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Four men in uniform. Colin Atkinson (left) and three other men, a lance corporal in battle dress, a naval rating, and a man in dress uniform.

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A letter and envelope from Harry to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about a navigation flight over Ireland and Scotland, his exams and a social evening with soldiers, sailors and airmen.

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A mixed group comprising 17 airmen, three naval officers and one civilian. They are arranged in two rows in front of a single-storey wooden hut. On the reverse is '116 Sqn?'.

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A picture of a Swordfish captioned 'The Fairey Torpedo Spotter reconnaissance ship-plane (Bristol"Pegasus"). An order will probably be placed shortly for machines of this type to equip a squadron of the Fleet Air Arm. (Flight Photo.)'.

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Three newspaper cuttings -
Cutting 1 is about a Cursed Farm, a farmer in Eastbourne had rented a farm and lost a substantial amount of money.
Cutting 2 is about a five inch gun from HMS Chester beside which Jack Cornwell , VC stood at the battle of…

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Account of release of two Burnely men (Ordinay Seaman G Taylor and Marine C Latham) amongst French North Africa nternees freed by American Forces. Both had been aboard HMS Manchester which was torpedoed in Mediterranean on August 13th. Tells of…

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Newspaper account of Flying Officer Jack Warner and his brother Geoffrey being involved in a accident where their motorcycle was in collision with a motor van.

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Top, a battleship at sea captioned 'T2014 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC380 6 3/8 [CRUISER HMS ] NEWCASTLE POST 8 HT 300' and '22 May 1945 position 8 HT 300 FT Cruiser HMS Newcastle’
Bottom, a picture of a hospital ship at sea captioned 'T2077 STD' and '6…

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Colin Atkinson was 12 at the outbreak of war and grew up in Lincolnshire. His father was a Lieutenant Colonel in the army. He worked as a trainee reporter for the local paper and served as a messenger for civil defence; his post was on the Castle…

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Top left - view of a harbour with ships and buildings in the background. Captioned 'Famagusta Harbour Cyprus'. Top right two ships in the middle distance taken from a ship. In the foreground a group of men and a hawser. Captioned 'Ships in Haifa…

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Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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Brown card wallet/photo holder with folded document IS9 inside, outside of wallet with impressed wording and close up of wording '[...] Promenade, Blackpool'.

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Fragments of document Intelligence School 9 entitled ‘Warning against giving Information about your escape or how you evaded capture’ Gives rules about safeguarding information. Signed by F/O CR Godfrey 146099 635 Squadron. Dated 2 September…

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Signal indicating bomb jettison areas agreed with Royal Navy. On the reverse some calculations.

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Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about war progress, the Dutch Royal family, European resistance movements, why the German Blitzkrieg on Russia failed, Dutch flyers, church resistance, Malta surviving air raids, news…

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Account of search while on 621 Squadron, RAF East Africa in Wellington JA 259 for survivors of SS Tarifa sunk in mid ocean 13 March 1944. Found a boat and raft, fixed position and dropped water cans. Stayed with boat throughout the afternoon and…

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Photograph 1 is of Reginald George Cavalier amongst several loaded bomb trolleys. In the background are trucks and aircraft.
Photographs 2 and 3 are of a group of airmen watching a 4000 lb bomb being lifted on slings. Captioned '1000 lb…

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Lambeth notebook with daily diary covering 25 to 30 June 1941 during journey from Iceland towards Canada on HMS Ranpura. Followed by account crossing from Greenock, Scotland to Iceland on ship Royal Ulsterman, stopover in Iceland, journey on HMS…

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Syd Marshall with a sailor. The sailor's hat has 'HMS' on the ribbon, but no ship's name.

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Head and shoulders portrait of King George VI in uniform of Admiral of the Fleet. In the background drawn curtains.

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Nine photographs taken from the ship looking down on people on the dockside.

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Photograph 1 is of swamp and jungle. Captioned 'Mango swamp (taken from rear balcony)
Photograph 2 is a battleship, captioned 'H.M.S. Norfolk leaves Singapore 1946'.
Photograph 3 is the entrance to No 2 mess Seletar, captioned 'Entarnce to No 2…

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Left is a head and shoulders image of a man in Navy uniform looking right. His band read H M Submarines. Caption 'Jimmy, The brother'.

On the right a head and shoulders image of a man in Navy uniform looking half left . Hat band read HMS…

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Three quarter length portrait of a soldier, Sydney Nichols, a sailor, Albert Venables and Ron Jones. All three in respective uniforms. On the reverse '1939-40 Ron with Stepbroth Sydney Nicholas (Army) and cousin Albert Venables (Navy)'

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Chart divided into 11 sections showing 55 aircraft diagrams of British and German bombers, troop carriers, fighters and flying boats as well as British trainers and fleet air arm. Each aircraft has top, side and front quarter views as well as a…
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