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Detailed operation order from group to 102, 77, 10, 158, 466, 640, 76, 78, 51 and 578 Squadrons with numbers of aircraft required. Target "Whitebait". Gives detailed instructions, routes, bomb loads, wave orders, fuel loads, window carriage, route…

LHansonJE46968v1.pdf
Flying log book for J E Hanson, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1939 to 1 October 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Finnningley, RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Lindholme, RAF…

LHowellJ552601v1.pdf
I J Howell’s wireless operator/ air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 6 September 1939 to 10 April 1941. Detailing his operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Finningley (76 Squadron and 7…

YPattissonC1264245v1.pdf
Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…

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One airman wearing Mae West/parachute harness stands next to another wearing battledress with sweater underneath and flying boots. On the ground harnesses and parachute packs. Both standing by the rear fuselage of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. In the…

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Three aircrew, one wearing flying suit climbs into the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. Two other aircrew wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses wait to follow. In the background another two Halifax.

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Three aircrew, one wearing flying suit climbs into the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. Two other aircrew wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses wait to follow. In the background other aircraft.

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Two aircrew wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses are looking into the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. One airmen wearing battledress with sweater underneath and flying boots is standing watching. Two other airmen, one wearing…

P78Sqn17010054.jpg
Two aircrew wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses are looking into the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. One airmen wearing battledress with sweater underneath and flying boots is standing holding a pad of paper. Two other airmen, one…

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One airman is climbing through the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B', while five others wearing Mae West/parachute harnesses wait in line to board. In the background another Halifax.

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Six aircrew, one wearing flying jacket climbing into the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'. Five other aircrew wearing flying jackets or suits and Mae West/parachute harnesses some carrying parachute packs wait in line to board through…

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Five aircrew wearing flying suits or jackets, Mae West/parachute harnesses stand in a group by the rear fuselage hatch of a Halifax letters 'MP-B'.

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Lists squadron, aircraft type and serial number, reason for loss if known, number killed and number survived. Consists of 19 crews from 13 squadrons with 6 Lancaster and 13 Halifax.

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Four images:
1. Three airman, two shirtless and one in swimming trunks, using a stirrup pump and fire buckets outside a nissen hut. Caption unreadable.
2. Two airmen (shirtless) washing down nissen hut with hose. Caption '.. AT 76 SQDN'.
3. Three…

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Page captioned 'Fayid Egypt July 1942, No 76 Squadron detachment became No 462 Squadron together with No 10 Squadron detachment. Read page 79 of Halifax - Operation Bareface'.
Three photographs, first is of nine servicemen in front of lorry,…

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A memoir by Jack of his life before and service in the R.A.F. up to 1942. Has his comments on postings and events up to 1942.

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Official document from RAF listing all Jacks postings throughout his service.

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The bar was named after Group Captain Denis Peter John Smith DFC CBE. The text describes the man and there is a photograph of crew under the nose of an aircraft and a second photograph has two airmen standing at the rear of an aircraft. It is…

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76 Squadron crest made in embroidered cloth and set in a wooden frame.

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Seven airmen, including Akin Shenbanjo, are standing under the front of their Halifax. They are wearing parachute harnesses and Mae Wests.

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Full length image of a pilot standing on the pavement at the entrance of a house, No 25. Steps lead up to the entrance and there are very ornate railings. There is a handwritten comment 'My Skipper & Bestman'.
In the top right corner a remembrance…

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Seven airmen including Akin Shenbanjo arranged on the cockpit of a Halifax. 50 operations are marked by painted bombs and the aircraft's name is Achtung the Black Prince.
In the top right corner a remembrance poppy has been added.

LBartonCJ168669v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Cyril Joe Barton. Covering the period from 19 January 1942 to 27 March 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at Darr Aero Tech, USAF Cochran Field, USAF Napier…

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Douglas Smith grew up in Bressingham, Norfolk. He joined the Royal Air Force in October 1940, at the age of nineteen, and trained as a wireless operator. He joined a crew on Wellingtons at No 10 Operational Training Unit, RAF Abingdon, before…
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