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PCruickshankG1502-0010.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Duisburg by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, F/Sgt Stevens, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Conner)…

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A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Bremen by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshanks[sic], Sgt Conner)…

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Thirty-five airmen wearing greatcoats and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows.

Submitted with caption 'Back row left to right. Edward Pullen, became a Wing Commander, killed in action 20 December 1943 when serving with 50…

BWhitwellHJWhitwellHJv2.pdf
A detailed account of an operation on Friday, 8th October 1943. The crew of Lancaster 'N for Nan' were Pilot PPilot Officer John Charles Peter Taylor from London, Flying Officer Stewart Stubby bomb aimer from Herefordshire, Warrant Officer James…

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A brief memoir of Frank and Freddie Horry written by Freddie's wife.
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.

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The memoir details the events after Sergeant George Reid Williamson baled out of his Lancaster over Chateau-Thierry. After hiding in a wood for a few days, he met a local farmer who took him back to the farmhouse for food and a large overcoat. While…

BWhymarkRJWhymarkJPv1.pdf
A resume of 'Jack' Whymark's family and service career. Includes extracts from Jack’s diaries, details from his logbook and histories of the crew and passengers of Lancaster PA278.

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

LBarberT1047323v2.pdf
T. Barber’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot from 27th June 1943 to 6th May 1945 detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Station Paulson (No. 7…

PHouriganM18030097.jpg
Target photograph of Stuttgart. No detail visible, many light streaks right side of photograph. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '2781 SKELL.12/13.9.44//8" 15250' [arrow] 230° 2316 STUTTGART.W.1X4000.17X4.C.26secs.F/O.AMEY.W.50.'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030124.jpg
Target photograph of Stuttgart. A number of light streaks, no detail visible. Captioned '8', '112 SKELL 20/21.2.44//NT 5" 22000' [arrow] [track and time censored] STUTTGART. X. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 [exposure censored] REED X 50.' [reverse not scanned]

LDawsonSR142531v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Stephen Dawson, covering the period from 11 June 1939 to 30 March 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Southampton, RAF Hastings, RAF Hatfield, RAF Little…

LHawesS1504897v1.pdf
Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying log book for Stanley Hawes, wireless operator. Covers the period from 18 May 1943 to 16 June 1944, when he was killed. It details his training and operations. He was based at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF Cottesmore,…

PHouriganM18030181.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1230 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 14000' [arrow] 024° 0121 ST.L.D'ESSERENT RD.D.11X1000,4X500.C25secs.P/O CURPHEY D.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030179.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Two large balls of light and a light streak. No clear details visible. Captioned '3°F', '6B CL', '1223 SKELL 4/5.7.44 //NT (C) 8" 17000 [arrow] 014° 0138 ST LEU D'ESSERENT RD.B.11X1000,4X500.27secs.W/C…

PHouriganM18030067.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Rural area, centre of photograph obscured by smoke and dust and a small area of light streaks. Roads visible. Captioned 3° F', '7B', '1213 SKELL 4/5.7.44 //NT 8" 16000 [arrow] 348° 0138 ST.LEU D'ESSERENT…

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…

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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…

PWilliamsAE1701.jpg
A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster in a wooden frame. At the bottom 50 Squadron badge.

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Seven airmen Mae Wests life vests. They are standing in front of Lancaster VN-D RE133.
On the reverse are four signatures


[The image is identified as being 50 squadron, RAF Skellingthorpe and the Captain as F/O A. Campbell]
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