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Poem by Bill Cooke prior to a visit to East Kirkby - contrasting the stress of operational flying on Lancasters to the forthcoming aircraft taxi ride.

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Fourteen verse poem concerning Lancaster B for Baker. Individual verses for all aircrew

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A poem about the loss of Halifax, WL-U.
A second sheet states 'Written by Dale Plante niece to Allan Kurtzhals'.

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A poem about Manna food drops with a photo of Lancasters dropping food.

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Poem about aircrew and aircraft of 77 Squadron

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Poem, prayer to those who fly.

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A printed copy of The Hymn for the Royal Air Force.

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Three verse poem concerning air gunners.

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Two verse poem about bombing.

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Poem written in the Far East by Flying Officer D F Page, a 17 Squadron pilot.

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Eleven verse poem or song concerning a daylight operation against the Gneisenau in Brest. Mentions Spitfire escort, Me 109. On return most aircraft were damaged by anti aircraft fire. Annotated 'Written by one of our sergeants'.

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Poem about operations and missing airmen.

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A poem about flying operations.

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Poem about armourer loading bombs but would not be there when they were dropped.

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A poem written about B Flight and set out in the form of a scroll.

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Poem about young man killed.

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A blessing for aircrew and ground personnel

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Poem remembering Bomber Command airfields, countryside and bombers taking off, facing defences and returning, and those who did not return.

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Poem about playing chess.

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Scrapbook prepared by Bernard Clark for his son containing contributions from the crew of William Warburton's Lancaster. First page has sketch of Lancaster with crew positions noted. Other page includes signatures and other material from: Alan…

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A German marching song but also a love song to Erica.

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A poem titled Dawn Patrol

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A five verse poem recording the end of 517 Squadron's meteorological flights.

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Poem of four verses of seven lines each in remembrance of those who flew and the freedom that they died for.

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Seven verses telling the story of a dying flight engineer.
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