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MBubbGJ1477939-160322-01.pdf
166 pages of instrument course including notes with details and hand-drawn colour diagrams of aircraft instruments and gauges including pressure gauges, warning systems, clocks, compasses, bomb and gun sights, flight instruments and telecoms…

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-02.pdf
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…

MBriggsR1893726-160226-02.pdf
A notebook containing Roy Brigg's handwritten notes. It covers electrical theory, batteries, radio transmitters, radio procedures and fighter operations.

MDawsonSR142531-160516-01.pdf
The notebook contains written accounts of 32 operations to targets in Germany, Italy and France between June and November 1943 and a list of his crew. Accounts include bomb loads and descriptions of operations including Pathfinder operations while on…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-030001.pdf
A service diary written by Peter Hattersley covering the period from November 1930 to 24 September 1948.Initially he served in the Royal Engineers but in February 1936 he joined the RAF. It covers his training and operations including a newspaper…

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-05.pdf
A technical document describing the theory of pressure pattern flying. It contains formulae, diagrams, tables and text describing the techniques to be used. The last page is annotated 'Pressure Pattern Flying for Air Ministry orders.'

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An exam paper for Intermediate Airmanship. There are ten questions, candidates were to answer only eight.

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MHattersleyCR40699-160506-08.pdf
The document is broken down into Definitions, scope, air warfare, air safety, organisation, Ministry of Supply, Commands, Groups, Stations, Squadrons, Basic and operational training, Post Graduate training, Navigation technique -Policy, Equipment -…

MMarshA542744-151026-01.pdf
Handwritten engineering notes recorded during training.

MTwellsE171780-151026-05.pdf
A notebook written by Ernie Twells comprising training notes, mostly physics and meteorology theory.

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Wartime memoir covering Dennis Raettig's training at Blackpool and the posting to 104 Squadron at Royal Air Force Driffield in August 1941. Worked on Wellington aircraft and mentions that Driffield also hosted the blind approach landing flight…

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Humorous post card of waiter and couple having diner. On the reverse message to Dennis Raettig hoping he is behaving himself.

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Postcard from Bridlington depicting two black children. On the reverse news from a friend called Madge.

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Official letter with reference to application to enlist in Royal Air Force Reserve giving instructions for Dennis Raettig to attend recruiting cenre in Hull on 15 January 1941 for vacancy as 'Ach u/t Flight Mechanic (E/A)'.

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Letter concerning Dennis Raettig's form E.D.60 for enlistment in Royal Air Force Reserve and requesting he complete Form 1764 as soon as possible.

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Letter explaining that there are no other appointments available for driving test due to excessive stress and a large number of applications.

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Postcard of the boating lake, Cleethorpes. A long thin arm of lake flows from centre to bottom right. A footbridge in the background with a boat in front. On the right side a beach, on the left a path and grass bank. On the reverse family news from…

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Writes about stories of damage to Hull in bombing related by him and other acquaintances. Enquires about other people and relates some family news. Mentions that things are not comfy at her location due to bombing but she wished to stay with her…

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Written from Singapore. Noted that he missed ship Scalaria by few hours and laments difficulty in finding a 'homeship'. Mentions that another captain thinks every homeship coming through is his but Dennis's father is senior. Talks about Dennis's new…

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MRaettigDW1136657-160623-02.pdf
First page biography of Dennis William Raettig with information on other family members. Father was in merchant navy and brothers both served during the war in the navy and air force. Dennis joined Royal Air Force as an engine fitter. Dennis married…

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Title 'Trocas at Sea'. Thanks Dennis Raettig for typing book and says how he is getting on with typing. Notes that he listened to Scotland verses England match and he is writing off Madeira. Talks of writing to Jack and of war news he has heard.…

EGortonHGortonLCM430706.pdf
He writes of arriving safely at RAF Cark.

BGortonIGortonHv2.pdf
Describes in detail air raid shelters, rationing, shopping,the absence of traffic and school life. There is a description of the Gorton extended family complete with a family tree. Harold Gorton met Lilian Carmen Mary Morgan, at Oxford university.…

EGortonHGortonLCM430709.pdf
Harold writes about life on base at RAF Cark and his social life. He includes details of his some of his colleagues.

EGortonHGortonLCM430711.pdf
Includes news of activity at RAF Cark, including details of night flying and also social activities. He also writes of the invasion in Sicily.
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