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BLangLWLangLWv1.pdf
Geoffrey Robinson's recollection of an operation to bomb Bonn in December 1944.

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An evacuee at the start of the war, He later became one of three Meteorological Officers at RAF North Creake. He discusses the role of the Met Officer.

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A large group of RAF personnel including members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sitting and standing in three rows with a building in the background. Titled 'Duty Staff of: Flying Control, Crash Tender and Ambulance and Met office RAF Breighton'.…

BWagnerHWWagnerHWv2.pdf
An extremely detailed account of the No 51 Squadron briefing for the operation to Essen on 28/29 November 1944 by Henry. It includes all the specialist officers as well as the Station Commander's brief. It also includes Henry's crew, Station and…

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Photos 1 and 2 are groups of airmen and WAAFs drinking, captioned '149 Squadron RAF Methwold. Officer's Mess Party. Centre. The Station Meteorological Officer F/O Misty Case under the weather'.

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A weather report issued by the Meteorological Office (undated).

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An instruction sheet for pilots to assist in reporting the weather.

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Completed for a flight between Calato and Almaza in Egypt.

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Observed weather during a cross country flight (training?).

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Forms produced by the British and Canadian Meteorological Offices for reporting inflight weather.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-086.pdf
A detailed account of weather and its effects on flying.

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Typewritten F2330 for operation, captioned (handwritten) 'Weather route to Stettin 5 - 6th Jan '44'. in remarks on form 'Stettin - airborne 23.50 hrs Duration 9 hrs 20 mins'.

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Sheila Wilmet grew up in Liverpool and was fifteen when war was declared. She describes the devastation of bombing in 1941, spending nights in an Anderson shelter, and navigating unexploded bombs during her commute. She volunteered after viewing a…

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A meteorological report for a route from Tunis to Maison B.

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Edward Cayhill was the eldest of eight children and with his father’s encouragement was hoping to go to university. His father died in 1938 which meant that the university dream was cancelled and Edward went to work as a Civil Servant in the…

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Informal flying log of Roy Ward's flights as a Meteorological Observer from No 2 (O) AFU, RAF Millom and from No 1674 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Aldergrove from August to November 1944.
Photograph of three men sitting in shorts and vests on a stony…

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Top, 12 airmen and airwomen all in uniform, one holding a balloon, standing in two rows in front of building, captioned 'Met Office Staff', 'RAF Chivenor'.
Bottom left, is of a bride in wedding dress with veil and flowers standing on path in front…

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Top right, six ground personnel, three female, two in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform, three men in RAF uniform, standing in front of hedge in a country lane. Captioned 'Mary Ozzy Wendy Bish Roy & Liz', '1946', 'Near Chivenor'.
Right, same…

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Top, photograph of a Women’s Auxiliary Air Force corporal reaching up to a cable, with meteorological measuring equipment including a weather vane. Captioned 'Wendy Lord', '1946', 'Chivenor'.
Bottom, photograph of an airwoman looking at…

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Top, two airmen in uniform, outside on airfield at the meteorological station, slatted instrument housing and aerial in barbed wire enclosure. Mosquito immediately overhead about to land. Captioned 'Leo Cann ', '1946 Chivenor'.
Bottom, an airman…
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