Lot 449a

1943-44 WWII RAF Air Ministry Aircraft Fitter Diary...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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1943-44 WWII RAF Air Ministry Aircraft Fitter Diary, with noted dates of 15th Jan 1944 of funeral of F/St Gibbons whose parachute caught in tail of Kite as he bailed out - the rest of the crew not yet found, 24th April 19454 big air raid in Naples 1.30cm all ack ack opened up, steel helmets donned by everyone down in slit trenches, Beau fighters from 600 squadron took out raider caught in searchlight and shot down by Beau fighters, bags of cheering, went to bed, plus lots more #36 pages of war time notes a few loose c1950 notes, then general lists to include a reading list, an interesting item requiring some more research

Hammer Price: £25.00