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The pilot who dropped the first 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb on Germany was awarded bar to DSO.

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12 page leaflet to advise those personnel going to Canada on the Empire Air Training Scheme, it deals with pay, dress, the Atlantic crossing, the cold weather, and currency.

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30 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the reverse '11 EFTS No 1 Grading School 24-12-41'.
Each man has signed the reverse.

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

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12 airmen wearing Sidcot suits. They are arranged in two rows in a rough field. On the reverse '1941 Stormy Down Wales. Joe Harrison, top left, next to Jeoff Green, who was shot down over France, fell 10,000 odd feet - his rear turret, hit a hay…

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Formal photograph of the 65 members of course arranged in five rows in front of hangar doors, captioned, 22 S.F.T.S. at Thornhill, Gwelo 51A course'. Annotated 'The 'Boys' of 51A Course'. The surnames are written on the individual photographs.

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The memoir written by Fred during his time with the Auxiliary Fire Service at the age of 18. He observes a land mine parachuting to earth. It landed on the fire service sub-station killing 28. He persuaded his Station Officer that he wanted out and…

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Acknowledges receipt of letter dated 11 September 1944,

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Formal course photograph, 15 sergeants, in three rows, their names hand written, captioned 'A/Gs No 42 course'. this was at the No 8 A.G.S. at Evanton, Scotland. On the reverse are the following notes ' Den, April 15th 1942 - Bostons, Upwood, Hunts.…

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Dennis Denton with four other aircrew, on the reverse,'Taken at Blickling Hall, July 1943', 'Left to right [?] Clutton, Les Heagerty, myself, Ted Pennell'. Also a note to Miss O'Keefe, Church Farm, explaining that he had cycled over to see her but…

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Records his time in the Air Training Corps before joining the RAF, his training as an air gunner and his first operation.
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…

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Eleven verse poem or song concerning a daylight operation against the Gneisenau in Brest. Mentions Spitfire escort, Me 109. On return most aircraft were damaged by anti aircraft fire. Annotated 'Written by one of our sergeants'.

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Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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Personal reference for Aubrey.

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation, he refers to the target as a P plane base, the operation report refers to it as a storage site, his navigation plot, a map of the area close to the target showing their track and the target. Part of…

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Gives dates attended Northgate school for boys, conduct and exams passed.

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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

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64 pages of course notes. Inside front page ' Bubb G J 1477939, Entry 35, Berryfields, Melksham, Sept 2-21 1943' Contains information of batteries and motors in general then specific notes on F24 camera and controls, night photography MkIII, torpedo…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation against a gun battery, his navigation plot, a map showing the target and newspaper cuttings describing cross channel operations and heavy explosions.

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A cartoon of Brian with a brief biography.

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Four items, the first a title page, the second Edward's navigation plot, the third a print of the expected H2S return and fourth part of an official report on the operation. This gives the number of aircraft taking part and their group, a weather…

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse.
Sgt H.E. Wakefield F/Eng written at the top.

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Menu for Christmas eve dinner 24 December 1945. On the reverse signatures and location: RAF officers' mess Mauripur, Karachi, Sind, India.

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For show "Fastair' with programme of acts and other events. Christmas 1945 RAF Mauripur.
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