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  • Tags: Halifax Mk 2

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Wartime memoir covering Dennis Raettig's training at Blackpool and the posting to 104 Squadron at Royal Air Force Driffield in August 1941. Worked on Wellington aircraft and mentions that Driffield also hosted the blind approach landing flight…

MMolloyS[Ser#-DoB]-160212-01.pdf
Contains photographs, silhouettes and drawings of British, American and Russian aircraft, showing dimensions, armament, armour plate or glass, and position of fuel tanks. Tables set out aircraft capabilities, including range and bomb loads.

S78Sqn19361201v30027.pdf
Log book covering the period of service on 78 Squadron at RAF Breighton from September 1943 to June 1944 flying Halifaxes. A total of 31 night time operations were flown. Targets were Hannover, Bochum, Kassel, Dusseldorf, Mannheim, Leipzig,…

LCuttsE431716v1.pdf
Air gunner's log book for Ernest Cutts, rear gunner, covering the period 23 November 1943 to 21 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Sale, RAF Litchfield, RAF Marston Moor, RAF…

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Five men at work on the port engines of an Halifax.

LWilliamsonF2-1061862v1.pdf
Frank Williamson’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 15 December 1940 to 25 February 1943 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Shawbury…

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Royal Australian Air Force Log Book for Max Langworthy, pilot. Covers period 8 January 1943 to 15 February 1958. Includes his training, operations and post-war flying. He was based at RAF Babdown Farm, RAF Bibury, RAF Morton in Marsh, RAF Rufforth,…

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An extract from George's logbook with a summary of his flying in the RAF. It includes aircraft type, where and hours flown.

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Air-to-air view looking down at Halifax flying with only starboard inner engine. Captioned 'one engine flying'.

Halifax R9430 being test-flown by Squadron Leader P Dobson to determine the rate of height loss while flying on one engine.

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Three aerial photographs and two silhouettes. On the reverse 'Halifax II'.
#1 is a rear/starboard side aerial photograph.
#2 is a port side silhouette.
#3 is a port side aerial photograph.
#4 is a port/under aerial photograph.
#5 is an underside…

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Air-to-air rear quarter view from slightly above of a Halifax letters 'EY-E' Below is open countryside and clouds behind. On the reverse 'Note top left - Spotter Hybrentilly April 6 1944, Handley Page Halifax II series, details of official crown…

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Air-to air view of a Halifax with open countryside below and scattered clouds. Rear port fin and tail plane of aircraft from which photograph was taken visible on the left side. On the reverse 'Halifax II, Handley Page Halifax II series IA, stamp for…

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Each photograph views the port side of a Halifax, TL-P, in flight.

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Records an incident to Squadron Leader Debenham's crew, Ronald Carpenter was the Bomb Aimer, flying 10 Squadron Halifax DT546 on 13/14 October 1942, when the aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire and the flight engineer injured. It includes a…
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