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

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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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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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A newspaper cutting with a description of how Jack was awarded a DFM. This was awarded because he assisted an unconscious colleague to bale out of their damaged aircraft.

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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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The group of six airmen are standing beside a blackboard pointing to a comment stating 'All Back'. Herbert Davy and Tommy Birch are annotated on the photograph with their names and function.

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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…

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Map showing Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries. Provides a history of of the group who provided the only mobile force of heavy bombers in the Mediterranean theatre. Wellington, Halifax and B-24 acted as a tactical force attacking…

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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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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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A group of women arranged in three rows at Rutland Hall, Loughborough. Each woman is named underneath. A/S/O Imming is underlined and handwritten beside it is 'my mother'. Annotated on the front is 'My love to 55 CF Seabrook Fl/Off' and…

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Map of northern France showing surrounded pocket with their backs to the French coast, in French and English suggesting that as they are surrounded they should surrender.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No…

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Warning to civilian population of German industrial areas, outlining Churchill’s designation of cities with armaments factories as war zones (10th May 1942). Call to evacuate is said to have been kept from civilians by the German…

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Reconnaissance photograph showing concentration of bomb craters in the target area where canal crossed a small river.

MDentJ2206473-201023-10.pdf
Covers Merlin engines, airframes, hydraulics, instruments and electrics. Detailed handwritten notes and diagrams of Lancaster aircraft systems, some b/w photographs and printed pages cut out, wiring circuit diagrams, emergency equipment,…

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13 airmen arranged in two rows. Each man is annotated with his name. On the reverse 'Subject Front Centre'.
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