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PLutwycheCE1719.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath are captioned their names. A second copy has been damaged and folded.

PJenkinsFC1502.jpg
A group of aircrew and ground personnel arranged in four rows. Each man is named in the caption.

PJenkinsFC1501.jpg
Large group of airmen arranged in five rows. Each individual is identified in the caption.

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BLillieCFLillieCFv1.pdf
Account of the operation to locate a German submarine and shooting down of a United States Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator by a Ju 88 in February 1944. Author is the nose gunner/bomb aimer and describes the operation, attack by fighters, ditching, escape to…

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Letter to Isabel following up the initial telegrams. States that her husband has been reported missing after an operation on 23/24 August 1943.

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A poem about flying operations.

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-12.pdf
Ministry of military affairs. A card authorizing to wear, the cross of the valour. Notes on Group HF/DF system for passing information to aircraft in flight, MF Beacon organisation, enemy M/F beacon, on rice paper instruction, distress TAC, P3 HF/DF.…

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Three photographs, the first page has two photographs of a line of male guards, walking on a path around a space watched by a crowd of British servicemen, building in the background. Captioned 'Kramer The Beast of Belsen' added later…

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Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…

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A duplicated sheet for the bomb aimer to fill in with details of his bomb load. On the reverse notes about the Target Indicators.

MWareingR86325-161005-31.pdf
Guidance to pilots and navigators on the simplest means of locating a target. Provides comprehensive notes. Covers preparation, action before take off, action after take off.

BCleggPVGibsonAv1.pdf
Target Mailly-le-Camp attacked by Lancasters. Covers weather forecast, plan of attack, total number of sorties, narrative of attack, day reconnaissance, enemy defences air and ground, enemy aircraft destroyed, casualties, target details, route,…

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Three items, Edward's description of the mining operation off Cherbourg, they were the only aircraft operating from their base that night. Edward's navigation plot and a map of the Cherbourg area.

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Letter from Officer Commanding 106 Squadron expressing his sympathy and suggesting the possibility that Aubrey had managed to bale out.

MSmithBM582378-170220-01.pdf
Preface covers his training as an apprentice at RAF Halton and subsequent training as an electrical fitter at RAF St Athan. Outlines career with transition to ground engineer and then other postings. Continues with time as an instructor teaching a…

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Letter from supreme allied commander before D-Day.

YPowellNI1896919v1.pdf
Diary for 1946 January to March and October with a few entries some military and some personal. Some addresses of colleagues.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation to the Krupp works, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target. Two newspaper clippings suggesting that the return to the Krupp works after a brief respite was to destroy the rebuilding…

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Describes events leading up to and including Jack Newton's last operation before crash landing in Belgium. Lists his crew and gives account of their attempts at evasion, meeting with Belgian helpers, moving to various safe houses and Jack Newton's…

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120008.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe covering the period 17 June to 21 July 1944 (78 pages).

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A propaganda leaflet with a jackboot and swastika image. The text gives examples of the brutality of the Nazi regime, to Germans and to countries invaded.

MGeachDG1394781-160401-08.pdf
A booklet produced for returning prisoners of war. It is divided into 12 chapters starting with Britain and what to expect. First stop will be the reception centre which will try and help you and sort out your immediate future. An emergency ration…

MSmithAC1459147-170607-05.pdf
A brief guide for airmen of all trades and grades to the interior economy of life in the RAF. It includes a lot of detail about ranks, pay, duties, regulations, discipline and trades.

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