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Peter Zolty flew operations as a navigator with 106 Squadron. He discusses crewing up, life on operations and being a Jew in Bomber Command.

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Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…

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Details service life from 1943 to 1947.

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The scarf worn by Albert Frederick Nye during his time serving as a mid upper gunner with 207 Squadron. He said that he had worn it on all his operations and can be seen wearing it in photographs in this collection. Bert continued to wear the scarf…

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A group of fifty men of 207 Squadron comprising four officers in peaked caps, 45 men in side caps and one bareheaded. The photograph is annotated '207 SQDN. Air Gunners May 1945'. Albert Frederick Nye is standing, third from the right in the second…

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Albert Frederick Nye wearing his uniform with sergeant's insignia, flying boots, Mae West lifejacket and parachute harness. He is standing by a Lancaster rear gunner's position in which an airman is seated. There are packed parachutes on the ground…

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A group of thirteen men, 12 in flying suits surrounding a sergeant in uniform. The airmen are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and leather gloves. Some are holding their flying helmets. Albert Frederick Nye is seated in the second row, second from…

ONyeAF1877081-220403-01.pdf
Albert Frederick Nye's service and release book from 13 December 1943 to 10 May 1947. The statement states that 'This airman has been instructed in two trades since his original attestation to the Service and he has obtained excellent results in…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

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Top left: Moore Market - Madras.
Top right: Greater Chennai Corporation Office - Ripon Building.
Centre: Central railway station Chennai.
Bottom left: Madras High Court - Chennai.

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Top left: Bridge in a park.
Top right: Two men sat on steps with tropical plants, A F Nye (right).
Centre: Canon mounted on a gun carriage in front of tiled roofed cottages.
Bottom left: Open sided building on edge of pond.
Bottom centre: View of…

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Top left: Women carrying baskets on their heads.
Top right: Town on hillside with mosque with two minarets.
Centre left: Edge of town with terrace hillside beyond.
Bottom left: Long terraced, two storey, buildings with chimneys.

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Top right: River in parkland with tropical trees. On reverse is stamped 'Zaidas Photographers Lahore, Allahabad, Ootacamund'.
Centre left: Plains from mountainside.
Centre middle: Mountains.
Centre right: Hillside.

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Top left: Buildings at foot of wooded hillside.
Top right: River scene.
Centre right: Flat grassed area, bounded by wooden rails, looking across to hillside with single storey buildings.
Six further photographs of rural and river views.

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Top left: looking down on plain from wooded hillside.
Top centre: Two men on a forested hillside.
Top right: Buildings at the foot of cleared, terraced hillside.
Bottom left: Two men in a wooded gully, A F Nye (right).
Bottom centre: Looking down…

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Top right: Three men in civilian clothes, A F Nye (right).
Centre: Building with veranda and bay windows.
Bottom left: Two men in civilian clothes, A F Nye (right).
Bottom right: Two men in civilian clothes.

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Top left: Plains from hillside.
Top right: Looking down on plain from mountainside.
Bottom right: Steam train crossing viaduct, approaching tunnel.

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Top left: Train with carriages crossing a rural scene.
Top right: Steam train in station at Ootacamund.
Centre left: Steam train passing through wooded valley.
Bottom left: Stream train with separate passenger carriages.
Bottom centre: Steam…

LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

LStewartEC87436v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book from 7 January 1953 to 23 March 1954 detailing flights and aircraft flown. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Anson and Varsity.

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Top left: A F Nye astride a motorbike. On reverse, 'speed king MI*'.
Top right: Six men on a motorbike. On reverse, 'six men on a byke'.
Bottom left: Licensing star mounted on a building'. On reverse: 'What is it?'
Bottom right: Man standing…

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Top left: Serviceman with flying insignia. On reverse, 'Tod'.
Top centre: Man smoking pip, writing at a desk in barracks. On reverse, 'writing home'.
Bottom left: Man standing outside building denoted 12. On reverse, 'Les'.
Bottom centre: Gateway…

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Top left: man sat reading a newspaper. On reverse, 'Les Harris'.
Centre: Three servicemen sat outside a Nissen hut. On reverse. 'Three oppo's'.
Bottom left: Inside Nissen hut bar. On reverse: 'The transit mess'.
Bottom right: Man sat on wicker…

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Top left: group of six men, one with insignia drinking. On reverse. 'The boys and their booze'.
Centre: A F Nye in khaki. On the reverse, 'Overseas type'.
Bottom left: C-47s on airstrip. On reverse, 'Daks on the strip'.
Bottom right: Aircraft on…

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