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PBradburyDC17010037.pdf
Photo 1 - a view of the front of the Lancaster, partly obscured by a head.
Photo 2 - the Lancaster taxing in after landing with the nose of a second Lancaster on the left.
Photo 3 - the Lancaster parked annotated 'Parked for passengers & crew to…

PBradburyDC17010040.pdf
Photo 1 - Denis Bradbury and family at the tail of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 2 - a view of a hangar and Spitfire across the wing of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 3 - Denis and the Canadian pilot at the tail of the Canadian Lancaster, VR-A, captioned 'The…

PBradburyDC17010041.pdf
Photo 1 - inside the hangar at RAF Coningsby. Two aircraft are visible and it is annotated 'BBMF Hanger [sic] prior to the Canadian Lancaster being towed in'.

Photo 2 - a front image of a Spitfire in the hangar.

Photos 3 and 4 - Denis Bradbury…

PWatsonC17010031.jpg
Photo 1 and 2 are of Flying Officer Pete Cheale. In photo 1 he is wearing a sidecap and is seated on a bicycle. I photo 2 he is wearing a flat cap. They are annotated 'F/O Cheerful Cheale RCAF'.
Photo 3 is a half length portrait of an airman in…

PManningR1604.jpg
Six airmen in desert uniform standing in front of a Halifax. On the reverse are the signatures of the crew and the identity of the aircraft - Halifax Mk II W7756. Four of the crew are identified as from the Royal Canadian Air Force.

LThompsonKG1238603v3.pdf
Sight log book covering Keith Thompson's flying career, from his training at RCAF Malton from October to December 1942 flying in the Anson then on to 30 OTU at RAF Hixon from July 1943 flying the Wellington and 1662 HCU at RAF Blyton, then onto…

MGeachDG1394781-160401-06.pdf
The first issue of The Dafoe Digest, a magazine produced by No 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe. Each section on the base has had a chance to write a short article about their activities.

PGeachDG16010012.jpg
Photo 1 is a side view of a Fairey Battle parked on a snow covered apron. Behind is a hangar.

Photo 2 is a side view of Fairchild built Bristol Bolingbroke, RCAF 9928. It is parked outside on a snow covered apron, in front of an open hangar.

PGeachDG16010013.jpg
Photo 1 is a rear/side view of Anson '9478' of the RCAF. It is parked on a snowy apron in front of a hangar.

Photo 2 is a group of 12 airmen standing on a snowy field. Behind is a cloth mural of an aircraft.

PGeachDG16010027.jpg
A cockpit view of an Avro Anson, RCAF 9845.

PGeachDG16010028.jpg
An air-to-air view of Fairey Battle, 1649, in flight. This aircraft was used as a target tug and was painted yellow and black. It was involved in a fatal crash in 1940.

PGeachDG16010029.jpg
An air-to-air view of Avro Anson, 9725, in flight over prairies.

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PGeachDG16010030.jpg
Lockheed Electra, RCAF 7841, taken from the side. This aircraft crashed on 26th January 1942 with seven fatalities.

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PGeachDG16010031.jpg
An air-to-air view of a North American Harvard, RCAF 3838, 'DM' in flight, taken from the side.

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PGeachDG16010032.jpg
An Avro Anson image taken from the front/side.

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PGeachDG16010033.jpg
An Avro Anson landing, taken from the front.

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PGeachDG16010034.jpg
Air-to-air image of a Battle in flight above the clouds.

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YGeachDG1394781v4.pdf
Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…

PStewartJ1501.jpg
James Stewart in flying gear sitting on a railing beside a balustrade. On the reverse 'Rebecca Quarterley's Grandad. James Stewart'.

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PStewartJ1503.jpg
32 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Two of the airmen are officers, the remainder are trainees. The Anson has 80 N-2 written on the windscreen. On the reverse 'Course 80N-2 Portage La Prairie Canada James Stewart' and stamped 'RCAF…

PBurkittWF17020004.jpg
An airman in flying clothing in the entrance door of Lancaster W4964, annotated on the reverse 'Sgt John Joseph Zammit probably an American in the RCAF'.

BSharrockRSharockRv1.pdf
Bob's memoirs in the RAF. His training started at Lords cricket ground then Torquay. Technical training was at St Athan. At this time he met Dorothy. In March 1944 he was posted to Dishforth where his aircraft crashed damaging his spine.

BSharrockRSharockRv2.pdf
Bob Sharrock's story. He was born near Wigan, his father a coal miner. He worked locally until old enough to sign up. He trained at Lords cricket ground, Torquay then St Athan. Posted to Dishforth, he suffered a compressed spine during a Halifax…

MSharrockR2210141-180309-01.pdf
A brief history of 428 Squadron, formed at Dalton on 7 November 1942, part of No. 4 Group then transferred to No. 6 Group at Middleton St George. Some of the operations are discussed, as are the aircraft flown by the squadron. There is a list of…

PSouthwellDE1606.jpg
28 airmen arranged in two rows in front of an Anson. 25 airmen have trainee flashes. There is snow on the ground.
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