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PWoolleyA1801.jpg
Certificate for an operation to Modane showing a Lancaster with the names of Sergeant Woolley's crew and signed by Ralph Cochrane, AOC 5 Group.

AMahaddieH900726.mp3
Conversation recorded for the Nanton Lancaster Society.
Hamish Mahaddie, the recruiter for the Pathfinder Force recalls the life of Ian Willoughby Bazalgette VC who plagued him weekly for the opportunity to join the Pathfinders. He had been posted…

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Having completed 33 sorties and in recognition of his 'meritorious service' and consistently good bombing results David is recommend for the award by his wing commander, group captain and group commander.

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The Roll of Honour 1939-1945 for 50 and 61 squadrons. The squadron crests are illustrated together with their mottos.

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A list of targets and sorties undertaken by aircraft from 5,4, 8, 6, 3, 1 and 100 Groups.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

BBlacklockGBBlacklockGBv1.pdf
From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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BBurnsDRBurnsDRv1.pdf
Draft of memoir with contents page - giving service history. Followed by pages with reference to photographs for name and rank, deferred service, ground training dates and places, training in Canada, back home for service flying, 5 Group, 51 base,…

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Map showing route to Schweinfurt with numbers (squadron and squadron letter, aircraft registration and location) indicating crash sites of lost aircraft. On the reverse '5 Group Operation to Schweinfurt April 26/27, 1944, Route taken and crash sites…

PWardHVT1808.jpg
A commemorative drawing of a Lancaster on the ground with its engines running. Below is written: 'MILAN 44 SQUADRON 14/15 FEBRUARY 1943' and below that: 'F/LT WALKER, F/SGT WARD, F/SGT CHARNOCK, SGT GOLDSMITH, SGT HUBBARD, SGT DAVIES.' It is signed…

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Gives some details of service, 97 Squadron, 203 hours operations, air gunner and citation.

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Mentions day operations by two Mosquitos on 15 February. Gives description of night operation to Berlin with total of 891 aircraft dispatched. Lists types and numbers. Gives outline of weather and account of operation, results of bombing, amount of…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30004.jpg
Detailed operation order from group to 102, 77, 10, 158, 466, 640, 76, 78, 51 and 578 Squadrons with numbers of aircraft required. Target "Whitebait". Gives detailed instructions, routes, bomb loads, wave orders, fuel loads, window carriage, route…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30002.pdf
Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

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Gives brief biographic and service details. Drawings of aircraft and squadron/group badges as well as portrait of Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur T Harris Bt, GCB,OBE,AFC,LLD, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Bomber Command 1942-1945. 'A…

AMouritzFA[Date]-01.mp3
Frank was born in Australia in 1923 and joined the RAAF in 1942. After initial training as a pilot in Australia and Canada on Tiger Moth and Anson aircraft he arrived in England. Over the next 12 months he progressed from Oxford to Wellington to…
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