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

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Two low quality copies of target photographs of Brück and Fiume (Rijeka).
The Fiume image (upside down). Captioned:
'2615 104/60 16 Feb 45 F8//12,500ft → 14.32 G A FIUME
Fiume was before Powell stated operations on 104 Squadron.

The Brück…

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Two copies of a target photographs taken on an operation to Brück. Smoke from explosions and light trails from tracer. Both copies are captioned:
'2723 104/77. 19/20-MAR-45. F8 NT//9000' → 355°. 22.021/2 BRUCK M/YDS.
G. 4x1000. 8x500 Mk III 21.…

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Announcement of award of Victoria cross to Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer DFC (115772) RAFVR (missing). Gives some of his operational history and describes actions leading to award.

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Top left - three-quarter length image of an airman standing in a field looking at a stone bridge in the middle distance. Captioned 'Ivana and Horse Bridge, Cornwall, 14.2.45'.
Top right - An airman leaning on a road sign with distances to Tavistock,…

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Hazy target photograph showing tracer on left and an arrow middle right side. Captioned '4039METH 20/21.3.45//NT08", 1 HC4000 IN 15 GP 500 DT22 Sec W/C LEVIS'. Submitted with description 'Target photo of Bohlen synthetic oil refinery, dated…

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Instructions for doping including method, inspection and visits to dope shops. On the reverse a letter concerning orders.

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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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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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Informs her that no further news news concerning him or any member of his crew had been received. Informs her that RAF missing research and enquiry service would be established to pursue enquiries for all RAF personnel reported missing.

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An extract from Ron Harrison's log book detailing his operations as an air gunner with 70 Squadron between 2 March 1945 and 24 March 1945. Details targets in Italy, Yugoslavia and Austria: Verona, Pola, Gemona, Padua, Monfalcone, Bruck, Pragersko and…

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

YRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Written in RAF pilot's flying log book by Sergeant, pilot Rosser, Lewis Victor, RAFVR - diary of night bombing operations. Gives date, aircraft, crew, target and description of each operation. Also included are extracts from the bomber command war…

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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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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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LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

LAlgarHKM1801102v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilots for H K M Algar, air bomber and navigator, covering the period from 14 September 1943 to 16 March 1954. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 201 advanced flying…

SWeirG19660703v070001.pdf
Flying log book for L Britt covering the period from 27 May 1943 to 11 February 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla (11 EFTS), RAAF Deniliquin (7 SFTS), RAF Babdown Farm (15 P AFU), RAF Moreton…

LBabbageG1613415v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for G Babbage, air gunner, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 8 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormey Down, RAF…

LProbynEA1896412v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for E A Probyn, air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1944 to 27 July 1945 and 7 to 11 August 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was…

LWierT500238v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 12 May 1941 to 5 October 1955. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying with Number 4 Ferry Pool and Number 48, 9, 27 Maintenance Units. He was…

LMellefontGJ240907v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s air bomber air gunner’s flight engineers for G J Mellefont, air gunner, covering the period from 25 February 1944 to 10 September 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF…

LDaviesLA1581024v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L A Davies, navigator, covering the period from 4 August 1943 to 16 April 1945 and from 26 September 1948 to 13 June 1953 with no. 5 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Port Alfred, RAF…
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