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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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Three men, two in civilian coats and hats and the third wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap, along with four women all wearing furs stand in a row. In front two children. In the background part of a house. Captioned 'has all the…

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On the left a lady with dark coat standing next to a sergeant wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and a wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his Mother Clara Emily Boothe Bye......your…

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On the left a man wearing dark civilian overcoat and hat. On the right a sergeant wearing an Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his father George Bye'.…

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Front quarter view of a Harvard with a man wearing flying suit entering the front cockpit. Captioned 'Allen beside plane...may have been taken here before leaving for the war, so not sure if it was a Blenheim [sic]'. additional information about this…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilot's brevet.

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Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

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Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

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Frank Fertich’s Flying Log book as air gunner covering the period from 24 January 1944 to 17 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli (9 B&GS), RAF Wellesbourne Mountford (22…

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Ralph's graduation banquet from No 17 SFTS Souris, Manitoba. It includes the programme of addresses, menu and a list of those participating.
A second copy has some signatures of participants.

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Transcript of diary entry for 20 December 1943. Includes crew list. Account of their first operation to Berlin on. He was wireless operator. Mentions flak over coast, problems with Monica system, problems with oxygen, problems with rear turret and…

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Transcript of the Diary of Sgt. Bernard Clark RAFVR 30 November – 20 December 1943 with notes by M Warburton. Includes head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap. Includes crew list of his aircraft. Entries contain…

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An account by Mike Warburton (nephew of William Warburton) of how he made contact with the relatives of the other crew members of Lancaster DV400.

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Wedding group photograph of Douglas Conlon and his English ‘war bride’, Nancy Woolrich, with two bridesmaids and 18 other guests.

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Douglas Conlon and his English ‘war bride’, Nancy Woolrich.

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Douglas Conlon in the rear turret of a Lancaster. It is a Rose turret with two .50 machine guns and no perspex.

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Six men and two nurses positioned on and around an ambulance.

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An Anson seen from the front and above showing damage along its leading edges, engines and nose, captioned 'ASI 2/5/41 Hailstone Damage RCAF Rivers, Man'.

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Eight b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman on a freight wagon ladder, captioned 'Arthur'.
Photo 2 is an airman standing on the roof of a freight wagon.
Photo 3 is a steam engine.
Photo 4 is a grain elevator at the side of the…

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A Canadian aviation chart covering the Brandon and Winnipeg regions.

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An air chart covering the Swift Current and Regina area of Saskatchewan.

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A Canadian air chart covering the Indian Head and Brandon areas, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

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The cover of Terry Ford's photo album.
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