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AMaxwellMI190904.mp3
Margaret was almost twelve years old at the outbreak of World War Two and living in Romford, Essex. She remembers the announcement made by Neville Chamberlain on the radio on September 3rd 1939. Margaret recounts being issued with a gas mask and how…

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A rear admiral in uniform carrying a stick and accompanied by an RAF flight lieutenant inspects the front rank of a parade of RAF servicemen.

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Six RAF officers, a naval rear admiral and three civilians, two with mayoral chains, standing on a reviewing platform. In the background trees.

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RAF and other military officers as well as civilians including one with mayoral chains standing on a platform decorated with union and Australian flags. In the background multi-story city buildings. On the reverse 'Rear Admiral Allen, the Lord Mayor…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a street scene.
Photo 2 is HMS 'Sagitta' at Suez.
Photo 3 is a sunset at Suez port.

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Colour artwork poster with queue of women with three in army, RAF and Navy uniform at the front having stepped through a large V. They are followed by a nurse and a mass of other women in various dress. In the background a hill and trees.

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Winston Churchill wearing RAF uniform and smoking cigar walks with an officer wearing khaki desert uniform. behind them on the right is a naval officer. To the left a group of five officers and one civilian wearing a hat. On the right the front of an…

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Letter of thanks to families for food parcels etc, plus detailed description of Laghuoat prisoner of war camp and surrounding area. Mentions they were allowed out twice week to walk in the desert and obtaining a few items through a local agent.…

PThomasAF20080038.jpg
Photo 1 is a starboard side ground view of a Firefly.
Photo 2 is a starboard/front flying view of a Hampden.

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PThomasAF20080036.jpg
Photo 1 is a port side ground view of a Seafire.
Photo 2 is a port side ground view of a Sea Otter biplane seaplane.

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PThomasAF20080033.jpg
Photo 1 is a starboard side ground view.
Photo 2 is a port side ground view.

PThomasAF20080025.jpg
Photo 1 is missing.
Photo 2 is a port side flying view of a Sea Hornet.

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Item 1 refers to a protest from Dresden over a statue to Sir Arthur Harris.
Item 2 is a letter thanking Sir Arthur Harris from a couple bombed out of their home in Liverpool.
Item 3 is an article titled 'Remembering Bomber H'.
Item 4 is a letter…

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Photo 1 is is five airmen standing outside the Flight Engineer's Office.
Photo 2 is the same five airmen standing outside the Flight Engineer's Office. A caption identifies each individual.
Photo 3 is a half-length portrait of Petty Officer Jan…

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Photos 1 and 2 are the same, they depict the wreck of the Graf Spee in Montevideo harbour.

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A Royal Navy cruiser identified as HMS Newcastle. Arthur Thomas' friend Cecil Reid was serving on her when she steamed to the South Atlantic to tackle the Graf Spee.

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Photos 1, 2, 3 and 4 are of the Cutty Sark and HMS Victory at Greenwich in 1940.
Photos 5, 6, 7 and 8 are bomb damage to John Lewis store in Oxford Street, London.

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PThomasAF20010035.jpg
Photo 1 is a man with a dog.
Photo 2 is man sitting on a fence.
Photo 3 is a man sitting on a tractor.
Photo 4 is a man sitting on a fence.
Photo 5 is a man standing on a brick wall.
These five images are captioned '1938 Cecil William Reid &…

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33 airmen and one Naval Officer standing in front of Lancaster with Nickey Mouse / Admiral Prune II nose art and 11 bomb symbols. Guy Gibson is eigth from the left on the front row.
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
Left to…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-009.pdf
News-Sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the memorial to the POWs at RAF Hendon, Recco Report of ex-POWs and their activities, Obituaries for Maurice Butt and others, Book reviews, A time for Reconciliation, the Great Escape 60th…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-007.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the recovery of a crashed Blenheim in Holland, Roy Winton's fourth visit to Barth in 2000, the proposed erection of a memorial to RAF POWs, the Fallingbostel memorial project,…

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Half-length portraits of two brothers, one in the navy and the other, Syd, in the RAF. The airman has an engineer's brevet.

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15 men arranged in two rows captioned 'No 39 Joint Air Traffic Control Area Radar Course'. Each participant is named underneath.

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