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A group of trainee airmen arranged in six rows. Captioned at the top ' "D" Squadron No.2 Air Crew Wing RAF Yatesbury' and at the bottom with each airman's name. On the reverse is the photographer's name 'Vivian of Hereford'.

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A brief newspaper report on one night's operations against Germany.

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A brief report of operations by bombers over Germany.

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Two soldiers from Melton Mowbray were reported as wounded.

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An article about operations over port and oil refineries.

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Four photographs of Johnny - as a baby, a nine year old, a teenager and on his wedding day. The article gives brief details about his life.

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A poem about the work done by a Wireless operator air gunner.

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A newspaper cutting about a play put on by The Stage Club at the Victoria theatre, Singapore. On the reverse are adverts.

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A newspaper cutting with cartoons of Captain Swales, German fighters, Lancasters under attack and airmen baling out. It is annotated 7hs 40 Trip No 33.

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A newspaper cutting with a photograph and report on Frank Heath, who is missing. On the reverse are adverts.

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The cutting is attached to a the back of a photograph. On the back is handwritten 'To my loving sweetheart Eileen with love Ivor xxxx'.

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A notebook completed by Ivor during his training. At the end are eight pages of newspaper cuttings of operations that Ivor took part in.

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The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

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Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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Samual Guyan's last operation of his second tour, Lancaster NG236 to Huls.

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Samuel Guyan's eight man crew in front of a Lancasters, their signatures are on the reverse.
A second image includes the crew and the aircraft's ground crew.
The Lancaster has 60 bomb symbols and a stylised animal nose art.
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Press cutting, referring to a officer of 15 Squadron.

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Three items, Edward's description of the mining operation off Cherbourg, they were the only aircraft operating from their base that night. Edward's navigation plot and a map of the Cherbourg area.

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A press cutting captioned 'Retreat from the coast' taken in the summer of 1943 shows two coastal airfields Calaise/Marck and Abbeville/Drucat indicating that the Germans had started rendering their coastal airfields temporarily unserviceable.

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Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…

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Five items, Edward's account of the operation which was eventful for the crew, They were attacked over the target by an Me 109, the aircraft was badly damaged but bombed and returned to base, none of the crew were injured. They had to blow the…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation to the Krupp works, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target. Two newspaper clippings suggesting that the return to the Krupp works after a brief respite was to destroy the rebuilding…

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…
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