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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-04-25"

MPowellNI1896919-191029-03.pdf
A thirteen page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Vertical aerial target photograph of Argenta. Some roads, houses and open fields are visible in the upper half of the image. There are also canals, rail tracks or roads…

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…

SPowellNI1896919v10002-0005.jpg
Copies of target photographs of Innsbruck and Freilassing.
The upper image has no detail, just some glare. It is captioned:
2969. 104/101. 25/26-APR-45. F8".//NT. 9200'.→255°. 2247. FREILASSING.
G. 2x1000. 10x500. MkIII 21. F/O WARD (F/O…

SPowellNI1896919v10017.jpg
Some details of operation to Freilassing marshalling yards. Provide short report on bombing. Lists crew. Two versions of the same document.

PPowellNI19030002.jpg
Target photograph showing explosions. Captioned '2969 104/101, 25/26 Apr 45, F8//NT 9200 ft, >255 degrees.22.47 Freilassing, G 2x1000, 10x500 Mk III 21 F/O Ward (F/O Scott B/A) R'. Two versions of the same image.

SPalmerRAM115772v10036.jpg
History since formation on 1 April 1944 until last operation 7 May 1945. Part of Pathfinder Force. Mention first award of DSO and last marking and bombing operations in 1945. Provides account of last operation of Captain Edwin Swales who was awarded…

SPalmerRAM115772v10021.jpg
Top - Royal Air Force 23rd V.C. Announces award of Victoria Cross to Act Sqn Ldr Robert Antony Maurice Palmer 109 Squadron (missing). Quotes from citation for award with account of operation to Cologne and some service background. Bottom left - pals…

SWeirG19660703v080004.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force Log Book for Max Langworthy, pilot. Covers period 8 January 1943 to 15 February 1958. Includes his training, operations and post-war flying. He was based at RAF Babdown Farm, RAF Bibury, RAF Morton in Marsh, RAF Rufforth,…

PWierT1704.jpg
Air-to-air view from starboard rear quarter of an airborne Lancaster letters 'BH-V'. Submitted with caption '017 - ostatni lot z bombami - na kwatere Hitlera w Berthesgarden'

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…

PFOMetheringhamAF19050014.jpg
Reconnaissance photograph of an oil refinery on a peninsular with large plume of smoke from damaged oil tanks upper right area. Oslofjord is to the left with Prinds Christians Batterie just visible on the edge top left. Explanatory note underneath…

SJenkinsonLP1316403v10042-0001.jpg
Debrief questionnaire. Gives personal details of Philip Jenkinson, list the camps he was in as well as providing answers to other questions including , interrogations, escapes attempted, collaboration with enemy and evidence of war crimes, In camps…

LKellJA[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilot’s log book for J A Kell covering the period from 4 May 1942 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, including assessment certificates and course syllabus. Notes include references to a 1000 bomber operation,…

LLucasWE122826v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W E Lucas, covering the period from 7 November 1940 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Derby, RAF Montrose, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Honington,…

LShawWH189217v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for W H Shaw, wireless operator, covering the period from 26 November 1943 to 16 February 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 37 squadron, 168…

LEdwardsF1805103v1.pdf
Flying log book for Frederick Edwards covering the period from 30 September, 1943 to 30 September, 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Rivers, Manitoba (1 CNS), RAF Halfpenny Green (3(O)AFU), RAF Upper…

LEdmundsAE430709v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A E Edmunds, covering the period from 18 August 1941 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penhold, RAF Hatfield, RAF Prestwick, RAF Dishforth, RAF…

CSouthwellDE-160424-01.jpg
A navigation chart prepared for the operation to Tonsberg.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

MSouthwellDE422987-160424-020001.jpg
A navigation log sheet for an operation to Tonsberg, Norway.

PFraserC1503.jpg
A fragment of a parachute on which is written ‘Anzac Day 25.4.45, In M-Mike, Berchsgarten (Hitler’s Hang Out), 460 Squadron crest and moto strike and return, 460 Sqdn, F/O "Lofty" Payne, (WA), F/Sgt W A Stanley (Vic), Col Fraser, ( " ), "Buck"…

MFraserC[Ser#-DoB]-151113-02.jpg
Recounts that piece of parachute silk is a memento of Colin Fraser's Lancaster being shot down during an attack on Gestapo barracks at Berchtesgaden on 25 April 1945. Describes crew bale out and skilful crash landing by pilot Flying Officer Harry…

LKirbyH1637087v1.pdf
Flight engineers log book (Copy) for H Kirby covering the period from 26 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington and RAF Coningsby. Aircraft flown…

YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

EAirMinDonaldsonDW541005.jpg
Notes that Donaldson was correct in that he flew the only Halifax on the Berchtesgaden operation. Notes that the author of volume 3 was not at fault with omission of this fact due to the enormous volume of material and that only isolated and…
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