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Young girl wearing tunic which reaches her feet. Tunic has warrant officer rank, half brevet and medal ribbons. On her head a flying helmet and goggles. In the background a brick house with window and wooden gate.

Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

Three-quarter length portrait of a warrant officer wearing tunic with half brevet, wings and pathfinder badge standing in a garden. He has a cigarette in his left hand and right hand is in pocket. In the background a laundry line and trees.

Full length portrait of an airman on the left wearing tunic with half brevet, pathfinder badge, medal ribbons and warrant officer rank. He is holding the hand of a young child, with another boy partly in shot. In the background is a tree with metal…

Pilots flying log book for W M Ballantyne, covering the period from 3 March 1942 to 18 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, Duties with 267 transport squadron, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at SAAF Wonderboom, SAAF…

Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

Three senior Royal Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and peaked caps are walking line abreast towards the camera. From left to right: Group Captain J Bradbury DFC, Air Vice-Mashal Carr and the Duke of Kent. There are cars left and right behind…

Top left - two seals in a pool. Top middle two bears lying on a stone shelf. Top right - unidentified animals in enclosure with cliff behind. Bottom left - elephants walking to right. Bottom middle - view down onto enclosure with waterways. Bottom…


Top left - an airman wearing tunic holding a large dog. Trees in the background. Top right - an airman wearing tunic and side cap on a shoreline. Centre middle - an airman in shirt sleeves and trousers rolled up sitting cross-legged. Bottom left - an…


Propaganda booklet about total war containing photographs quotes and text about bombing.

Basil writes he has been promoted to Major and wishes him belated happy birthday.

Alan writes with his new address.

Memoirs of Ted Neale (written in a non-contemporary diary), recounting his experiences of an air raid on Woolwich, travelling to South Africa for aircrew training and taking part in bombing operations from Italy. Some anecdotes are repeated. This…

Notes recorded by Ted Neale, during his training, about aircraft instruments and aviation weather.

Two pages of technical notes. Page three and four from a paper on Newton's laws.


USA propaganda leaflet covering bombs dropped on major German cities, American troops under training in the UK and the Russian front.

Pilots flying log book for Stephen Dawson, covering the period from 11 June 1939 to 30 March 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Southampton, RAF Hastings, RAF Hatfield, RAF Little…

Pilots flying log book for Stephen Dawson, covering the period from 6 April 1942 to 30 August 1944. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Swanton Morley, RAF Cottesmore, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

Pilot's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Stephen Dawson, covering the period from 3 September 1944 to 5 March 1946. Detailing his instructor and test flying. He was stationed at RAF Boscombe Down and RAF Ossington. Aircraft flown in were,…

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Line of many Strearman single engine biplane training aircraft. In front of the fourth aircraft from right is a car and a man standing on fusealage.

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Line of Stearman single engine biplane training aircraft parked in a line on a pan in front of a control tower.

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Squadron personnel of 427 Squadron in front of a Wellington. Clarence Lindsay Hughes front row 4th from the right in the seated group. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Weather map of the United States showing surface pressures isobars.

Piece of metal in a box
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