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PHouriganM18030047.jpg
Target photograph of Caen. No detail visible area covered with smoke and dust from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '1348 SKELL.18.7.44//8" 7000' [arrow] 182° 0547 CAEN RD.V.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.F/LT MOUAT. V.50.'. On the reverse…

SKingEJ182986v10123.jpg
Six items covering operations around Caen. The first is Edward's description of the operation, against troop concentrations. The second is his navigation plot. The third is a print of the expected H2S return of the target. Fourth is a collection of…

PBlamiresRG22020038.jpg
LH page, target photograph rural area with road running left to right and several buildings in top left. Many bomb explosions visible, captioned '429.EWS.30.7.44.//8" 2500 200(degrees) 0832.CAHAGNES MTT/TGT. U. 20 X 500.C.23 secs. F/Lt Josey. U.103'.…

PBlamiresRG2214.jpg
Target photograph shows explosions with dust and smoke clouds. Some target indicator flares are to right. Rural area with some buildings visible in top left with track crossing left to right. Captioned '429.E.W.S. 30.7.44//8" 2.500 200(Degrees) 08.32…

MBakerWB1392752-161128-06.pdf
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…

LMacArthurDA[Ser%20-DoB]v1.pdf
Flying log book for D A MacArthur, navigator, covering the period from 24 April 1944 to 2 August 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Hemswell and RAF Kirmington. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a…

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

SCookeJRA1336866v10008.jpg
Two pages from Bob's log book showing some of his training flights and operations whilst with 51 Squadron.

BCleggPVGibsonAv10002.pdf
Extracts from the operational log book of Alan Gibson covering his tour of 31 operations on 166 Squadron.

His pilot on his first operation was Flight Sergeant Burnett. Pilot Officer Allen also flew on one operation with him.
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