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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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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,…

PCheshireGL18030003.jpg
Low level oblique aerial photograph showing a line of three buildings centre right inclined downwards. There is a bright trail on the left side. On the reverse 'Mirror - reversed, Cam 4 neg 2, ops 142, Daylight/night attack on La Ricamerie, date…

PCheshireGL18010003.jpg
A sequence of three inclined aerial photographs showing a group of buildings with a large flare bloom above them. Aircraft is moving towards the top of the images with final image just showing flare. On the reverse '[..] 4086B'

PCheshireGL18010001.jpg
Inclined aerial photograph showing a line of buildings with flare bloom on bottom edge and a smaller one top centre, On the reverse '139 Neg 1, Rhone Gnome Wks Limoges, 8.2.44, 617, W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, W/C Cheshire marking target, mirror camera'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-070004.jpg
Date: 4/5 July 1944, target, zero hour 0130 hours. Lists leader and marker 1, Wing Commander Cheshire flying P-51. Marker 2 in Mosquito and 17 Lancaster carrying one tallboy bomb each.

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Notes that despite allied bombing, V-1 campaign against London and South East continues. Notes decision to attack V-1 storage sites. 617 Squadron were to join 5 Group attack and use using 12,000 bombs to collapse roof of caves in which bombs were…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-060003.jpg
Date 25 June 1944, target, zero hour 0905 hours.Lists leader and marker 1 in P51, two more markers in Mosquito and 17 crews in Lancaster carrying tallboy bombs.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050003.jpg
Date 24 June 1944, target, zero hour 1750 hours. Lists leader and marker no 2 crews in Mosquito and sixteen crews in Lancaster all armed with Tallboy bombs.

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States that the next constructional works target was at Wizernes three or four miles south of St Omer. Reports two abortive sorties due to weather on 20th and 22nd June. Favourable weather forecast for 24 June. Two Mosquitos and 16 Lancasters took…

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Account of operation against sheltered E-boats in Le Havre harbour. Tasks to assist Navy in their fight against E-boats who were operating against allied invasion forces. States pens would be invulnerable even to 12,000 lb bombs therefore, bombs…
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