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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03-20"

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Navigational computation for an operation to Hamm. Also included is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing operation.

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Comandante Scaramuccia states that construction works have started with the first stage consisting of levelling out the ground. Progression is currently hampered by a scarcity of labourers, tools and supplies.

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Complains that only 15 civilian labourers showed up, most of them without tools, instead of the 50 partisans expected. No tools are available.

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The start of the planned works at the Casoni drop zone has to be postponed to 20 March 1945.

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Lacey Peter Webb remembers his role as a flight engineer in the Royal Air Force during the war and flying thirty operations on Halifaxes and two on Lancasters. Retraces his training in various stations, among them St John’s Wood, where he was…

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Handwritten notes giving brief description of the operations and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'RAF bombs Baltic escape port'.

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H-hour stated as '0345'. Shows two bomb loads for seven and nine aircraft respectively. Details preselection, distributor, false height and other weapon settings. Weight calculations in the top margin and three aircraft are annotated with 'X'. On the…

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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…

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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…
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