Browse Items (102 total)

  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1944-12"

MBoltonJD67631-170906-01.pdf
162 Squadron crew lists and record of operations from 19 December 1944 to 17 April 1945 and John Bolton's memoir.

MGeachDG1394781-160401-06.pdf
The first issue of The Dafoe Digest, a magazine produced by No 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe. Each section on the base has had a chance to write a short article about their activities.

Five Group Newsletter, number 29, December 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on tactics, operations, gardening, signals, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, air bombing, engineering, training,…

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Written from Bombay wishing family a good Christmas and New Year. Describes a little of life and weather in India. Catches up with news of family and friends. Continues with description of his situation in India,

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Inside page of a Christmas Card, dated 1944. An officer in the style of Pilot Officer Prune with a moustache and red nose has a glass of champagne on one hand and a bottle in the other. Beside him are four more bottles. It carries the message 'Merry…

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Five items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 - photograph of two men at a fairground, one with an air rifle. It is captioned' Jo Fraser & Me Blackpool, early 1945'.
Item 2 - an invitation to the Stage Door Canteen, 30th September 1945. It is captioned 'I…

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 open countryside with a bomb explosion centre bottom in a valley. Captioned '2294, 104/35, 16/Dec/44, F8, 5500 ft,→14.12, A.F. Macasvo'.

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Target photograph of open country with road snaking middle left to top right then to bottom right. Captioned '2363, 104/38, 19/Dec/44, F8, 6000 ft, →5121, B.W.Matsevo'.

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Target photograph showing open countryside. A supply container is visible in mid air on the left hand side, a road snakes from bottom left to centre right. Captioned '2360, 104/38, 19 Dec 44, F8, 6000 ft, →1521, B W Matsevo'.

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Target photograph showing river along the bottom and roads with bomb explosions in the centre. Captioned '2461.104/43, 27/28 Dec 44, F8".//NT 5300' →, 330 degrees, 18.02, Piave/Susegana RR, BF,DG, T., [ ] x 4000 Mk III, 15 1/2, F/O Chadwick (F/O…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-04.pdf
Includes: Christmas message from the Princess Royal; editorial matters; speed up at Marseilles (of parcels); [two pages missing] photographs of groups from camps; official reports from camps; the brighter side; the Donoughmore club; news of…

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

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Ted Neale's account of his last operation on a Wellington Mk 10. They had to fly to Grotaglie to take soldiers to Athens. He describes how they fitted the 12 men into the aircraft. On reaching Kalamaki, the airfield was being besieged by ELAS…

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wuppertal, Vohwinkel marshalling yards. A vertical aerial photograph taken during the raid is included and has the annotation '200 yds 280°' and on the reverse '200 yds 280° Bomb door mod…

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to the Cologne-Gremberg marshalling yards. On the reverse of the chart is a handwritten note [indecipherable].

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Trier.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Trier.

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Siegen. Also included is a vertical aerial photograph.

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A navigational computation and a chart to a target in Germany.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Duisberg

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Merseberg - Leuna Oil Plant.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Oberhausen.
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