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Six airmen in a group outside a Nissen hut. On the reverse ' "Too Stiff to Move" so the photo was taken again, a little further away. L to R Pilot, Wop, Mid upper gunner, rear gunner.
L to R Navigator, Bomb- Aimer'.
Information supplied with the…

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Partial flying log book for Kevin Roberts, wireless operator, detailing some operations flown 2 January 1945 to 20 February 1945. Served at RAF Chedburgh. Aircraft flown was Lancaster. He flew seven operations as a wireless operator with 218 Squadron…

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A memoir written by a Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator. Firstly he describes major events in the war but he continues with his own experience training in Canada then commencing further training in the UK. Only three pages are…

LChristianAL29160v1.pdf
Pilot's Flying log book for Wing Commander A.L. Christian, covering the period from 1 December 1936 to 8 May 1941. Detailing his flying training, instructional duties and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Upavon, RAF…

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An article written by ED Leaviss about the formation of the association.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Bad Oldesloe. The road pattern is clearly visible despite intermittent cloud cover. it is annotated '1436 Ched 23-4-45//7" 18000 339° 1039 Bad.Oldesloe . E. 6 ANM. 65 DT .9.MC.500.DT.1.BSF.C.32 secs. F/L Guinane . A.…

A group of air and ground crew. Eight men standing in line and six men squatting in front of them. Most are wearing battledress with side caps, two wear overalls and one in shirt sleeves. In the background a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Lancaster,…

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First five operations on 149 Squadron Stirling, then one operation on 218 Squadron before he Joined 75 Squadron on 16 January 1945. List 15 operations as air gunner on Stirling and Lancaster.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 1 November 1954.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 11 November 1954.

MGreenAW104402-160919-02.pdf
A biography of Alan Green with personal photographs and headlines. It covers his training in Canada and UK. First squadron was 218 at Marham flying Wellingtons as a navigator, then Stirlings. He flew 22 operations and was shot down by friendly fire.…

LGreenAW104402v1.pdf
A.W. Green’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 14th January 1941 to 19th June 1942, detailing training and operations as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Base Port Albert (No. 1 Air navigation School), Canadian Forces…

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The Wing Commander is delighted to hear that Alan is alive. He asks to borrow Alan's letter and congratulates him on his son's escape (from the aircraft).

LMooreD1603117v1.pdf
Flying log book for D Moore, navigator, covering the period from 5 June 1943 to 13 June 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 52 Squadron and civilian flying with Silver City Airlines. He…

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A title sheet for a list of aircraft serial numbers, 218 and 15 squadrons. The serial numbers are missing.

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The six airmen are sitting on the port inner engine of their Lancaster.
On the reverse -
'Left to Right
Jimmy Bourke - Mid upper
Self - Navigator
Fred Shepherd -Bomb-aimer (Note new brevet)
'Mac' MacFarlane - Skipper'
Nobby Clarke - Rear…

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Two photographs of six airmen sitting on the port inner engine of their Lancaster.
On the reverse -
'(Mildenhall) ME844
Taken @ 15 Squadron shortly after moving from 218 Squadron (Methwold)
Left to Right
Jimmy Bourke - mid upper
Self (Dennis…

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Vertical aerial photograph of part of Hamburg showing bomb damage. Two large buildings and some smaller ones remain standing while most have been either destroyed completely or gutted. The upper, right area appears to be residential, though few…
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