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ESmithDCRosserLV451121.pdf
Speculates on Rosser's current (civil/military) status and therefore addresses him as 'Mr'. Writes that he arrived in India some months ago but after the Japanese surrender and that he was flying transport on Dakotas from Rangoon. Comments on…

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Shwedagon Pagoda set amongst trees.

Identification kindly provided by the members of the ‘In viaggio tra le culture del mondo’ Facebook group.

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Three statues at Shwedagon Pagoda. There is a second copy which has been slightly cropped.

Identification kindly provided by the members of the ‘In viaggio tra le culture del mondo’ Facebook group.

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A pagoda complex with many ornate pagodas.

LMcCredieJ418236v1.pdf
Air Forces in India pilots flying log book for J D McCredie, covering the period from 12 August 1942 to 24 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAAF Temora, RAAF Point Cook, RAF South…

BYeomanHTYeomanHTv1-01.pdf
Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

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Two photographs.
Photo 1 is of a group of VIPs being saluted by women soldiers. Behind is a C-47. On the reverse 'Rangoon '47 ? Ang San'.
Photo 2 is a men disembarking from the C-47.

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PPollockHAJ16020001.jpg
A group of four men and an abandoned vehicle. On the reverse '7 Searcher Team Rangoon'.

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Four passengers in the shade under the wing of a Dakota, waiting to board. On the reverse 'Some of the passengers waiting outside our aircraft whilst at Rangoon'.

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Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is captioned Butch standing in the garden at 10 The Mall.
Photo 2 is captioned Ernie on the beach at Bombay.
Photo 3 is captioned No 10 The Mall (Our billet) taken from the NW. Typical Indian House, looks…

ACookeWH0111XX.mp3
An audio account of an anti-aircraft gunner's service in Burma. Describes a B-24 crash landing near a small landing strip in Burma and discusses Spitfires burried in Burma.

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Maurice Marriot was working for the railway before he joined the RAF. He trained as a navigator and joined an Australian crew. When the war ended he was posted a role of glider towing at RAF Leicester East. He was then posted to 194 Squadron in the…

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Raymond Barnes worked in factories before he joined the RAF. He trained as an engine fitter. He was posted to the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Far East. He was servicing Spitfires for 242 Squadron and then Dakotas for 267 Squadron. He was…

APollockHAJ161011.mp3
Harry Pollock grew up in London and worked as an apprentice floor layer and as a fireman on the London Midland Scottish Railway before he joined the RAF in 1943. After training, he completed 36 operations as an air gunner with 78 Squadron from RAF…

YDorricottAArmy2465v.pdf
A handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…

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Photograph 1 is a montage of six photographs of Rangoon Docks. Captioned 'Panorama of Rangoon Dockside (Swei Da Gong Pagoda, Centre & background)' Photograph 2 is a large pagoda and is captioned 'On the road to Mandalay, Moulmein Pagoda [actually…
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