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A list of Bob and his crew. A colour drawing of their Halifax and the location of their graves in Normandy.

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Written by his nephew, a narrative of Reg's early life, his participation in student exchanges in Germany, joining the Royal Air force, training, life on the station and the crash in which he died, together with air gunners Sergeant Leslie Johnson…

This log book covers the training, operational and post war flying career of Geoffrey Gosney from 2 July 1942 to 12 July 1951. It includes a cartoon of the 426 Squadron crest. Geoffrey flew 31 operations in two tours of duty, 23 of which were night…

A book used as a photo and sketch album. It contains sketches of his wife, Dorothy Frances Lydiard Kellett (nee Abbott), two sketches of horses, images taken during plays including ‘Morning Star’, '10 Minute Alibi', '‘Thunder Rock’, 'A Revue'…

A member of the Royal Canadian Women's Auxiliary wearing corporal stripes, cap and badge. The reverse is date stamped 27 August 1942.

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

The pilot is identified as Ken Hinde and was Ikey's pilot.

Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a group of trainees with sextants practising sunshots.
#2 is two airmen with a Canadian woman.
#3 is a group of trainees outside a wooden building.
#4 is a half length portrait of an airman.
#5 is a half…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two airmen standing in the sun outside a wooden building.
#2 is a loose group of airmen standing outside a wooden building.
#3 is an aerial view across an aircraft's wing into a low sun.
#4 is an oblique…

Six photographs from an album.
#1 is a group of trainees.
#2 is two airmen and a Canadian man.
#3 is airmen grouped in three rows in front of a hangar.
#4 and 6 are a loose group of trainees in front of a wooden building.
#5 is a man in a white…

Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a head and shoulders of a WAAF.
#2 is two airmen and a woman standing outside aa house.
#3 is an airman on his back in the snow.
#4 is a half length portrait of an airman.
#5 is two airmen, a man and wife…

Gives account of last (and 7th) operation to Schweinfurt 26/27 April 1944. His Lancaster was shot down and the pilot, wireless operator, flight engineer, and both gunners were killed. The bomb aimer and navigator (Bob Burns) were made prisoners of…

Diary of 50 Squadron based at RAF Skellingthorpe including night bombing of Bochum, Germany; laying mines in the Baltic Sea off Gdynia, Poland with the loss of one aircraft; ditching in the North Sea off Denmark, having been attacked by the night…

Time in the RAF including selection as an observer, enrolment at Lord's Cricket Ground, navigational dead reckoning and meteorology training in Eastbourne and Paignton. Time spent on navigational sorties in Grahamstown, South Africa in Ansons and…

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Bomb Aimer Eric Frederick Coling from June 1942 to February 1953. Detailing his training schedule, operations flown and post war duties. Served at 44 Air School, South Africa; 16 Operational Training…

Two typed sheets with handwritten annotations listing the escapees.

Official (Canadian) booklet on meteorology. Covers and table of contents only.
1st image: Front cover. Annotated by hand: 'Sgt GL Royall' and 'Sgt Hardy JC. R103813'
2nd image: Title page.
3rd image: Table of contents.
4th image: Back cover…

A story of how five or six Lancasters were buried in a crater at Elsham Wolds.

A document with lists of Imperial prisoners of war. Only the cover and frontispiece are included.

The story of John Martin's last operation, how he was shot down, escaped the aircraft and was captured. He was interrogated at Dulag Luft in Frankfurt then transferred to various Stalg Luft camps. His story covers in his life until he was repatriated…

A view of the side of Jack Bower flying his Lancaster. On the reverse 'Jack Bower RCAF'.
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