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PQuineJW16020283.jpg
Target photograph showing smoke from six bombs in built up area in centre of frame. open countryside and fields all round. Captioned '3690, L.SGN, 22.3.45, 7", 15000, 048, 1492, DULMEN J, 18 MC 500DT. C31SECS, F?O QUINE, J, 582'. Includes scan of…

PQuineJW16020280.jpg
Top - target photograph showing smoke from bomb explosions in centre with some built up area to top left. Captioned '3737 LSGN 24.3.45 Y 18000' ISO 13.19.18 STERKRADE E, 18MC500DT, C34SECS, F/O QUINE. H. 582'.
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PQuineJW16020277.jpg
Top - target photograph showing smoke from bombs over most of frame and built up area top left. Captioned '3640, L.SGN, 21.3.45 " 8'.16800'103 BREMEN OS[....] Oil Refinery, S, 13MC500DT:4ANM64DT, C34 SECSI. F/O Quine; S: 582'.
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LQuineJW185297v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J W Quine, covering the period from August 1942 to 18 January 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 582 squadron. He was stationed at Miami, RCAF Edmonton,…

PNeilsonNS1604.jpg
Norman Neilson was an apprentice engineer at St Rollox Locomotive Works when he volunteered. He had originally wanted to join the Navy but joined the RAF because the only way he could be released from his position was to volunteer for aircrew. His…

AKnottS151001.mp3
Sidney Knott was from Leigh on Sea and recalls the day, with invasion apparently imminent, that signs were put up on the local shops advising people that they had to be ready to move within an hour and taking only one suitcase with them. Sidney’s…

MWhybrowFHT170690-160926-22.jpg
The Obituary describes his service and civilian career from training in the United States to his 105 operations. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He met his future wife, Isobel in Blackpool. Served in the Far East and demobbed in 1947.

PCrossleyD1501.jpg
Don Crossley was born in South Emsall in 1924. He tells of his time before the war working at Upton Colliery before joining the Royal Air Force. He volunteered and trained initially as a wireless operator / air gunner. He tells of his experience at…
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