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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…

PWatsonJB15010018.jpg
A list of the crew members making up the eight aircraft due to fly. Annotated in handwriting at the bottom are spare personnel.

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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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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PJeziorskiAFK17010018.jpg
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 -…

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…

PRosserLV19010010.jpg
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.…

PCavalierRG17010060.jpg
Photograph 1 is of a B-25, undercarriage down, low level, port side, captioned 'Whitley A/C. R.A.F. Middleton St George, 1941'.
Photograph 2 is of the starboard side of a Boston 'P', in flight, captioned Boston A/C. R.A.F. Hartford Bridge. 1944. 88…

PRosserLV19010003.jpg
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.…

MAlgarHKM1801102-211028-08.jpg
Made out for Flt Lt Algar - to undertake first-line servicing of navigation instruments, armament, radar, photography on Shackleton Mk 2.

MVipondR3040603-170423-04.jpg
A certificate awarded to Richard Vipond allowing him to service certain parts of a Sunderland.

SCavalierRG1264567v10047.jpg
Inside page of a Christmas Card, dated 1944. An officer in the style of Pilot Officer Prune with a moustache and red nose has a glass of champagne on one hand and a bottle in the other. Beside him are four more bottles. It carries the message 'Merry…

PThompsonKG15010140.jpg
Formal photograph 16 servicemen and one civilian in two rows, front row seated rear standing in front of hangar door, captioned ' Coastal Command Communications Squadron Oct '59-Dec '61'.
Image of aircraft in British Eagle paint scheme, captioned…

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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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PThompsonKG15010097.jpg
Formal course photograph, 47 servicemen posed in front of white Lancaster, captioned 'No 55 Course at School of Maritime Reconnaissance, - Aug/Nov '55, RAF St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall'. Annotated 'This Lancaster & the rest on the unit were scrapped…

PThompsonKG15010154.jpg
Cutting annotated 15 Oct 1956, reports last operational flight of a Coastal Command Lancaster.
A magazine cutting January 1957 reports the last operational Lancaster flight.
A cutting of a letter suggesting that the Lancaster should be preserved…

LClydeSmithD39856v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Denis Clyde-Smith covering the period from 10 May 1937 to 31 May 1942. Detailing his flying training, Operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Sealand, RAF Henlow, RAF Calshot, RAF Watchet, RAF…

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…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-019.pdf
Ex-Air Force POW Association news sheet. This edition covers a planned five-day reunion planned for August 1985, a planned convention of the National POW Association in Hamilton, a planned reunion at Toronto for RCAF and RAF veterans, a reminder that…

PKilleenKAL17020001.jpg
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…

PWatsonJB15010014.jpg
Five photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 is a low oblique of Galle Fort with four Shackletons.
Photo 2 is a large moth at a window, captioned 'Mighty Moth'.
Photo 3 is a street scene captioned 'Colombo'.
Photo 4 is of oxen under palm trees,…

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…
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