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LLayneWH963102v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

MDunmoreG635201-160526-03.pdf
List of 135 operations flown by Lancaster R5868 from 8/9 June 1942 until 23 April 1945. List includes pilot, target, bomb load. hours flown and comments. Was with 83 Squadron at RAF Scampton and Wyton then 467 Squadron at RAF Bottesford and then RAF…

BDunmoreGDunmoreGv1.pdf
A 25 page account of the preparation for, and carrying out of a maximum effort operation against Duisburg by Lancasters of 83 Squadron at RAF Wyton, part of 8 Group Bomber Command. Account provides detailed description of preparations, briefing and…

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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.

PFordTA17040018.jpg
Two vertical aerial photographs of Duisberg. Two operations in 24 hours to the same location. The caption comments on the large number of ' "scarecrows" sent up by the Hun'.
Photo 1 is a daylight image with all the details obscured by explosions…

PFordTA17040010.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of a night attack on Koblenz. All detail is obscured by target indicators and incendiaries.
Photo 2 is Terry's flight engineer seen from the bomb aimer's position.
Photo 3 is a…

PFordTA17040007.jpg
Two target photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.

PFordTA17040006.jpg
Two vertical aerial photographs from an album.
Photograph one, Frankfurt at night, is indecipherable. Captioned 'a brilliant spectacle of searchlights, flak sparks and puffs, glowing incendiaries and target indicators'.
Photograph two is taken…

PThomasAF20040023.jpg
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Homberg. Bombs can be seen exploding in the town at the early stages of the attack.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Hohembudberg, Duisberg. It shows a night attack with incendiary bombs burning…

MCleggPV[DoB]-150710-010001.pdf
Operational Record ledger created by Pat Falkinder (nee Day). Running log book which includes briefing, targeting, crews and methods of prosecution for various bombing operations. It includes a photographs of Pat Day in uniform and several aircrew.

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A memoir by Joe Harrison of his first operation in 1943. He describes the initial briefing, the events during the bombing run, the damage to their aircraft and his subsequent illness. Includes descriptions of the post-op analysis and good crew…

PCheshireGL18030023.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing buildings in the centre highlighted by very bright flash. Smaller bright spot to the right edge. On the reverse 'Cam 2 Neg 3, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3 44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C…

PCheshireGL18030019.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph showing bright flares top left and bottom centre. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 6, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, a/c Lancaster'.

PCheshireGL18030017.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building right of centre inclined downward with flare bursting on the right edge. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 3, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617,…

PCheshireGL18030015.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building left of centre inclined downward with large flare bursting in the left edge. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversed, Cam 4, Neg 2, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn…

PCheshireGL18030013.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building left centre inclined upward a with large flare bursting in the centre of image. On the reverse 'Mirror Reversaed, Cam 4, Neg 4, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn…

PCheshireGL18030011.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building left centre with large flare bursting in the centre of image. On the reverse 'Cam 3, Neg 4, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC,…

PCheshireGL18030009.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing building right centre with large flare bursting in the centre of image. On the reverse 'Cam 3, Neg 3, Ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date 10/11-3-44, Sqdn 617, pilot W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC,…
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