By P.D.A. Harvey
In medieval Britain the seal was once, for a few 300 years, the best way such a lot files have been authenticated. Seals and seal impressions are invaluable as facts in difficulties of social and monetary background, the historical past of paintings, legislations, and international relations, yet to this point they've got no longer been completely mentioned. during this groundbreaking paintings the authors study all kinds of seal used for authenticating records - their improvement, layout, and use - as regards to modern documents. An index of mottoes and inscriptions offers worthy and functional assist in making a choice on seals in different collections.
The quantity is considerable with illustrations, mostly depicting seals from the huge collections of The British Library and the general public list place of work, London. Designed to fill a long-standing hole within the literature, this lucid advent to British medieval seals is aimed toward graduate scholars, archivists, historians, and an individual drawn to medieval records and artefacts.
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Transferred to the 451st on October 21, 1944, to replace 42-51483. Failed to return from Mission #173 to Oswiecim on December 26, 1944, with the crew of William F. Jackson (MACR #10785). 42-78647 (724th) Left the USA on September 8, 1944, assigned to the group on September 23, 1944. Listed MIA on October 13, 1944, after Mission #134 to Vienna with Kenneth Elliott's crew (MACR #9048). 42-78683 (725th #47) Left the USA for Italy on September 16,1944, to replace 42-78595. Listed MIA a month later on October 16,1944, after Mission #136 to Linz with the crew of Albert Johnson (MACR #9199).
Returned to the group on February 4, 1945. Returned to the USA after the war on June 13, 1945. 44-41056 WEESIE (42-KAY) 44-41056 WEESIE aka 42-KAY (727th #17) Left the USA on July 21, 1944, and assigned to the group on August 6, 1944. Named after the wife of 727th Commander Kendle Young, whom he called WEESIE. Later renamed 42-KAY by new Squadron Commander John Hoppock after a combination of his pilot class and wife. 42-KAY was hit by flak several times coming off the target on Mission #134 to Vienna on October 13, 1944.
Sustained major flak damage on January 4, 1945, sent to repair depot and returned to service on February 2, 1945. Sustained major flak damage again on February 14, 1945, and returned to service on February 21, 1945. #56 survived the war and returned to the USA on June 6, 1945. 42-78606 LEADING LADY (726th) Left the USA on August 3, 1944, and was assigned to the 461st Bomb Group as BETTY JEAN. Transferred to the 451st on October 21, 1944, to replace 42-51483. Failed to return from Mission #173 to Oswiecim on December 26, 1944, with the crew of William F.
A Guide to British Medieval Seals by P.D.A. Harvey