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Ernie Twells' engineering notebook covering metallurgy, carburettors, air screws and aircraft engines..

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The notebook contains written accounts of 32 operations to targets in Germany, Italy and France between June and November 1943 and a list of his crew. Accounts include bomb loads and descriptions of operations including Pathfinder operations while on…

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No. 5 air observer navigation school Christmas and New Year card with an Anson flying over hills inside an oval. Inside Royal Air Force crest and the printed words 'With the Best of Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year from'. Signed 'love…

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. He details the various cricket and tennis matches he has played. He also states that he has taken examinations but has not done as…

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Details the various cricket, tennis, tug of war and golf matches he has played. He also states that examinations are coming up soon…

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. He thanks them for their letter and money. He also mentions the sports he is taking part in. He states that he has the same music…

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents from school describing his diving lessons, how outgoing but not incoming letters are checked, a magic show and sports tournaments taking place. He also mentions weapon practice.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. Explains that he was staying at Bridgenorth for that week, whilst they rush the course. His crew had a rivalry with another the pilots at Uxbridge, which integrated various pranks.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. Thanks her for some tennis balls, and informs her about a variety show that he had attended. Mentions that the flight sergeant was impressed with their flight drill but not with their rifle drill.

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses a train trip, boys having pneumonia, and sports.

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal. Discusses sport scores, weather, and food; compares the local landscape with Darjeeling.

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents with general conversation about attending St. Joseph’s College, Naini Tal, with references to health, pastimes, pets and travelling.

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents and his brother, with references to a train journey at Howrah Railway Terminus.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to severe water shortage, hockey matches and an earthquake.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to his brother Steve, weather, health, and pastimes.

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Letter from David Boldy to his parents in Decca. General conversation about life at St. Paul's school in Darjeeling, with references to sports and pastimes. Contains a drawing.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about his lack of operations recently. Mentions daily life and pastimes with his crew members in Leicester. He is concerned about how close the Japanese forces are getting to his father’s location.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about seeing action in day and night operations. Mentions the Gneisenau and Scharnhorst battleship. He had some leave and went out to the Trocadero with Steve and Ajan.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about sailing to London from South Africa, visiting Gibraltar and swimming in the sea. He misses his girl friend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about leaving East London and CapeTown and his journey thus far. He was upset to leave his girlfriend Babe.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Informs that he has bought his mother perfume for her birthday. Travelled by train to Ghoon and weather is better there. No more horse…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. The weather is getting colder, but goes out horse riding and a visit to the pictures. New rector at the school, Mr Goddard, previously…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He writes that he is hoping to buy a puppy and Mrs. Pelly held a party which was a great success. Has been invited to his friend…
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