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Top is photograph of 13 ground crew and aircrew in two rows. Front row has five non commissioned officers and one officer in the centre sitting on a trolley. All apart from right hand man are aircrew. All are wearing tunic or battledress. At the…

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

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Flight Sergeant Frank Waters is reunited with his wife Kathleen at a secret location on 21 March 1945 after he had been released from prisoner of war camp by advancing Russian forces. Recently married, Kathleen Waters had been lodging with the Carter…

LSandersDS1869292v1.pdf
The log book covers the operational career of flight engineer David Sanders from 5 July 1944 to 29 May 1945. He joined 619 Squadron at RAF Strubby on 28 September 1944, from where he flew Lancasters on two daylight and three night time operations…

LBakerA1080466v1.pdf
An incomplete copy of Pilot Officer A Baker’s (1080466 Royal Air Force) Wireless Operator’s flying log book 8 December 1942 to April 1944. He served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Oxford. He carried out a total of 30…

EChattertonJLees[Fa-Mo]431201.pdf
Letter written to parents of his bomb aimer member of his crew who was killed flying as a reserve with another crew captained by Pilot Officer Buckel lost 23 November 1943. Captioned 'Loss of Sgt Peter Lees 23/11/43. Letter written by his crew…

LChattertonJ159568v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Chatterton 30 March 1942 to 15 April 1954 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Dunholme Lodge, RAF Syerston, RAF East Kirkby and RAF Swinderby.…

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Base commander's inspection and parade order for all aircrew to parade outside their respective messes and details 11 squads.

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Crew lists, briefing times and duty staff for operations on night 13/14 February 1944. There are some pencilled calculation in the margins.

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Crew lists, briefing times and duty personnel for operations 30/31 March 1944

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Lists of crews for operations 5/6 June 1945. Includes duty personnel and briefing times. Handwritten figures between 8000 and 12000 at 500 intervals above each crew.

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Tare, fuel, bomb, and all up weights as well as bomb loads for all squadron aircraft. Three columns reflecting three different bomb and fuel loads.

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List of crews with red line under the fourth crew member in each crew, Includes duty personnel and briefing times.

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Single column table with Tare, fuel, bomb and all up weights as well as bomb load.

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Two columns indicating two different bomb loads with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights

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Lists crews for operations as well as duty personnel and briefing times.

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List crews and aircraft for operations as well as duty personnel and timings. Each crew has pencilled annotation of a height. Annotated at the bottom 'X, K Colour film, [..]artiche, O,T,P,Z'.

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Single column table with a single bomb load. Shows Tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations and standby as well as duty personnel and timings. Indicated training programme for 2 June will be same as for 1 June. Annotated 'Maisy, Scrubbed'.

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List crews for operation and standby as well as duty personnel . Drawn over with green pencil.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations with duty personnel. Fourth crew member in each crew is underlined and ticked. Heights are assigned in pencil to each crew.

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Single column indicating single bomb load for squadron with weights. Annotated '500lb GP - 4[5 crossed out]60lb with carrier'.

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Lists crews and aircraft with duty personnel and timings for operations. The fourth member of each crew is underlined in red.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations as well as duty personnel. Scrawled over with blue pencil.
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