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Recently Added Items

Operational Record ledger

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Operational Record ledger created by Pat Falkinder (nee Day). Running log book which includes briefing, targeting, crews and methods of prosecution…

Arthur Atkinson’s observers and air gunners flying log book

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Observers and air gunners flying log book for Arthur Atkinson, wireless operator, covering the period from 28 April 1943 to 19 January 1946 and from…

Keith Bruhn's record of service

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R.A.A.F. P/P 149 records that Keith was demobbed on 19 February 1946 after 2 years and 9 months service.

Keith Bruhn's flying log book for observers, air gunners and wireless operators

LBruhnKC437927v1.pdf

Flying log book for observers, air gunners and wireless operators for K C Bruhn, covering the period from 9 September 1943 to 7 September 1945.…

Caterpillar Club membership card

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Keith Bruhn's membership card.

Keith Bruhn's Commission

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Commission issued by the Australian Governor General.

R.A.A.F. P/P 118 for Keith Bruhn

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Officers record of service for Keith Bruhn issued in 1946.

463 Squadron 1945

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Formal photograph of Lancaster with five rows of personnel in front and one spread across the wingspan, hangar in the background, on the reverse…

Lancaster landing

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Photograph of Lancaster landing, runway caravan in middle distance, Lancaster parked in far distance.