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

LHallidayAH19250108v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Archie Henry Halliday from 30 August 1944 to 10 April 1945 detailing his training and operational duties. Training was with No.4 S of TT at RAF St. Athan and Heavy…

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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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London Gazette Supplement entry for Frank's commission.

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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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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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SGrewB[Ser#-DoB]v10001.pdf
Flight Sergeant Archibald Steele’s Flying Log Book as a pilot and flight engineer from 20th April 1943 to 10th September 1945. Flying training started with 19 Elementary Flying Training School then at 12 and 36 Service Flying Training Schools in…

LTaylorPR1580457v1.pdf
P R Taylor’s Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 26 April 1943 to 25 October 1945, detailing training and operations as a Navigator (occasionally Bomb Aimer) in the Mediterranean area. Based at: Oudtshoorn (No. 45 Air School),…

LHenningtonAJM154960v1.pdf
A J M Hennington’s Navigator’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 02 September 1943 to 30 July 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator: Brüx, Dortmund-Ems Canal, Düsseldorf, Friedrichshafen, Gdynia,…
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