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Vertical aerial photograph of Le Havre. There are large numbers of bomb craters and smoke and explosions. Captioned '6106 BIN 10-9-44 //8 10000' [arrow] 115° 1840 Le Havre X 13x1000 4x500 c 24 secs F/O Lester L 460'.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Le Havre showing end of breakwater around dock area. Numerous bomb craters visible throughout together with damaged or destroyed dockside buildings. Warship in dock lower right. Rectangular structure to top left of…

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Discusses disturbing financial matters and complains about RAF remuneration and the way they are treated.

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He writes about flying to St. Nazaire. He is not flying tonight and is going to RAF Binbrook. He misses his wife and mentions that they have been married for six years. Catches up with family news.

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Thanks her for her letter and includes details of other member of her husbands crew.

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Letter of sympathy that her husband is reported missing from operations.

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From officer commanding 12 Squadron regretting that they could not give and information on her husbands chances of safety. Also unable to give any information on other crew members.

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Letter form Officer Commanding 12 Squadron reporting that her husband was missing form operations on 5/6 August 1941. Enclosed is list of personal effects.

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List of crew of E-Easy 460 Squadron Binbrook. Pilot - Bob Marshall - Australia, Wireless Operator Ken Silcock - Australia, Navigator Danny Phillips, Bomb Aimer - Steve Williams, Engineer - Roy Chapman. Mid upper gunner - Eddie Bell, Rear gunner -…

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Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

LSpenceMA437564v1.pdf
Navigator’s flying log book for L Spence covering the period from 25 February 1944 to 12 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF West Freugh (4 OAFU), RAF Hixon (30 OTU), RAF…

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

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Five airmen standing, four airmen seated and a woman seated around a table in a bar. The woman is in civilian clothes. There are drinks on the table and at least three men are smoking. The nissen hut has christmas decorations up. On the reverse the…

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Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

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Seven airmen wearing battledress and side cap standing in two rows outside a barrack block. On the reverse 'Our crew Binbrook, back: Eddie Bell m/u gunner, Ray Chapman Engineer, Ken Sillcock w/o, Bob Marshall pilot. Front: Steve Williams bomb aimer,…

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Photograph 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of an airman with a side cap, captioned 'Paddy Hamilton'.
Photograph 2 is a three quarters portrait of James Wrigley in a sidcot flying suit, captioned 'Yatesbury 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a wedding party…

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Recounts that piece of parachute silk is a memento of Colin Fraser's Lancaster being shot down during an attack on Gestapo barracks at Berchtesgaden on 25 April 1945. Describes crew bale out and skilful crash landing by pilot Flying Officer Harry…

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A vertical aerial photographs of Pauillac. Cloud and smoke obscures about half of the image. There is a small ship floating on the river. Captioned '5769 BIN 4-8-44 //8 8000' [arrow] 110° 1803 Paulliac. Li. 9x1000 3x500 c 23 secs F/O Lester. N 460'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Pauillac. At the top an industrial area is on fire with much smoke and bomb craters visible. In the river a ship is lying on its side. Captioned '5789 BIN 5-8-44 //8 8000' [arrow] 110° 1907 Paulliac Li 9x1000 3x500 c…

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Shows a WAAF barrack hut with women sitting on their beds reading or sewing. Captioned 'R.A.F. Binbrook Lanc hut 2'.

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Photograph 1 is of a stack of medium capacity bombs.
Photograph 2 is of the interior of a chapel. Captioned 'Binbrook chapel of rest'.
Photographs 3, 5 and 6 are of two airmen standing next to large stockpiles of medium capacity bombs.
Photograph…

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Shows the interior of a barrack room, some of the beds made up
some broken down showing the mattress biscuits and blankets. Note the coal stove, and the clothing on hangers and the lino floor with small bedside mats. Captioned 'Binbrook Lanc Hut…
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