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LKnoxT1823036v1.pdf
Flying log book for flight engineers for T Knox, covering the period from 30 January 1944 to 17 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties as a parachute instructor. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

LEllamsG49286v1.pdf
Flying log book for George Ellams covering the period from 10 January 1942 to 30 June 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also contains photographs and various RAF documents relating to his service, ranks, proficiency and…

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First is of a crew of eight, standing by left mainwheel of a Stirling captioned 'The crew'. ' The crew of aircraft 'N' for Nan. no 199 Squadron from Nov 1944 till April 1945'.
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…

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First of group of individuals, captioned 'Air and ground crew, sitting on wing of "N" for Nan, March 1945.'
Second is of small car, captioned "Crew - bus", my first car bought when on ops with 199 Sqdn.'
Third is of right-hand forward nose of a…

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First is of mid upper turret of Stirling captioned 'Top gunner". Eddie in his office after cleaning.'
Second is of a Stirling just getting airborne, captioned 'Dusk take off', ' Nan taken by ground staff as we left for Germany on our last trip April…

LThompsonKG1238603v1.pdf
Flying log book for Keith Thompson covering his two periods of service as a navigator from 23 August 1942 to 28 March 1946 and post war from 12 September 1950 to 27 April 1960. The entries cover his training in Canada, advanced training on his return…

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Rough handwritten notes in pencil covering Lancaster operations on 101 and 199 Squadrons.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Bremerhaven.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for a radar countermeasures operation.

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Operations are for 171 and 199 Squadrons on the 9 March and 22 April 1945, included are the crew / aircraft allocations, take off times, locations and timings, route and tactics.

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Ceremony was at RAF North Creake on 3rd August 1945, programme includes a message from Air Officer Commanding 100 Group Air Vice Marshal Addison, Order of Service, and Programme of events. The words for the hymns used in the service are also…

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Photograph of car parked in a street, Keith Thompson and civilian standing by car, captioned 'May '44-1936 Ford 10-My first car'.
Second and third pictures, same car, somewhat battered, parked on road, houses in distance, captioned 'Topcliffe,…

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Event took place at RAF North Creake 3rd August 1945, and included, lunch, a service, a march past, salute taken by Air Vice Marshal E B Addison. In the evening a dance in one of the hangars.

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Seven aircrew, four standing, three seated, back ground is a field with buildings in the distance. Annotated, 'Second tour crew, No 199 Squadron, Halifax, Radio Counter Measures Sqdn. 100 Group. Feb - July '45'. ' "Cis" Bryant, Rear Gnr, Bob Brown…

YThompsonKG1238603v5.pdf
Covering all of 1945, Keith Thompson was a navigator on 1659 Conversion Unit at RAF Topcliffe flying Halifax III on his rest tour, having finished his first tour in May 1944. In February posted to 199 squadron, RAF North Creake flying operations on…

AEllamsSD170825.mp3
Steve Ellams is the son of a wireless operator who flew in a number of different aircraft. During the war he flew initially in Sunderlands overseas before being posted back to the UK. He started operational flying in Bomber Command with 199 Special…
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