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BWhiteheadTWhiteheadTv1.pdf
Belonging to Sergeant Tom Whitehead, B.P.O.W. 1051, Stalag Luft 6. Contains newspaper cutting with news of Tom Whitehead as prisoner of war. Main dates of events and locations from shoot down to liberation. Includes a poem 'Joe', cartoon, diet sheet,…

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A large group of trainee airmen wearing battledress and side caps in four rows. All are named at the top of the photograph. Arthur Hollis is second row up, fourth from right. On the reverse 'No 5 Course, RAF Clewiston, Florida, 1941/42'.

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Correspondence addressed care of Wing Commander Cheshire concerning furriers and mink coat.

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A short story about the SS Strathmore in Sierra Leone harbour during a transit to South Africa. Fishermen were diving for silver coins and one was singing a crude version of 'Bless em all'.

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Group photograph of 12 trainees, in three ranks. They are posed in front of an outside wall, and buildings can be seen beyond the wall. On the reverse, 'D Squad RAF Pembrey, No.1 AGS' There follows twelve numbered signatures, indicating their…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-068.pdf
A note book with details on gunnery and aircraft recognition.

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Kit issued to Ted Neale.

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A magazine produced in Italy for RAF personnel. It contains messages, stories, quizzes and cartoons.

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Ted Neale's account of his last operation on a Wellington Mk 10. They had to fly to Grotaglie to take soldiers to Athens. He describes how they fitted the 12 men into the aircraft. On reaching Kalamaki, the airfield was being besieged by ELAS…

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One-page letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie advising her that he has arrived in Westcliff and describes his billet.

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Revue produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee, with combined Royal Air Force and Women's Auxiliary Air Force cast, including Kay Burchell. Includes some signatures.

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Congratulates him on award and comments about daughter Frances. Catches up with family holiday news.

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Writes that she is sending him some pears and engages in some banter.

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Written while at home, catches up with family news.

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Writes of visiting future parents-in-law and about and about author's new location. Catches up with news of acquaintances.

DWynn146838.pdf
Diary commences on joining Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 3 October 1940 and training at Babbacombe, Newquay and passing out as an aircraft fitter. Posting to RAF Kenley 6 January 1942 and association with fighter pilots Bluey Truscott, Paddy…

MStavesME203137-160226-28.pdf
Notes written by Malcolm Staves during his wireless operators training course.

MStavesME203137-160226-25.pdf
Notes written by Malcolm Staves during his training as a wireless operator.

MStavesME203137-160226-23.pdf
Notes written by Malcolm Staves as part of his wireless operators training course. Captioned 'Bags of Gen' on the cover.

MStavesME203137-160226-22.pdf
A notebook used by Malcolm Staves for recording his training notes on Wireless.

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Top, the right wing of the Halifax with members of 517 Squadron in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running across the…

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Part of letter from Corporal Alan T Edwards at RAAF Mallala in South Australia. Writes about current posting and a recent journey when he tried to contact the Malcolm Payne's parent to deliver parcel. He also describes daily routine at his new…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 22 January 1945.

MLarmerLO430037-151112-01.pdf
1 - news cutting concerning a 92 year old Second World War veteran penning an apology for bombing German cities. 2 - letter from Laurence Larmer while offering no apology, regretting that the operation he flew on 11 April 1945 resulted in the loss of…
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