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MBrileyWG1586825-151009-03.jpg
A listing of William George Briley's operational stations and squadrons.

LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Udine marshalling yards, centered on Porta Aquileia. The image is clear with the exception of an explosion in the lower right. Detail of the town and roads is visible. Captioned 'A4 2760 40/54 Jan 20 45 F8/NT 8000'…

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An air-to-air photograph of two Wellingtons viewed from their port side, coded C-BL and R-BL, from 40 Squadron.

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A vertical aerial photograph showing a road and railway. At the bottom are multiple tracer lights. It is captioned 'FA 40 NT 3/4.11.42 F8 -->6000 Battle Area' and annotated 'The road and railway at Fuka Burning transport'.

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at El Alamein. Most of the image is obscured by flashes but the sea is visible. It is captioned 'BA.40.NT.1/2/11/42. 8 -->Battle Area' and annotated 'The Mediterranean The coast road at El…

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A vertical aerial photograph of the coast at El Alamein. Two tracer lights cross the photo. It is captioned 'BA. 40. NT 1/2 /11/42 8" --> 6000. Battle Area' and annotated 'The Beach' and 'The Mediterranean', identifying bands of light and dark.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the battle of Alamein. A road is visible and low hills. It is captioned 'FA.40.NT/ 3/4/11/42 f 8" --> 5800' Battle Area' and annotated 'Burning transport', 'Coast Road' and 'More Burning Transport'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the Western Desert. It is captioned 'BA.40.NT.29/30-10-42. F8" --> 6000' Battle Area' and annotated 'The 15th Panzer division at El Alamein'.

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A telegram sent to Edward Nevill from Bomber Command Headquarters congratulating him on receiving a DFM.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Tatoi aerodrome. No detail is visible. The image is dark with explosions in the bottom left corner and ant-aircraft tracer. Captioned 'A4 1945. FOG.13/14 Sept 44//NT. F8. 9100' [arrow] 160°. 0013. Tatoi A/D. 6x500lbs,…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Szombathely. Field pattern and some buildings are visible as well as a river. It is captioned 'A4 2484 40/33 22-23 Nov 44. F/8"//NT 8000 --> 360° 2003 Szombathely M/YOS. J 9x500 3x250 Mk III Sgt Hanson J Sgt. Boughen…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Szekesfehervar. In the lower half some street detail is visible but all of the top half is obscured by bright light and tracers. Captioned 'A4 1989 40/4. 19 Sept 44 F8"//NT. 9100' [arrow] 049°. 2046. Szekesfehervar.T.…

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …

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Some details about operations carried out by Sam after he transferred to 40 squadron.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph partly obscured by tracer fire.
Photo 2 is the 40 squadron crest.
Photo 3 is Sam in shorts and tee shirt in front of a…

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Vertical aerial photograph of the Salcano railway bridge, most of the frame is obscured by cloud. There is a road on the right side and some railway lines at the top. Captioned 'A4 A4 2696 40/50 3 Jan 45 F8//NT 7000' [arrow] 050° 17.32 Salcano Rly.…

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Vertical aerial photograph of the Ponte della Priula area. The centre is obscured by bright light and tracers. The Piave river meanders across the lower half of the image; the strada statale 13 Pontebbana and the Venezia – Udine railway line are…

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Vertical aerial photograph of the roads between Podgorica and Klopot. A river meanders across the centre, round a rock ridge. It is followed in part by a road. Captioned '2528 40/38 15 Dec '44 f8"//4,000' [arrow] 16.08 Z.Z Podgorica-Klopot Roads Sgt…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Podgorica. The image is very clear apart from explosions and fires on the left side, a mainly industrial area. A river flows left to right with a road bridge and several roads. Captioned '22.30 40/22. 6. Nov '44…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Podgorica, obscured by explosions and tracer. It is captioned 'A4 2409 40/31 19/20 Nov 44 F8"//7000' [arrow] 063°. 20.31 Podgorica Z. 1x4000 MIII 17 1/2 Sgt. Hanson 40 Sgt Boughen. B/A'

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Vertical aerial photograph of a road and a river, some small explosions in the centre. Captioned '2356 40/29. 18.Nov'44 F/8//9000' [arrow] 1430. R.R. Novi Pazar Rds Sgt Hanson Sgt Boughen B/A'.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Matesevo-Kolasin Road. The Tapa river meanders through the centre of the image. Adjacent is flatter land but to the top and bottom are hills. A road partly follows the river. Captioned '2609. 40/42 19 Dec '44 F8 // 9000'…

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A letter from Air Marshall, Bomber Command HQ to Edward Nevill, Robert Batt and Allan Spencer awarding them DFC and DFMs .

LLancasterJO103509v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 6 July 1937 to 15 September 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Anstey, RAF Desford, RAF Sealand, RAF…
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