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MKilburnG[Ser#-DoB]-170310-01.pdf
Memoir detailing a teenage girl's experiences of the war. The document details experiences of evacuation, the blackouts, sounds of the war during air raids and what they saw on the streets of Liverpool.

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List of crew members, next of kin and addresses; captain [pilot] Sergeant K H McLean, flight engineer Sergeant S N Leigh, navigator Sergeant D H McLeod, air bomber Sergeant RWL Muir, wireless operator Sergeant R C Barrett, mid upper gunner Sergeant L…

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Two poems about loss, love and hopefulness.

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617 Squadron flying programme, 11 December 1944. It lists personnel and their assigned aircraft.

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A newspaper cutting with the news of George's presumed death.

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Gives description of duties and work of R/T operators in flying control at RAF Waltham (Grimsby). Mentions taking notes of all transmissions, giving directional help to pilots and having to divert aircraft due to bad weather.

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Replies to letter he received from her on return from leave. Notes a few new faces on his return. Hoping for an end to war and looking forward to time he could call himself and ex-serviceman. Writes of his activities. Asks after her at her new camp.…

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Covers early life and reasons for joining up. Mentions initial posting to flying control at Grimsby followed by posting to Cranwell for training in flying control. Postings to Grimsby and Fighter Command Norfolk. Goes on with Katie's description of…

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Six verse poem about a visit of WAAFs to an American celebration which involved Glen Miller band.

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Five verse poem about the horrors of bombing

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Four verse poem about the horrors of bombing with fifth verse annotated.

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Four verse poem about the horrors of bombing

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Final version of four verse poem about Lancaster JB596 crashing on Hatcliffe Top when returning from operation to Berlin. Airfield was fog bound and crew were on 23rd operation. Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses…

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Four verse poem about Lancaster JB596 crashing on Hatcliffe top when returning from operation to Berlin. Airfield as fog bound and crew were on 23rd operation.Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses Database.

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Five verse poem about converting a squadron from Wellington to Stirling.

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Poem about life and death of aircrew and hope they get home.

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Two verse peom about the antics of crew of J for Jonny

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Poem describing loss of crew who crashed in fog on return from operation now lying in the medical centre on Christmas eve.

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First - three verses 'when I fell over the horseshoe'. about lucky charm. The second, three verses - 'F for Freddy are being grounded'. concerning a crew who finished their tour without ever washing shirts or socks.

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Poem concerning a crew killed when crashing on return form operation to Berlin. Memorial at site.Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses Database.

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Nine verse poem about WAAFs attending a WRENs party and outshine the navy ladies with the sailors. Comments on their revenge.

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Poem about encounter with a policemen accompanied by WAAF officer.

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Two poems - first 'song of hate' concerning and Irish officer who troubles R/T operators. The second titled 'A ratty problem'. about rats in the tower and the signals section. References RAF Church Fenton.

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Short one verse poem worrying over someone flying.

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Sub-titled 'Mosquito's at Swannington impatient to land. Eight verse poem about aircraft orbiting waiting to land.
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