 5 July 1944 to 29 May 1945. He joined 619 Squadron at RAF Strubby on 28 September 1944, from where he flew Lancasters on two daylight and three night time operations…

LMarshallS1594781v1.pdf
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…

PHouriganM18030158.jpg
Target photograph of Gdynia. Partially obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. no detail visible. Aircraft silhouetted in centre. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '3971 SKELL.18/19.12.44//NT.8" 13500' 275° 2202 GDYNIA(B) F. 10 ANM 59DT. 23secs. F/O…

PHouriganM18010047.jpg
Target photograph of Munich. Obscured by haze, light streaks and balls of light. Captioned '7B', '1952 SKELL.17/18.12.44//NT/(C).8".13100' 043° 2205 MUNICH.T. 1HC4000IN.15X4. 23SEC.S/L.FADDEN.T.61.'. On the reverse ' S/L. FADDEN. MUNICH…

PHouriganM18010055.jpg
Target photograph of Gdynia. Partially obscured by light streaks, visible area is urban but no clear detail visible. Captioned '9', '3989 SKELL. 18/19.12.44.//NT(C)8" [height, heading & time censored] GDYNIA(B) 10 ANM 59 DT. [exposure censored] F/L…

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…

LAmbroseBG1604870v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Basil Ambrose, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 11 July 1946. Detailing engineers training, flying training and operations flown and post war…

PPopeKMJ18010002.pdf
Royal Air Force flying log book for Sergeant Kenneth Pope, flight engineer, covering the period 25 September 1944 to 17 May 1945, detailing training, and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington. Aircraft…

LMcDonaldEA1076160v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner, flight engineers for Edward Allan McDonald, air gunner, covering the period from 10 march 1944 to 1 June 1945. He was stationed at RAF Evanton, RAF Market Harborough, RAF Winthorpe, RAF…

LRogersTC1814690v10001.jpg
Lists operations flown as an air gunner with 207 Squadron to Homberg,
Dortmund Ems canal, Dusseldorf, Munich, Heilbronn, Geisen, Heimbach, Gdynia, Stettin, Politz and Dresden between 1 November 1944 and 14 February 1945.

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EWareingRWareingJ441218-0001.jpg
He writes that he has recently been reading books on farming and country life and is considering what job he would like to do after the war. He hopes they may be lucky and get to live in the countryside.

SChattertonJ159568v10245.jpg
Shows a single bomb load for operation to Gdynia with a further three aircraft carrying mines for gardening DUP. Includes preselection, distributor and false height setting, window and other details. On the reverse marking and bombing notes on two…

PPopeKMJ18010059.jpg
Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and a newspaper cutting relevant to the Munich operation titled 'RAF out in force, says Berlin'.

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PPopeKMJ18010060.jpg
A handwritten note giving brief details of the operation and two relevant newspaper cuttings titled 'R.A.F Attack Lutzow in Harbour' and 'R.A.F. raiders'.

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