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MBoltonJD67631-170906-01.pdf
162 Squadron crew lists and record of operations from 19 December 1944 to 17 April 1945 and John Bolton's memoir.

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the raid lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near Cologne. …

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Lists aircraft details and crews for 467 Squadron's A and B flights on 24 April 1945. Derrick Allen is mid-upper gunner on the third crew down in A Flight. Also includes reserve and window crews and other operational details.

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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…

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Memoir of the life of Arthur Spencer. Includes details of childhood and growing up. Continues with his joining the Royal Air Force and his training in the United States as a pilot and then navigator. Followed by training in England and then posting…

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Indicates one bomb load and includes time on target, preselection settings, distributor settings, some handwritten calculations and code words. On the reverse; marking and tactics, notes, bombing, Window and other details,

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Shows three bomb loads but with the middle one crossed out. Includes preselection settings, false heights, Window, nickles and zero hour.

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Shows two bomb loads with window, weights and other information. Struck through and annotated 'Cancelled'. On the reverse at the bottom weight calculations.

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Shows two bomb loads for squadron. Includes preselection settings, false height settings, Window and effort. Annotated 'Brunswick'. On the reverse a signature sheet.

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Gives bomb load and bomb stations including preselection settings, false height settings, delays and other operation information including wave times, routes, bombing methods. On the reverse target marking information including 'Newhaven marking' .…

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Shows one bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, effort level and method including target marking by Pathfinder Mosquito. On the reverse, route, wave details and heights.

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Shows single bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, zero hour and effort level. Describes method including target marking by Pathfinder Mosquito. On the reverse the route and notes.

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Shows three bomb loads for operation. Details preselection and false height settings. Includes timing, weights, Window, effort level, route and marking method.

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Shows one bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Includes Window, and weights. Shows 5 aircraft in wave 1, six in wave 2 and five in wave 3. On the reverse Mosquito marking points, notes United States…

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection settings, heights and false height settings, Window, bombing heights and other details. On the reverse bombing and marking tactics.

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Single bomb load for all aircraft with pre-selection settings, route and method. Notes that musical paramatta Mosquito will drop long burning red target indicators. On the reverse a list of other bombing operations by group. Annotated target…

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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…

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Shows four bomb loads for the squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, route and method. Mentions that Moisquito will search for and mark target. Annotated 'Toulouse'. On the reverse target marking and bombing notes.

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Shows two bomb loads for eight and three aircraft respectively. Includes H-hour, preselection , false height and distributor settings as well as other bombing information. On the reverse; objective 'to destroy concentration of rolling stock,…

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Shows single bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Includes Window, timings, weight and other details. On the reverse flares, Mosquito marking, and other instructions. List of aircraft with captain,…

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Shows three bomb loads for eight, two and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor. preselection and false height settings as well as times, weights, window, route and wave times. Page is annotated 'Cancelled' in large letters. On the reverse…

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Shows preselection, distributor, false height and other settings as well as H-hour and other details. On the reverse; objective 'complete destruction of synthetic oil plant'. Followed by target marking details…
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