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LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964.
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…

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An invitation issued to all married families to attend a presentation, march past and parade at St Eval.

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An air-to-air view of a Coastal Command Shackleton flying over a Liner.

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An air-to-air view of nine Shackletons approaching the coast, annotated 1953. On land two airfields, St Merryn and St Eval are annotated.

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An air-to-air view of nine Shackleton taken from underneath.

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Air-to-air view of three white Shackletons flying over an airshow for the Queen's Coronation. On the ground are large numbers of aircraft, people and parked cars.

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Five photographs from an album. They are collectively captioned 'The Trooping Apron Mauripur'.
Photo 1 is a side view of an RAF Liberator, captioned 'Liberator'.
Photo 2 is a side view of a York, captioned 'Avro York'.
Photo 3 is six ground crew…

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Air Mail newspaper. On the left a biography of Sidney Cotton highlighting pioneering work on air reconnaissance. Main article covers the war time career of Sidney Cotton and his air photographs of Germany obtained prewar as a civilian. Goes on to…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-009.pdf
News-Sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the memorial to the POWs at RAF Hendon, Recco Report of ex-POWs and their activities, Obituaries for Maurice Butt and others, Book reviews, A time for Reconciliation, the Great Escape 60th…

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…

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Catches up with letters and cable received. Says no parcel received yet but eagerly expecting the cigarettes they sent. Says he is asking in his reply cable for soap, socks and towels and gives reason for request. Notes other have received parcels…

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Announces all well and safe

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Just letting him know they are jogging along and still only one letter from him. Looks back over letters he wrote when stationed in England since 1939. Catches up with news of family and is still investigating sending him a newspaper. Someone wants…

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A port side flying view of a Sunderland.

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Photo 1 is a port side ground view of a Wellington.
Photo 2 is a port/front flying view of a Wellington.
Photo 3 is starboard side flying view of a Warwick of 179 Squadron.

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Photo 1 is a Lincoln, RF 398, viewed from starboard on the ground.
Photo 2 is a starboard side ground view of a Shackleton .

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Delighted that 6 letters from July had arrived. Holiday weekend over and both well.

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A letter from Terry Ford to his family, where he writes the training for flying–boats takes 18 months – 2 years. The hut has had to be fumigated after Clem Fletcher reported with mumps. He was hoping to see ‘Dubarry was a lady’ at the Opera…

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Terry writes to his family about his work and leisure time.

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An Anson flying above a convoy.
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