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Reports, 1942-1943, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 2392
Held at the Weston Library

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Middle East Command

Folder B.35. "The operational employment of ASV Mk.II: a handbook for aircrews and controllers."

This was originally ORS (ME) Report no.17 of 1 July 1942, by Kendrew, which was very favourably received and issued separately. It is referred to in the correspondence, often as Kendrew's "Bible". Folder includes copy of NCUACS 11.4.89/R.17 as first issued, revised edition of 1 August 1943 and version issued by RAAF Headquarters Melbourne, n.d.

Folder B.36. Miscellaneous reports part or all by Kendrew March, May, June 1943.

Folder B.37. Miscellaneous reports by ORS (ME) additional to those in Kendrew's binders. Includes Education Publication no.1 (Glossary of technical terms and abbreviations), but mainly related to Instruction no.34 (Operational and intelligence summaries and reports), preparation and design of log sheets, card indexes (some annotations by Kendrew and others).

Folder B.38. Coastal Command Tactical Instructions (CCTI), circulated by HQ, RAF, ME but not produced by them. Not a complete set.

Folder B.39. Coastal Command Tactical Memoranda (CCTM), circulated by HQ, RAF, ME but not produced by them. Not a complete set.

Folder B.39A. Miscellaneous naval reports and memoranda.

Folder B.40. Correspondence and memoranda 1942 about Kendrew's report "Some aspects of air co-operation with the army and possible radio aids thereto" suggesting wider use of "Rebecca" RDF system.

Folder B.41. Small format photographs of Italian submarine hit off Tobruk November 1942 (3) and tank hit in Western desert April 1943 (2).


  • 1942-1943, n.d.


8 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2392

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/B.35-41

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