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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Harold Ernest Wakefield wearing tunic with flight engineer's brevet.

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A large group of airmen wearing variety of uniform sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster.

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Full length image of an RAF officer standing wearing khaki uniform and peaked cap. In the background tropical trees and foliage.

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Metal half brevet with 'E'

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Badge with breached dam and lightning strike, moto 'apres moi le deluge'. On black background.

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'D' ring with wire attached

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield's award of DFC.

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield having been awarded the DFC in recognition of numerous operations against the enemy. Gives some personal local and family details.

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List of awards for DFC. H E Wakefield RAFVR 51 Squadron is listed towards the bottom.

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Top left - photograph of a Tallboy bomb. Main photograph of a Lancaster dropping a Grand Slam bomb. Text explains photograph is of a 22,000 lb bomb leaving rack during attack on a viaduct at Arnsberg, Germany.

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Notes that Harold Wakefield was engaged on special duties dropping the new 1--ton bomb. Notes he had done 58 operational flights and volunteered for his third tour. Stated he was previously awarded DFC and gives some personal details. Includes b/w…

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Report on the use of new 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb. Notes effect of burst and release.

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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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Mentions Pilot Officer Harry Charles Tabony and Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield.

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Quoting Sir Arthur Harris that nearly 50,000 British bomber crew personnel out of a total of 110,000 were killed during the war.

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Pay slip for Flight Lieutenant Harold Wakefield from Glyn Mills & Co for final pay.

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Congratulations on award of Distinguished flying Cross

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With compliments of the under secretary of state for air - stating that his campaign medals would be issued within the next few days.

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States that he would not be possible for him to be a fully qualified wireless operator/air gunner for a long rime and invites him to consider an alternative as a flight engineer. Outlines flight engineer training.

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Notice for offering to join the RAFVR dated 11-12-1941. Lays out general conditions of contract of enlistment.

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Membership card for Caterpillar club made out to Sergeant H E Wakefield

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Line drawn diagram of electric-pneumatic ram for M & S gear drawn on a blank servicing form. Seven cents United States postage stamp top right.

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Names of crew including Harold Wakefield

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam
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