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  • Contributor is exactly "Babs Nichols"

SGillK1438901v10008.pdf
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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Photograph of twelve aircrew all grinning some with thumbs up. Text explains they were some of the aircrew who took part in the great aerial battle of Heligoland. Pencilled note 'Jan 5th 1940'.
Aircraftman Harry Gillott is standing second right.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Ronald Riding's wife, Gwyneth Irene Riding née Tomlin (1919- 1996)

MHoneyFWG915946-150421-01.pdf
A note book used by Fred as a log book.
His pilots on operations were Pilot Officer Benitz DFC and Flight Lieutenant Brown.

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Seven items in a scrapbook. #1 is the Bomber Command crest #2 is 5 Group crest #3 is 61 Squadron crest #4 is 101 Squadron crest #5 is Ernest's call up paper #6 is Ernest's acceptance into air force #7 is a meal pass used at ITW Bridlington.

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A pack containing essential first air for burns and wounds.

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MMcDermottC1119618-161216-05.pdf
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…

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…

PGallupR1708.jpg
Eight airmen in khaki with trainee flashes in their caps. The airmen's first names are listed.

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A photograph of a model made by Brian with details on its construction.

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Certificate for Miss B Bailey for enrolment in the WAAF. On the reverse a typewritten list of personal items that she should bring with her when attending for draft.

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Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

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Sets out details of association, history and subscriptions.

PWardEM16010032.jpg
Top, the left wing and fuselage of Halifax with members of 517 Squadron, in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running…

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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…

PBakerWB1609.jpg
Top - Front quarter view of the front of a Lancaster with gremlin nose art and airman leaning out of cockpit.
Bottom - Notes with list of operations.
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