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MLeeJR575842-180320-01.pdf
Covers 467 Squadron formation at RAF Scampton and move to RAF Waddington. List station and squadron commanders and statistics from operational record books including first and last operational sorties, operational sorties attempted, reasons for…

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Writes in answer to her letter that the remainder of James Lee's crew were all killed. Mentions Wing Commander Gomm, captain and commander of the squadron. Rejoices that one member was spared and it would not be long before she was reunited with her…

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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The letter refers to an erroneous posting then transfer to Waddington. He will be flying Manchesters. He is billeted with an old couple who don't tolerate drinking. He enjoyed seven days of leave in Coventry and surrounding towns.

LHookKG195765v1.pdf
K G Hook’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 6 June 1943 to 30 November 1954. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos (9 OAFU); RAF Newmarket (1483 [Bombing] Gunnery Flight),…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Munich, taken during an operation. There is no detail visible but the aiming point is marked, 'A/P'.
The image is captioned '7132 WAD 26/27.11.44//NT 7" 18000 081. 0500 Munich B 18x106x4 inc (c 6/27) 30 sec F/O…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Ladbergen taken during an operation. The ground is obscured by cloud but an explosion is visible through the clouds.
It is captioned '7101 WAD. 21/22.11.44//NT. 7" 4000 o45 2105 D.E. Ladbergen 13x 1000 ANM 65 DT. 22…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Karlsruhe. No detail is visible due to cloud. It is captioned '6279 WAD. 26/27.9.44.//C.8" 11500

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A vertical aerial photograph of Giessen taken during an operation. Streets, houses, fields and river meanders can be seen. The aiming point is annotated in red 'A/P'.
The image is captioned '7191. Wad. 6/7.12.44//NT 7" 10000 082 21016 Giessen. B.…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Flushing. Much of the image is obscured by cloud. The aimimg point has been annotated with a circle and 'AP'.
The image is captioned '6586 Wad.11.10.44//8" 6900

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an attack on Brunswick. It is a night photograph and much of the image is obscured by fires and explosions. An annotated red circle and 'AP' marks the aiming point. The image is captioned '6690 WAD…

BSangerEWSangerEWv1.pdf
Eric Sanger's personal account of his last operation, of being shot down and his time as a prisoner of war. Detailed account of last operation to Nuremburg on 25 February 1943 in 9 Squadron aircraft from RAF Waddington. Mentions delayed take off and…

LPayneTP1398674v1.pdf
T P Payne’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 9 November 1942 to 19 April 1953. Detailing his flying training as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Brough (4 EFTS), RCAF Neepawa (35 EFTS), RCAF Swift Current (39 SFTS), RAF Perth (11…

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Don Browning was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. On one operation two aircraft collided and Don lost friends he had undertaken training with. On an operation to Calais the weather was very poor and the attack aborted but not all aircraft…

LMottersheadF422232v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

LGardR1852841v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…

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Group of airmen sitting at tables.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Breifing [sic] Room RAF Waddington "Raid on Juvisy 18/19 April 1944" ' There is a banner with 'WC Kingsford-Smith'. he was the squadron's first commanding…

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A biography of Arthur Pritchard written by his daughter. It covers his training, operations and the night he was shot down. Despite speaking no French he was assisted to a hideout in Paris where he remained until Paris was liberated in August 1944.

LBruhnKC437927v1.pdf
Flying log book for observers, air gunners and wireless operators for K C Bruhn, covering the period from 9 September 1943 to 7 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RAAF Mount…
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