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Air Training Corps badge.

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Extract from "But Not in Anger". Story of a Hastings of 53 Squadron on route from El Adam to Castel Benito Tripoli which shed a propeller blade which struck the fuselage injuring the co-pilot and cutting the tail control rods. Relates story of crew…

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Handwritten translation of original Germany reporting her request for information about the shooting down and death of her father. Writes that crew were buried on 6 December 1943 is St Anne's (?) Cemetery. They were shot down by a night fighter on 3…

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Thank you from a former 192 Squadron member Trevor Hicks who is leaving shortly to return to New Zealand. Congratulates David on Distinguished Service Order award. Sends regards to all.

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Front quarter view drawing of Lancaster in bank to port with clouds in the background.

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The telegram advises that Reg is missing.

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Sent from the Release Centre, giving an entitlement of £94-7-6.

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Sergeant Bird's crew award for the best photographs for August 1944. The artwork comprises a drawing of a Wellington with Bird and his crew, Boulton, Bentley, Dean and Beckett named below, set against a circular ribbon with the words: 'THE BEST…

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A membership card issued to Stan Shaw by the Borrowash Flight 1117 Squadron.

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Certifies that Mr A J Pearce flew with 115 Squadron on the day of their Diamond Jubilee, 15 April 1978 in an Andover aircraft (XS 639).

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A programme and menu relating to the 1950 reunion of 12 Squadron personnel held in the Lord Raglan hotel, London.

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The author is delighted that Les is safe, albeit a prisoner of war.

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The writer informs Les' mother that Sergeant Hyde died of his wounds in Tripoli. He has had no news of the pilot, Wing Commander Pepper.

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The writer expresses shock that Les' name has appeared on a list of deceased from the International Red Cross.

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The writer has received letters and cards from Les' mother indicating he is alive.

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The telegram advises her that her son is definitely a prisoner of war and not deceased.

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The writer confirms that her son is definitely a prisoner of war.

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Instructions for a convoy of four sections of 30 vehicles and a fifth with the remaining vehicles. It details the route and where stops will be made.
There is a second copy.

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A pass issued to Ted Neale authorising him to travel from CMF to UK.

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A document with the battle order for the squadron. It lists each aircraft and each crew member for operations that night. Annotated on it is 'Taken from the Sergeant's Mess kitchen copy which was used to mark off the "Egg and Bacon" meals. The…

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The letter confirms the news that Ivy Stone's husband is missing.

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The telegram advises Ivy that her husband, George is missing. There is also a newspaper cutting stating an unidentified body was found beside seven identified airmen.

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The telegram advises that Sandy is missing.

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

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The letter reports her son as missing but advising he may have escaped.

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A form filled in for P A Upson, Navigator. It details 26 operations by date, day or night, location and duration.
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