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Peter was born in Erdington, Birmingham. He joined the RAF and was trained at the Empire Air Training School in Canada. He re-mustered as a navigator and was with 49 Squadron for a short time. Peter then joined 106 Squadron and did a tour of 34…

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Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…

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Details service life from 1943 to 1947.

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A group of fifty men of 207 Squadron comprising four officers in peaked caps, 45 men in side caps and one bareheaded. The photograph is annotated '207 SQDN. Air Gunners May 1945'. Albert Frederick Nye is standing, third from the right in the second…

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Albert Frederick Nye wearing his uniform with sergeant's insignia, flying boots, Mae West lifejacket and parachute harness. He is standing by a Lancaster rear gunner's position in which an airman is seated. There are packed parachutes on the ground…

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A group of thirteen men, 12 in flying suits surrounding a sergeant in uniform. The airmen are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and leather gloves. Some are holding their flying helmets. Albert Frederick Nye is seated in the second row, second from…

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Albert Frederick Nye's service and release book from 13 December 1943 to 10 May 1947. The statement states that 'This airman has been instructed in two trades since his original attestation to the Service and he has obtained excellent results in…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

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D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

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Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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Pilot's flying log book from 7 January 1953 to 23 March 1954 detailing flights and aircraft flown. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Anson and Varsity.

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Top left: man sat reading a newspaper. On reverse, 'Les Harris'.
Centre: Three servicemen sat outside a Nissen hut. On reverse. 'Three oppo's'.
Bottom left: Inside Nissen hut bar. On reverse: 'The transit mess'.
Bottom right: Man sat on wicker…

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A F Nye wearing khaki shorts and short sleeved, open necked shirt, in a garden. There are several circular flower beds edged with whitewashed stones. There is a road crossing the scene, beyond the garden, with a row of palm trees along it.

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Letter discussing his health and his relationship with Joyce.

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Letter saying he has arrived safely but is not happy about the prospect of war.

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Seven airmen standing in front of a Stirling. On the reverse their names and trades.

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Pilot Officer Frederick Stanbury and Norman Rutherford (right) standing in front of a Mosquito.

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A portrait of Brenda Smart in WAAF uniform captioned 'To Hazel & Bill, with lots of love from Brenda.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Arthur Eric May.

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Man in uniform stands in a park with flower beds and a bench surrounded by a low rope and pole fence. There are various buildings including a flat roofed whitewashed building with a veranda along its length. Utility poles cross the area.

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A sergeant in uniform wearing glasses and holding a cigarette; courtyard with utility pole and two storey building behind with multiple arches at ground level and chimneys.

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Pilot in uniform leaning against a brick arched opening. Flat roofed brick building visible through the archway with arched openings and chimneys.

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Bob Burns flew operations with 106 Squadron and was shot down becoming a prisoner of war. While a prisoner of war, he wrote arrangements for the camp bands and orchestra and played the saxophone and clarinet. He took part in the long march and took…

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A head and shoulders portrait of Alec Pyle in uniform with pilot's brevet.

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