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PHouriganM18030005.jpg
Target photograph of Bourg Leopold. Partially obscured by smoke and light streaks, two aircraft silhouetted below, rural area. Captioned '7B', '791 SKELL. 11/12.5.44. //NT 8" 15750 [arrow] 179° 0015 BRG.LEOPOLD RD.J.1X4000.6X1000.8X500.27secsP /O…

PHouriganM18030101.jpg
Target photograph of Braunschweig. No detail visible,some smoke or dust and light streaks. Captioned' 5', '16 SKELL. 14/15.1.44//NT 5" 21,000 [arrow] 145° 1924 BRUNSWICK. X. 1X4000+15X4+8X30. 31SECS. P.O.ORAM. X.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] P/O…

PHouriganM18030175.jpg
Target photograph of Brunswick. Totally obscured by dust and haze. Some light streaks. Captioned '4', '10 SKELL.14/15.1.44//NT. 8" 22,000 [arrow] 145° 1915 BRUNSWICK.C.1X4000. 15X4. 8X30. 31SECS. P/O JENNINGS. C. 50.'. On the reverse '[underlined]…

PHouriganM18030047.jpg
Target photograph of Caen. No detail visible area covered with smoke and dust from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '1348 SKELL.18.7.44//8" 7000' [arrow] 182° 0547 CAEN RD.V.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.F/LT MOUAT. V.50.'. On the reverse…

SCruickshankG629128v10003-0001.jpg
Relates actions of Manser as captain of Manchester during the first 1,000 bomber operation on Cologne on 30 May 1942. After damage to aircraft Manser persisted in efforts to save aircraft. Once crash was inevitable he ordered his crew to bail out,…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-23.jpg
At top - title: 'Operations, 50 44 630 Squadrons, Manchester aircraft 333 1/2 operational hours, Lancaster aircraft'.
On the left and right - RAF bases and operations carried out from them.
On the right - a map on northern Europe and United…

PHouriganM18030135.jpg
Target photograph of Courtrai. Partially obscured by smoke, dust and bomb explosions. Urban area, street patterns visible. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '14 SKELL.20/21.7.44//NT.8" 10500 [arrow] 230° 0100 COURTRAI RD.U.11X1000.4X500.21secs.F/O DAVIS.W.J.…

PHouriganM18030011.jpg
Target photograph of Donges. Light streaks and red dot just above centre of photograph. Captioned '5°F', '8B', '1450 SKELL.24/25.7.44//NT.8" 10750' [arrow] 315° 0143 DONGES RD.E.11X1000.4X500.22secs.F/LT FLINT.E.50.' On the reverse '[underlined]…

PHouriganM18030049.jpg
Target photograph of Donges. Little detail visible, red dot just right of centre. Light streaks and small number of explosions. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1449 SKELL.24/25/7.44//NT.8" 8600' [arrow] 314° 0142 DONGES RD.V.11X1000,4X500.19secs.F/LT…

PTwellsE15070050.jpg
Doris and Ernie Twells with two men and a woman. Ernie Twells and the man are holding an ornamental plate. Captioned 'Doris and Ernie with leader of Derbyshire County Council'.

The nose and main spar of Lancaster EE134. Six men are working on it.…

PHouriganM18030169.jpg
Target photograph of Dusseldorf. Totally obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '3degrees]F', '7B', '3488 SKELL.2/3.11.44//NT.8"20500' 143° 1918 DUSSELDORF.Q. 1HC4000IN.14CP14.30secs.F/O BEER.S.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/O…

LMcDonaldEA1076160v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner, flight engineers for Edward Allan McDonald, air gunner, covering the period from 10 march 1944 to 1 June 1945. He was stationed at RAF Evanton, RAF Market Harborough, RAF Winthorpe, RAF…

MMcDonaldEA1076160-150914-01.pdf
The first part is an eye witness account by Alan McDonald of an aircraft crash and its aftermath.
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…

PHouriganM18030167.jpg
Target photograph of Essen. Only wide bands of light visible. Captioned '6B', '270 SKELL. 26/27.3.44//NT. 8" 19500' [arrow] 162° 2211 ESSEN. M. 1X4000. 15X4. 8X30. 31SECS. W/C HEWARD M. 50.'. On the reverse 'Flash explosion frame 6'.

PHouriganM18030035.jpg
Target photograph of Ferme D'Urville. Rather dark photograph, what appears to be smoke and dust visible, no detail. Light streaks. Captioned '9B', '7 SKELL.3/4.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 212° 0104 FERME D'URVILLE RD.M.1X4000.16X500.20secs.W/O…

PHouriganM18030023.jpg
Target photograph of Vlissingen. No land just disturbed water. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3378 SKELL.23.10.44//8" 4250' [arrow] 150° 1619 FLUSHING RD.U.14X1000.C20secs. F/O ENDEAN.U.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/O ENDEAN…

PHouriganM18030137.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Partially obscured by smoke and dust. Port area, locks, quays, docks and moored ships clearly visible. Disturbed water from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3248 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 7100' [arrow] 285° 1500.…

PHouriganM18030139.jpg
Target photograph of Flushing. Partially obscured by smoke and dust. Coastal area, little detail visible, disturbed water from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3269 SKELL.11.10.44.// 8" 5500' [arrow] 320° 1500. FLUSHING 106RD.…

PHouriganM18030037.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Almost completely obscured by cloud, little detail. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2256 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12500' [arrow] 080° 1411 FORET DE L.ADAM.P.11X1000.4X500.C.29secs.F/O.DAVIS W.J. P.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030057.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Mainly obscured by cloud, area visible is open country. Railway junction, sidings and craters are visible. Captioned '5°F', '6B', '2250 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12000' [arrow] 052° 1409 FORET DE…

PHouriganM18020013.jpg
Target photograph of Foret de L'Adam. River Oise running top to bottom right side of photograph, railway running close to river, road bridge across rive. Bomb explosions with smoke and dust obscure bottom left of photograph. Road network in forest…

PHouriganM18020017.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Road rail bridge over river Oise top right, bottom left obscured by cloud with smoke and dust, bomb explosions and craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2208 SKELL. 18.8.44 //8" 12000' [arrow] 090°…

PHouriganM18030079.jpg
Target photograph of Frankfurt. No detail visible. Diagonal light streaks. Captioned '5B', 221 SKELL. 18/19-3-44//NT. 5" 20700 [arrow] 190° 2207 FRANKFURT. U. 1X4000 14X4 10X30 31 SECS. F/L BLACKHAM U.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/LT BLACKHAM…

PHouriganM18030158.jpg
Target photograph of Gdynia. Partially obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. no detail visible. Aircraft silhouetted in centre. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '3971 SKELL.18/19.12.44//NT.8" 13500' 275° 2202 GDYNIA(B) F. 10 ANM 59DT. 23secs. F/O…
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