Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks

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Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks

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Letter from Flight Sergeant Malcolm Payne. He writes of his frustration at cancelled operations.

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Two page handwritten letter

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EPayneMHWeeksD[Date]-01

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A417512 F/S. Payne M.
R.A.F. Bardney.
[deleted] Wed [/deleted] Tues.
[inserted] (Don’t even know the day) [/inserted]
Darling Pet,
Well I don’t Know what to think – we’ve been mucked around something damnably. Haven’t much time to write you now either, hence the scribble.
Hope you read it O.K.
Sunday night they scrubbed Ops about 7.30 – on Monday night we were out in the Kite and it was scrubbed. [deleted] M [/deleted] No no. – that was Sat & Sun nights. Last night we’d been flying about an hr and were recalled.
Today we flew again
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and tonight were told to be at briefing room for some mysterious meeting. We had – that – not flying tonight – and now there’s bags of work to be done tonight. Wouldn’t it wreck one!
Have been recieving [sic] letters from you O.K. Pet. Sorry I wasn’t in the mess today when you rang.
I love you darling.
Cheerio for now –
All my love Pet
Malcolm XX?
xxxx
xxxx
xxxxx

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Malcolm Payne, “Letter from Malcolm Payne to Doris Weeks,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10544.

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