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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-02"

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.

PBradburyDC17010010.pdf
Photo 1 - view across the port wing of a Lancaster in flight. Mostly clouds.

Photo 2 - air-to-air view from the mid-upper turret looking aft towards five Lancasters.

Photo 3 - vertical aerial photograph of Wesel, Germany during a bombing…

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Target photograph showing snow-covered ground with a river middle left to bottom left. A parachute is visible over the river, and parachute shadows are visible on the open ground to the right. Captioned '2599, 104/58, 14 Feb 45, F8, 1000 ft,→…

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Target photograph showing snow-covered open countryside with parachute shadows. Captioned '2547 104/52, 3 Feb 45, 1400 ft, →14.20, X.Z, Crnomelj'.

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Target photograph showing snow-covered open countryside with parachute shadows. Captioned '2540, 104/52, 2 Feb 45, F8, 950 ft,→ 15.35, K.C. Crnomelj'.

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Top - target photograph of a large port city with land to the left side and port with piers bottom right. Bomb explosions top centre. Captioned '2625 104/61, 17 Feb 45, F8, 14200ft→ , 15.16 1/2. E.L. Trieste'.

Bottom - eleven airmen round a…

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A vertical photograph taken of the destruction of Cologne. Almost every building has been destroyed. The cathedral is in the bottom right corner. Submitted with caption: 'The results of bombing on the centre of the German city of Cologne, February…

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

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A document issued to John Rich (1587295 Royal Air Force). Written across top 'with driver & 5 passengers 2 1/2 ton'. Printed in English and Italian.

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Giving instructions for Ted Neale to travel from Medme Comm Squadron to 214 Group. Specific posting 'To report to S/Ldr Henry "P" Staff' and 'to fill Navigator vacancy in F/O Gifford's crew'.

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Navigational computations and chart for an operation to Gelsenkirchen.

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wesel.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Chemnitz.

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Hohenbudberg, Krefeld, marshalling yards.

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Dortmund-Huckarde Coking Plant.

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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wiesbaden.

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Navigational computation and a chart for an operation to Munchen-Gladbach.

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Congratulations on promotion to flight lieutenant.

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Report from Colonnello Mario Fontana to Major Gordon Lett regarding equipment needed for the partisan units, to be delivered by air drops. The list includes silencers for actions in urban areas, explosives, ammunition and items of clothing.

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Colonnello Mario Fontana requests Captain Leng to send via air drops material for guerrilla warfare: explosive pencils ('matite esplosive'), booby traps, explosives, demolition charges for railway sabotage, plus Saint Étienne machine gun cartridges.…

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Circular letter announcing that Major Gordon Lett has been posted elsewhere. Thanks him for his service, recaps his achievements and wishes him well.

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Major Gordon Lett tenders his resignation as Allied Headquarters representative, stating lack of collaboration from the Resistance.

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Gordon Lett is asking that the Picchiara air drop zone be reserved for the Allied Mission.

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Notes to Major Gordon including a military situation assessment in La Spezia area, with notes on Brugnato, Riomaggiore, Monterosso, Pallerone e San Terenzo. Includes a most urgent request to bomb the Brugnato bridge, and information on improvised…

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Reports that the American Army has crossed the Rhine near Mainz and provides a summary of President Roosevelt’s report to the American Congress on the Yalta Conference: the need for Germany’s unconditional surrender; the nature of Germany’s…
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