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PWardEM16010003.jpg
Top left. Head and shoulders photograph of Ivor Jones, in uniform, captioned 'Sq Ldr Ivor Jones 1941 Linton on Ouse', ''The Colonel' had been previously Indian Army'.
Bottom left. Photograph of Mary Brown, civilian clothes, seated in a field of…

CMaddockLyonR160404-010001.jpg
A silk evasion map showing France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, North-Western Italy, Southern Holland, Western Germany and North-Eastern Spain. The scale is 1:2,000,000 and it is identified as the Second Edition. There is also an inset showing…

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PBanksP15010074.jpg
Aerial vertical photograph of dock area. On the left a canal running vertically from top to bottom. At the bottom an inlet dock runs towards the centre. On the left side of the inlet six tanks and two small ships moored on jetties. Above the inlet…

PBanksP15010075.jpg
Aerial vertical photograph of canal and dock basin. A canal runs from top right to centre left. At the left end is a basin runing from the canal towards the bottom right. To the right of the basin is an industrial area. Below the industrial area…

POpenshawB1805-0005.jpg
Target photograph showing grid pattern of gardens with light flare bottom left. Captioned 'A4' and '[..23], 104/16, 16/17 Oct 44, F8, NT 7000 ft,→ 354 degrees, 20-48, Zagreb M/[..], [..] 500, 8x250 Mk III 20, F/O Chadwick (F/O Myers B.A.)'.

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Target photograph showing built up area to right side with tracer flare and bomb explosion on the right. Captioned 'A4' and '2017.104/16, 16/17 Oct 44, F8, NT 7600 ft,→ 048 degrees, 2014, Zagreb M/Y, V'. Annotated on page 'F - Freddie, 9x500,…

PBaggJG1606-1.jpg
A group of 18 RAF personnel are standing or seated around a YMCA tea car, some are holding mugs, others are smoking, others are standing in lines in front of the open side of the van. John Bagg is sitting on the running board with the white mug.…

PStachiewiczM17010045.jpg
A list of 16 aircraft and crew lost between May and November 1942 from 301 Squadron.
Business card for P/O Harry William Bock, Polish Air Force.

PHouriganM18010077.jpg
Target photograph of Wurzburg. Urban area, some light streaks, no clear detail visible. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '4705 SKELL.16/17.3.45//NT/(C).7". 9500 014° 2133 WURZBURG.E. 1HC4000IN,18X4. 19secs. F/O.SWALES.E.61.' On the reverse ' F/O. SWALES.…

PBanksP15010023.jpg
The suspension railway runs from bottom left to top right. At the far end on the left side is a wooded hillside with open country beyond. A railway line runs from bottom left to middle right with some rolling stock in sidings towards the right side.…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-240002.jpg
Wooden elephant keepsake, The elephant is symbol of 44 Squadron RAF with which Gordon Cruikshank served. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A member of the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force kneeling in snow with two dogs either side of her. In the background a two story building with gabled windows. Reported as Leonard Cheshire's poodle Simon (on the right) with Kitty McQuillan WAAF (later…

SMathersRW55201v10049.jpg
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Ron Mathers' trip to the United States.
Item 2 is a photograph of a Lancaster 'TL-C' on the ground.

PStachiewiczM17010056.jpg
Photo 1 is the Polish president and the Polish Army Choir.
Photo 2 is a group of civilians in a classroom.
Item 3 is a note explaining the President's visit.
Photo 4 is Mieczysław Stachiewicz having tea and cake at the reception.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050007.jpg
Note 'WIZERNES, THE WHOLE TARGET AREA NOW APPEARS ONE MASS OF CRATERS. REPAIRS ARE POSSIBLY IN POXXXXXX PROGRESS ON THE W. SIDE OF THE "DOME" SHAPED UNIT. THE RAILWAY LINES AND OTHER ROAD APPROACHES HAVE BEEN SEVERED IN MANY PLACES. THE WHOLE AREA IN…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050008.jpg
Sequence of six target photographs taken from the same aircraft at intervals during drop of tallboy. In the first image the bomb is visible in the bottom left quadrant, slightly further to the right in the second and in the third. The town bottom…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050022.jpg
Sequence of two target photographs taken at intervals from the same aircraft. Shows open countryside with fields. In the centre of first image is an area with a large number of craters. This area is on the left in the second image. Caption 'sequence…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050026.jpg
Sequence of two target photographs taken at intervals from the same aircraft. Showing open countryside with fields. The is an area with large number of craters just left of centre of first image which moves to upper left in the second. Caption…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050030.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. In the centre an area with a large number of craters. Caption '213, W.S, 24.6.44, 8", 16500, 136 degrees, A., A., 617'. On the reverse '51:96/14'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050032.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. In the top left an are with large number of craters. Caption '216, W.S., 24.6.44, 8", 17000, 136 degrees, H., H., 617'. On the reverse '51:06/15'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050034.jpg
Sequence of two target photographs taken at intervals from the same aircraft. Show open countryside with fields and roads. Large area with many craters top left in first image moving to centre in second. Caption 'sequence number, W.S., 24.6.44, 8",…

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050038.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. Bottom right quadrant is a large area with many craters. Caption '221, W.S., 24.6.44, 8", 16500, 115 degrees, D., D., 617'. On the reverse '51:96/18'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050038.jpg
Target photograph showing open countryside with fields and roads. Bottom right quadrant is a large area with many craters. Caption '221, W.S., 24.6.44, 8", 16500, 115 degrees, D., D., 617'. On the reverse '51:96/18'.
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