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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1944-09"

PEppelJW1704.pdf
Vertical aerial photograph of Calais during a bombing operation, September 1944. It is captioned 'Our 7th Operation, Calais 27 September 1944. Enemy troops in a fortified railway cutting. This was an 'aiming point' photo & a C in C's enlargement of…

EEppelWJEppelJW440912.pdf
A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

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The letter addressed to Geoff's father is from the Air MInistry (Casualty Branch). It advises him that his son has been captured and a copied letter was read out by Lord Haw Haw on the radio. He asks for lots of letters and reports he is well.

Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

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Peter Webb's log for a cross country flight of 1200 miles. Aircraft was Halifax 'RV-C'.

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Peter Webb's log for a cross country flight of 856 miles. Aircraft was Halifax 'RV-J'.

YPearceAT1874945v4.pdf
Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

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Target photograph showing a coastline running middle left to middle right. Bay on left, town and port towards the right side. Explosions visible in bay. Captioned '1912.104/6, 21/22 Sept 44, F8, NT, 8100 ft,→ 130 degrees, 20.01'. Handwritten below…

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Target photograph showing some buildings top left and flares across the bottom. Captioned '1846.Fog, 13/14 Sep 44, NT 8", 6400ft,→ 090 degrees. 0007'. Annotated 'Tatoi A/D 6 x TI flares'.

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-06.pdf
Includes: editorial matters, dispensing by air mail; greetings at Lisbon; the letters they write home; official reports from the camps; groups from the camps; the brighter side; 'send us books...'; how they help (fundraising at home); examination…

PNealeETH1544.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Hegyeshalom. Most of the image is obscured by bomb explosions and smoke. It is captioned 'SGT CROUCHER (AIR BOMBER) on LH side and at bottom: '2210. 37/265. 20/21 Sept 1944. F8"//NT.…

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Congratulations on award of Victoria Cross. Has followed ever since Cheshire was on Halifax.

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From Air Marshall Sir Douglas Evill on behalf of Chief of Air Staff congratulating Cheshire on the award of the Victoria Cross. Writes of Cheshire's record and leadership in Bomber Command.

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From A.V.Roe and Co Limited on headed paper. Congratulates him on award of Victoria Cross. Offers him a silver model of a Lancaster which he hopes he will accept.

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Anonymous (from man in the street 1914-1918) manuscript letter congratulating Leonard Cheshire on his birthday and award of the Victoria Cross.

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Rimini. Most of the image is obscured by bomb explosions and anti-aircraft fire. It is captioned 'Sgt CROUCHER (AIR BOMBER)' on LH side. At bottom: '2187.37/263. 18/19 Sept.44.F8"//NT.…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during bombing of Bologna. There are several small bomb explosions and anti-aircraft fire. The photograph is captioned '2044 TOR 1/2 Sep 44//NT F8" 10,000' -->240° 2143 BOLOGNA. M/Y R 8x500lbs 7x250lbs Mark III. 19…

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

SNealeETH1395951v30016-0001.jpg
A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

SNealeETH1395951v30015-0001.jpg
A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

SNealeETH1395951v30014-0001.jpg
A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale
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