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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-12-27"

Target photograph showing river along the bottom and roads with bomb explosions in the centre. Captioned '2461.104/43, 27/28 Dec 44, F8".//NT 5300' →, 330 degrees, 18.02, Piave/Susegana RR, BF,DG, T., [ ] x 4000 Mk III, 15 1/2, F/O Chadwick (F/O…

Is sending on a letter from A.O.C which was sent to David by mistake.

Vertical aerial photograph of the Ponte della Priula area. The centre is obscured by bright light and tracers. The Piave river meanders across the lower half of the image; the strada statale 13 Pontebbana and the Venezia – Udine railway line are…

Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations.


Target photograph of Rheydt. Partially obscured by smoke, dust and bomb explosions, visible area is mainly rural, railway lines, field patterns and houses visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '4058 SKELL.27.12.44.// 8" 17500' 052° 1505 RHEYDT. M 14 MC…

Target photograph of Rheydt. Partially obscured by bomb explosions, smoke and dust. Where visible mainly rural, roads and field patterns visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '4043 SKELL.27.12.44.// 8" 16250' 055[degrees 15041/2 RHEYT.L. 14 MC 1000 DT.…

Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 26/27 December 1944. Crews second from left top row, right hand side second row and second from left third row have been crossed out. Includes duty personnel. Annotated 'St Vith'.

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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