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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 3 are street scenes.
Photo 2 is a mosque.
Photo 4 is the causeway to Tewfik.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photos 1 and 2 are street scenes in the French colony at Suez.
Photos 3 and 4 are the swimming pool and swimming carnival.

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Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three airmen outside their quarters at Shaluffa, captioned 'Len Clark, WAG, Me.'
Photo 2 is Sam sitting at a desk smoking a pipe, captioned 'Me'.
Photo 3 is four airmen outside their quarters, captioned…

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …

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Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

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These pages are mostly biography of Sam's time in Egypt and his time with transport aircraft in the Mediterranean region.
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…

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Some details about operations carried out by Sam after he transferred to 40 squadron.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph partly obscured by tracer fire.
Photo 2 is the 40 squadron crest.
Photo 3 is Sam in shorts and tee shirt in front of a…

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Two pages detailing some of Sam's time in Egypt.
Photo 1 is HMS Sagitta from the air.
Photo 2, 3 and 4 are Sam working on a lamp.
Photo 5 is Sam playing tennis.
Photo 6 is Sam and colleague in khaki and shorts.
Photo 7 is a letter in…

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A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

PFordTA17110068.pdf
Two postcards of the interior of the Palace Hotel, Heliopolis, taken from an album.

PFordTA17110067.pdf
Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of five men in swimming trunks at a beach bar, captioned 'Eric, Ken, Cliff and self'.
Item 2 is a photo of a man in trunks sitting on a chair, captioned 'John at boat club, Karachi'.
Item 3 is a postcard…

LShawWH189217v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for W H Shaw, wireless operator, covering the period from 26 November 1943 to 16 February 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 37 squadron, 168…

LDunnGC149315v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for George C Dunn, covering the period from 1 August 1945 to 17 June 1947. Detailing his post war flying with 1409 long range meteorological and special duties recconnaisance flight, 109 squadron, 1357 meteorological…

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Completed for a flight between Calato and Almaza in Egypt.

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-021.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, Repatriation Arrangements, Liberation comes to Stalag IXA, Behind the Scenes about theatrical endeavours,…

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A newspaper account of Dick Curnock's flight to Cairo to visit his ill brother.

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A permit allowing Dick Curnock to visit his brother, ill in hospital.

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A note to the Heliopolis Palace Hotel requesting accommodation for Dick Curnock.

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Four receipts for money received from Dick Curnock.
The first is for £40 sent to his mother. The other three are for messing in Helmieh camp, Cairo.

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The leaflet has two maps of Cairo and adverts for holidays, restaurants, a book on Cpyrus [sic], language books and Arabic, French and Italian phrases.

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A programme for a race meeting at Helmieh. There are four races with six horses in each race. On the front are a cartoon of two horses and riders, one carrying a mace and the second has a shirt with the caption 'Another shirt gone?'.

LTyrieJSB87636v1.pdf
Flying log book for J S B Tyrie covering the period from 1 July 1939 to 9 August 1959. Detailing his flying training and operations flown Following which he was shot down 9 April 1941 and became a prisoner of war. Returning to flying duties 25 May…

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Article 1 headlines: Churchill-Roosevelt-talks, closest unity, General Smuts joins premier and president in news Cairo conference. Article 2 headlines; Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle, attack by home fleet guarding Russian convoy, long fight off…

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Article 1. Headlines: Paulus and 15 generals captured, 18,000 more prisoners at Stalingrad, total force surrounded known to be 330,000, Germans peril in Caucasus. Article 2. Headlines: Mr Churchill flies to Turkey, meeting with president Inönü,…
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