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To Norman Powell. Notice given at the time of him offering to join RAFVR. Lays down general conditions.

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List of deficiencies on arrival from the UK. No rank and name filled out.

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List airmen for movements in and out as well as leave.

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From CRC Worcester to officer i/c attestation section, no 2 recruit centre. Lists three names including Powell N I. Expected draft 1943-04-15.

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Airmen's Mess menu for Christmas day 1943.

MPowellNI1896919-191029-03.pdf
A thirteen page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Vertical aerial target photograph of Argenta. Some roads, houses and open fields are visible in the upper half of the image. There are also canals, rail tracks or roads…

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Letter written to Mr B Luke at Air Service Training from Norman Powell's wartime skipper. Gives Powell's wartime service background and states he was one of the best flight engineers on the squadron. Recommends Powell for aircraft engineering…

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Encloses King's Badge for members of the armed forces, the merchant navy, the home guard and civil defence organisations who were disabled a a result of war service.

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A 6 page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Sortie report for an operation to Bruck Marshalling yards

Page 2:Vertical aerial target photograph of an unknown location showing some ground detail as tracer trails. Not all…

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For both operations, lists crew. For Verona reports route markers seen and visually aiming bombs and bursts seen on markers. For supply drop visually identified target, containers aimed at target, all chutes opened. Good concentration. Two versions…

MThornhillCE2049456-170515-02.pdf
24 pages of an address book.

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Six items listed that are the duties and responsibilities of Flight Engineers.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10010.pdf
Document with poems attached over long poem by W King. Note that he was 'our' mid-upper gunner but did not realise he was a poet. Note and poems pinned over the same main text which is can be read on final page. First partial poem about aircrew not…

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Account of actions of acting Flight Lieutenant Thomas Blyth during attack on Frankfurt resulting in award of Distinguished Flying Cross. Includes b/w full face photograph and some biographical details.

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One single article covering with three separate columns. Headlines - RAF double attack on Schweinfurt, Regensburg plane works devastated, Big British forces out last night. Accounts of attack by British and Italian based American heavy bombers on…

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

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A newspaper article about Ron after he was shot down over France. A second cutting has a brief note about Ron returning home after being missing in France.
[The details in the article are incorrect. His aircraft was a Wellington, it was shot down on…

MTrevaynePR1291380-191205-02.pdf
A detailed account of the last flight of a Stirling operation on Hamburg.

MConlonDV19200531-200812-01.pdf
A poem written by Michael J Conlon

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Titled 'RAF School of Administration and accountancy' and captioned 'No 41 Admin Course "Y" Syndicate 14/11/45-9/1/46'. Forty-six RSF officers wearing battledress or tunics many with brevet sitting and standing in four rows.

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Based on 23 psalm - airman version.

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Top - photograph of an airman in the cockpit of a Lancaster. On the fuselage below nose art of duck with peaked cap walking down road with sign to Berlin. Row of bomb symbols underneath.
Below - explanation that Admiral Shyte-Awk was the aircraft…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

SPerryWRP1317696v70007.pdf
List one Manchester and 10 Lancasters at RAF Wigsley May - June 1943. On 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham between June 1943 and February 1944, lists 16 Lancasters. At No 5 Lancaster Finishing School between February and November 1944…
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