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Three-quarter length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing dinner jacket with medals. In the background chairs and curtained windows. On the reverse '617 Reunion, June 66, AF/235'.

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In the foreground a man wearing glasses (Barnes Wallis) looks up to the left, shading his eyes, at a Vulcan aircraft flying low over a white two story house. In the background left are trees. On the reverse 'Vulcan over White House on BNW 90th…

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View of the underneath of the Vulcan Aircraft over trees. Photograph reported to be Vulcan flying over White Hill House on Sir Barnes Wallis' 90th birthday. Donated by his daughter Mary Stopes-Roe. Additional information about this item was kindly…

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View of the underneath of the Vulcan Aircraft in a climb. At the bottom trees and roofs of houses. Photograph reported to be Vulcan flying over White Hill House on Sir Barnes Wallis' 90th birthday. Donated by his daughter Mary Stopes-Roe. Additional…

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Close up of the underneath of the Vulcan Aircraft. Photograph reported to be Vulcan flying over White Hill House on Sir Barnes Wallis' 90th birthday. Donated by his daughter Mary Stopes-Roe. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

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Three senior Royal Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and peaked caps waiting by a car in the foreground with airman standing by rear door. In the background a building with door. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

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Three senior Royal Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and peaked caps are walking line abreast towards the camera. There are cars left and right behind them with door openers alongside and the front right of a car is visible bottom left. In the…

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Group of three men wearing dinner jackets and medals stand talking in front of a radiator. Leonard Cheshire is in the middle. On the reverse 'Bomber Harris, Barnes Wallis, Dam Busters Reunion June 3rd 66. AF217'.

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A pilot wearing battledress with pilot's brevet stands with hands in his pockets in the snow in front of a two story Tudor style building with gabled windows. On the reverse '617 Sqdn Petwood Hotel (our Mess) 1943/4, AF197'.

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Air-to-air view of Halifax flying to the left with clouds below. Identification letters MP-L. Unidentifiable nose art below cockpit. On the reverse 'AF153'.

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Reconnaissance photograph of a village surrounded by open fields. A main road runs top centre to bottom. The image is orientated with south at the top. Captioned '0020, OCU331, 006519Sep55.1445Z, 20"Can/50 F/O JONES, RESTD'. On the reverse…

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Model metal aircraft, a Lancaster on stand with plaque. On the reverse 'AF/10C, 596616'.

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A Group Captain, wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, and a peaked cap stands with his right hand on a large bomb in the bomb bay of a Lancaster. On the reverse '[....]. Johnny Fauqier'. Reported as Gp Cpt J E Fauquier, OC 617…

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A Lancaster flying left with landing gear down a few feet above a runway. In the background hangars and other airfield buildings.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing tunic with observers brevet. On the reverse 'Pat Kelly, my navigator'.

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Caricature of a man wearing cricket kit and cap carrying a bat walking to the left.

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On the right, three young men stand round a object on a tripod being instructed by a man in uniform with peaked cap. To the left a car with a young man sitting in rear seat being spoken to by a man in uniform and peaked hat standing on far side…

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A group of six Royal Air Force personnel walking on a snow covered path. The first five are wearing greatcoats and peaked caps and the rearmost a tunic and side cap. On the reverse 'G/Cpt Bradbeer, Station Cdr, Wing Commander Willie Tait. Given by…

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A large bomb is being lifted by crane above a bomb trolley attached to a tractor. There are two men to the left, the rearmost holding one of the bomb's fins. A man stand to the right of the bomb with another sitting in the crane. Reported as labelled…

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Display of log books, flying helmet and photo of Leonard Cheshire. On the reverse 'Imperial War Museum Display, MH17149'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Head on view of a Spitfire at low level taken over an airfield,

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Three airmen in shirt sleeves sitting on the ground with a bicycle alongside. Surrounding them are three air force personnel wearing tunic and carrying gas mask cases, The one on the left has pilot's brevet and the one on the right sergeants stripes.…

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Large posed group of RAF personnel in front of aircraft (Halifax II), including Leonard Cheshire. On the reverse in Leonard Cheshire's handwriting "35 sqdn 1941, Jock Moncrieff W/Op, "Revs" Rivaz R/Gunner. Additional information about this item was…

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A white painted Vulcan in a slightly climbing turn to its right flying over a town. In the background below the aircraft is a gasometer and there is a tall building on the right. Dated 1961. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

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In the foreground, Leonard Cheshire in shirt sleeves riding a bicycle, Behind on the left a car a a small lorry, on the right another servicemen wearing tunic. Addition information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.
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