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MPerryWRP1317696-170719-02.pdf
Writes of his time on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston. Mentions operation to the Ruhr and Italy and that they were two thirds of their way through tour. Writes of his last operation at Syerston and squadron's move to RAF Metheringham. Describes his new…

SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

SPerryWRP1317696v50004.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, three old…

SPerryWRP1317696v50003.pdf
Words for a number of songs including our outhouse, the foggy, foggy dew, the bomb aimers lament, three old ladies, teeny-weeny bomb, the wingco's OBE.

SPerryWRP1317696v50001.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, the winco's…

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Noted that kind friends had sent gifts of food at the time of her wedding. Asks recipient to accept distributed gift parcel.

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An article written by ED Leaviss about the formation of the association.

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A letter accompanying a Caterpillar Club badge awarded to Jack.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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A newspaper cutting with a photograph and report on Frank Heath, who is missing. On the reverse are adverts.

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Samual Guyan's last operation of his second tour, Lancaster NG236 to Huls.

BTerryRTerryDv1.pdf
A brief biography of Dennis featuring photographs described in the collection. It covers his training and service as a fitter in the UK and Canada. He maintained a Lancaster that completed 124 ops and the aircraft was, unusually, awarded a DSO.
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SBrennanJ1210913v20005-00080002.pdf
5 Group operation order No B.976. Provides explanation for attack on Ruhr Dams, enemy defences, 20 special Lancaster from 617 Squadron, routes to be flown by all three waves. Goes on with detailed plan of attack, method and timing. Continues with…

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Document stating that the government of Great Britain had signed an accord with General de Gaulle. Includes letters in French from Winston Churchill and General de Gaulle and text of the accord.

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Reports that source of information that his son had lost his life along with Flying Officer J R Berrington and Sergeant C Clark was a German report to international Red Cross in Geneva. Report included information that Flying Officer T H Fynn was a…

M78Sqn19361201-170421-14.pdf
Account of his aircraft, in which he was air observer, being attacked on return from operation in Germany by intruder aircraft. The aircraft was crash landed and caught fire. Miller escaped through the top hatch but noticed that the pilot and…

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Poem about an aircraft that crashed at Nederweert in the Netherlands. Handwritten note 'Joan's brother F/Lt Tommy Richardson was the skipper of the 78 Squadron RAF plane shot down at Nederweert near Eindhoven 3/4 April 1943 around midnight. Others of…

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Poem about comrades who have been killed.

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Thirteen airmen sitting and standing in two rows. Wearing battledress or tunic they all have a number on left chest. In the background left a flight safety poster and notice on the wall. On the reverse names of nine of the personnel in the photograph…

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PPennLE1702.pdf
A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows. Frank and three men are standing with two seated. Each individual and his crew function is named.
On the reverse is 'Navigator Plotter -Paddy Lundberg Flight Engineer Dick'.

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Thirty-seven airmen all wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of an Anson. Captioned 'Course 79 [.......], 28 June - 5 Aug 43'. On the reverse signatures and some addresses.

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NMonksMA170323-02.jpg
Announcement that Maurice Monks previously reported missing, now reported killed.

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Announces that Flying Officer Maurice Monks had been reported killed. Gives details of education and employment in Lincoln and membership of Air Training Corps. Was trained in Canada and received a commission. Includes b/w photograph.
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