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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03-14"

List of operations between 11 February 1945 and VE day while Hugh Parry was serving with 75 New Zealand Squadron at RAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire. Operations are listed in chronological order with aircraft identification and losses.

Extracts cover thirteen wartime bombing operations and four Operation Manna supply drops as well as three post war prisoner of war repatriation flights. Details include number of aircraft involved, weather, bomb load, marking seen, operational…

Two handwritten notes giving brief details of operations and relevant newspaper cuttings titled 'Packed Nazi troop towns hit' and 'RAF keep it up'.

Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the other for ten. Includes preselection settings, distributor settings, aircraft heights and false height settings and some bombing notes. On the reverse Marking and tactics including by Mosquito,…

Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Two sets of target indicator streaks run from the centre to the right of the photograph. Captioned '5B' and '4285 BRN 14/15.3.45 // NT 8 25000 066 213030 Berlin D 2MC500DT 2MC500LD CH2Secs…

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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