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LSnowballMG1595147v1.pdf
M G Snowball’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 13 September 1944 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training),…

SRAFIngham19410620v060005.pdf
Eight photographs from a scrapbook.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is captioned ' "Mac" gave me this snap on my…

SRAFIngham19410620v060004.pdf
Marion and seven crew in flying gear, standing by the tail of a Lancaster with Rose-Rice rear turret, with twin 0.50 calibre Browning machine guns.

LStimpsonMC155249v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 1 August 1943 to 15 February 1944, when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Warboys. Aircraft flown in were Oxford…

PGuyanS17010016.jpg
An air-to-air view of a Lancaster from above flying over a largely rural area. Its bomb doors are open. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lancaster Over Target. This has appeared in publications since being lent out in the 1990's but…

SKingEJ182986v10004.jpg
The first captioned 'Bill Prune, R.I.P'. with a picture of a Bulldog announced the death in a road accident of a squadron mascot.
Second shows two Lancasters taxying with the caption 'Five ton Lorries', stating that Lancasters are carrying nearly 5…

SKingEJ182986v10011.jpg
Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…

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Five items, Edward's account of the operation which was eventful for the crew, They were attacked over the target by an Me 109, the aircraft was badly damaged but bombed and returned to base, none of the crew were injured. They had to blow the…

SKingEJ182986v10024.jpg
Four items, Edward's description of the operation to the Krupp works, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target. Two newspaper clippings suggesting that the return to the Krupp works after a brief respite was to destroy the rebuilding…

SKingEJ182986v10028.jpg
Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…

SKingEJ182986v10034.jpg
Four items, Edward's description of the operation, comments that their D.R. compass went U/S over their base, lots of searchlights but not so much anti-aircraft fire. Edwards nav plot, the expected H2S plot over Essen. Newspaper cuttings describing…

SKingEJ182986v10038.jpg
Four items, Edward's description of the operation, where he comments on the anti-aircraft fire, conditions over the target, events during the trip and general observations. Edward's navigation plot, the expected H2S plot over the target and newspaper…

SKingEJ182986v10042.jpg
Four items,Edward's description of the operation to the Chateau Bougon aerodrome, his navigation plot, the expected H2S return of the target, a newspaper cutting referring to Bomber Command bombing by moonlight.

SKingEJ182986v10046.jpg
Four items, Edward's description of the operation against a gun battery, his navigation plot, a map showing the target and newspaper cuttings describing cross channel operations and heavy explosions.

SKingEJ182986v10050.jpg
Three items, Edward's description of the operation against the marshalling yards, he describes the events, flak and conditions over the target. Edwards navigation plot, a newspaper clipping describes the allied air activity including against Louvain.

SKingEJ182986v10053.jpg
Five items, the first is Edward's description of the operation to the marshalling yards at Le Mans. He describes the anti-aircraft fire, and conditions over the target. Edward's navigation plot, the H2S plot of Le Mans, a press cutting with three…

PWilliamsAE1701.jpg
A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster in a wooden frame. At the bottom 50 Squadron badge.

PWilkinsNE17010004.jpg
Seven aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet, six sitting atop the cockpit canopy and one looking out of the cockpit side window. Seven rows of bomb symbols under the cockpit. Submitted with caption 'Norman E. Wilkins with aircrew on…

PWilkinsNE17010003.jpg
Seven airmen, one wearing flying suit and the others Mae Wests, two kneeling and the others standing behind the rear turret of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'Norman E Wilkins with aircrew and Lanc'.

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SWebbLP1876986v1.jpg
Top left - an account of Peter Webb's service career. A flight engineer's brevet with photograph of seven crew underneath.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing uniform tunics with brevet standing in line.
Left middle - a drawing of a winter scene…

LWarmingtonI150280v10003.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W I Warmington, covering the period from 9 April 1945 to 12 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and post war duties with 168 and 14 squadron, including acting as courier for the war crimes tribunal. He was…

PTownsleyH1801.jpg
Drawing of a Lancaster with names of crew (including Sgt Townsley) on bombs falling from bomb bay. Clouds in background and signatures on bottom. Annotated 'Lorient 13/14/2/43, 97 Squadron'.

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PStimpsonMC19050017.jpg
Roy sitting in his turret. On the reverse 'Roy in his turret'.
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