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  • Tags: 305 Squadron

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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For Sergeant B Soltysiak. Gives medical classification and other personal details. For 21 days sick leave then return to unit for ground duty.

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Made out for Bronislaw Soltysiak and Mildred Lilian Little.

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Gives birth and death dates and service history in Polish and Royal Air Force.

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States '305 Squadron, 1942, 19/5, operation A94, Mannheim'.

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Handwritten notes on Eric, Emil and father.

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Sergeant Bronisław Soltysiak’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 4 September 1940 to 13 August 1942, detailing his training and operations as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Carlisle (No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Stormy Down…

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Report on operation to Essen by 254 aircraft, 14 aircraft lost and 60 aircrew killed. Gives account of Wellington W5519 SM-U which was damaged and forced to ditch. All crew were rescue by Cromer lifeboat, At the bottom, a photograph of six aircrew…

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View of the front of a Wellington crashed in a field. A man is standing up out of cockpit. Submitted with caption 'W5567_3'

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Front quarter view of a Wellington crashed wheels up in a field. There is a man standing out of the cockpit. Registration 'SM-M'. Submitted with caption 'W5567_2'.

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Rear quarter view of a crashed Wellington in a field. Registration 'SM-M'. Submitted with caption 'W5567_1'.

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Six Polish airmen wearing greatcoats with medal and side caps standing in line. In the background a Wellington. Submitted with caption 'Sznidel-crew'.

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White headstone with S Sznidel, 305 Sqdn'. With wreath laid at bottom. Submitted with caption 'Stephan Sznidel'.

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A large group of airmen wearing battledress or tunics with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Wellington. One man is standing out of the cockpit with the squadron's dog mascot (called Ciapek). Captioned in Polish '305…

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A group of airmen wearing battledress or tunics with side or peaked caps, sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Wellington. The squadron's mascot dog, Ciapek, is standing on top of front turret. Submitted with caption '305 Sq at Ingham…

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Half arch with column 'P, 305' and part of RAF roundel. Submitted with caption '215px-305th_Polish_Bomber_Squadron'.

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Target photograph showing built up area of Wilhelmshaven. Photograph is orientated with north to the left. Ems-Jade-Kanal is running from top to middle right of photograph. Railway goods yard towards bottom. Streaks of light and anti-aircraft fire…

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Note in Polish with translation accompanying.

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In the foreground right a formation of airmen marching eyes right led by an officer saluting right. On the left a group of senior officers. In the background a Wellington of 305 Squadron and hangars. On the reverse 'Parade for those who died'. Three…

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In the foreground a Wellington, on the hardstanding beyond formations of airmen lined up on parade. In the background camouflage painted hangars. On the reverse 'Parade to remember all those who died when nearly all 305(P) squadrons planes were lost.…

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Airedale Terrier, Ciapek, mascot of 305 Squadron balanced on two machine gun barrels of guns mounted in turret. Two versions of the same image, the second submitted with information 'img174'.

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Air-to-air view looking down on a Wellington flying low over fields. On the reverse 'Wellington, E-Easy of 305 (P) Sqn'. Two versions of the same image, the second submitted with information 'img135'.

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Full length image of two airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps standing on grass. Left man is pilot officer and the right a sergeant. Both have medals on their coats. In the background a Wellington. On the reverse '1. navigator & 2 wireless…

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Full length image of two airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps. They both have sergeants rank and medals on their coats. In the background a Wellington. On the reverse '1. Front gunner (left),
2. Rear gunner (right),
2 rear gunner was killed when…

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Full length image of an airman wearing greatcoat and a side cap standing on grass with a Wellington in the background. On the reverse 'Rear gunner (killed when [....] burst into flames), possibly best rear gunner on 305 (P) Sqn and was also grandads…
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