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YJonesFT1717191v1.pdf
Navigator's. air bombers and air gunners log book used as a daily diary from 23 January 1944 until 31 January 1944. Describes daily activities including lectures as well as training and test flights. Mentions social activities, weather, inspections…

PJonesFT1730.jpg
Target photograph showing glare. Captioned '324 TLP 26-27/3/44//NT 8" 23000 >156degrees 2211 1/2, Essen, J 6x30-6x4.3 sec, F/L Northern J 420'.

PJonesFT1729.jpg
Target photograph showing anti-aircraft fire trails and glare. Captioned 'TLP 24/25.3.44//NT 8", 20000 > 354degrees, 2310, Berlin L,6x30,5x4.31 sec, S/L Beal L N 420'.

PJonesFT1727.jpg
Blurred target photograph. Captioned 32B, TPL. 16-27/3/44//NT 8" 21700 > 156 degrees, 2213, Essen, M,6x30 - 6 x 4.31sec W.O. Leonard, R 420'. On the reverse 'One prior turnover on ground'.

PJonesFT1724.jpg
View of the front fuselage of a Halifax parked on an airfield. Nose art woman in short skirt and text "Daisy Mae". In the distant background a hangar with Halifax outside. On the reverse 'Daisy Mae'.

PJonesFT1722.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Halifax.

PJonesFT1721.jpg
Side view of a Halifax Daisy Mae MZ540 letter "H" parked on dispersal. There is one man standing in front and a group of others behind the tail plane.

PJonesFT1717.jpg
Side view of Halifax MZ540 PT-H parked on dispersal. Part of another aircraft in the background right. A bomb trolley and bicycles underneath the fuselage.

PJonesFT1708.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Halifax

PJonesFT1707.jpg
Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols under the name.

PJonesFT1704.jpg
Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

PJonesFT1702.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a officer wearing tunic with engineer brevet and peaked cap. Submitted with caption '460 [sic] Sq. Flight Engineer Frederick Terence Jones'.

PJonesFT1701.jpg
Cartoon of a lady with short skirt with name 'Daisy Mae'. Four rows of bomb symbols, 37 operations, under the name. Submitted with caption '420 Squadron Halifax Daisey Mae'.

BMayBJMayBJv10001.jpg
Ben May's life and service as a flight engineer on 420 Squadron flying Halifax from January 1945. Relate life before volunteering for aircrew and being called up for the RAF in February 1944. Provides short description of training and joining 420…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PMilesRJ16040064.jpg
Two Halifaxes viewed from a third. One Halifax is coded 'PT-C'.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

PMilesRJ16010020.jpg
Four photographs of the nose art on Halifax 'Easy'. Painted around a cartoon woman are 'Take Yer Time I'm Easy', 'Joan, Kay, Beryle' and 36 bombs.

PMilesRJ16010018.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Marquise Minoyecques during a bombing operation. The left side of the image is obscured by explosions.
It is captioned '2363 TLP 27-8-44//8" 16500' -->142° 2016.2 Marquis/Mimoques (B) E(2x1000) (13x500) c 32 sec F/S…

PMilesRJ16010014.jpg
14 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Wellington. They are dressed casually in tropical kit, some topless. 23 operations are marked on the nose of the Wellington.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no…

PMilesRJ16010012.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of Reg used as an escape photo. It is annotated with his name, trade and other details.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

PMilesRJ16030006.jpg
A Halifax nose with 12 airmen perched on top. Each man is identified by name, trade, air force and home town.
The nose art is a cartoon of a woman, painted 'Tak Yer Time I'm Easy'. 56 bombs are painted on. Under the cockpit is 'Beryle'.
There is a…

PMilesRJ16010005.jpg
Three similar vertical aerial photographs of Calais during a bombing operation. Much of the detail is obscured by explosions. The first image is a cropped version of the full photograph.
It is captioned '2693 TLP 25-9-44// 8" 4000' --> 157° 1111.30…

PMilesRJ16010004.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Bottrop. The street pattern is clear.
It is captioned '2762 TLP 27.9.44 8" 6000 -->265° 0934.7 Bottrop E (16x500) c 33 F/S Tease E 420'.
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