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Made out for Flt Lt Algar - to undertake first-line servicing of navigation instruments, armament, radar, photography on Shackleton Mk 2.

LAlgarHKM1801102v5.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K M Algar, navigator, covering the period from 18 August 1966 to 12 March 1968. Detailing his instructor duties with maritime operational training unit. He was stationed at RAF St Mawgan. Aircraft flown in was…

LAlgarHKM1801102v4.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K W Algar, navigator, covering the period from 2 September 1964 to 13 July 1966. Detailing his flying duties with 38 squadron, and instructor duties with maritime operational training unit. He was stationed at RAF Luqa…

LAlgarHKM1801102v3.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K M Algar, navigator, covering the period from 11 August 1959 to 25 August 1964. Detailing his flying duties with 204 squadron and 38 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Ballykelly, RAF Kinloss and RAF Luqa. Aircraft flown…

LAlgarHKM1801102v2.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner, flight engineers for H K M Algar, Navigator, covering the period from 6 April 1954 to 12 June 1959. Detailing his flying duties with 36 squadron, bombing trials unit, royal aircraft…

MHadfieldL1066643-150702-04.pdf
Index indicates that contents include; format for sighting reports and attack reports, priorities, alphabet, organisations, D/F facilities, Liaison Tx/Rx, Command Tx/Rx, radio compass, inter-com, I.F.F., trailing aerial, fuses, Q code, sighting and…

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LHadfieldL1066643v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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One single article covering with three separate columns. Headlines - RAF double attack on Schweinfurt, Regensburg plane works devastated, Big British forces out last night. Accounts of attack by British and Italian based American heavy bombers on…

EPhillipsJRosserLV410129.pdf
Wishes that he could fly with him again and encourages him to transfer to coastal command and a course at Blackpool which he recommends. States that he was not doing much flying and writes about getting accommodation. Comments that it was difficult…

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Top - b/w artwork showing an Anson low over a life raft with survivors at sea. A ship approaches from behind. Caption 'Avro Anson directing a ship to survivors on a raft'.
Bottom - three Hind biplanes airborne in vic formation over open countryside.…

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Left - colour artwork from rear of an airborne Hudson flying over a convoy of three ships at sea. Titled '"Hudson" reconnaissance'.
Right - b/w artwork looking down vertically onto a Hudson.

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Top left - a card with 'Perkins E M, Sgt 748102' captioned 'This card was one of three that were stuck on the door of a room in Magdalene College Cambridge. Jonny Phillips, Ted Perkins and I shared the room. The card is Jonny Phillip's handiwork.…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Show Coastal Command locations and Fighter Command sectors.

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-15.pdf
Description of flying control organisation, history of organisation, aims of organisation. Covers, central and group control and forms of assistance. Continues with Bomber Command organisation, Groups 1 to 8 organisation, Coastal Command and…

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MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-02.pdf
Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

Les machines
Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…

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Andrezej Jerziorski's wartime memories. Andrezej Jerziorski was born in Poland but after he and his father were evacuated from France, he managed to join the RAF and flew in Coastal Command during the war, stationed as far apart as Scotland and…

SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

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Article describing attack on Leuna synthetic oil plant and subsequent nights operations on three other targets. This was the fourth successive night attacks by the RAF on Germany.

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…

PJarmyJFD17010028.jpg
Four aerial photographs of an inflight Shackleton.
Photo 1 is taken from the front and above showing the starboard side of the aircraft. It is captioned 'No 204 Squadron - Ballykelly, Shackleton Mk II'.
Photo 2 is taken from the front and above…

PJarmyJFD17010027.jpg
Two oblique aerial photographs .
Photo 1 is of Valetta, captioned 'Ex "Fair Isle" Malta'.
Photo 2 is La Linea, captioned ' Ex "Spanex" La Linea'. Annotated on the image is 'P204 RAF A5 10 Oct 59 Z 678 S/L Jarmy Rest D'.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an aerial view of mountains captioned 'Lofoten islands'.
Photo 2 is a landscape, captioned 'Bodo'.
Photo 3 is a group of nine airmen standing in front of a Shackleton, captioned 'Andoya'.
Photo 4 is a…
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