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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Kerevan, wireless operator, covering the period from 16 April 1943 to 12 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 2…

A head and shoulders portrait of James with a training flash in his hat.

Large map with part of Netherlands and Germany on wall. Submitted with caption 'mreu8 001 4 MREU Operations Map Hamburg 1946'

Servicemen gathered round wreckage of an aircraft in shallow water. Submitted with caption 'mreu7 001 Wreckage of a Whitley crashed on Juist, Friesian Islands 1941'.

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One man in foreground looking through binoculars, another an army captain behind him and a third man partially visible on the right. All looking out over open water. Submitted with caption 'mreu5 001 Approachimg Wangerooge Captain Paterson (Ghurka…

Seven men in a variety of informal uniform , six standing and one squatting down. Taken in open air with structures in the background. Submitted with caption 'mreu4 001 74 Graves Concentration Unit. Captain and German crew'.

Four men in informal uniform standing in a cemetery alongside an exhumed coffin. Summitted with caption ' mreu3 001 74 GCU Pat (Captain Paterson) & the boys exhuming on Borkum Islands'.

Twelve servicemen sitting round two tables in room with bookcase against wall in the background and curtain on the right. Submitted with caption 'mreu2 001 Informal party at Sgt's mess Oldenburg'.

Twelve servicemen, army and air force sitting and standing in two rows. Submitted with caption 'mreu1 001 Officers and NCO's of 74 Graves Concentration Unit 1947'.

Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with observer brevet and DFM ribbon. Submitted with caption 'Flt Sgt Harry Wilson DFM'.

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

Five servicemen, three army and one RAF (Harold Wilson) in uniform and the fifth in shirt sleeves. Sitting round a table with glasses and cups inside a room with picture on wall behind. Submitted with caption 'Commonwealth War graves'.

Personal details for Flying Officer H Wilson and note on reverse to all military and civilian authorities describing duties of holder.

R W Slaughter’s Flying Log Book detailing operations and training flown as Air Gunner covering the period 15 October 1942 to 17 August 1943. He was stationed at RCAF MacDonald (3 Bombing & Gunnery School), RAF Upper Heyford (16 OTU), RAF Wigsley…

Classifies aircraft by engines, wings, fuselages, tails and landing gear. Lists many aircraft under these headings with diagrams of aircraft.

A photocopy of the prison wire with huts behind.

AM Form 78 with the information that the aircraft is missing.

A port side view of a Halifax departing at dusk, watched by nine men.
On the reverse '10 Squadron Halifax 1942 Taking off on operation. Property of Ivan Ure [redacted].

A port side view of three Halifaxes in flight.
On the reverse 'Not[underlined] a nice way to fly 1943 10 Squadron Property of Ivan Ure [redacted].

A port side view of a Halifax on dispersal under maintenance. On the reverse 'Marston Moor 1942/3 Property of Ivan Ure, [redacted]. Question: How many working on the aircraft "E" for Edward? No prize'.

The 26 men are grouped in three rows on the pavement outside Mrs Baker 35 Tottingham House.
On the reverse 'Blackpool 1941 I wonder how many made it. Property of Ivan Ure, Hayling Island'. And on a post-it 'subject back row 5th from left'.

A squadron grouped in front of a Halifax.
On the reverse is a signature [indecipherable].

Pages of recognition handbook of British aircraft tabbed national markings Europe with aircraft markings for British (service, civilian and India/Pacific), Eire, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France(friendly and Vichy), Germany, Greece,…

Pages from recognition handbook of British aircraft with three axis diagrams and technical information on: Harvard, Hellcat 1, Dakota, Lockheed 14, Fortress II, Halifax I, II and V, Halifax III, Walrus, R-5 helicopter
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