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  • Tags: bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944)

LFreemanW1806695v1.pdf
W. Freeman’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 1st August 1943 to 29th November 1944, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (No. 7 Air…

NWeedenRC170409-030009.jpg
Article including b/w photograph of damage to E-boat pens. Explains that successful result with low allied casualties at le Havre was result of good coordination between the RAF and the army. Describes elements of coordination.

CWittyAR-170323-010039.jpg
Details of navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red and black pen 'Bombed 4 mins early. Good nav but not much effort made to keep to time. S/C 4 mins early [signature]' 'See me re plotting…

CWittyAR-170323-010038.jpg
Map showing east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Le Havre. Annotated top 'Op No 12, 14/6/44'.

LHaddowEJ1623118v1.pdf
Navigator’s air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E J Haddow covering the period from 28 November 1943 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Wratting…

BCleggPVWilsonDv1.pdf
Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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PCheshireGL18050005.jpg
A mosaic of three target photographs of attack on Le Havre. Shows sea and cluster of bombs in the centre of left photograph and port area in the centre and right photograph. Caption '723, KLS, 14/6/44, 8", 1`9500, U. U625' Taken by Lancaster U of…

PCheshireGL18050003.jpg
Target photograph showing land top left with bomb explosions on left edge just above centre. Caption '731, KLS, 14.6.44, 8", 19500, U, U625, Attack on Le Havre taken by Lancaster U of 625 squadron. Attack marked by Leonard Cheshire. On the reverse…
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