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Date: July 9th 1943

[newspaper clipping titled:]

Another Shattering Blow On Ruhr Targets

[handwritten heading and note, date not given, but based on logbook entries the flight referenced would appear to be that of July 9, 1943, over Gelsenkirchen, Germany]

HALIFAX “K”         NO. 5.

B.D. T.D. 23,120

I exchanged a few shots with an ME 109. The fighter was probably destroyed.
The crew were all very annoyed by the single guns and searchlights popping at us over the French coast. All agree we will have to do somthing about them.

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