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Relates actions on operation to Berlin on 30/31 January 1944. Baker was wounded during night fighter attack. Finding wireless operator dead, the rear gunner unconscious and navigator wounded, he then manned the rear turret despite no communications…

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Observers and air gunners flying log book for W B Baker, air gunner, covering the period from 11 November 1942 to 9 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down and RAF Wickenby. Aircraft flown in…

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Top - head and shoulders image of three aircrew wearing tunics with brevet (one pilot, one wireless operator and one air gunner) standing in a group with another figure in civilian dress behind them. They are standing on a railway station platform…

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Top - eleven aircrew, except one, all wearing battledress with pilot's brevet sitting and standing in a group in front of a building.
Middle - sixteen aircrew, all wearing battledress, some with discernible observers or navigator's brevet standing…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

LSnowballMG1595147v1.pdf
M G Snowball’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 13 September 1944 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training),…

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Two identical photographs taken from the rear turret of a Lancaster. One is annotated 'Wickenby taken from Rear Turret Herbert Davy'. Both images are very blurred.

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The letter advises Mrs Jones that her husband is missing.

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He writes about their daughter Carol and mess life at RAF Wickenby.

This is the last letter he sent home. It arrived after the news of his death.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No. 30'.

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Map showing south east England and Northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Pas de Calais area. Annotated top middle 'Op. No. 30, 31/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op. No. 30 St Riquier, 31/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No. 29 (FROMENTEL).

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Map showing south east England and Northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Pas De Calais area. Annotated 'Op No. 29, 28/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op No. 29, Fromentel, 28/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and three pages of en-route navigation observations. Annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No. 28 (Kiel)'.

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Map showing part of east England, Netherlands and north Germany with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Kiel. Annotated bottom left 'Op No. 28, 26/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op. 28, Kiel 92nd time), 26/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Russelsheim (Nr Mainz), Op No 27'.

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Map showing south east England, France and Germany with route from Lincoln area to a target west of Frankfurt. Annotated top left 'Op No. 27, 25/8/44'.

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Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and four pages of en-route navigation observations. Note on top right 'Op No 26'.

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Map showing southern England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to sea west of La Rochelle. Annotated top right 'Op No. 26, 10/8/44'. On the reverse 'Witty'.
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