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  • Type is exactly "Text. Poetry"

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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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Poem about aircrew and aircraft of 77 Squadron

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A poem sent to Betty Turner's friend Billy to celebrate their 80th. Betty describes the wartime hardships she endured, hint at the bereavement after the loss of the men she loved, stresses the sense of duty toward her country, friendship and…

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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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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 mission against 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 young man killed.

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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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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 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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A three verse poem about 'Johnny'.

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Poem remembering those who did not live to see the end of war.

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Frank Fertich’s Flying Log book as air gunner covering the period from 24 January 1944 to 17 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli (9 B&GS), RAF Wellesbourne Mountford (22…

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A collection of poetry and prose written by George.

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At the top, Lancaster in flight with PO-Y marked in pen with waves breaking on a shoreline with a rocky headland at sunset. Below, hymn for the R.A.F. by Patience Strong.

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Poem about the effect of losing a friend.

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Five verse poem describing feelings the next morning after a harrowing night operation. Describes emotions and surprise that the crew survived.

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Poem lamenting death

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Prisoner of war diary of Les Rutherford, captured the 20 December 1943 and then detained at Stalag Luft 3 (Belaria). It consists mostly of sketches and cartoons but also information on camp life, photographs and German newspaper cuttings.

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Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife including two poems. He writes about job offers his wife may take and writes about activities at RAF Cark.

ELampreyPGuntonW[Date]-19.pdf
Peter Lamprey starts with a poem about his recent leave and continues with banter to acquaintances and the hope that he may move south.
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