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A Lancaster that has landed with its wheels up. From information kindly supplied by the donor. 'This picture shows how my tour of ops ended. My tour started with a crash when I went on my 2nd dickey trip & the crew brought back a 500lb bomb that…

Black and white copy of 431 Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron with moto 'The Hatiten Ronteriios'

Two images of 432 Squadron arranged in nine or so rows in front and on top of a Halifax.
The first image is of the port side and the second is the starboard side.
In front is a bomb on a trolley with 'Easie Squadron' chalked on.
The images have…

Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows 16 men. The two front rows of men are wearing sports clothing and some of the men on the back row are wearing military uniforms.
The photograph on the right of the left page shows a man in shorts…

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Jim's copy of the programme for his graduation. It includes a list of all the graduates and their town and country of origin.

Relates that Petts family lived in the bungalow during The Second World War. Mentions that two brothers of family were killed in action. Flight Sergeant John Russel Petts of 138 Squadron was killed on operations in Whitley V on 28 December 1941. His…

The aircrew of DK253. Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath a caption has their names.

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…

Starts with description of feelings and actions beginning of the war. Mother had tried to persuade her to join land army and mentions brief experience and unsuitability for farming. Decided to join the RAF. Details enlistment and initial training…

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'…

Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

A plaque with a photograph of the Cenotaph and 21 photographs of local residents who died during the 1939 to 1945 war. It includes Sam McCron.

The photograph on the right page shows an aerial view of a settlement taken from an aircraft. An aircraft wing can be seen in the foreground on the right of the photograph.

The photographs on the left of the left page and the two photographs on the right page show aerial views of urban settlements.
The photograph on the right of the left page shows an aerial view of the countryside.

Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

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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Two photographs. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E Gunners, F/S McBride and F/S Stone (both RCAF)', and
'HK555 KO-E All Gunners -(S Guyan centre), R.McBride / S.Guyan / A.Stone'.

1:506880 chart of Banff. Sheet 82NE

!:506880 Chart of Moose Jaw region.

1:506880 Chart of Red Deer - Edmonton.

1:506880 Chart of Swift Current-Regina.

Two photographs, the first is of fire fighting the burning wreckage, damaged buildings in background. From information kindly supplied by the donor, 'Attempts to put out the fire after the bomb load expired after the crash on take-off. The crash took…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows wreckage of a United States military aircraft with the caption "THE DUMP-TURNER".
The top right photograph on the left page shows a group of men and women standing outside a building.
The bottom…

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