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Peter Zolty flew operations as a navigator with 106 Squadron. He discusses crewing up, life on operations and being a Jew in Bomber Command.

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Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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Bob Burns flew operations with 106 Squadron and was shot down becoming a prisoner of war. While a prisoner of war, he wrote arrangements for the camp bands and orchestra and played the saxophone and clarinet. He took part in the long march and took…

MPowellNI1896919-191029-03.pdf
A thirteen page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Vertical aerial target photograph of Argenta. Some roads, houses and open fields are visible in the upper half of the image. There are also canals, rail tracks or roads…

LPowellNI1896918v1.pdf
N I Powell’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 9 August 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training, RAF…

E[Author]LPowellNI920207.pdf
A 6 page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Sortie report for an operation to Bruck Marshalling yards

Page 2:Vertical aerial target photograph of an unknown location showing some ground detail as tracer trails. Not all…

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Two poor quality copies of target photographs. The left image has no discernible detail and is captioned:
2789 104/86 2/3 APR 45. F8 N.T.//9.500' →[redacted] TRENTO.
E. 2x1000. 10x500 MkIII 23. F/O WARD. (F/O SCOTT B/A) S.

The right image…

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Two poor quality copies of target photographs of Trento and Vicenza. Neither have any discernible ground detail and only glare and tracer trails can be seen. The upper image is captioned:
2829 104/90. 8/9.APR.45. F8". NT. //9.500 → [redacted]…

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Copies of target photographs of Innsbruck and Freilassing.
The upper image has no detail, just some glare. It is captioned:
2969. 104/101. 25/26-APR-45. F8".//NT. 9200'.→255°. 2247. FREILASSING.
G. 2x1000. 10x500. MkIII 21. F/O WARD (F/O…

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Two low quality target photographs of Argenta and Padua. The upper image (upside down) has no discernible detail and glare covers more than half. It is captioned:
104/71. 12/13 MARCH 45. F8"//8200 - 28 14.50 PADUA
W 4x1000. 8x500 MkIII 22. F/O WARD…

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Two low quality copies of target photographs of Brück and Fiume (Rijeka).
The Fiume image (upside down). Captioned:
'2615 104/60 16 Feb 45 F8//12,500ft → 14.32 G A FIUME
Fiume was before Powell stated operations on 104 Squadron.

The Brück…

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Low quality copies of target photographs of Brescia and supply drop at Crnomelj.
The Brescia image shows some ground detail in which the distinctive cemetery of Cimitero Vantiniano is identifiable. Around half of the photograph is obscured by glare.…

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Low quality copies of two target photographs of Villach. No ground details are discernible, and both contain a large patch of glare.
The left image is captioned:
2769 104/83 25/26-MAR-45. F8. NT.//9820'.→234º. 20.19. VILLACH
D. 12x…

SPowellNI1896919v10017.jpg
Some details of operation to Freilassing marshalling yards. Provide short report on bombing. Lists crew. Two versions of the same document.

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Provides some details of operation to Padua marshalling yards. Lists crew and gives details of bombing and other events.

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Some details of operation to Brück marshalling yards. Lists crew and some details of bombing. Two versions of the same document.

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Some details of operation to Villach North marshalling yards. Lists crew and provides details of bombing. Two versions of the same document.

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Details of two operations to Trento and Vicenza. List crews and gives some details of sortie. Reports on bombing and combats seen. Two versions of the same document.

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Gives some details of operation to Brescia marshalling yards. Lists crew and reports results. Noted that two other aircraft seen to collide. Two versions of the same document.

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Gives some details of operation to troop concentrations at Argenta. Lists crew and repots results. Two versions of the same document.

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Gives some details of operation to Innsbruck. Lists crew. Two versions of the same document.
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