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LLatimerJF1551478v1.pdf
J F Latimer’s air bomber’s flying log book covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Fingal (4 B&GS), RCAF Port Albert (31 ANS), RCAF Jarvis…

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An Australian airman, a WAAF, another airman and a Wing Commander socializing.

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Don Browning was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. On one operation two aircraft collided and Don lost friends he had undertaken training with. On an operation to Calais the weather was very poor and the mission aborted but not all aircraft…

LTinningHW19585v1.pdf
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

LMottersheadF422232v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

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Many Lancasters lined up on peritrack. Taken from cockpit of lead aircraft looking back. To the left airfield boundary and fields beyond. To the right the aerodrome. On the reverse 'Lancasters of 463 RAAF Squadron in line, on the perimeter track…

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Front quarter view from above of an Avro Lincoln on taxiway. In the background a dispersal pan and runway caravan. On the reverse 'Lincoln at Tengah of No 1 Bomber Squadron Singapore, by courtesy of D G Howell, signed D G Howell 5 MU'.

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Seven airmen standing at the front of a Stirling. They are all dressed in their flying kit.
On the reverse they are identified and autographed -
'Skipper AG Edgar RAF
Navigator Robert J Brooks RAAF
Air Bomber Allan J. Millard RAAF
Wireless Op…

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Half length portrait of Alan Edgar in uniform with pilot brevet. On the reverse 'Regards to Eddie & Kay from your old pal [indecipherable] Upwood May 1945'.
It is stamped 'Royal Australian Air Force Official Photograph'.

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Group of airmen sitting at tables.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Breifing [sic] Room RAF Waddington "Raid on Juvisy 18/19 April 1944" ' There is a banner with 'WC Kingsford-Smith'. he was the squadron's first commanding…

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Port side view of a Lancaster 'AR-A' on dispersal. The shadow of the photographer is visable.

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The tail of a Lancaster being towed by a tractor. Also assisting is an airman on a bicycle. It has squadron code 'AR' and 'DV296'. This aircraft crashed at Teltow, Berlin December 1943 with the loss of all crew.

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Painted on the nose is a Kangaroo wearing wellingtons and playing bagpipes. Notes are coming out of the pipes. 44 operations are marked including four ice cream cones indicating Italian targets. The Lancaster is 'E²'.

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The nose of a Lancaster with an airman working on the nose art. He is at the top of a stepladder. The art is of a man wearing a grass skirt, boots and a crown. Over his right shoulder he has an Australian flag and in his left hand he has a string of…

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Two images of Lancaster W4783 AR-G's nose. The first has 90 operations marked. The first 15 operations the bomb is held by a stick figure with a halo.
In the second image only 79 operations are marked.

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The art features a depiction of Hardtmuth Lahm's cartoon dog 'Snifter' heading west over a map of Berlin. There is a Swastika and a large amount of mess left by the dog. This is dripping off the map. The name "Snifter" is painted on.

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Two close ups of the nose of a Lancaster. Depicted is an Australian flag, a Kookaburra sitting on a branch, with a snake in its beak. The snake's head is a cartoon depiction of Hitler. Twenty three bombs mark operations. Underneath are two people…

PEvansD17030047.jpg
Side view of Lancaster 'AR-G'. The main wheels and the rear gun turret are covered.

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Side view of Lancaster W4783 'AR-G' with numerous operations marked on its nose.

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Three Lancasters preparing to take off, taken from another aircraft .

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Three Lancasters on the ground. The closest aircraft is 'AR-B'

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Lancaster 'AR-A' taken from the side on the ground. In the foreground is a wooden board with '4' on it and a T indicating the runway in use.

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Two images of a Lancaster, 'AR-K', that has landed with the undercarriage up. The port outer engine has broken away and is being examined by two groundcrew. Both images are mirrored.

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Ten close up photographs of damage to aircraft showing the underside of an aircraft, a mangled pile of an aircraft, the remains of a wing, the side of Lancaster 'AR-D', small items of debris with an airman walking through it, the heavily damaged…
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