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Table with aircraft column on the left and columns for day and night 1st and 2nd. Filled with hours and calculations. Submitted with caption 'calculating flying hours for logbook'.

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Air-to-air closeup view of a man in the rear turret of a Wellington. On the reveres 'Harry Bignall, 83 Squadron, Too Close?!'.

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View from below rear of an airborne Wellington. On the reverse 'Swinderby Wimpy'.

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Reports that Wellington crew of 9 Squadron took of on operation from RAF Honington and force landed in Vichy France. Apart from one who eventually made his way to freedom, the other crew returned safely and resumed operational flying. Two years later…

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Wellington pilot's notes for all marks and all engines. Outline drawing of aircraft.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Bert Kitson in flying jacket and boots standing in front of a Wellington.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Geoffrey Green and crew in front of their Wellington. Geoffrey Green is standing second from the right. Nose art and bomb trolley are partly visible.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies…

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Notes place of aircrew selection board on 10/03/43 and lists all course undertaken, promotion dates, flying times on operational aircraft and last medical board.

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Jack Newton joined the RAF in 1938. He trained as an air gunner and was posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook. Just before midnight on the 5th of August 1941 Jack and his crew set off for Cologne. They were attacked by a night fighter. One engine was…

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Article about Jack Newton, their Wellington's landing on fire in Antwerp and his subsequent escape with help from Belgian citizens.

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Account of downing of a Wellington aircraft and subsequent actions..

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Top - six aircrew wearing flying suits standing alongside the rear fuselage of a Wellington. Captioned 'Cab and crew missing 7/41'. Bottom six aircrew wearing a variety of flying clothes standing in front on the nose of a Wellington. Captioned…

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Top shows nose and front turret of a Wellington. Captioned 'The front office, where it all happened'.
Bottom show turret alone surrounded by group of onlookers.

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Describes events leading up to and including Jack Newton's last operation before crash landing in Belgium. Lists his crew and gives account of their attempts at evasion, meeting with Belgian helpers, moving to various safe houses and Jack Newton's…

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Air-to-air view of a Wellington flying to the right. Registration W5421 PH-G. Signed bottom left 'Jack Newtonn 12 Squadron RAFVR'. On the reverse 'Aircraft set on fire with very pistol and set of cartridges by self, Porteous, and Copley. Left for…

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Includes photographs of twelve squadron officers, the crashed aircraft, some of the crew, Jack and Mary Newton and Sgt R D Porteous. Recounts the last sortie of the crew to Aachen when they had to jettison their bombs, an engine caught fire and they…

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A very short memoir of N G Prescott, a wireless operator with 12 Squadron. He completed eight operations but on his ninth he was reported missing at Munich.

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Reports attack on Mannheim using incendiaries by Stirling, Halifax, Lancaster, Manchester, Wellington and Hampdens.

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Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two airmen standing under the port engine of a Wellington, captioned 'Sgt Smith and North'.
Photo 2 is a Wellington in flight, captioned ' "N" for Nuts'.
Photo 3 is an airman sitting on the ground,…

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Six airmen in flying kit standing at the tail of a Wellington.

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an unidentified crew of six at the tail of a Wellington III.
Photo 2 is a view out of a Stirling taking off.
Photo 3 is Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling.
A fourth photograph is missing.

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Photo 1 is a port side ground view of a Wellington.
Photo 2 is a port/front flying view of a Wellington.
Photo 3 is starboard side flying view of a Warwick of 179 Squadron.

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Photo 1 is a Wellington, VR-Q Z1572, in flight.
Photo 2 is a view of the starboard nose of a Wellington. The hangar roof is also geodetic construction.

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Photo 1 is an airman inspecting the damage at the rear of the Wellington, X9746, 'OJ-A'. The fabric has burned off exposing the geodetic structure.
Photo 2 is two airmen inspecting the damaged fabric at the tail of a Wellington.
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