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PHouriganM18030183.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Partially obscured by light streaks. Road and field patterns visible, but no clear detail. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1231 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 015° 0117 ST.L.D'ESSERENT…

PHouriganM18030003.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Railway bridge crossing river Oise top right. Left side of photograph partially obscured by smoke and dust, very many craters. Captioned '5F', '5B', '1789 SKELL. 5.8.44//8" 17500' [arrow] 070° 1334…

PHouriganM18020001.jpg
Target photograph of St. Cyr, urban area, street patterns visible although largely obscured by smoke and dust from bomb explosions. Two sets of railway tracks from top right corner, four bomb explosions and many bomb craters. A red dot is visible on…

PNewsteadA1702.jpg
Seven aircrew standing in front of the rear turret of Lancaster VN-R. Five men have Mae Wests, one unfastened. The pilot in the middle wears a peaked cap.

L V Sharpe is second from the right.

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PHouriganM18030001.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Centre right of photograph obscured by light streaks, river Oise from left to right, red dot in centre. Top third appears rural. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1228 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT (C) 8" 13000' [arrow] 025°…

PHouriganM18030033.jpg
Target photograph of Nantes railway marshalling yards. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, river Loire and bridge visible. Lower third of photograph urban area, street patterns visible. Captioned '7B', '893 SKELL 27/28.5.44 //NT 8" 8500' [arrow]…

PHouriganM18030063.jpg
Target photograph of Rheydt. Large area obscured by light streaks but roads and open spaces in an urban area visible. Captioned '5°F', '6B', '2524 Skell.19/20.9.44//NT.8" 11000 [arrow] 015° 2154 RHEYDT RD.S.1X2000.12'J'X500.21secs.F/O MARRIS.O.50'.…

PHouriganM18030009.jpg
Target photograph of Rennes. Smoke and light streaks partially obscure top quarter of photograph. Railway marshalling yard top centre, prison just below it. Captioned '7B', '859 SKELL 8/9.6.44 //NT 8" 7000' [arrow] 087 0139 RENNES RD.T.2X1000,…

PHouriganM18030120.jpg
Target photograph of Rennes. Top right obscured by smoke and light streaks, urban area, street pattern and buildings visible. Captioned '5', '865 SKELL 8/9.6.44 //NT 8" 4000 [arrow] [track and time censored] RENNES RD.B.2X1000.14X500.[exposure…

PHouriganM18030162.jpg
Target photograph of Railway Marshalling Yards Nantes. Urban area, some smoke and dust. street patterns and buildings visible but no clear detail. Captioned '7B', '889 SKELL 27/28.5.44 //NT 8" 9000' [arrow] 251° 0140…

PHouriganM18030019.jpg
Target photograph of Prouville. Photograph partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '5F', '7B', '1115 SKELL.24/25.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 280° 0035 PROUVILLE.RD.B.2X1000.14X500.21secs. P/O PETHICK.B.50.

MBrookerWH[Ser#-DoB]-180402-04.Pdf
William Brooker's service. His crew was transferred from Swinderby Heavy Conversion Unit to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington.
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…

PHouriganM18030152.jpg
Target photograph of Poitiers. Mainly rural area, roads and buildings visible, some light streaks. Captioned '5', '936 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 9750' [arrow] [track and time censored] POITIERS RD.M.4X1000.12X500 [EXPOSURE CENSORED] P/O…

PHouriganM18030156.jpg
Target photograph of Poitiers. Rural area, no detail visible, but bombs can be seen falling. Captioned '6', '5', '933 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 8000' [arrow] [track and time censored] POITIERS RD.E.4X1000.12X500 [exposure censored] P/O OLIVER.E.50'.…

PHouriganM18030087.jpg
Target photograph of Poitiers. Urban area partially obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '938 SKELL.12/13.6.44.//NT.8" 6500' [arrow] 044° 0146 POITIERS RD.J.4X1000.12X500.18secs.P/O LAIDLAW.J.50'. On the reverse…

PHollisAN17030005.jpg
Photograph of a plate with many signatures. Arthur Hollis' is towards the top right. Dedication 'To Jack Lascelles DFC, with grateful thanks of the members of Nos 50 and 61 Squadron Reunion Association, October 1967'. On the reverse stamp for John…

LBattyPH220759v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s, flight engineer’s for Philip Batty, wireless operator, covering the period from 7 February 1944 to 31 October 1949. Detailing his flying training, post war flying and instructor…

PHouriganM18030015.jpg
Target photograph of Orleans. Partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '9B', '905 SKELL.10/11.6.44.//NT 8" 6000' [arrow] 190° 0047. ORLEANS RD.M.2X1000.14X500.15 secs.S/L COLE M.50.' On the reverse 'ORLEANS. S/L COLE 10/11.6.44'.…

PHouriganM18030144.jpg
Target photograph of Orleans. Almost completely obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. No detail visible. Captioned '7B', '912 SKELL.10/11.6.44.//NT 8" 7500' [arrow] 226° 0042. ORLEANS RD.L.2X1000.14X500.18 secs.P/O OLIVER L.50.'. 'On the…

PHouriganM18030077.jpg
Target photograph of Nuremberg. No detail visible, obscured by smoke or haze, diagonal light streaks. Captioned '5B', 299. SKELL.30/31.3.44.//NT.5" 22500' [arrow] 175° 0120 NURNBERG RD.F.1X4000.9X4.8X30. 33secs.P/O Lloyd F.50'.

PHouriganM18030160.jpg
Target photograph of Nuremberg. Rural area, no detail visible. Small light streaks. Captioned '5D', '288 Skell.30./31.3.44.//NT 8" 21000' 248° 0022 NURNBERG RD.V.1X4000.9X4.8X30.33secs.P/O Dobson.V.50'. On reverse '41/2 S OSTENDE'.

PHouriganM18030089.jpg
Target photograph of Nuremberg. No details visible, obscured by smoke or haze. Captioned '5B','291 Skell.30/31.3.44.//NT 8" 22500' [arrow] 175° 0120 NURNBERG RD.P.1X4000.9X4.8X30.33secs.P/O Lundy.P.50.'.

PHouriganM18030164.jpg
Target photograph of Nuremberg. Almost totally obscured by smoke and dust, some light streaks. No detail visible. Captioned '5B', '294 Skell.30/31.3.44.//NT 8" 21000' [arrow] 012° 0050 NURNBERG RD.D.1X4000.9X4.8X30.32secs.F/O BOTHA.D.50.' Reverse…

PHouriganM18030113.jpg
Target photograph of Münster. Totally obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '2979 SKELL.23/24.9.44.//NT(C)8" 14500 [arrow] 2153 MUNSTER RD.F.14X1000.26secs.F/O NISBET.F.50'. 'On the reverse 'F/O NISBET 23/24.9.44 DORTMUND-EMS.'.
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