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MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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List 12 crews including F/Sgt Mackie for operations on 28 July 1942. Bomb load 15 x 500lb, briefing at 20.00 hours. Annotates by crosses and ticks: failed to return, returned early and failed to take off.

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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Accounts of flying formation on 2 February 1941, cross country in a Wellington 3 March 1941, night flying om 4 March, cross country and night flying 5 March.

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French language propaganda leaflet about the start of great night bombing offensive against Germany.

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NDyerJH160108-01.pdf
On the right a newspaper cutting. Mentions that John Dyer failed to return from operation in January 1944. Gives account of RAF Missing Research and Enquiry Service findings on location of crash and the crew's graves. On the left a photograph of a…

MDyerJH1217992-160108-01.pdf
Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

NCookOG160315-02.pdf
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..

NCookOG160315-01.pdf
A newspaper cutting showing eight aircrew boarding a Lancaster prior to an operation to Wesel, with attached smaller clipping regarding the congratulations sent by General Dempsey to A Harris following operation to Wesel prior to the crossing of the…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a flight lieutenant wearing uniform tunic with signallers brevet and peaked cap. Titled '49 Bomber Squadron - 5 Group, Royal Air Force Scampton with countryside background, union flag and a Lancaster upper right.…

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-03.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-02.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes.

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Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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Table with aircraft column on the left and columns for day and night 1st and 2nd. Filled with hours and calculations. Submitted with caption 'calculating flying hours for logbook'.

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Several calculations adding up hours on paper headed officers' mess RAF Witchford. Submitted with caption 'calculating flying hours for logbook'.

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Graduation of class 43-B on 26 February 1943. Gives times and list of events. Submitted with caption 'Graduation Program Napier Field 1943'.

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From Napier Field, Alabama certifies Donald Cameron had successfully completed course of instrument flying. Cartoon goose artwork. Submitted with caption 'Blind Flight Certificate Napier Field Alabama 1943 Don Cameron 173516'.

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States Aviation Cadet Donald Cameron was awarded 15 demerits and confined to restricted limits for gross insubordination to commissioned navigation instructor. Submitted with caption 'Disciplined for insubordination'.

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Breakfast menu for dining car service for Royal Air Force. Caption supplied 'Louisville & Nashville R.R. menu'.

LCameronD173516v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book, one, for Don Cameron, covering the period from 23 March 1942 to 22 January 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Booker, USAAF Lakeland, USAAF Cochran Field and USAAF Napier Field. Aircraft flown in…
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