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PHouriganM18030027.jpg
Target photograph of Caroliniensel and Harlesiel on the Harle river. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '3065 SKELL.5.10.44.//8" 16500' [arrow] 312° 1112 WILHELMSHAVEN RD.V.10X1000.4'J'X500.C35secs.F/L WAKE.C.50' On the reverse '[underlined] F/LT WAKE 5.10.44.…

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Warrant Officer Edwards, wearing tunic and side cap, standing in front of a building with windows. In the background bomb racks are leaning against a building. On the reverse 'W.O. Edwards, W, i/c 50 Sqd on [sic] Armoury, Skellingthorpe, 17-4-42,…

PHouriganM18030083.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. No detail visible and almost completely obscured by smoke. Captioned '8°F', '10B', '1147 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT(C).8" 5500' [arrow] 065°0151 VITRY RD.U.9X1000.4X500.16secs.P/O DAVIS(.W.J.) U.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030154.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Red dot on right side. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, bridges over stream, streets and buildings clearly visible. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1138 SKELL.27/28.6.44//NT.8" 6000' [arrow] 080° 0147 VITRY…

PHouriganM18030165.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, some light streaks. Street pattern visible but no clear detail. Caption '8° F', '7B', '1140 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT.8" 6500' [arrow] 072° 0151 VITRY RD.Y.9X1000.4X500.16secs.P/O…

PHouriganM18030017.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Photograph partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1132 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT(C).8" 6500' [arrow] 072° 0152 VITRY RD.B.9X1000.4X500.18secs.P/O PETHICK.B.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030099.jpg
Target photograph of Villeneuve. Red dot right of centre. Centre mainly obscured by smoke and dust, area that is visible is urban, roads and structures visible. Captioned '8°F', '8B', '1297 Skell.14/15.7.44//NT.8" 6000' [arrow] 355° 0138 VILLENEUVE…

PHouriganM18030111.jpg
Target photograph of Villeneuve. Urban area, no detail but larger roads and structures are visible. Some light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1292 SKELL.14/15.7.44//NT(C)8" 7000' [arrow] 355° 0145 VILLENEUVE RD.U.1X1000.16X500.21secs.F/O DAVIS…

PWatsonD1507.jpg
Two Lancasters with engines running are being waved off by a group of ground crew. The nearer Lancaster is ED860 QR-N and the farther one is ED588 VN-G. Both have nose art depicting many operations.

PHouriganM18030021.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Both banks of the river Oise visible although partially obscured by smoke or cloud, red dot just right of centre. Very many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1652 SKELL.3.8.44// 8" 18000' [arrow] 230° 1432…

PHouriganM18030131.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Red dot just left and higher than centre. Rural area, river Oise running across photograph, some smoke and dust, many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1723 SKELL.3.8.44.// 8" 17500' [arrow] 239° 1432…

PHouriganM18030007.jpg
Target photograph of Tours. River Loire running top to bottom, road bridge across river and Saint-Gatien de cathedral visible. Captioned '5'', '810 SKELL.19/20.5.44.//NT.//8" 6500' [arrow] [censored] TOURS RD.J.8X2000 [censored]P/O AMPHLETT.J.50'. On…

PHouriganM18030075.jpg
Target photograph of Thiverny. Red dot top left corner, Lancaster visible in centre. Rural area both banks of river Oise, roads and field patterns visible with craters, smoke and dust on left third of photograph. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1390…

PCruickshankG1502-0009.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Wilhelmshaven by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Conner)…

PCruickshankG1502-0007.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: “This stone was unlaid at Dusseldorf by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Connor)…

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)…

PCruickshankG1502-0008.jpg
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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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…

MHollisAN124522-171107-060001.jpg
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…

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…

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…
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