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BLanningWPalmerRAMv1.pdf
The story of an attack by Pathfinders of 35,105,109 and 582 Squadrons 23 December 1944. Tribute to Robert pPalmer and thirty comrades who died with him. Contains history of Battle of the Bulge. Description of Oboe system. List of aircraft and crews…

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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…

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Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

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Lists casualties for 109 Squadron and 582 Squadron in 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1946. Has squadron badges for both squadrons an 8 Group and two Victoria Crosses (Squadron Leader Robert A.M.Palmer V.C, D.F.C & Bar 109 Sqn and Captain Edwin E Swales V.C.,…

BAllamAJAllamAJv1.pdf
Chapter 8 - Overture and Beginners. Gives account of time on OTU at RAF Lossiemouth. Includes ground instruction, crewing up and description of station and training on Wellington. Writes about a fatal crash he sees and about some of his sorties.…

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Reports that Wellington crew of 9 Squadron took of on operation from RAF Honington and force landed in Vichy France. Apart from one who eventually made his way to freedom, the other crew returned safely and resumed operational flying. Two years later…

MWareingR86325-161005-57.pdf
Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

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Writes thanking her for her letter and enclosing a copy of a letter which he had written to the Air Ministry.

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He writes that he was delighted to receive the good news regarding her husband and that the Group Captain also sends his good wishes. He regrets that he is unable to provide her with her husband’s log book as that is the property of the Air…

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He writes thanking her for her letter and regretting that there is no further news of her husband and is unable to provide any information on the target of his operations. He hopes that good news will come soon.

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Writes thanking her for her letter and informing her that she is still entitled to a travelling pass.

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Writes thanking her for her letter and also the letter from Flying Officer Walkden about her husband. He also advises that he has been officially informed that two of her husband’s crew have arrived safely back in England but that there is no news…

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He thanks her for her telegram and letters and is delighted at the good news and sends her good wishes and a speedy reunion. He mentions two of her husband’s crew and the unofficial reports that they are back in England.

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He writes that he has received a complaint from Mrs Joan Wareing regarding her request for documents pertaining to her husband’s car and the subsequent delay. He asked that the Air Ministry expedite the matter.

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Mentions formation of Pathfinder force. Gee, pulse phasing radar, new compasses. Continues with short note of H2S, OBOE. Lists locations and RAF stations.

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From Adjutant of No. 582 Squadron to Mrs Joan Wareing, He writes that he wanted to send a few lines of appreciation for Robert and his work and says that he also knew Robert’s brother Stanley. He says that they were both charming and had a keen…

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Informs her that her husband was missing as a result of air operations night 7/8 August 1944.

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From officer commanding 582 Squadron, informing her that her husband has failed to return from an operation over enemy territory on the night of 7/8 August 1944. Mentions that he was captain of experienced crew and comments on character. No further…

LQuineJW185297v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J W Quine, covering the period from August 1942 to 18 January 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 582 squadron. He was stationed at Miami, RCAF Edmonton,…

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The Obituary describes his service and civilian career from training in the United States to his 105 operations. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He met his future wife, Isobel in Blackpool. Served in the Far East and demobbed in 1947.
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