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Map shows Holland, Belgium and West Germany outlined in red. Caption with title and 'An operational record and roll of honour' at top. Table of figures in black at upper left. A route in black is marked through Holland to Germany and return.

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

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Squadron crest with elephant and 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force, motto 'fulmina regis iusta'.

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Hard book cover annotated 'Secret' with label '44 Squadron Briefing Reports'.

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Contains lists of promotions, movements and movement corrections for airmen on 44 Squadron.

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Base commander's inspection and parade order for all aircrew to parade outside their respective messes and details 11 squads.

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A letter from No 10 Downing Street to air officer commanding-in-chief, Bomber Command, complimenting the RAF on their success in bombing Augsburg.

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Indicates one bomb load and includes time on target, preselection settings, distributor settings, some handwritten calculations and code words. On the reverse; marking and tactics, notes, bombing, Window and other details,

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Shows two bomb loads for eight and three aircraft respectively. Includes H-hour, preselection , false height and distributor settings as well as other bombing information. On the reverse; objective 'to destroy concentration of rolling stock,…

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Shows preselection, distributor, false height and other settings as well as H-hour and other details. On the reverse; objective 'complete destruction of synthetic oil plant'. Followed by target marking details…

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Indicates a single bomb load for operations on 11 March 1945. Includes time on target, preselection settings, false height settings and other notes. Annotated '146 of 5 Group and 800 a/c of other Groups'. On the reverse marking and tactics including…

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Indicates two bomb loads for squadron. Includes preselection settings and on the reverse brief target marking note, bombing height and heading and camera settings.

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the second for seven. Includes H-hour, weight calculations, preselection and distributor settings, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse, objective 'to burn an enemy…

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for five aircraft and the second for ten. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, heights and false height settings and other notes. Annotated with wieght calculations. Routing instructions at the bottom.…

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the other for ten. Includes preselection settings, distributor settings, aircraft heights and false height settings and some bombing notes. On the reverse Marking and tactics including by Mosquito,…

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Indicates two bomb loads. Includes time on target '0400', preselection settings, and false height settings. On the reverse; marking and tactics, bombing details, Window, camera, navigation notes and other details.

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Indicated two bomb loads, one for five aircraft the other for eight. Includes preselection settings and time on target. On the reverse; Marking and tactics (including by Mosquito), bombing details, Window, camera, navigation and other details.

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for seven aircraft the other for eleven. Includes H-hour, weights, preselection and distributor settings, Heights and false height settings and other notes. Annotated with weight calculation. On the reverse; objective…

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Indicates two bomb loads for the operation, one for nine aircraft the other for nine as well. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings and other notes. Annotated with weight calculations. On the reverse: objective; 'To burn and destroy…

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft the other for five. Includes preselection and distributor settings, H-hour, false height settings and other notes. On the reverse marking and tactics notes including Mosquito marking. bombing details,…

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H-hour stated as '0345'. Shows two bomb loads for seven and nine aircraft respectively. Details preselection, distributor, false height and other weapon settings. Weight calculations in the top margin and three aircraft are annotated with 'X'. On the…

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for five aircraft the other for eight. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, weights, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse marking and tactics notes including Mosquito…

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States H hour '0405' Details preselection, distributor and false height settings and other details. On the reverse; marking and tactics including Mosquito and Wanganui, bombing details, Window, camera settings and other information and instructions.

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States H-hour '2235'. Indicates two bomb loads for six and six aircraft respectively. Shows preselection, distributor, false height and other weapon settings. Some weight calculations in the left margin. On the reverse; marking and tactics including…
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