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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1944-06"

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A message read out to the troops on the eve of D-Day.

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The letter expresses sympathy that Ron is missing.

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The letter from Ron's cub master expresses sorrow that Ron is missing.

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Two copies of a telegram stating that Ron is missing.

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A newspaper article about Ron after he was shot down over France. A second cutting has a brief note about Ron returning home after being missing in France.
[The details in the article are incorrect. His aircraft was a Wellington, it was shot down on…

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The letter expresses sadness that Ron is missing.
[only one page of the letter is present]

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The letter expresses sorrow that their son is missing and stresses that they should not give up hope.

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The letter expresses shock that Ron is missing. She feels he is safe and will come back.

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The letter expresses sadness on hearing that their son is missing.

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The events after Ronald was shot down on the morning of D-day.

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First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

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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Aerial photograph of a newly constructed facility with rail tracks leading into at least two tunnels.
It is annotated '711 812 6000 5" 11-6-44'

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A vertical aerial photograph taken over fields. A road meanders from left to right.
It is annotated '2211 812. 6000 5" 11-6-44'

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Three-quarter length image of three men wearing civilian jacket and tie standing in line. Submitted with caption 'Eddie Worsdale, Stephens, du Chesney June 1944'.

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Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

MThorpJF1623333-160412-04.pdf
Some information about 467 Squadron's history and about Lancaster R5863 'S Sugar' which is currently in the RAF museum at Hendon. Mentions operations on 6 June 1944. Includes colour photograph showing front quarter of a Lancaster inside a museum. In…

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Shows page with summary for May 1944 with six sorties recorded. Lancaster, 467 Squadron at RAF Waddington rear gunner. Includes two operations to French targets.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better…

BThomsonGBThomsonGBv4.pdf
After baling out on 12 September 1944 and evading with the flight engineer for 8 days was captured. Describes move to Dulag Luft and journey to Stalag Luft VII. Gives detailed description of camp and activities. At the end quotes some extracts from…

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Six items, Edward's description of the operation to the railway centre, commenting on the thunderstorms encountered, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target with their track marked, a press cutting captioned 'Wrecked locomotives at…
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