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PScottEW17020065.jpg
Top - a large group of airmen wearing a variety of uniform sitting and standing in six rows with buildings and trees in the background. Captioned 37 Sqn Aircrew Aug 1944'.
Note 'Brian Jeffares NZ .. Nav [....], Snowy Ayton, NZ ....[..].... J…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-112.jpg
A list of 37 Squadron aircraft, with aircrew and role. 11 aircraft and 58 airmen are listed.

PBanksP15010142.jpg
Top air-to-air view of two Wellingtons in silhouette one below the other flying right to left. Clouds below.

Middle an air-to-air view of a Wellington D-LF N2992 showing ventral dustbin turret, with open countryside below.

Bottom an air-to-air…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during bombing of Bologna. There are several small bomb explosions and anti-aircraft fire. The photograph is captioned '2044 TOR 1/2 Sep 44//NT F8" 10,000' -->240° 2143 BOLOGNA. M/Y R 8x500lbs 7x250lbs Mark III. 19…

MHarrisonR[Ser#-DoB]-151208-06.jpg
Photograph 1 is a vertical image of bombs dropping from one B-24 onto a second.
Photograph 2 is the damaged B-24 on the ground showing the damage. Two crew are looking through the damaged areas.
The caption describes in some detail the events. The…

LScottEW188329v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Scott, bomb aimer, covering the period from 1 September 1942 to 4 January 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 Bombing &…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Ficarolo pontoon bridge. Some of the image is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. It is captioned '2466 37/322. 16/17 Nov. 44. F8//NT. 9000' --> 315°. 20.02 FICAROLO PONTOON BR. H. 1 x 4000. Mk…

PNealeETH1542.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during bombing of Genoa. The right side has several flashes of anti-aircraft fire. Street patterns, docks and buildings are visible. It is captioned '1879. TOR 13-14 Aug 44 //NT F/8" 8300 -->326 2230 Genoa K 9 x 500…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

PNealeETH1544.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Hegyeshalom. Most of the image is obscured by bomb explosions and smoke. It is captioned 'SGT CROUCHER (AIR BOMBER) on LH side and at bottom: '2210. 37/265. 20/21 Sept 1944. F8"//NT.…

MHitchcockJS740899-170926-10.pdf
Step by step instructions for handling a Wellington.

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John Leslie Whitworth was born in Sutton Coldfield. Signed up for the Royal Air Force in 1940, finally being called up for service in 1941, before starting his training at the Initial Training Wing in Torquay, followed by more training at RAF Sywell…

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Reg Dunbar enlisted for the RAF in Liverpool and it was suggested that he join as a wireless operator. He went to RAF Cardington initially and then to Yatesbury for training. He also trained as an air gunner, and after training was posted to 37…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-0020001.jpg
Ted Neale describes the aircrew and circumstances leading to their baling out near Nereto, Tortoreto, Italy. Some of the crew were captured, but Ted was sheltered by local people. He met up with an English army corporal and travelled by boat to…

LHitchcockJS740899v1.pdf
J.S. Hitchcock’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 25 April 1941 to 28 June 1941, detailing flights as a Transport Command pilot based in Egypt. Very short logbook, includes a summary record of service from 4/12/37 onwards. The last entry reads:…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Kraljevo taken during bombing operations at the marshalling yards . The right side is partly obscured by anti-aircraft fire but main roads and the river are clearly visible. It is captioned '1849. TOR. 10/11 AUG…

SScottEW188329v10004.jpg
Informs her that her husband was missing in action from operations on night 21 Oct 1944. Gives assessment of character and mentioned he had just recommended him for commission. Gives some account of operation to marshalling yards in northern…

PNealeETH1513.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Marseilles. The top right corner is obscured by a flash. It is captioned '1888 TOR 14/15 AUG 1944 //NT.F8" 8,500' --> 310° 2234 MARSEILLES R. 6x500lbs Mark III 20 sec Sgt TAYLOR L37'.

PPowellNI19020054.jpg
Daylight vertical aerial photograph of an operation in progress on Porto Monfalcone with Solvay works and CRDA facilities, orientated with West at the upper edge. The ground detail is clear and explosions and smoke cover much of the port itself with…

PNealeETH15010056.jpg
A group of airmen arranged in three rows outside the Officers' Mess. On the top of the sheet some of the individuals are named and some of their signatures have been added.

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A navigational computation prepared by Ted Neale.

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An operational navigational log prepared by Ted Neale.
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