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The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

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Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot of Flight Lieutenant Roger Calvert from 25 March 1943 to 6 July 1945. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Cranfield, RAF Great Massingham, RAF Ouston, RAF…

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Cyril Abbotts volunteered for the Royal Air Force while he was an engineering apprentice with W T Avery at Smethwick. After his reception at Lord’s Cricket Ground and initial training,he trained as a pilot at RAF Bowden and Moose Jaw in Canada. On…

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Desmond Hawkins volunteered for the Royal Air Force and became a navigator. After training on Wellingtons and Manchesters, he flew Lancasters for 44 Squadron and completed a tour of operations. He was commissioned as flight lieutenant and after the…

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A high oblique aerial photograph of Midland, Ontario with many trees. In the foreground is a lake and in the middle a second lake. There is a large building at the edge of the middle lake and an area of docks. There are also grain silos. In the…

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A vertical aerial photograph of a town at the edge of a bay. Parallel with the bay there is the Gardiner expressway and railway. In the bay are u-shaped structures. At the bottom there are between the road and the coast are holiday structures and the…

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A low oblique aerial photograph of Goderich grain silos. In the foreground are railway sidings with freight wagons. The sidings extend behind the grain silos. There is a harbour area with a small island between the first sidings and the silos. In…

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A low angle oblique aerial photograph of Midland grain elevator on the edge of Georgian Bay. It has a railway line with freight wagons. In the distance and on the other side of a coastal inlet are docks and Midland. Part of the view is obscured by an…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Goderich, Ontario. The central feature is a building and wood with a circular road, from this other roads radiate like spokes. Other roads form a grid like pattern. There are many trees. At the bottom is a port area and…

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A vertical aerial photograph centred on a road bridge. It is a single span over the Big Otter Creek. In the bottom left is an industrial area with railway sidings and an engine turntable. There are docks with one small ship.
In the corner is 'P 8'…

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The edge of Goderich, Ontario with a sports ground. On the left is the coast line. The town is very regular, being in the form of a grid. At the top is an industrial area.

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A view of grain silos with two ships alongside. In the background is a low wooded hill with buildings.

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The view is taken from the cockpit of a third aircraft. One Anson is only partly visible and is close to the camera. Airmen are seen walking on the apron. There is a hangar and a control tower in the near distance.

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Three photographs from a scrapbook. The first is an airman in a Sidcot suit carrying a bag and and a box. Captioned 'All set, with bag of instruments and sextant. November 1941'. The second is of six man sat on wooden chairs using sextants. They are…

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Environs of Port Albert. The first photograph is a view over Lake Huron into the setting sun. Captioned 'Sundown, Lake Huron, September 1941.' The second is a view along a road. The trees are bare of leaves. Captioned 'Typical road scene. November…

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A photograph in a scrapbook of a line of grain elevators. In front a ship is partly visible. In the distance is a low wooded hill and some houses.

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The first photograph is of two Ansons on the apron at Port Albert. Captioned 'Waiting to take off. Tarmac, Port Albert. The second is inside the cockpit of an aircraft with the pilot at the controls, captioned 'The "Glasshouse" Sgt Wadham'. The third…

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High angle aerial oblique photograph of Midland Ontario. It is on the lakeside and on the left can be seen grain elevators. In the middle and right an industrial area with a large building and docks. Behind this is an urban area.

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The first photograph is an aerial photograph looking at cirrus and convection cumulous clouds. Captioned ' Above the clouds. Cirrus & Convection Cumulous'. The second is a low angle aerial photograph of Collingwood, Ontario. The town and its docks…

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Picton scenes. The first is a view from a low hill of Picton, captioned 'Picton Jan 1941'. The second is a snow covered barn set in fields. In the foreground is a wooden fence and to the sides are bare trees. The ground is snow covered. Captioned…

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Scenes of American transport. The first is a truck at the side of a snowy road. A corporal is about to enter the passenger side. On its front above the cab is 'Knaust Bros Inc Mushrooms'. Captioned ' Airmans Special Alec Wood somewhere between Albany…

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Two Kingston scenes. The first is a street scene with trees, three cars, a pedestrian and a church. Captioned 'Sunday Morning'. The second is a public building taken through trees. Captioned 'The Courthouse'.

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The first photograph is a low oblique aerial view of a quarry and industrial buildings. In the foreground is a railway siding with freight trucks. In the background are houses. Captioned 'The Salt of the Earth'. The second photograph has a steam…
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