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  • Tags: mine laying

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Shows two bomb loads for operation, one with conventional bombs, the other with mines. Covers preselector and false height settings as well as other details. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed'. On the reverse marking (blind) wind speed…

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Show three bomb loads of parachute mines for a total of four aircraft. Includes weights, time off and zero hour.

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Two bomb loads for six aircraft. Pre-selection settings. Window briefing, route, method. Notes that 3 Mosquito serrate over southern Denmark. Annotated 'Kiel Bay and Frisians'. On the reverse a note.

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Shows three bomb loads, the first two are 1500 and 1850 parachute mines but these are crossed through. The third load is 11 x 1000 pound and 4 x500 poned medium capacity with 50% instantaneous and 50% TD 025. Includes preselection and distributor…

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Details two bomb loads, one for seven aircraft the other for six. Includes H hour, preselection and distributor settings, heights and false height settings and gardening notes. On the reverse operation aim to breach enemy canal. Marking and tactics,…

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Indicates two bomb loads with parachute mines for total of five aircraft. No other details filled in.

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Shows three bomb loads for seven, ten and five aircraft respectively. First load contains 1000 pound AMN59 bombs the second 1000 pound AMN65 and the third 1850 and 1500 pound parachute mines. Annotated 'Mining in Gironde'. Details distributor and…

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Three items, Edward's description of the mining operation off Cherbourg, they were the only aircraft operating from their base that night. Edward's navigation plot and a map of the Cherbourg area.

LOwenDE1153507v2.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for D E Owen, flight engineer, covering the period from 29 August 1942 to 9 May 1946. Detailing his flying training operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at…

LOwenDE1153507v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for D E Owen, flight engineer, covering the period from 15 October 1942 to 5 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath and RAF Scampton.…

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Clipping from an unidentified Indian newspaper regarding a Royal Air Force attack on Danzig (Gdańsk).

LGeachDG1394781v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for David Geach, bomb aimer, covering the period from 22 November 1942 to 2 September 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, being shot down and becoming a prisoner of war, returning to…

LMaltbyDJH60335v1.pdf
Royal Air Force pilot's flying log book for Squadron Leader David Maltby covering the period from 20 August 1940 to 13 September 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Uxbridge, RAF…

LClydeSmithD39856v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 1 June 1942 to 19 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and test pilot duties. He was stationed at RAF Honington, RAF Wigsley, RAF Waddington, RAF Boscombe Down.…

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Description of bombing and mine laying operations on targets around Le Havre, Calais, Stettin, Eindhoven, Frankfurt and Pont Rémy during September 1944.

LHudsonJD173116v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Douglas Hudson, navigator, covering the period from 15 May 1943 to 20 July 1945. It states, ‘original log book lost on operations 27 August 1940’. Detailing his flying training, operations flown…

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Maurice grew up Rothwell in Yorkshire, joining the Air Training Corp, and going into the Royal Air Force after spending time with Cambridge University Air Squadron at the age of 18. He completed his pilot training in Canada before going to the…

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.
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