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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-02-08"

Thanks Mrs Hobbs for her letter and tries to answer her questions. Crash was sudden, no time for crew to suffer. Sgt Hobbs was still at his post. He obtained copy of pilots tag 'Rodbourne, 16.9.006, Blood, RAF'. No papers belonging to Hobbs. Location…

Target photograph of Politz. Partially obscured by ball of light and haze, no clear detail visible. Captioned '5[degreesF', '5B', '4385 SKELL.8/9.2.45//NT(C).8" 10750 065° 2121 POLITZ.A. 1HC4000IN. 14MC500DT. 21secs. F/O MOURITZ.A.61.'. On the…

Target photograph of Politz. Completely obscured by haze or cloud and balls of light. Captioned '5°F', '5B', 4390 SKELL. 8/9.2.45//NT/(C).8". 11000 056° 2117 POLITZ.K. HC4000IN.14MC500DT. 21secs. F/O. BAIN.K.61.'. On the reverse 'F/O. BAIN POLITZ.…

Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the other for eleven. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, weight calculations, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse, objective 'to destroy an enemy…

Describes the journey taken between 18 January 1945 and 8 February 45 after the evacuation of the Bankau Luft prisoner of war camp by foot and eventually train to Stalag Luft 3A.
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