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A F Dowding’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 06 June 1943 to 16 February 1944 when he became ‘missing-death presumed’. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a Flight Engineer. He was stationed at…

Navigator's. air bombers and air gunners log book used as a daily diary from 23 January 1944 until 31 January 1944. Describes daily activities including lectures as well as training and test flights. Mentions social activities, weather, inspections…

Head and shoulders portrait of a officer wearing tunic with engineer brevet and peaked cap. Submitted with caption '460 [sic] Sq. Flight Engineer Frederick Terence Jones'.

Five airmen standing inside a building with curtains behind.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant in uniform with flight engineer brevet.

Note listing 1st tour crew. 'Pat Finnerty DFM, Nav C Boyes, F/E Cowling, W/O T Bellamy, B/A H Jones, M/U T J Page DFM, RG WBB, "J" was KO-J DS626 a Lancaster II with Hercules engines'.

Lancaster ED838 and crew took off from RAF Bardney on an operation to Essen on 1 May 1943.
The report contains information about the crew, the operation to Essen and their loss as well as maps and photographs.
The crew were:
Pilot Officer G A…

First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

Seven aircrew all wearing tunics with brevet and side or peaked caps standing in line with trees in the background. Captioned from second man from left 'Ted W.Op, Art bomb aimer, Pat (DFM) skipper, Don engineer, Cliff navigator'.

Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Each individual has signed the photograph.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

The sergeant is standing at his post behind the pilot in the cockpit of a bomber. On the reverse 'SG Marshall'.

An airman at his station on board an aircraft. On the reverse 'SG Marshall (Eng)'.

Seven airmen standing in a line in front of Lancaster KO-J.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Picture Last Op 17-3-45, KO-J, Synder crew end of tour. Jock Guyan's (2'nd from right) 51'st and end of 2'nd tour.

M G Snowball’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 13 September 1944 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training),…

Notes taken from a book 'Nobody Unprepared The History of 78 Squadron' by Vernon Holland. John was the bomb aimer on the Halifax.

Top left - an account of Peter Webb's service career. A flight engineer's brevet with photograph of seven crew underneath.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing uniform tunics with brevet standing in line.
Left middle - a drawing of a winter scene…

Three-quarter length image of two airmen wearing tunics with half brevet standing in front of a low fence. On the reverse 'P L Webb, R'.

Three aircrew, two wearing battledress and the other a tunic, all with side caps, standing arm in arm in front of a wooden hut. On the reverse 'P L Webb, R'.

Episode 1: story of bomb aimer with hypoxia on operation to Hamburg on 30 January 1943. Episode 2: account of operations to Friedrichshafen on 20 June 1943 and Spezia on 23 June 1943. On first operation, Pathfinders from 97 Squadron suffered in…

Two airmen standing one wearing tunic the other battledress, both with half brevet standing in front of a Nissen hut. Annotated 'GT' under left hand man. Submitted with caption 'Gordon and his Bomb Aimer (Gordon on the left)'.
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