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LDowdingAF159677v1.pdf
A F Dowding’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 06 June 1943 to 16 February 1944 when he became ‘missing-death presumed’. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a Flight Engineer. He was stationed at…

BTerryRTerryDv1.pdf
A brief biography of Dennis featuring photographs described in the collection. It covers his training and service as a fitter in the UK and Canada. He maintained a Lancaster that completed 124 ops and the aircraft was, unusually, awarded a DSO.
A…

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A notification of a certificate awarded to Dennis for good service and a leave pass.

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First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…

LMcDermottC1119618v1.pdf
Air Gunner’s flying log book for C McDermott covering the period from 7 July 1941 to 28 July 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes course results, gunners briefing note and target details. He was stationed at RAF…

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Front of a Halifax with lion with bomb nose art with name London's Revenge parked in front of a hangar. In front a table decorated with a union flag with an officer speaking into a microphone alongside a civilian wearing white overcoat. Surrounding…

LHughesCL133498v1.pdf
C. L. Hughes’ Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 8th January 1942 to 8th July 1945, detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Charlottetown (32 Air Navigation School),…

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A large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front and on the wing of a Lancaster. Annotated 'UK20082'.
On the reverse '419 [scored out] 427 Sqdn
427 with C.O. Centre W/C EM Bryson DFC
British built Lanc Leeming May 45'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Siracourt V-1 site. Smoke is rising from bomb explosions and the fields are littered with craters.
It is annotated '2801 LMG 6.7.44 // 8" 13000' --098° 0258 Siracourt Raid A 3 x 1000 10 x500 c 28secs WO Puskas A…

PCothliffKB15110042.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Metz taken during a bombing operation. Much of the image is obscured by explosions.
It is annotated '2739.LMG. 28/29.6.44 // NT 8" 12000 --> 041°0131 1/12 Metz Raid. K. 13x 500 c.23 secs W/O Irish . K.429.'

PCothliffKB15110041.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Gorenflos V-1 base. Rows of bomb craters and explosions can be seen.
The image is annotated '26565. LMG. 25.6.44// 8" 12600 --135° 0900 Goenflos Raid .A. 13x500 c secs W/O Puskas .A.429'

PCothliffKB15110032.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Leeming. Camouflage markings can be seen on the airfield.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Leeming showing the extension to two runways to the south and south east. Halifaxes can be seen on dispersals.
It is annotated '8 TPC 28.5.43// F5" 6" = 1 mile Leeming'.

PCothliffKB15110029.jpg
The King is standing under an aircraft looking at its damaged wing. Annotated 'UK13723'.
Information supplied with the collection states 'King George inspects damage to No.427 Sqn Halifax "U-Uncle" during visit to RAF Leeming on 11 August 1944'.

PCothliffKB15110028.jpg
A letter to Steve Puskas enrolling him into the Goldfish club after he successfully ditched his Halifax AL-C 10 March 1944

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Seven airmen identified as Laird's crew standing in front of an aircraft.
Back row from left to right: Sergeant Pat Clapham, Squadron Leader George Laird, Warrant Officer Joe Corbally, Flying Officer Paddy McClune. Seated from left to right:…

PCothliffKB15110003.jpg
A row of seven airmen identified by information supplied with the collection as Squadron Leader G J Laird and crew at RAF Leeming. Left to right Pilot George Laird, Navigator "Red" Soeder, Bomb Aimer Joe Corbally, Wireless Op. Pat Clapham, F/E…

PCothliffKB15100021.jpg
Five airmen standing outside in the snow. Behind is a brick building identified as their billet. It is captioned '- In front of our billet at Leeming L to R - Brick Building
Jack, Wilf, Alvin, Self, Wilbur Ted Bowles took photo'.

PCothliffKB15100020.jpg
A copy of a vertical aerial photograph of Leeming with an annotation 'Dispersal for "A-Able" -429'.

PCothliffKB15100019.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Siracourt V-1 base. The entire image is filled with bomb craters. Above is a caption with details of the operation, aircraft taking part and bomb loads.
Under the image is a caption '2801 LMG 6.7.44//8" 13000' -->…

PCothliffKB15100018.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Gorenflos. The centre of the image is obscured by explosions.
Above is captioned with details of the operation.
The photograph is captioned '2656.LMG.25.6.44// 8" 12600 -->135° 0900…

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An airman inside an aircraft. It is captioned 'P/O Jack Phillips F/E Leeming - 1944 -Astrodome located above him'.
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