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A group of trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front are the names of the individuals and on the reverse are the signatures of some of the men.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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A letter written by Terry's sister, Yvonne. She thanks him for the gifts he posted to her. She has been dancing and can jitterbug. A note written by his father congratulates him on passing his ground exams.

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A letter to Bob Moore from TerryFord about 75 Squadron. He describes how his crew was the only completely non-New Zealanders, a disposal of a long delay bomb in the North Sea, the loyalty of his ground crew, the station Commander and his failed…

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A letter from Terry to his family. He describes how the weather has changed from snow to dust and dust storms. He writes that he has passed his Wings Flying Test but was disappointed with his performance.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his flying, his friends, social activities and the weather.

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Terry Ford's wartime experiences written and read to Avon Talking Magazine for the Blind.

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To Poles in Germany, a propaganda leaflet produced in the UK. There is a message on one side from Eisenhower.

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Instructions about Lancaster ditching procedure. The actions of all seven members of the crew is described.

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A list of the 21 aircraft and crews that took part in the operation to bomb Westkapelle Dyke.
A second two page list is a draft of the first document, with handwritten annotations.

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Peter writes to Terry about receiving his wings and a commission.

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Peter Lamb describes the training and his desire to visit Terry Ford.

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Peter tells of some of his friends and the training experience

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37 airmen arranged in three rows. Underneath is captioned 'No 23 O.T.U. (7 F.I.S.), RAF, Upavon, September-October, 1944' Each individual is listed underneath.

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Alan Edgar and four of his wartime crew. They are standing under the Lancaster at RAF Scampton. On the reverse the five crew members are identified with their crew role.

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Large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front of a hangar. At the front there is a large squadron crest. On the reverse are the signatures of 17 of those present.

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55 airmen arranged in a formal group of five rows. The front and back are signed by those present.

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18 airmen arranged in three rows. The image is annotated with each pilot's surname and at the foot 'No 68 Course Pilots'.

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A letter to Arthur's father explaining that his son is missing in action.
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