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A card used by Mohamed offering his services.
The reverse has handwritten notes.

A postcard of the Ibrahim Pasha statue in Cairo. The reverse is printed as a postcard.

A postcard of the mosque with many Egyptians seated.

Water is gushing through the old Aswan Dam spillway.

Identification kindly provided by Steven Boisvert André Jans of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook Group.

Geoff grew up in Grimsby and remembers picking a butterfly bomb up and taking it home.

Pages of recognition handbook of British aircraft tabbed national markings Mid & Far East including Egypt, Iraq, Persia (Iran), China (Service and Civil), Japan and Japan (Manchukuo).

A summary of Derek's career in the Royal Air Force including an explanation why he he carried a rabbit foot mascot in his flying suit. Explains that his flying log books are held by the National War Museum in London. Describes Derek's disappointment…

John was ground crew, initially a Flight Mechanic Engines from 12 February 1943, having gained experience he received further training to Fitter II E from 19 October 1943. He was promoted to LAC 1 November 1944 and then corporal 1 November 1945. He…

Pilot's flying log book. One, for Ken Souter. Covering the period from 5 July 1939 to 27 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operational flying and instructor duties. He was stationed No.43 Elementary and Reserve flying traing School at RAF…

This log book covers the training, operational and post war flying career of Geoffrey Gosney from 2 July 1942 to 12 July 1951. It includes a cartoon of the 426 Squadron crest. Geoffrey flew 31 operations in two tours of duty, 23 of which were night…

Three bareheaded men in open necked desert uniform. Taken outdoors, standing on sand with a military tent to the side. Annotated on the reverse 'Great Bitter Lake August 1942'.


Operational flights undertaken by Geoffrey Gosney between 3 May 1942 and 8 November 1942 in France, Germany, North Africa, Egypt, and Crete for a total of 380.10 hours.

Churchill being received by officers as he leaves a Dakota.

The letter congratulates Richard and his team for the successful flight to Australia.

An obituary published in the Times with a second cutting with a correction from an air vice-marshal.

His trip to Egypt went well and they are preparing to return to the UK.


Richard is about to depart to Egypt. He hopes to see her in a few weeks.

Tadeusz Jasinski’s Flying Log Book as a wireless operator from 9 May 1941 to 14 October 1945. Carried out training at No. 2 Signal School, 4 Air Observer School (air gunner training) and 18 OTU, Posted to 304 (Polish) squadron for operations in…

Winston Churchill being cheered in Sheffield; naval warfare in the Atlantic; German invasion of Russia; actions of the Free French Forces plus photographs of various military leaders.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

H W Wickham’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period 10 July 1942 to 23 May 1943. Detailing his operations flown as Pilot. He was stationed at RAF Fayid and RAF Aquir (462 [RAAF] Sqn) and RAF Castle Coombe (3 Flying Instructor’s…

Menu with bomber aircraft at top and three squadrons named - title 16 days middle east. Several named Mediterranean towns. Signatures on the reverse.

Top left - distant figure of an airmen standing in ruins. Captioned 'Don exploring'.
Top right - four airmen standing by ruined stone wall. Captioned 'David periously [sic] on the brink of the tomb'.
Bottom left - airman sitting on statue with…
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