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Side view of an airborne Do 217.


Front quarter view of an airborne Do 217.


Head on view of airborne Do 217.


Notes kept by JH Bird. Describes some Luftwaffe aircraft.

A list of aircraft with a brief description of each one with size, construction, engine, armament and observation details.

The story of John Martin's last operation, how he was shot down, escaped the aircraft and was captured. He was interrogated at Dulag Luft in Frankfurt then transferred to various Stalg Luft camps. His story covers in his life until he was repatriated…

Cash book but contains notes on: medicines/chemicals on first page. Followed by general notes and outline diagrams on Stirling, Halifax, Me-110, Dornier 215 & 217 and Hudson aircraft. Continues with flight engineer's notes on a large number of…

Air Gunner’s flying log book for Stanley Bradford covering the period from 8 May 1943 to 8 August 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (7 AGS), RAF Cottesmore (14 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660…

Four views of a Dornier Do 217. On the reverse of each is 'Dornier Do 217'. #3 and #4 are identified as Do 217 E2.
#1 is a photograph of the underneath.
#2 is a photograph of the starboard side.
#3 is a silhouette of the front.
#4 is a silhouette…


A magazine of aerial photographs covering the bombing of Cologne, railway yards, factories, gun battery, Copenhagen, two prominent island landmarks, an attack on a U-boat, storage depot, the Schneider works at Le Creusot, Do 217 s at Munich and Dijon…

Photo 1 is a port side view of a DO 217 E-4 on the ground.
Photo 2 is a night bombing variant. The view is from the front/starboard side.


Photo 1 is a starboard side, ground view of a DO 217 B1. It featured a dive brake on the rear fuselage which made its directional stability poor.
Photo 2 is a DO 217 V4 seen from the front. Test pilot reports indicated poor handling and performance.


Photo 1 is a DO 217 J2, port side on the ground. Used as a night fighter the nose was modified to house radar.
Photo 2 is a DO 217 N2, port side on the ground. Similar to the J2 but with different engines.

Photo 1 is a flying DO 217 seen from the front.
Photo 2 is a flying DO 217 seen from the rear and above.
Photo 3 is a starboard side view of a flying DO 217.


A book of lecture notes covering British, German, Italian and American fighter, Coastal, Army co-operation, bombers and dive bombers.
Notes on Hygiene, Water, Accommodation and conservancy in the field, Food, cookhouses and cooking, Law and…

A handwritten account of Don Falgate's tour between 10 September 1944 and 7 April 1945. The account includes his observations and calculations about the percentage of aircraft lost. He carried out a total of 32 day and night-time operations on…

Stanley Bradford was working in a Reserved Occupation until he volunteered. The three services were represented but as he approached them in turn the army and navy both rejected him because of his work. The RAF said that since he was in Reserved…

Lancaster with a German Dornier 217 night fighter in the foreground. Another Lancaster caught in searchlights at the top right with other Lancasters and flames in the background. Captioned 'Augsburg 44', and signed by 'HOH'.
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