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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-01-04"

POpenshawB1805-0013.jpg
Target photograph showing river running left to right in centre with flare on left side. Captioned '6' and '2480, 104/46, 4/5 Jan 45, F8, NT, ?,→ ??, Latisana RR Bdge, H, 9x500:6x250 Mk IV, 18, F/O Chadwick (F/O Myers B.A.) Z'. Annotated on page…

isrlaspezia_AMb39f1_BIS_8272.jpg
Major Gordon Lett writes to Colonnello Mario Fontana regarding the establishment of a military operations area around Rossano. Logistical arrangements are discussed. Mention actions of paratroopers and Special Forces and discusses opportunities for…

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AColbeckJC170524.mp3
Joy Colbeck was born in Maidstone, Kent and served within the Women’s Royal Naval Service during the war. Her brother, John, joined the RAF on the 28 of April 1943, qualified at as an air gunner in April 1944, before being transferred to an…

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…

PHouriganM18010081.jpg
Target photograph of Royan. Almost completely obscured by light streaks and a ball of light. no clear detail visible. Captioned '8°F', '6CLB', '4179 SKELL.4/5.1.44//NT(C).8" 8000 213° 0402 ROYAN.L. 1HC4000(M) IN,5GP500DT,11MC500DT, 23secs. S/L.…

SChattertonJ159568v10228.jpg
Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 January 1945. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and some are ticked. Crews third from left in second row, left and right side of fourth row are crossed out. Includes timings and duty…

AChaplinSR170407.mp3
Susan Chaplin was born in North Marston and was a local teacher. She recounts the story her mother told her as a young girl, about Wellington HE740 which crashed near the village. With her local history group she researched and wrote a book “The…

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

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…
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