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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03-25"

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…

LGosneyG568331v1.pdf
This log book covers the training, operational and post war flying career of Geoffrey Gosney from 2 July 1942 to 12 July 1951. It includes a cartoon of the 426 Squadron crest. Geoffrey flew 31 operations in two tours of duty, 23 of which were night…

LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

LPowellNI1896918v1.pdf
N I Powell’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 9 August 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as flight engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training, RAF…

SPowellNI1896919v10002-0001.jpg
Low quality copies of two target photographs of Villach. No ground details are discernible, and both contain a large patch of glare.
The left image is captioned:
2769 104/83 25/26-MAR-45. F8. NT.//9820'.→234º. 20.19. VILLACH
D. 12x…

PPowellNI19030011.jpg
Target photograph of Villach showing a large area of very bright glare to the left. Elsewhere some road and street details are visible. It is captioned:
2769 104/83 25/26-MAR-45. F8". NT//9,820' →234º 20.29. VILLACH
D 12x500 (INC) MkIII 20 F/O…

BMayBJMayBJv10001.jpg
Ben May's life and service as a flight engineer on 420 Squadron flying Halifax from January 1945. Relate life before volunteering for aircrew and being called up for the RAF in February 1944. Provides short description of training and joining 420…

LDenverI422844v1.pdf
Extracts from log book from July 1944 on No 1 LFS and 625 Squadron on operations flying Lancasters and Oxfords on beam approach training, and then onto 156 Squadron in September 1944 until May 1945. There is also a summary of operations flown on 156…

MBeislyJWT1593305-200929-010001.jpg
Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

LLeadbetterJ163970v1.pdf
Bomb Aimers flying log book for J Leadbetter covering the period from 25 October 1943 to 14 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also details of targets and bomb loads. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 B&GS), RCAF Portage…

LPhillipsD1653229v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for D Phillips, navigator, covering the period from 16 September 1943 to 7 September 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at SAAF Queenstown, RAF Moreton Valance,…

PQuineJW16020280.jpg
Top - target photograph showing smoke from bomb explosions in centre with some built up area to top left. Captioned '3737 LSGN 24.3.45 Y 18000' ISO 13.19.18 STERKRADE E, 18MC500DT, C34SECS, F/O QUINE. H. 582'.
Bottom - target photograph showing…

PWalkerS17010005.jpg
Urban area, smoke and dust in centre of picture. Captioned '6195 PCK 25-3-45//8" 16200' 020T 10.01 OSNABRUCK. Q. 1HC2000IN 11X15CP. C 27secs F/O McVICAR X/102

PWalkerS17010027.jpg
A target aerial photograph of Osnabruck with numerous bomb craters visible.
Captioned '6195 PCK. 25-3.45//8" 16200' OSNABRUCK. Q. 1HC2000IN 11X15CP. F/O McVICAR. X/102

EHudsonP-HEHudsonJD-A450325-0002.jpg
Addresses to them as children which they would always be to them. Says thinking of them on the first day of their holiday. Mentions weather and journey and writes of other activities. Letter day after Douglas's marriage to Alice on 24 March 1945.…

LSimpsonF2203970v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for F Simpson, air gunner, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 20 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF…

EValentineUMValentineJRM450325-0001.jpg
Reports on arrival back from a 10 day visit and describes couple they stayed with as well as activities undertaken. Mentions meeting the daughter of Earl and Countess of Sandwich at Hinchinbrook [sic]. Writes of going to the theatre, a dance, of…

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