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German prisoner of war document for Albert Edward Bracegirdle with personal details and b/w photograph. Submitted with description 'Photo of prisoner of war record of F/Sgt Albert Bracegirdle of Cheadle, Cheshire including photo of fingerprint.…

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Air-to-air view of three Lancasters in vic formation flying left with clouds below. Squadron letters KM. On the reverse '3 Avro Lancasters'.

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Photo 1 is an air to air image of a Lancaster Mk 1, PP687.
Photo 2 is an air to air image of a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster flying over Lincoln cathedral.
Photo 3 is the cockpit of a Lancaster.

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Four airmen standing in snow at the nose of a Lancaster, captioned '44 Sqdn KM-H Snow science 46/47 Wyton 15 Sqdn Gunners Stand by Air Sea Rescue'.

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Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan (24 October 1942), Berlin (October 1943 and 8 March 1944) and Munich (24/25 April 1944). Some of the photographs described are not in the collection. Also a description of photograph…

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Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan, Munich, Berlin industrial targets and Central Berlin. Also of visit of Southern Rhodesia Premier to 44 Squadron.

Relates to photographs C3518, C3229, C3206, C4375, CH13328,…

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At top - title: 'Operations, 50 44 630 Squadrons, Manchester aircraft 333 1/2 operational hours, Lancaster aircraft'.
On the left and right - RAF bases and operations carried out from them.
On the right - a map on northern Europe and United…

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Wooden elephant keepsake, The elephant is symbol of 44 Squadron RAF with which Gordon Cruikshank served. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Three senior Royal Air Force Officers stand talking to a man in civilian overcoat and hat. Behind is another officer and a Percival Petrel twin engined transport aircraft. Captioned between pages 52-53 of 1956 Memoir 'Visit of Southern Rhodesian…

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A side view of Lancaster, 'KM-B' on the ground.

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Five 'raid assessments' carried out at RAF Spilsby. Detail of problems encountered in each operation. Final sheet is an extract from Operations Record Book by three different Lancasters.

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Table with Tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for two configurations for nine aircraft each.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for six configurations although the last on right is struck through.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for three configurations for four, four and eight aircraft respectively.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for two configurations for ten and six aircraft respectively.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for two configurations for ten and six aircraft respectively. Annotated 'Caens [sic]'.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight with bomb load for all aircraft.

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Table with tare weight, petrol, bomband all up weights and bomb load for two configurations, one for four aircraft (with spare body) and the other for the rest.

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Lists airmen under headings promotions, promotion correction, results of courses, marriages and movements to the unit.

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Table with tare weight, petrol, bomb and all up weights and bomb load for two configurations, one for four aircraft and the other for the rest (Main).

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Table with tare weight, petrol, bomb and all up weights and bomb load for a single configuration for all aircraft

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights with bomb load for three different configuraions.

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Shows two bomb loads, one for three aircraft and the other for 'Main'. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as weights, bombing heights and timings. At the bottom three waves with five, four and four aircraft…

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Table with headings for a/c, tare weight, petrol, bomb weight, all up weight and bomb load. Not filled in.
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