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MStimpsonMC155249-190922-09.pdf
A book detailing the activities undertaken at the training airfield of Cochran. It describes the history of the field, the training courses and names the staff and students.

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An essay discussing that the use of the word mission for a wartime sortie was incorrect and that one should use the word operation.

PJacksonN1701.pdf
Photo 1 is three quarter length image of Norman Jackson, Roy Dobson, E Sandilands and Roy Chadwick.
Photo 2 is a caption with the names of the four in photo 1.
'Warrant Officer NC Jackson VC, Sir Roy Dobson OBE, Managing Director, Mr E Sandilands,…

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A group of trainees arranged in four rows in front of the Trenance Hotel, Newquay.
On the reverse are the signatures of some of the trainees. A yellow post-it note states 'RRE Freeman 2nd row from left row 3'.

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"Nazi backroom boys killed, Pennemunde raid wiped out air experts HQ". Account of Peenmeunde operation and background to research carried out there. Surrounded by other articles and further articles on the reverse.

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Letter concerning payment of war gratuity for the late Pilot Officer I A Wynn.

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From Elizabeth Kirby reminiscing and offering condolence.

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Article on loss of Flying Officer Francis Dunsford Norton lost his life on 18 August 1943. Buried at Griegswald [sic] Weick.

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From officer detail to look after Hedley's property explaining the process and that a cheque book found has been forwarded to Air Ministry accounts, Worcester.

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From George Harker Company Ltd. Informing them of salary contribution for 1942.

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Informs Herbert O'Hara's mother that he is missing as a result of air operations on 3/4 May 1944.

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The letter addressed to Geoff's father is from the Air MInistry (Casualty Branch). It advises him that his son has been captured and a copied letter was read out by Lord Haw Haw on the radio. He asks for lots of letters and reports he is well.

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Writes that there is still no information regarding her husband. However. the International Red Cross in Geneva has reported that two members of his crew, Pilot Officer H N Petts and Pilot Officer G Russell lost their lives on 26 May 1843. Another…

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A letter to the officers and people of Ethiopia issued by the 'English Government'. Written in an Ethiopian language and script and also in English.

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Telegram to Desmond O’Connell from the Royal Air Force with instructions to report via a specific train at London King’s Cross.

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Lists articles of clothing and equipment returned on discharge, deficiencies of kit form and follow up signatures and charging details.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-060.pdf
A magazine produced in Italy for RAF personnel. It contains messages, stories, quizzes and cartoons.

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Writes that committee of adjustment has been held and enclosing an inventory of effects. Writes that monetary matters are not dealt with by that office but by Air Ministry accounts. They will be sending details of financial matters in due course.

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Writes that Hedley's personal effects have been dispatched to them by passenger train. Requests they sent back receipt. Reminds them on rules if they dispose of any uniform which must go to known person entitled to wear it or be dealt with through…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-10.pdf
Contains notes on syllabus (airframes) Halifax including: description, alighting gear, flying controls, duties of flight engineer, cabin heating, ant-icing system, fuel system, pneumatic system, oxygen system, fire extinguisher system, dinghy and…

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Chorus and five verse calypso wriiten by H G Dryhurst for 1956 xmastide who is who calypso programme.

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A letter, envelope and two-page typed document from Harry to his wife Jessie. He writes about training including two bumpy flights in a Fokker. He encloses a photo taken in the snow and his mathematical paper from the Air Observer School.

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From Isabel Q Pead offering sympathy on news of Hedley going missing. Hopes good news will come.

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Catches up with family and acquaintance news. Says he is busy and enjoying the course but is not enamoured with the camp life. Second part thanks her for letter and discusses domestic matters.
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