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

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Photograph 1 - the Christmas dinner menu at RAF Farnborough with a cartoon of a German reconnaissance aircraft being shot down.
Photograph 2 - the signatures of some of the participants.
Captioned 'Christmas dinner, R.A.F. Farnborough…

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Picture 1 Captioned 'Battleship Tirpitz, both photos'.
On the reverse
'Battleship Tirpitz
Walter Hugin
46 Do-Huckarde
Servahust sh. 19'
Picture 2 Captioned 'Signatures of Survivors on back of each photo'.

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Newspaper cutting referring to Bomber Command bringing back Army men from Italy in Halifax and Lancaster bombers.

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Three photographs, two of four aircrew one of seven. Page captioned 'Syerston L.F.S.', 'The day before we went to a squadron 1944'. The individuals have their given names and crew positions hand written on the photographs.

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Photograph 1 is three airmen seated at a table. It is captioned 'Major Mcguire, Ted Wright and myself knocking back 'highballs' in the Sky Room of the Hilton Hotel at Long Beach 29th July 1946' and signed [undecipherable].
Item 1 is a map of New…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting of two officers. Sir Guy Garrod congratulates Captain R W Hilgard on receiving a Distinguished Flying Cross.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about 5000 spectators viewing the Royal Air Force at Scott Field, St…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about airmen being entertained at Denver.
Item 2 is an Information handbook Lowry Field.
Item 3 is a photo of Denver city.
Item 4 is a map of Denver with an annotation of a woman's address.

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Item 1 is a photograph of Ronald Mathers wearing a cowboy hat with a calf at his feet, behind are cars. It is captioned 'He would have been cow puncher of the year only the cow punched him first!'
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting with the same…

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First item is an account of the the visit by 35 Squadron at Andrews Field. Second item is 'U.S., Britain must retain air superiority, Says English Ace'. Handwritten notes of Washington addresses.

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Item 1 is a typed entertainment programme for 35 Squadron at Westover Field.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about 35 Squadron and their social activities.
Item 3 is a newspaper cutting titled 'RAF Open House to be today at Westover Field'.
Item 4…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting marking the return of the Lancasters to Graveley.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting titled 'Goodwill' showing 11 Lancasters over St Paul's Cathedral.

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Notes on brazing, soldering, and Morse code alphabet including diagrams.

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

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Informal handwritten log with notes of 517 Squadron's flights, records aircraft squadron letter, captain, reason for flight and duration. Starts 24 November 1944, last entry 3 April 1946. Covers flights from RAF Brawdy and RAF Chivenor.

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Last bombing operation on 24 April 1945, then operation Manna, Exodus, Baedecker and Post Mortem with a brief description of the operations.

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

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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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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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A receipt signed by Ruth Arrowsmith for a one quarter share of her mother's savings.

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Cutting 1 is a small photograph of a Lancaster and for of the crew with the time and day of the airing of the documentary.
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…

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Revue produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee, with combined Royal Air Force and Women's Auxiliary Air Force cast, including Kay Burchell. Includes some signatures.
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