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PNewsteadA17010002.jpg
27 flight engineers, arranged in three rows, are sitting or standing in front of a hut. Captioned 'Squadron Flight Engineers Skellingthorpe 1945'. On the reverse 'The Crew Pilot F/O Leach (Jeff) – Eng. Sgt Sharp LV (Larry) – B.A. Cheeseman…

463 (RAAF) Squadron was formed in November 1943, as part of 5 Group Bomber Command, from C Flight of 467 Squadron. It flew Main Force operations until it was disbanded in September 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF Waddington and RAF…

50 Squadron was reformed in May 1937 and converted from biplanes to Hampdens in 1938 becoming part of 5 Group Bomber Command. The squadron flew daylight operations in Hampdens at start of the war until losses proved too great. They converted to…

PCluettAV1509.jpg
Forty-one airmen in four rows in front of a building. All are wearing tunics and most side caps. Albert Cluett is in the back row, first on the left. On the reverse '50 Sqd Armourers, Skellingthorpe'.

PCluettAV1511.jpg
Forty-two airmen, wearing tunic and side caps, in four rows. Front row including a warrant officer and a sergeant are sitting on chairs, the second row are standing and the rear two rows standing on benches. Albert Cluett is third row, first on the…

PCluettAV1525.jpg
Eleven airmen mostly wearing tunic and side cap with others in overalls standing and squatting in three rows in a yard. To the right the rear wheel of a trolley, in the background a fence and trees. On the reverse '50 Sqdn Armoury, 22.4.42,…

PCluettAV1503.jpg
Sixteen airmen, mostly wearing tunic, in three rows sitting and standing on a bomb trolley. Background left a building and trees behind. On the reverse '22.4.42, 50 Sqdn Armoury. Skellingthorpe'. Albert Cluett is second row second from the right.

PHouriganM18030093.jpg
Target photograph of Argentan. Upper two thirds obscured by smoke or dust and light streaks. Urban with street patterns visible. Captioned '8B', '830 SKELL.6/7.6.44.//NT8" 3000 [arrow] 190° 0130 ARGENTAN RD.J.2X1000.14X500.15secs.P/O LAIDLAW.J.50'.…

LAtkinsonA1042303v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Arthur Atkinson, wireless operator, covering the period from 28 April 1943 to 19 January 1946 and from 16 September 1950 to 30 September 1950. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor…

LHollisAN124522v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…

PHouriganM18030071.jpg
Target photograph of Bois de Cassan. Both banks of river Oise visible, rural area. Red dot left of centre, much of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, but roads and field patterns clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1862 SKELL.6.8.44.// 8"…

PHouriganM18030085.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area, end of runway, taxiway and craters visible lower right. Captioned '5°F', '4B', '1159 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 17000' [arrow] 120° 1347 BEAUVOIR RD.K.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O OLIVER.M.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030105.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Rural area smoke and dust top right, roads and many craters clearly visible. Captioned '3F', 5B', 1162 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000' [arrow] 102° 1348. BEAUVOIR RD.Q.11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.F/SGT CURPHEY.G.50'. On the…

PHouriganM18030116.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvois. No detail visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1179 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 15000' [arrow] 111° 1346 BEAUVOIR RD.N.11X10-00.4X500.C32secs.S/L STUBBS.O.50'. 'On the reverse ' [underlined] 29.6.44 S/L STUBBS…

PHouriganM18030029.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Nothing visible other than large bands of light. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1181 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 18000' [arrow] 145° 1356 BEAUVOIR RDTT. 11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O MILLIKIN.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] 29.6.44…

PHouriganM18030045.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir between Bonnières and La Croix Tempex. Open country, roads visible, very many craters, and an airfield top right. Red dot right of centre, some smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1183 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000'…

PHouriganM18020009.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Mainly rural, houses visible either side of road, some smoke and dust, craters visible. Captioned '5° F', '5B', '2478 SKELL. 31.8.44. //8" 13000' [arrow] 190° 1819, BERGUENEUSE RD. W. 11X1000. 4X500. C. …

PHouriganM18030109.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, central strip obscured by smoke and dust. Road running top to bottom on right, structures visible on both sides. Some craters in open country. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2484 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 12000'…

PHouriganM18030025.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, many craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2490 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 14000' [arrow] 122° 1824 BERGUENEUSE RD.B.11X1000.4X500.C.30secs.S/L FLINT.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] S/L FLINT 31.8.44.…

PHouriganM18030073.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, one light streak. Captioned ''5B', '59 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 20000 [arrow] 160° 0.3291/2 BERLIN S 1X4000+9X4+5X30 31secs P.O. DOBBYN S.50'.

PHouriganM18030115.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Half photograph is obscured by a bright light, nothing visible in other half. Captioned '5B', '67 SKELL.30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 20,500 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 31SECS. F/O LITHERLAND. F.50'. [reverse not…

PHouriganM18030122.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Light streaks and bright spot top left, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', 69 SKELL 30/31 1 44 //NT 8 23,300 [arrow] 154° 20.21 BERLIN T 1X4000. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs F/LT. RUSKELL J.50'. [reverse not scanned]

PHouriganM18030123.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Two light streaks, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', '66 SKELL. 30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 21,000 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. E. 1X400. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs. F/Lt. SHORTT. E. 50'.
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