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BStoreyDPStoreyDPv1.pdf
A memoir of David Storey's service from 27 May 1943 to April 1944. He describes his 32 completed operations as a navigator on Halifaxes and including details of incidents and aircraft losses.

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LBaileyRH1588481v1.pdf
Flying log book for Ronald Bailey, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 May 1944 to 26 October 1946. Detailing his flying training operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF Wombelton, RAF Tholthorpe, RAF Lissett, RAF…

BReattigDWRaettigDWv10001.jpg
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…

RAF Lisset was in Yorkshire six miles south west from Bridlington. Construction began in 1942 and it opened in February 1943, with concrete runways. 158 Squadron moved in that month and remained at the station until May 1945 when it transferred to…

640 Squadron was formed in January 1944 at RAF Leconfield as part of 4 Group Bomber Command. It was initially equipped with the Halifax Mk 3 converting to the Halifax Mk 6 in March 1945. It was disbanded in May 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF…

ALeicesterD160501.mp3
David Leicester grew up in Australia and worked as an office boy before he volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He completed 68 operations as a pilot with 35, 158 and 640 Squadrons and as a Master Bomber with Pathfinders. He describes how…
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