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BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

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Contains personal details and postings including to 514 Squadron in October 1943 as well as reported missing in April 1944 and then a prisoner of war.

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A note accompanying a print of 514 squadron's record. The record details all the squadron's operations, sorties, bombs dropped and numbers of aircraft lost.

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A copy of 514 squadron's operational record. It lists the operations undertaken, tonnage of bombs dropped, number of sorties and the total number of aircraft lost.

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A list of 12 photographs in the Syd Cooper collection.

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

LLambournJP1851376v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for John Lambourn, flight engineer, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 8 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St…

LKeyEG1866522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner and flight engineers for E G Key, flight engineer. Covering the period from 16 October 1944 to 16 June 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was…

PBradburyDC17010049.pdf
A brief memoir of Denis Bradbury and his wartime experiences in the RAF. An introduction to a talk entitled 'How to visit twelve different countries at no expense to myself due to the incompetence of the Air Ministry'.

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PBradburyDC17010027.pdf
A brief history of 514 Squadron from its formation in 1943 to its last operation before VE day. Annotated under heading 'Last Mission before VE Day' - "7 May 1945 - 20 Lancasters dropped supplies to Dutch at The Hague, Internet info. last updated 6th…

PBradburyDC17010013.pdf
Item 1 - card for Farewell Dinner to be held at the Officers' Mess, 514 Squadron, RAF Waterbeach
Item 2 - handwritten summary of 514 Squadron operational and flying hours.
Item 3 - the menu at the farewell dinner.
Item 4 - the Operational record…

PBradburyDC17010012.pdf
Extract from Flying Officer Snow's log book. It lists operations between 15 Jan 1945 and 21 May 1945.

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PBradburyDC17010011.pdf
Item 1 - a list titled 'Denis Bradbury's crew' of five addresses in Canada for Hank, Woodie, Gort, Roy and Don. Item 2 -Underneath is Len Thatcher's Welsh address.

Item 3 - card of 514 Squadron crest. Approved by King George VI.

Item 4 - two…

PBradburyDC17010007.pdf
Item 1 - wireless operator's station inside a Lancaster.
Item 2 - in-flight view across the starboard wing of a Lancaster.
Item 3 - in-flight view of the mid-upper gun turret.
Item 4 - caption 'RAF Waterbeach 514 Squadron Operational'.

This…

LCattyMA164193v2.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for M A Catty, covering the period from 15 October 1943 to 21 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RCAF…

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A commemorative document detailing the operations undertaken by the squadron during the Second World War, the weight of bombs dropped and the number of sorties. Also it states 73 aircraft did not return. At the bottom is handwritten 'Good Luck!…
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