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Navigation calculation sheets and chart for an operation to a V-1 site at Beauvoir.

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Rex was born in Toronto Canada in 1924 and grew up there, at aged 18 in 1942 he joined the RCAF as aircrew. He initially started training as the second member of a Mosquito crew but was later changed to Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and having…

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A target photograph during an operation at Ligescourt V-1 site. The village, tracks and woods to the south are visible. Explosions and smoke are seen on the village at top right and bottom left in the woodlands. Many craters in the fields around are…

PDavyFR1908.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Foret du Croc. Most of the image is obscured by cloud. A Lancaster is visible in a clear patch under which road patterns are visible. It is captioned '901 KLS 6-7-44//8" 17,000' -->134° 21.00 1/2 Foret du Croc…

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The first letter attaches the second letter and explanation. He asks if she and her baby are finding her new location satisfactory.
The second letter expresses sadness at the loss of Frank.

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Joyce Exton Wallace recalls the bombing of her sister's house with whom Joyce and her baby Robert were living. Half of the house was destroyed and 11 month old Carol, was killed. Joyce, Robert and her sister escaped by climbing down the rubble of the…

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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BBarffAColingEFv1.pdf
Time in the RAF including selection as an observer, enrolment at Lord's Cricket Ground, navigational dead reckoning and meteorology training in Eastbourne and Paignton. Time spent on navigational sorties in Grahamstown, South Africa in Ansons and…

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Frank was born in London. He describes V-1 coming over and taking shelter in the London underground.
Frank talks of his evacuation to the countryside near Croxton Kerrial when he was nearly five. He was accompanied by his two brothers and initially…

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A letter and transcript to Charlie Warner's sister from Donald Flett. Donald was the sole survivor of the Lancaster crash.

EMartinESBatchelderHE20170502.pdf
The story of John Martin's last operation, how he was shot down, escaped the aircraft and was captured. He was interrogated at Dulag Luft in Frankfurt then transferred to various Stalg Luft camps. His story covers in his life until he was repatriated…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ441119.pdf
He has been doing more training. He looks forward to his next leave.
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