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A document with the battle order for the squadron. It lists each aircraft and each crew member for operations that night. Annotated on it is 'Taken from the Sergeant's Mess kitchen copy which was used to mark off the "Egg and Bacon" meals. The…

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A form filled in for P A Upson, Navigator. It details 26 operations by date, day or night, location and duration.

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A battle order for 186 Squadron for an operation to Gelsenkirchen. It details each aircraft and all seven crew members for each aircraft.

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An abstract of a flight log to Stuttgart. It contains details of each leg including an attack by night fighters.

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A collection of examination papers from Ted Neale's course (16) at 48 Air School. Papers on meteorology, astro theory, astro practical, procedure, dead reckoning theory, aircraft identification, signals procedure and photography.

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Letter to Mrs J. H. Wilson from 7 Squadron enclosing a list of next of kin for her husband’s crew and requesting confirmation of her address.

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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Biography of Arthur Alexander Gill and memories of his cousin Kenneth Gill. Writes of working in the same firm as Kenneth Gill before the war. Too young to join forces, he was employed in Blackburn aircraft stores. Was called up in December 1944.…

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Contains personal details,, reporting officers opinion and grades. Remarks of CO and next senior officer.

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Map of southern England and northern France showing pencilled route from just north-east of Lincoln to target near Rennes France. Annotated 'Op No 1, 7-5-44 Bruz, N Rennes'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen with comments including 'Good effort for 1st trip'. Note at top on first page 'Op No 1, Bruz N Rennes'.

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Navigation map showing east England and Western European mainland (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany. Pencilled route from near Lincoln to East Belgium. Annotated '11/5/44, Hasselt'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note at top of first page 'Op No 2'.

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Map of east England to Western European mainland (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. Route in pencil from Lincolns area to West Germany, Aachen. Annotated top left 'Op No 3, 24/5/44, Aachen'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note at top of first page 'Op No 3, Aachen'.

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Map of east England to Western European mainland (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. Route in pencil from Lincolns area to West Germany, Aachen. Annotated top left 'Op No 4, 27/5/44'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 4'.

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Map of southern England and north western France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to area of Dieppe. Annotated at top 'Op No. 5, 2/6/44'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 5'.

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Map covering south east England and northern France with pencilled route from near Lincoln to Calais area. Annotated 'Op No. 6, 4/6/44'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 6'.

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Map showing southern England and the Cherbourg peninsula. Pencilled route from Lincoln area to target south east of Cherbourg. Annotated top right 'Op No. 7, 5/6/44'. On the reverse 'Op 7, eve of D-Day'.

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Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 7'.
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