RAF, Full Tour Lancaster Log Book Grouping
WW2, RAF Log Book Grouping to a Lancaster Wireless Operator.
F/Sgt G.C. Brooker flew with 622 Squadron based at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk.
He flew on 31 Operational day & night time Missions over France & Germany.
Flying on daylight raids to Le Havre & Calais to help the Allied ground troops to advance after the D-Day landings.
To German targets of Stettin (attacked by Me 410), Duisburg, Dortmund (hit by Flak), Cologne, Wesseling, Essen - Krupps works, Bonn (damaged by incendiaries) and more........
His 31st and last operation was on the 7/12/1944 to Chedburgh.
The log is fully signed by the O/C of 'A' flight plus at end of his tour by the Squadron Commander.
After a rest period he and some of his crew mates then transfer to the S.E.A.A.F. and they start a Second tour on RAF Liberator's with number 99 Squadron fighting against the Japanese.
He completes at least seven more Operational missions before the Japanese finally surrender.
He then stays with the RAF until he is demobbed at the end of 1945.
His log book is nearly half full of entries, the book spine is a little tired and there is a loose page but otherwise a good condition log book.
It comes in a ring binder with ten original wartime b/w photographs of him and his crew and with his Lancaster & Liberator aircraft.
An RAF menu card, a S.E.A.A.F. booklet, an RAF form listing his kit, a list of his European theatre Operations, some copy pages from the 622 Squadron operations book of his flights etc.......