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Relates actions on operation to Berlin on 30/31 January 1944. Baker was wounded during night fighter attack. Finding wireless operator dead, the rear gunner unconscious and navigator wounded, he then manned the rear turret despite no communications…

LBakerWB1392752v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for W B Baker, air gunner, covering the period from 11 November 1942 to 9 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down and RAF Wickenby. Aircraft flown in…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

LSnowballMG1595147v1.pdf
M G Snowball’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 13 September 1944 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training),…

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The letter advises Mrs Jones that her husband is missing.

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He writes about their daughter Carol and mess life at RAF Wickenby.

This is the last letter he sent home. It arrived after the news of his death.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No. 30'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No. 29 (FROMENTEL).

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and three pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No. 28 (Kiel)'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Russelsheim (Nr Mainz), Op No 27'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 26'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 25'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and one and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 24, Pas de Calais'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and one and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 23'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 22, Stuttgart'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and two and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 21

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note on top right 'Op No 20, Courtrai (Kurtrijk) Belgium)'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and two and and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 19 (Tours)'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two and an a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note on top right 'Op No 18 (Dijon)'.

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Details of navigator, date, orders, route and two and a half pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 17'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 16'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue and black pen. Note on top right 'Op No 15'. A note says they bombed early.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in blue and black pen. Note on top right 'Op No 14'. Includes a comment 'What was wrong with your H2S?'
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