Letter from Donald Baker to his mother

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Title

Letter from Donald Baker to his mother

Description

Writes that he has now moved to near Torquay and has started his pilot's course. Describes local area and accommodation. Thanks her for forwarding cash. Catches up with family/friends news. Mentions Rhodesian casualties in Egypt. Writes that they are going away on a three weeks maths course and exam followed by a navigators course. This would be followed by elementary and then advanced flying training. This will take six months before he can get into any action. Mentions difficulty of passing all the courses and comments on quality of officers and NCOs on the courses.

Creator

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1940-10-09

Rights

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Format

Three page handwritten letter

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Identifier

SBakerDA19210428v20016

Temporal Coverage

Citation

D A Baker, “Letter from Donald Baker to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25562.

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