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Top left is of five airmen in front of a tent. On the reverse 'Ingoldmells Rest Camp
September, 1945'.
Top centre is of six airmen sitting on a grassy bank. On the reverse
'Spilsby, May 1945.
Ian Ron
Taffy Eric
Me Jim
Ron'
Top right 3 is…

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Top is of seven airmen sitting on a grassy bank. On the reverse ' Spilsby May 1945.
Ron Taffy Eric
Ian Me Jim
Ron.'
Middle is of six airmen sitting on the grass in front of a tent. On the reverse 'Ingoldmells 'Rest' Camp.
September…

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List of aircraft, Captain, sorties, bomb load, departure and arrival times and remarks. Officer commanding S/L Belasco, bomb load, fuel load and tonnage underneath.
On the second sheet a complete aircrew list of each aircraft.
On a third sheet is…

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Five raid assessments carried out at RAF Spilsby. Detail of problems encountered in each operation. Final sheet is an extract from Operations Record Book by three different Lancasters.

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An account of 207 Squadron operations undertaken by Malcolm Staves whilst at RAF Spilsby.

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Wireless Operator's (Air) Log Book for operation to Cham 17 April 1945 including call signs, actions, bearings and fixes taken.

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Malcolm Staves' life in the RAF, starts with his school reports through his enlistment in 1942. He trained at Bridgnorth then was assigned to 207 Squadron at Spilsby. His colleagues included George Cearns who joined 166 Squadron and Hank Williams who…

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Vera Willis nee Tomlinson volunteered for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force because she wanted to be a driver. Her driving career in the RAF involved driving long distances as well as driving aircrew to dispersal. Some crew gave her letters for…

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Vera Willis volunteered for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force because she wanted to be a driver. Her driving career in the RAF involved driving driving aircrew to dispersal.This content is available as embedded video:

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 4/5 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and some ticked. Included briefing times and duty personnel.

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Annotated 'Bombing Leader' at the top. Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 6/7 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Number are annotated by each crew. Included standby crew and duty personnel.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 17 October 1944. On the reverse a weight calculation.

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Lists names and addresses for seven named crew who went missing night 4/5 October 1944

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 8 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Some crews have a number annotated. Includes reserve crew with aircraft "P" allocated and duty personnel

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 8 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Included timings and duty personnel. On the reverse Section "B" Sub-Section IV. Signals. W/T failure during flight - procedure to be…

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Annotated 'MT' at top in red. Lists 21 crews in table showing crew positions and aircraft. At the bottom Window crew. Details 'officer I/C night flying', Squadron Leader G Howes. Signed by for Flight Lieutenant T F Leonard for Officer Commanding…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 21/22 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 18/19 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Included three standby crews, duty personnel and briefing times.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 14/15 October 1944. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Briefing time annotated and weight calculation at the bottom left.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 13/14 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Included three standby crews as well as duty personnel.Three crews are flying with a second pilot.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 12/13 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. Includes two standby crews as well as duty personnel and briefing times.

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Part 1 lists eight crews and aircraft for operations on 11 October 1944. Part 2 lists five crews and aircraft as well as a reserve crew. Includes duty personnel and actions if there were no operations.

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Lists six crews and aircraft for operations on 23 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlines and ticked. Heights are annotated to each aircraft. At the bottom programme for night 23/24 lists two crews but no aircraft.

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Lists four crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes briefing times and duty personnel.

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on night 28/29 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined in blue and ticked. Includes two standby crews, briefing times and duty personnel. On the reverse a blank airman's clearance certificate.
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