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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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PJarmyJFD17010025.jpg
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…

PJarmyJFD17010024.jpg
A group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Shackleton.

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

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A large group of air and ground personnel arranged in four rows in front of a Shackleton.

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

PFOMetheringhamAF19030017.jpg
Top - the Queen and princesses at the doorway of a Hudson with an RAF flight sergeant on the left. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret exiting 206 Sqn Hudson B-VX. RAF Bircham Newton, January 1941'.…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030002.jpg
Top - the King, Queen and two princesses talking to RAF officers behind the wing of an aircraft. In the background a hangar. Submitted with description '.King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret standing behind wing of…

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Top - a senior RAF officer talking to the Queen and another lady with other personnel including a young girl looking on. In the background the rear of a Hudson. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth, with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret…

Introduces Michael G Hanson an RAF reservist and tells of time sailing before stating training. Covers elementary and advanced training before joining 233 Squadron at RAF Leuchars on Hudson. Relates life on the station, in local area and on maritime…

LJeziorskiAFK2411Pv2.pdf
A F K Jeziorski’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 1 April 1944 to 30 Sep 1948. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Manby (1 AAS), RAF Watchfield (1 Beam Approach School), RAF…

PJeziorskiAFK1703.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Andrezj Jeziorski. He is wearing a flying jacket. On the reverse 'Benbekkula [sic] 1944'.

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LCarpenterRB1291451v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post…

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Five airmen standing beside their aircraft.
Information supplied with the collection states -
'RAF St. Eval, 304 squadron; my crew:-
From the left:
Air gunner/radio operator Sgt. Kucharek
First pilot - F/O - AFK JEZIORSKI
Navigator - F/O -…

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An aerial photograph of Rockall taken during a training flight. Information supplied with the collection states 'Coastal Command; Nr. 6 OTU, RAF Silloth 1945. Training flight to Rockall'.

MMcDermottC1119618-161216-03.pdf
A magazine of aerial photographs covering the bombing of Cologne, railway yards, factories, gun battery, Copenhagen, two prominent island landmarks, an attack on a U-boat, storage depot, the Schneider works at Le Creusot, Do 217 s at Munich and Dijon…

SHughesCL1334982v10012.pdf
Covers the work of the air ministry, constitution of the air council, responsibilities of members of the council, the ministerial members, the air members, the permanent under-secretary of state (PUS), general observation on the on the department of…

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Six photographs and one article on Kenneth's squadron.
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are head and shoulders portraits annotated as "Escape" photographs.
Photo 4 is a half length portrait of Kenneth with a navigator brevet.
Photo 5 is a near three quarter…

LWatsonK1589906v2.pdf
Flight Sergeant K. Watson’s RAF Flying Log Book for Navigators, Air Bombers Air Gunners and Flight Engineers, from 4th January 1954 to 11th October 1954, detailing his continued post-war duties as a Flight Engineer with 224 Squadron Coastal…

LWatsonK1589906v1.pdf
Flight Sergeant K. Watson’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 5th October 1943 to 23rd December 1953, detailing training and operations as a Flight Engineer. Also includes post-war duties with Coastal…
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