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Captioned 'Increased dispersal due to consistent bombing'. Two photographs, of Valence and Montelimar show satellite airfields to enable wider dispersal of German Air Force aircraft due to the airfield bombing policy.

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Two cloth badges, one from the USAAF and one from the RAF.

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A military pass used by Maurice at Cochran field.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for completing his pilot training course.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for passing his instrument flying course.

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An air to air photo of the port side of an AT-10 Wichita, MO713. On the reverse is handwritten 'Could have got a little closer?' and printed 'Maurice comment. Could have got a bit closer. Not sure if he was taking the picture or the comment was…

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The air to ground photograph shows a smokescreen having drifted away from the area it was intended to protect. It also shows the smoke from over 100 miles away created by a bombing raid on the Erkner ball bearing factory.

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Four photographs captioned 'The Luftschiffbau Zepplin works at Friedrichshafen'. They show the same area over a period of time beginning in February 1943 and shows the works being camouflaged and eventually destroyed by bombing. The second page of…

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Five items, Edward's brief description of the operation their bomb aimer was sick so took replacement, quiet trip. Edward's navigation plot, and an indication of the H2S plot when over the target. There are two press clippings, the first has a…

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Two press cuttings. The first is captioned 'Frenchman waves to allied reconnaissance plane' and shows a road with two figures, one of them waving, the road running through small farmed fields, trees and more fields in the background.
The second is…

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Five newspaper clippings, four with captions, illustrate the damage done to the infrastructure in support of the allied ground forces.
The first captioned 'Our armour moves inland from the beaches of Normandy'. This shows part of the beach with…

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Four pennants for Jacksonville Beaches, Darr, Cochran and Turner fields.

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An aerial photograph showing runways and apron at Moody Field, as annotated on the reverse.

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A side view of an AT-10 Wichita, M0714. On the reverse 'Warming up'.

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Three Stearman trainers lined up at Darr, as annotated on the reverse.

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A side view of a distant B24 at Cochran field, as annotated on the reverse.

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Five photographs of Harvards in flight.
#1 is nine Harvards in formation.
#2 is a single Harvard, N588, in close formation.
#3 is six Harvards in close formation.
#4 is two Harvards in formation. On the reverse 'Peeling off'.
#5 is four Harvards…

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A large two storey building identified on the reverse as billets at Darr.

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A side view of a Beech AT-10 Wichita. On the reverse 'Ready for Take off AT10'.

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A book detailing the activities undertaken at the training airfield of Cochran. It describes the history of the field, the training courses and names the staff and students.

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Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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Side by side photographs showing on the left an industrial area with roads and buildings and on the right the same area with most of the structures destroyed. Explanatory text underneath 'Zeitz. The left hand photograph shows this synthetic oil plant…

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Twenty-four men, twenty-two wearing RAF uniform tunics or battledress with some brevets visible and side or peaked caps in three rows. Two USAAF airmen in the back row centre. Submitted with description 'Group photo of RAF aircrew with two USAAF…

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Gives account of attacks on oil targets, tank yards and railyards in Nuremburg and Wurzburg by bomber command and United States Army Air Force. goes on to mention other operations including use of ten-ton bomb at Bielefeld..

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Five men all wearing uniform tunics. Three are RAF and the other two United States Army Air Force. Two sitting in front and three behind. In the background a large painting of an aircraft. Submitted with caption 'New Years Eve 1942 Dothan Alabama Don…

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