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  • Contributor is exactly "Babs Nichols"

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Writes that he did not have too bad a trip recently despite poor weather. Mentions that their new aircraft was quite good and now had new same nose art as previously. Catches up with news of friends/family. Mentions a friend who had gone missing on…

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First page is missing. Page two, blank page and page three present. Writes of person stuck in isolated location and continues gossip concerning the same individual. Catches up with news of friend and family.

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Occasional daily inputs. Mentions going to Lords (initial aircrew) in July, Leuchars for training in late July then back to London. Mentions some flying experiences in November.

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Two postcards written by John to his parents. He explains he has been in hospital with a broken ankle.

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Writes that she is sending him some pears and engages in some banter.

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One-page letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie advising her that he has arrived in Westcliff and describes his billet.

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Two receipts for classified documents, an envelope marked secret and a handwritten annotation.

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Confirms son is prisoner of war in Germany

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Letter from Air Ministry returning his log book to M A Niman together with a piece of War Medal ribbon.

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From under secretary of state for air to Mr A Adder forwarding photographs of cross marking grave of 175073 Pilot Officer Mervyn Adder.

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A pack containing essential first air for burns and wounds.

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MMcDermottC1119618-161216-08.pdf
A magazine of aerial photography covering anti-invasion preparations at the Hague, anti-tank obstacles at Scheveningen, flooding from the Mohne Dam, U-boat bases and port damage, factories, railway stations, camouflaged storage tanks, marshalling…

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A magazine of aerial photographs covering aerial views of tanks, the Eder dam after the attack by 617 squadron, Kiel, Trondheim and Heroya harbours under attack, industrial areas in Hanover, railway centres, Italian airfields and aircraft, a dummy…

MMcDermottC1119618-161216-02.pdf
A collection of aerial photographs of B-17s and B-24s on operations, shipyards, factories, scuttled French fleet, an attack on a convoy, Antwerp forts, airfields, Leghorn port, the camouflaged airfields at Aalborg and Kerlin Bastard and two images to…

MMcDermottC1119618-161216-01.pdf
A magazine with a collection of aerial photographs showing bombing damage in Germany, Industrial areas, railway stations, a port, a night fighter airfield, a factory, coastal defences at Cherbourg, catapult ships, Fiat G12 aircraft and a mystery…

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Six items, Edward's description of the operation to the railway centre, commenting on the thunderstorms encountered, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target with their track marked, a press cutting captioned 'Wrecked locomotives at…

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Three items, Edward's brief description of the operation, his navigation plot and a press cutting with the caption 'Allies invade France', which describes some of the air activity in support of D Day.

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Contains notes and diagrams on fuel tanks, control settings, aircraft engine systems, ignition, cooling systems, layout of Merlin and other flight data.

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A document with the battle order for the squadron. It lists each aircraft and each crew member for operations that night. Annotated on it is 'Taken from the Sergeant's Mess kitchen copy which was used to mark off the "Egg and Bacon" meals. The…
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