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PFlowersHJ1618.jpg
Head a shoulders portrait of Arthur Smith wearing battledress with flight engineer brevet and medal ribbons. On the reverse 'Art Smith (+2014) HJF's F/E 50 Sqn'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.


SAttwoodSG1814420v10002.jpg
An extract with personal details about Stan Attwood. It contains a list of his medals and a brief description of his service life.

BPayneRPayneRv1.pdf
A detailed account of Reg Payne's service in the RAF. He starts with a list of 18 RAF bases where he served in his 5 years of service. He was 16 when war was declared but volunteered for the RAF at 17. After tests he was selected for training as a…

NSouthgateH160423-01.jpg
Two cuttings, the first from the Essex County Telegraph 16th October 1943 announcing the award of a Bar to Harolds D.F.C. The other records the award of the D.F.C. No dates or publication.

PHouriganM18030071.jpg
Target photograph of Bois de Cassan. Both banks of river Oise visible, rural area. Red dot left of centre, much of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, but roads and field patterns clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1862 SKELL.6.8.44.// 8"…

PHouriganM18030085.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area, end of runway, taxiway and craters visible lower right. Captioned '5°F', '4B', '1159 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 17000' [arrow] 120° 1347 BEAUVOIR RD.K.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O OLIVER.M.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030105.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area smoke and dust top right, roads and many craters clearly visible. Captioned '3F', 5B', 1162 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000' [arrow] 102° 1348. BEAUVOIR RD.Q.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.F/SGT CURPHEY.G.50'. On the…

PHouriganM18030116.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvois. No detail visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1179 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 15000' [arrow] 111° 1346 BEAUVOIR RD.N.11X10-00.4X500.C32secs.S/L STUBBS.O.50'. 'On the reverse ' [underlined] 29.6.44 S/L STUBBS…

PHouriganM18030029.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Nothing visible other than large bands of light. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1181 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 18000' [arrow] 145° 1356 BEAUVOIR RDTT. 11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O MILLIKIN.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] 29.6.44…

PHouriganM18030045.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir between Bonnières and La Croix Tempex. Open country, roads visible, very many craters, and an airfield top right. Red dot right of centre, some smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1183 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000'…

PHouriganM18020009.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Mainly rural, houses visible either side of road, some smoke and dust, craters visible. Captioned '5° F', '5B', '2478 SKELL. 31.8.44. //8" 13000' [arrow] 190° 1819, BERGUENEUSE RD. W. 11X1000. 4X500. C. …

PHouriganM18030109.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, central strip obscured by smoke and dust. Road running top to bottom on right, structures visible on both sides. Some craters in open country. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2484 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 12000'…

PHouriganM18030025.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, many craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2490 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 14000' [arrow] 122° 1824 BERGUENEUSE RD.B.11X1000.4X500.C.30secs.S/L FLINT.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] S/L FLINT 31.8.44.…

PHouriganM18030073.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, one light streak. Captioned ''5B', '59 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 20000 [arrow] 160° 0.3291/2 BERLIN S 1X4000+9X4+5X30 31secs P.O. DOBBYN S.50'.

PBaxterPD16020053.jpg
From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter visited Berlin in October 1945. He was then on 50 Squadron based at RAF Sturgate. One shows some of the ruined buildings and debris in the streets, the other the Brandenburg…

PHouriganM18030115.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Half photograph is obscured by a bright light, nothing visible in other half. Captioned '5B', '67 SKELL.30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 20,500 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 31SECS. F/O LITHERLAND. F.50'. [reverse not…

PHouriganM18030122.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Light streaks and bright spot top left, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', 69 SKELL 30/31 1 44 //NT 8 23,300 [arrow] 154° 20.21 BERLIN T 1X4000. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs F/LT. RUSKELL J.50'. [reverse not scanned]

PHouriganM18030123.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Two light streaks, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', '66 SKELL. 30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 21,000 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. E. 1X400. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs. F/Lt. SHORTT. E. 50'.

PHouriganM18030141.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Completely obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '5B', '57 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 22000 [arrow] 160° 0310 BERLIN P.1X4000+9X4+5X30 31SECS S/L MCLEOD. P 50'. [reverse not scanned]

PHouriganM18030059.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, obscured by smoke/ haze. One light streak. Captioned '5B', '43 SKELL.27/28.1.44// NT 8" 22000' [arrow] 100° 2038 BERLIN. P. 1X4000. 9X4. 5X30. 31SECS.W/C HEWARD.P.50.'. On the reverse '[underlined] W/C…

PHouriganM18030031.jpg
Target photograph of Bourg Leopold. Very dark photograph, appears to be urban area, one light streak. Captioned '7B', 795 SKELL.11/12.5.44.//NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 183° 0023 BG LEOPOLD RD.T.1X4000.6X1000.8X500.26secsP/O MILLIKIN T.50'. On the reverse…

SPalmerRAM115772v10037.jpg
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…
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