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  • Tags: Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944)

MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030035.jpg
The notes indicate the bomb distribution in the bomb bay, the total weight of the bomb load, the all up weight of the aircraft, height of the bombing, forecast winds and heading and target indicator colours.
Aircraft code 'G'.
On the reverse are…

LMartinWJ1822340v1.pdf
Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

CWittyAR-170323-010098.jpg
Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 25'.

CWittyAR-170323-010093.jpg
Map showing south east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to a target north of Paris. Annotated top left 'Op No. 25, 3/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op 25, (3/8/44), Trossy'.

LWatsonJR1605406v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

MPotterPL1878961-150914-07.pdf
Starts with account of operation to Paris on 3 May 1944 when attacked by Me 109 and writes of crew actions. Continues with list of operations giving details of target, anti-aircraft fire, flight time, some bomb loads, events, results. From 3 August…

BDaviesMDaviesJRv1.pdf
Draft comments on last operation of John Davies. Died on active service with 166 Squadron. List crew of his Lancaster (pilot and flight engineer survived) and recounts operation to V1 site at Trossy St Maximin in which and other crew John were…

PCothliffKB15060034.jpg
A detailed map of Saint-Maximin. It is marked with four aircraft crashes - a Halifax (3 deaths) two Lancasters (one death) and a Mosquito (three deaths).

LKirbyH1637087v1.pdf
Flight engineers log book (Copy) for H Kirby covering the period from 26 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington and RAF Coningsby. Aircraft flown…
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