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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-03"

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.

YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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A Group Captain, wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and a peaked cap stands with his right hand on a large bomb in the bomb bay of a Lancaster. On the reverse '[....]. Johnny Fauqier'. Reported as Gp Cpt J E Fauquier, OC 617…

BRoomCARoomCAv1.pdf
A diary of the forced march undertaken by prisoners of war 6 February 1945 to 26 April 1945

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Issued to Ted Neale to allow him access to the Accidents section of Allied Force Headquarter.

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Three formal photographs of wedding party, two from the same negative, consisting bride and groom, three bridesmaids, and six others; two men in uniform, two men in suits with a button-hole, and two women wearing corsages. The bride and bridesmaids…

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Reconnaissance photograph of heavily industrialised area. Approximately one third of the area is obscured by cloud. There is considerable cratering across the area, and extensive damage to the industrial buildings and railway is visible. Caption in…

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Navigational computation for an operation to Hamm. Also included is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing operation.

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Navigational computation and chart for an operation to Recklinghausen.

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Navigational computation and chart for an operation to Dortmund.

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Navigational computation and chart for an operation to Gelsenkirchen.

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Addressed to Colonel Rooney, 603 Squadron United States Army Air Corps thanking him for kindness and hospitality shown to Flight Lieutenant Morley and crew one of David's squadron who diverted to his base at RAF Nuthampstead.

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Addressed to 36 Bomb Squadron United States Army Air Force officer thanking him for his work while with 192 Squadron at RAF Foulsham.

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Imperial War Graves Commission are asking Jessie Redgrave to complete a form requesting additional information regarding Harry Redgrave's headstone.

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192 Squadron crest showing an owl with lightning bolt and motto 'Dare to Discover'. Signed by the King.

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Top - three aircrew standing on the wing of an aircraft. David Donaldson on the left is wearing battledress with pilot brevet, the middle one is wearing a flying jacket and side cap, the one on the right is wearing a flying helmet. From left to…

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Requesting views on possible armistice celebrations. Need to cater for 253 officers, 500 N.C.O. and 1382 other ranks. Makes a number of proposals including church service, all ranks dances, sport, open air festival, community singing, interchange…

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Catches up with current personal news from Canada. Writes that he misses squadron but has received letter from colleague. States things in Canada better than England and comment on the weather. Send regards to all.

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Letter from David Donaldson to station commander at RAF Foulsham requesting temporary release for a period of six to nine months in order to study and sit solicitor's, final examinations. Enclosed document listing his service since September 1939…

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Comandante Luciano Scotti writes to Tenente Scaramuccia regarding the delivery of the Casoni improvised landing strip. The pace of delivery must be increased at any cost, with labourers working from 8am to 1pm on festival days.

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Letter from Comandante Luciano Scotti to Comandante Bucchioni regarding the delivery of the Casoni improvised landing strip. Stresses that complaints regarding scarcity of supplies are wholly unjustified and the Allied Mission pays 100 Lire a day to…

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Stresses that the Allied Mission pays 100 Lire a day to each labourer working at the Casoni improvised landing strip.

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Comandante Luciano Scotti states that works are underway at the Casoni improvised landing strip despite the lack of suitable tools. Claims that the Allied Mission haven't sent supplies.

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Reports on delays to the construction of the Casoni improvised landing strip: the specialist showed up only on the first day, never to be seen again and work is hampered by mud. Asks permission to suspend the works next Sunday and Monday, being…

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Comandante Dany complains about the lack of suitable tools (eg only seven wheelbarrows are available) and the scarcity of food. A barrel of olive oil has been requisitioned as a temporary measure.

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