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  • Tags: Master Bomber

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History since formation on 1 April 1944 until last operation 7 May 1945. Part of Pathfinder Force. Mention first award of DSO and last marking and bombing operations in 1945. Provides account of last operation of Captain Edwin Swales who was awarded…

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An account of operation as Pathfinder against German naval and submarine base at Kiel when his aircraft was shot down by 'Schrage Musik' equipped night-fighter which cause the aircraft to break in two. Describes crew actions during bomb run and…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation, he refers to the target as a P plane base, the operation report refers to it as a storage site, his navigation plot, a map of the area close to the target showing their track and the target. Part of…

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States Flight Sergeant Charles William Eyles was Master Bomber and visual marker and was reliable and accurate. Participated in 51 attacks by day and night against heavily defended targets. Provides other accolades.

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A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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Notes including timings, heights, marking plan, master bomber and target marking.

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Front not completed. On the reverse marking and tactics notes including Mosquito marking.

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Shows four bomb loads for the squadron with two for one aircraft each and the other two for eight and six aircraft. Includes preselection settings, weights, timings, method. On the reverse bombing notes including target marking continued.

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Shows single bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, zero hour and effort level. Describes method including target marking by Pathfinder Mosquito. On the reverse the route and notes.

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Shows one bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Includes Window, and weights. Shows 5 aircraft in wave 1, six in wave 2 and five in wave 3. On the reverse Mosquito marking points, notes United States…

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Shows four bomb loads for the squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, route and method. Mentions that Moisquito will search for and mark target. Annotated 'Toulouse'. On the reverse target marking and bombing notes.

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other details including Window and timings. Page is struck through and annotated cancelled. On the reverse Oboe marking method and bombing…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, distributor, preselection and false height settings. Shows timings and other detail. On the reverse; marking, safety measures, call signs and timings. Formation order for Waddington,…

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Shows three bomb loads for eight, two and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor. preselection and false height settings as well as times, weights, window, route and wave times. Page is annotated 'Cancelled' in large letters. On the reverse…

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Indicates a single bomb load for operations on 11 March 1945. Includes time on target, preselection settings, false height settings and other notes. Annotated '146 of 5 Group and 800 a/c of other Groups'. On the reverse marking and tactics including…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. Includes preselection and other weapon settings, times, weights and other details. On the reverse timings and marking including by Mosquito and bombing instructions. List of aircraft in table with wave, heights…

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Shows several bomb loads with some crossed out. Details preselector settings and other information. Includes timings, route and marking method. On the reverse bombing instructions, oboe marking and mentions 617 Squadron dropping 12000 pound bombs. At…

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Shows two bomb loads with preselection settings and weights. Has been struck through and annotated 'Cancelled'. On the reverse marking plan and bombing instructions as well as supporting squadrons.

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Shows three bomb loads for ten, three and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor and preselection settings as well as weights, Window, timings and wave times. On the reverse flares and target marking plan, bombing instructions and alternative…

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Indicates two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection and other settings, Window, timings, photo flash and other notes.

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Shows four bomb loads for four, seven, two and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor and preselection settings and other information. Includes timing, window, weights, H+ times for waves one to three and notes on illumination. On the reverse…

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Shows one bomb load for eight aircraft and one reserve for bombing and one load for seven aircraft for mine laying. Includes distributor, preselection and false height settings for main. Includes timings and number of squadron aircraft in which wave.…
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