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One single article covering with three separate columns. Headlines - RAF double attack on Schweinfurt, Regensburg plane works devastated, Big British forces out last night. Accounts of attack by British and Italian based American heavy bombers on…

Reg's account starting when he was shot down on an operation to Berlin. After Berlin he was transferred to Frankfurt for interrogation then by train to his camp. Camp life involved food, the preparation and acquisition of extra food by theft, trading…

A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.

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Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

Les machines
Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…

Pilots flying log book for Keith F Thiele, covering the period from 20 January 1941 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties including his conversion to single seat fighters with operations over…

Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

Two articles. First gives brief description of two operations against Stuttgart 41/2 hours apart. Second describes attacks against German gun positions near Flushing as well as German HQ on low countries front.

Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

Three silhouettes and two aerial photographs.
On the reverse of the silhouettes is 'Typhoon I'. On the reverse of the photographs is 'Typhoon'.
#1 is a port side silhouette.
#2 is an underside silhouette.
#3 is a port side aerial photograph.


Account of 142 Squadron crew operation to Kassel wriiten by rear gunner Bob Henderson. Was attacked by night fighter and had to bale out. Continues with account of evading and capture. Reunited with wounded crewmates and transported to prisoner of…

Top left - riddled plane won dual. Story of recovery of damaged bomber pilot Flt Sgt F E Mathers RAF awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wireless operator and rear gunner (Sgt G E French) awarded Distinguished Flying Medal.
Middle left - Regiment…

View inside factory workshop. From bottom left to centre right a row of large machine tools attended by men and women. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon Wings. Part of Machine shop'.


View inside a large factory workshop. On the right jigs with aircraft parts and men working form bottom right to top middle. Behind are shelves units and other Jigs. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Main spar sub assembly'.


View inside factory workshop. A fighter wing jig from left to right with parts of wing fixed in. Four men and a woman are working on the wing. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Main Assembly Jig Skeleton Assembly'.


View inside a factory workshop. Centre left a wing jig with parts of wing inserted and two women working on leading edge. Another nine wing jigs in line behind the first going towards the background right. Submitted with caption 'Production of…


View inside factory workshop. In the foreground centre a man wearing dark suit and hat. On the right an man in light suit a flat cap by a pile of metal parts. Throughout the photograph are stacked aircraft parts (wing spars) leaning vertically…


View inside a large factory workshop. In the foreground many benches with men and women working on fighter wingtips. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Sub assembly wing tips'.


In the centre a row of panels with others stacked on top. to the right workbenches and shelving. On bottom right wingtip and uncovered aircraft parts frames. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Skin drilling lay-out'.


View inside factory workshop. Two rows of machine tools run from bottom to top on left and right. Men and women are working at machines. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Part of machine shop'.


View inside a factory workshop. In the foreground centre a row of wingtips standing vertically. On the right a white walled compartment with notice board on nearside. A man wearing working clothes and cloth cap stands on the right. In the background…


View inside large workshop. Room is fill of various parts of fighter wing on trestles. Centre right four women are working on an aircraft panel. Toward the top other people working. Submitted with the caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Sub…


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