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Course photograph of observers, 23 individuals, some sergeants some officers posed in three rows in front of a camouflaged structure. On the reverse RAF stamp but no unit or date, two stickers Bristol 01 and 0274.

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1:200,000 scale double sided map, Germany on one side, northern France on the other.

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Chart shows route for one flight. It has an inscription which reads 'No 576 Squadron, R.A.F. Fiskerton to Delft, 30 Apr 45, Lancaster G for George, Crew: Pilot F/O. Everitt, Nav Sgt B A Gilbert, BA Sgt T Royall, Eng F/S Kitchen, W/Op P/O. T…

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An account of how the operation came about and evolved. Describes the events leading up to the need for food relief in Holland, a brief account of how the operation was set up and executed.

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RAF form 2520A records that Ted Leaviss served from 8 Nov 43 to 1 April 47, was an Air Gunner and served in India from 10 December 45 to 10 January 1947.

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Metal lapel badge and its reverse.

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Badge background are the Dutch colours of red white and blue in horizontal wavy lines. Silhouette of Lancaster dropping packages, with the wording Manna, 1945-1995, 50th Anniversary.

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1939–1945 Star with Bomber Command clasp, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945, Two General Service Medals. Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct and Malaysian Service Medal.

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Two disks for 1042135 McVickers

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Identity card with head and shoulders photograph and personal details.

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons.

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Warrant officer cloth badge worn on lower sleeve.

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Brass hat badge worn by RAF airmen and non-commissioned officers.

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A small fabric wallet to hold cotton thread, needles etc. used to make running repairs to kit and uniform

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Received when appointed a Warrant Officer in the RAF. Signed by the Secretary of State for Air .

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A very large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Halifax and others lined up sitting on wings, engines and fuselage. Submitted with caption 'RAAF 466 Sqn March 1945 (Personal Photo Album)'.

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Top - five airmen standing in line. The four to the left wear parachute harnesses and the man on the right wears battledress with half brevet. In the background part of a Halifax.
Bottom - An airman wearing battledress and parachute harness holding…

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One of Ted's identity discs.

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Air-to air view front quarter from below of two Halifax, the nearer with letters 'HD-C' and the other above. Submitted with caption 'NR179 HD-C Returning Circa 1945 (AWM)'

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Brass badge mounted on fabric wrist strap, worn when wearing a uniform with short sleeved shirt.

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Large group of men and women outside a large building. On the reverse, 'Officers Mess Scampton.'

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Four airmen all wearing tunics with brevet, a pilot and bomb aimer in front and navigator and flight engineer at the rear. Submitted with caption 'NR179 466 Sqn close friends'. On the reverse 'RAAF 466 Sqn crew NR179, standing (left to right),F/Sgt…

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An aerial photograph showing a white cross on the background of a dark field with a broad white band running diagonally from left to top right. On the reverse 'Rotterdam Apr/May 1945. Cross is white sheets. 'Fingers bottom right in fact are Bullets…
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