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Reconnaissance photograph showing coast with breached sea wall. Town in centre.

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Photograph shows a canal running left to right with a destroyed river over canal bridge circles in the centre. many bomb craters both sides of canal.

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Jack Whalley’s Royal Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 9th July 1941 until 10th October 1952. Initial training at No. 9 Air Observers School as an air observer, navigator, air gunner and bomb aimer. Further training as…

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Left page: top, two flying Whitley aircraft passing over the Dutch coast.
Middle left, aerial view of Hamburg docks.
Middle right, bombing targets and fires in Gelsenkirchen.
Bottom left, bombing of Boulogne harbour.
Bottom right, a woman…

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Reconnaissance photograph of Stettin. Urban area shown with the Centrum being clearly visible right of centre with roads radiating out. The West Oder river is to the middle left to bottom right of the photograph and parkland lower right above the…

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Description of three (one aborted due to weather) operations against Tirpitz, photograph of crew on return from sinking Tirpitz, poor photocopy of target photograph of attach on Tirpitz. Account of operation on E & R boat pens at Ijmuiden along with…

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Three clippings from The Star, the first reviewing a book written by Constance Babington-Smith, Evidence in Camera describing the work done by the Photographic Interpreters.
The second a cartoon.
The third dated October 17th 1957 is a book review…

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Top - description of ijmiden operations by 617 Squadron 15 and 30 December 1944.
Middle - reconnaissance photograph showing coast and port with harbour wall and basins in built up area.
Bottom left - b/w photograph of boat pens before…

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An aerial reconnaissance photograph of the oil plant at Gelsenkirchen. On the reverse is a typed note with brief details about the operation. It was intended for publication in newspapers. Bomb craters are visible throughout the photograph with much…

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Two reconnaissance photographs of the Donges oil refinery, near Nantes in France before and after the bombing operations.
The photographs were released for publication in newspapers.
The second photograph shows extensive damage with many buildings,…

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A reconnaissance photograph showing bomb damage to an industrial area of Naples centred on railway marshalling yard. Extensive bomb craters and damage to the railway yards and surrounding buildings is visible throughout. Ten numbers are marked on the…

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Reconnaissance photograph of the short wave radio station at Charlottenburg, Berlin. Small amount of bomb damage is visible, with a few roofless buildings, The radio mast (Funkturm) can be seen by its shadow from its base at the right towards the…

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A vertical aerial photograph of bombed buildings. These are two exhibition buildings of the Charlottenburg Fairgrounds adjacent to the Berlin Short Wave Radio transmitter. On the reverse is a typed note dated 18 April 1944 explaining the function of…

MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-02.pdf
Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

Les machines
Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…

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A press cutting captioned 'Retreat from the coast' taken in the summer of 1943 shows two coastal airfields Calaise/Marck and Abbeville/Drucat indicating that the Germans had started rendering their coastal airfields temporarily unserviceable.

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Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…

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Five items, the first is Edward's description of the operation to the marshalling yards at Le Mans. He describes the anti-aircraft fire, and conditions over the target. Edward's navigation plot, the H2S plot of Le Mans, a press cutting with three…

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Captioned 'Increased dispersal due to consistent bombing'. Two photographs, of Valence and Montelimar show satellite airfields to enable wider dispersal of German Air Force aircraft due to the airfield bombing policy.

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Four photographs captioned 'The Luftschiffbau Zepplin works at Friedrichshafen'. They show the same area over a period of time beginning in February 1943 and shows the works being camouflaged and eventually destroyed by bombing. The second page of…

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Six items, Edward's description of the operation to the railway centre, commenting on the thunderstorms encountered, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target with their track marked, a press cutting captioned 'Wrecked locomotives at…

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Five items, Edward's brief description of the operation their bomb aimer was sick so took replacement, quiet trip. Edward's navigation plot, and an indication of the H2S plot when over the target. There are two press clippings, the first has a…

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Six items, Edward's very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot, the expected H2S return over the target. Two press clipping, captioned 'The result of Bomber Commands 12,000 lb bomb attacks on one of the Enemy's V.2 rocket sites'.…

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Two press cuttings. The first is captioned 'Frenchman waves to allied reconnaissance plane' and shows a road with two figures, one of them waving, the road running through small farmed fields, trees and more fields in the background.
The second is…

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Two reconnaissance photographs. The first is low level of the Tirpitz moored stern on to the land. Jetty connects stern to land. Several other jetties are present and various smaller boats are moored or moving. Booms are seen above Tirpitz. Several…
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