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S102SqnRAF19170809v30002.pdf
Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

AMouritzFA[Date]-01.mp3
He discusses his training and life on operations with 61 Squadron.

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MPotterPL1878961-150914-24.jpg
Account of return from an operation to Westkapelle when they flew over authors father's farm and local village where they threw out window.

BPotterPLPotterPLv5.pdf
Writes of being given their own aircraft with nude lady nose art which survived the war. Mentions icing problem on operation to Saarbrücken. Describes operation to Frankfurt where engaged by Ju-88 where he injured his jaw. Writes that they learn as…

MFryHL413129-200304-05.pdf
Account from 2003 in German and English of research started in 1997. Shows aerial photo of crash site. Excavations in 1999 discovered parts of aircraft and remains of crew which were then buried in Berlin war cemetery in year 2000. Reports…

BDaviesMDaviesJRv1.pdf
Draft comments on last operation of John Davies. Died on active service with 166 Squadron. List crew of his Lancaster (pilot and flight engineer survived) and recounts operation to V1 site at Trossy St Maximin in which and other crew John were…

MGrundyAF[DoB]-150610-090001.jpg
Covers coastal patrols to determine density and frequency coverage of enemy radar organisation, discovery of new enemy radar type and monitoring enemy overland radar and communications. Mentions use of specially equipped Wellington flown over enemy…

MStavesME203137-160226-350001.jpg
Five 'raid assessments' carried out at RAF Spilsby. Detail of problems encountered in each operation. Final sheet is an extract from Operations Record Book by three different Lancasters.

SChattertonJ159568v10746.jpg
Shows four bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, delay and false height settings and other information. Mentions MINOL filled and H2S. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large red letters. On the reverse two routes, marking…

SChattertonJ159568v10739.jpg
Covers marking method, route markers, Pathfinders and bombing instructions. Shows five waves with aircraft allocated to each. Details Window and effort level. Annotated 'Schweinfurt' at the bottom left.

SChattertonJ159568v10736.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, extra Window actual and take off weights for six configurations. Three configurations are H2S and two are backers up.

SChattertonJ159568v10733.jpg
Shows two bomb loads each for a single aircraft. Details preselection settings and includes window, route and marking method. On the reverse marking and bombing instructions.

SChattertonJ159568v10731.jpg
Annotated 'Augsburg, MINOL Filled, SXUHOTML'. ) Shows four bomb loads for operation for seven, six, one and two aircraft respectively. Details preselection, delay and false height settings and other information. Includes weights, zero hour, Window,…

SChattertonJ159568v10730.jpg
Title 'A/C AUW'. Table with tare, petrol, Window, spare, actual bomb and take off all up weights. Columns for main (five aircraft), H2S (six aircraft), windfinder crossed out (two aircraft), WS&D H2S crossed out (two aircraft) and H2S (one aircraft)

SChattertonJ159568v10724.jpg
Annotated 'Stuttgart, MINOL YLXZTU'. Shows three bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, delay and false height settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, effort level and marking method. Mentions Pathfinders, route marking and…

SChattertonJ159568v10719.jpg
Shows two bomb loads for six and seven aircraft annotated H2S respectively. Details preselection, time interval and false height settings. Includes timing, weights, Window effort, route and marking method. as well as bombing instructions. Page is…

SChattertonJ159568v10713.jpg
Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, time interval and false height settings as well as other information. Includes weights, timing, effort level, Window, Pathfinder marking and bombing instructions. Mentions route markers and…

SChattertonJ159568v10709.jpg
Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, time interval and false height settings. Includes weights, Window, times, marking method and bombing instructions. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large letters. On the…

SChattertonJ159568v10699.jpg
Shows a number of bomb loads for operation. Details preselection, delay and false height settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, effort level, route, marking method. Pathfinders, and bombing instructions. On the reverse more bombing…

SChattertonJ159568v10697.jpg
Shows several bomb loads for operation. Details preselection and false height settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, timings, route and marking method. Mentions Pathfinders and notes bombing instructions. Page is struck through and…

SChattertonJ159568v10693.jpg
Annotated at the top 'Minols, OK'. Shows three bomb loads for operation. Details preselection and other settings for bombs. Includes weights, timings, Window, effort level, route, waves , marking method and bombing instructions. Annotated 'Frankfurt'…

SChattertonJ159568v10688.jpg
Shows four bomb loads. Details preselection settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, timings, route, marking method, Pathfinder timings and bombing instructions. Mentions spoof fighter flares and spoof Mosquito on Berlin. Page is…

SChattertonJ159568v10684.jpg
Shows four bomb loads. Details preselection settings and other information. Includes weights, timing, Window, effort level, route and wave allocation and timings. The page is struck througfh and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large letters. On the reverse…
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