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The cutting is attached to a the back of a photograph. On the back is handwritten 'To my loving sweetheart Eileen with love Ivor xxxx'.

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The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

MClarkM[Ser#-DoB]-170623-01.pdf
Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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

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Samuel Guyan's eight man crew in front of a Lancasters, their signatures are on the reverse.
A second image includes the crew and the aircraft's ground crew.
The Lancaster has 60 bomb symbols and a stylised animal nose art.
From information kindly…

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Press cutting, referring to a officer of 15 Squadron.

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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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Three items, Edward's description of the operation against the marshalling yards, he describes the events, flak and conditions over the target. Edwards navigation plot, a newspaper clipping describes the allied air activity including against Louvain.

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Captioned 'Increased dispersal due to consistent bombing'. Two photographs, of Valence and Montelimar show satellite airfields to enable wider dispersal of German Air Force aircraft due to the airfield bombing policy.

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Top left - an account of Peter Webb's service career. A flight engineer's brevet with photograph of seven crew underneath.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing uniform tunics with brevet standing in line.
Left middle - a drawing of a winter scene…

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Episode 1: story of bomb aimer with hypoxia on operation to Hamburg on 30 January 1943. Episode 2: account of operations to Friedrichshafen on 20 June 1943 and Spezia on 23 June 1943. On first operation, Pathfinders from 97 Squadron suffered in…

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A group of 53 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front is a caption 'No 1 Flight No 2 Squadron 10 ITW October 1941' and on the reverse each man has signed his name.

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A newspaper cutting describing a party at the United Services Club culminating in the award of a tankard and a cheque to Maurice in honour of his DFC.

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The letter is from Maurice's mother to Maurices' brother and sister, Nellie and Harry. She encloses something to give to Maurice.

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Recounts this New Zealand pilots superb handling of his aircraft after it struck high tension cable after take off. Despite damage to main navigation aid he continues with his 1700 mile operation which was completed successfully. After landing damage…

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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.

BThomsonGBThomsonGBv4.pdf
After baling out on 12 September 1944 and evading with the flight engineer for 8 days was captured. Describes move to Dulag Luft and journey to Stalag Luft VII. Gives detailed description of camp and activities. At the end quotes some extracts from…

BThomsonGBThomsonGBv3.pdf
On account of approaching Russians, Germans planned to move all prisoners of war in the east to the west. Documents gives day by day account of journey of over 200 kilometres on foot in winter weather over 12 days before being taken the rest of the…

BThomsonGBThomsonGBv2.pdf
Gives brief details of operation to Frankfurt. Describes being attacked and being hit in bomb bay and subsequent fire. Continues with description of bale out and meeting up with flight engineer on the ground. Gives detailed description of evading for…

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Account of George Thomson's aircraft 'NF958 (LS-M) of 15 Squadron being shot down by ME 110 on 12 September 1944. Five crew bailed out and were taken prisoner, the pilot did not escape and one other crew member left aircraft but was never seen again.…

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The air to ground photograph shows a smokescreen having drifted away from the area it was intended to protect. It also shows the smoke from over 100 miles away created by a bombing raid on the Erkner ball bearing factory.

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Four photographs captioned 'The Luftschiffbau Zepplin works at Friedrichshafen'. They show the same area over a period of time beginning in February 1943 and shows the works being camouflaged and eventually destroyed by bombing. The second page of…

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Two items, Edward's description of the operation, and his navigation plot.

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Five items, Edward's brief description of the operation their bomb aimer was sick so took replacement, quiet trip. Edward's navigation plot, and an indication of the H2S plot when over the target. There are two press clippings, the first has a…
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