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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Burma--Rangoon"

PBanksP15020077.jpg
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,…

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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…

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…

PBarrettR1703.jpg
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 and Dakotas for 242 Squadron and then 267 Squadron. He was…

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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