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LSmithWJ1141900v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter John Smith, flight engineer, covering the period from 22 April 1943 to 7 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Lindholme,…

LToombsG1590211v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers for George Toombs, flight engineer, covering the period from 1 May 1944 to 7 October1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF…

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Vertical aerial photograph over Trossy St Maximin. The top and bottom sections are largely obscured by cloud and bomb explosions. Two Lancasters are visible, one directly below and one diving away in the bottom left corner of the…

The targets were V-1 storage sites in the Bois de Cassan area of France. Squadron Leader Ian Willoughby Bazalgette of 635 Squadron won a posthumous Victoria Cross for remaining at the controls of his Lancaster which had been hit by anti-aircraft fire…

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Lists of crew and positions with some extra notes. First operation as crew 6 May 1944. Night operations May and June. July targets included Kiel, Stuttgart, Hamburg. Mentions crews missing. Daylight operationd to Trossy St Maximin and provides some…

LGodfreyCR1281391v10001.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Pilot Officer Godfrey from 3 of February 1941 to 25 of September 1945 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Aircraft flown were Dominie, Proctor, Wellington, Hampden,…

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Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Red dot left of centre. Three Lancasters flying below. River Oise bottom right. Partially obscured by cloud smoke and dust but bomb explosions, bomb craters roads and field patterns visible. Captioned '3°F',…

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List crews and aircraft for operations on 2 August 1944. Annotated 'Trossy St Maxmin [sic]'. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Each crew has a small circled cross annotated above it.

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Shows one bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Includes weights, Window and bombing heights. On the reverse; the marking plan, form up over Conningsby, formations, bomber controller position and call…

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Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Partially obscured by cloud, smoke and dust. Runway intersection and many bomb craters clearly visible. Also visible are bomb explosions, roads, woods, field boundaries and a Lancaster flying below. Captioned…

PHouriganM18010009.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Majority of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, in area not obscured roads, woods and field boundaries clearly visible. Two Lancasters flying below also visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1681 SKELL.3.8.44.//…

PHouriganM18030131.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Red dot just left and higher than centre. Rural area, river Oise running across photograph, some smoke and dust, many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1723 SKELL.3.8.44.// 8" 17500' [arrow] 239° 1432…

PHouriganM18030021.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Both banks of the river Oise visible although partially obscured by smoke or cloud, red dot just right of centre. Very many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1652 SKELL.3.8.44// 8" 18000' [arrow] 230° 1432…

LFirthJB1850441v10001.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant John Firth from 31 March 1944 to 7 August 1944. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Skellingthorpe. Aircraft flown were Stirling and…

LParkinsH1891679v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational career Sergeant Harry Parkins from 20 December 1943 to March 1954. He flew in Stirling, Lancaster, Anson, C-47, Lancastrian, Valetta, Lincoln. Harry Parkins flew 47 operations - 30 night operations and…

LGrayHM184299v1.pdf
Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant Herbert Gray from 21 February 1944 to 10 November 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Stradishall, RAF Hemswell and RAF Elsham Wolds. Aircraft flown were…
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