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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-04-08"

LFairbanksLW10611800v1.pdf
Leonard William Fairbanks' log book covering two tours from 3 January 1941 to 15 April 1945, detailing his training schedule and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 25 OTU RAF Finningley, 25 OTU RAF Balderton and 20 OTU Lossiemouth.…

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…

E[Author]LPowellNI920207.pdf
A 6 page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Sortie report for an operation to Bruck Marshalling yards

Page 2:Vertical aerial target photograph of an unknown location showing some ground detail as tracer trails. Not all…

SPowellNI1896919v10002-0006.jpg
Two poor quality copies of target photographs of Trento and Vicenza. Neither have any discernible ground detail and only glare and tracer trails can be seen. The upper image is captioned:
2829 104/90. 8/9.APR.45. F8". NT. //9.500 → [redacted]…

SPowellNI1896919v10003.jpg
Details of operation to Trento choke points. Lists crew and provides some details of sortie. Bombs landed on TIs. Could not get landing gear down on normal system on return, lowered mechanically. Two versions of the same document.

PPowellNI19030008.jpg
Vertical aerial target photograph of Trento. Some ground details, mainly roads, are visible as is open countryside. In the upper part are several light trails from ordnance. It is captioned:
2829 104/90. 8/9-APR-45. F8". NT.//9,500'.→[redacted]…

LBrownCR1334289v1.pdf
C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a bomb aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…

LHastieR1821369v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Roy Hastie. It covers his RAF service from 9 December 1940 to 31 March 1946 and then his RAF Auxilliary Service flying to 23 May 1952. Detailing his flying training and operations flown firstly with Coastal Command and…

SWeirG19660703v010002.pdf
Observer’s, air gunner’s and W/T operators flying log book for A Taylor, wireless operator, covering the period from 25 January 1943 to 3 November 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF…

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…

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Catches up with mail and family news and says that life is monotonous. His new skipper is on a course but would be back soon. Reports arrival of cake and hamper and says not to send anymore and discusses mail. More family and friends news and notes…

LBallantyneWM1395001v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W M Ballantyne, covering the period from 3 March 1942 to 18 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, Duties with 267 transport squadron, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at SAAF Wonderboom, SAAF…

LChubbWF1890485v1.pdf
Flying log book for Bill Chubb, flight engineer covering the period from 12 September 1944 to 2 May 1945. Detailing his flying and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Topcliffe (1659 HCU) and RAF East Moor (432 Sqn). Aircraft…

LLovattP1821369v1.pdf
Flying log book for Peter Lovatt covering the period from 12 April 1944 to 20 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Burnaston (16 EFTS), RAF Barrow/Walney Island (10 AGS), RAF Oulton (223 Squadron).…
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