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Target photograph of Osterfeld (Oberhausen-Sterkrade). Roads and buildings are visible as are the Rhine-Herne Canal and railway running from centre left to upper right. Smoke can be seen in the lower left quadrant of the image and there is some glare…

Target photograph of Wesel. Some roads and railway tracks can be seen in the upper half while at the centre there are several plumes of smoke. The whole area is covered by thin cloud.
It is captioned: "2952 MEP. 16.2.45//7" 19,000' 112º 1600 WESEL.…

Target photograph of Dresden. No ground details are visible but the glare from fires on the ground are visible through the smoke. There are some bright spots and trails of light on the right. It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2914. MEP.…

A target photograph of snow covered Koln-Gremberg. In the upper, right quadrant are some marshalling yards and the River Rhine, partially obscured by cloud. In the upper and lower left quadrants is a main railway line. At upper centre is an area of…

A target photograph of Duisburg. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground and there are several light trails in the centre of the photograph.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2809 MEP. 22/23.1.45//NT(C)8" 19,000' 112º 2009 DUISBERG [sic]. Z…

Target photograph of Krefeld. Cloud, smoke and glare obscures all ground detail.
It is annotated: "3B" and captioned: "2735 MEP. 11.1.45//7" 20,000' 130º 1514 KREFELD A 1HC4000IN, 12MC500DT, 4GP250DT. C.37SECS F/S O'MALLEY K.75.".

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Target photograph of Neuss. Glare and cloud obscures all ground detail. It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2720 MEP.6/7.1.45//NT(C) 7" 20,000' 029º 1853. NEUSS E 1HC4000IN, 13ANM64DT. 31 SECS. F/S. O'MALLEY C.75".

Target photograph of Vohwinkel. Smoke and glare obscures most of the ground and only the vague outlines of some ground features are visible.
It is annotated: "5B" and captioned: "2659 MEP 1/2.1.45//NT(C)7' 19,500. 360º 1944 VOHWINKEL K 1HC4000IN.…

Target photograph of Vohwinkel. In the lower right quadrant rail tracks and sidings are visible, alongside which is a distinctive complex of roads and buildings. The buildings and streets of Gräfrath can be seen at the centre left of the image while…

Target photograph of Siegen. Cloud or smoke obscures all ground detail. It is annotated "3B" and captioned: "2547 MEP. 16.12.44//7" 17,500. 027º 1500 SIGEN [sic]. F 1HC4000IN. 5MC1000DT. 4ANM64DT. C34 SECS. F/S O'MALLEY. J.75

A target photograph of Oberhausen. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground. There are some small smoke trails at centre left.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2445. MEP. 4.12.44 //8 19,600. 109º 1412 OBERHAUSEN,YI 1 HC4000IN. 6ANM 50DT. 6GP500DT.…

A group of some 350 RAF personnel standing and sitting, on and in front of, a Lancaster. The photograph is mounted on a page, which is captioned: "SQUADRON 75 NEW ZEALAND".

A formal photograph of 107 aircrew arranged in four rows, seated and standing, in front of a Lancaster. Each man is identified by a number from one to 107. A second image is a crop of the first, showing six men at the far right of the group.

A summary of Derek's career in the Royal Air Force including an explanation why he he carried a rabbit foot mascot in his flying suit. Explains that his flying log books are held by the National War Museum in London. Describes Derek's disappointment…

The crew and ground crew are standing in front of the door area of Stirling V of No 75 Squadron RNZAF at Newmarket in 1942.
On the reverse 'L-R Sgt Roe, LAC Lobley, F/O Omerod, F/O Hosie, Wall,
P/O Bailey, Sgt Lillystone, Sgt Ottaway, Sgt…

Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing at Villers Bocage.
#2 is temporary graves of Bob Cooke and Crew at Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy.

Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 April 1940 to 12 May 1942 detailing his training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Grantham (No. 12 Flying…

Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

Target photograph of an operation to Neuss. Only a large area of glare, roughly in the middle, is visible. It is annotated '5B' and captioned:
'1787 MEP 23/24.9.44//NT 8" 19,000 ← 055 º 2127
NEUSS. H1. 11 x 1000. 4 x 500. 31 SECS. F/S…

Target photograph taken on an operation to Duisberg. Left hand side is obscured by smoke or cloud and several bomb explosions can be seen. The Rhine river runs across the image, just below half height and there is built up area towards top of…

Target photograph. Fields and several minor roads visible. Much of the image is dotted with smoke from bomb bursts or Anti-aircraft fire and glare obscures right hand side. A Lancaster can be seen flying below. Annotated '3B' and captioned '1750 MEP…

Gives personal details, service as an airman, commissioned service with promotions, postings including 75, 149 and 109 Squadrons, honours and awards including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, mentioned in despatches, and air…
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