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NCurnockRM171114-07.jpg
A newspaper account of Dick Curnock's flight to Cairo to visit his ill brother.

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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…

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A long two story building with arched windows and doorways on the far side of an open space with a few people walking.

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A membership card for the Aboukir Boat Club issued to Rex Searle.

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-108.jpg
A note to the Heliopolis Palace Hotel requesting accommodation for Dick Curnock.

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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 vertical aerial photograph of bombing in the desert. It is captioned '[indecipherable] BA.40 NT 24/25-10-42. 8" -->8,500 862 300 855 290' and annotated 'A stick of bombs across enemy transport at El Alamein. One fire under way'.

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Two photographs from an album.
A vertical aerial photograph of a burning aircraft at LG 18, Western Desert. It is captioned 'BJ 40.NT 9/10 /10/42 8" --> 7500' LG18'.
Photo 2 is an airman standing outside a tent.

PSearleROJ17030075.jpg
Five aerial photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is the three pyramids at Giza.
Photo 2 is a bay with tiers of beach cabins.
Photo 3 is a city centre with a eleven story building. In the distance is a bay and a different bay with a…

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Completed for a flight between Calato and Almaza in Egypt.

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Top left - Stephen Dawson in airline uniform and Joy Dawson in a dress in the garden of a two story house. Captioned 'in uniform England'.

Top right - Stephen Dawson in swimming trunks sitting in a cane chair by a table under and awning in front…

MSearleROJ615463-170725-140001.jpg
A membership card for Rex Searle at the Tennis Club, RAF Aboukir, 1943-44

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LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

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The railway station at Cairo at Bab el Haded Square.

PSaundersEJ20010089.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of the battle area at El Alamein. Much of the detail is obscured by a flash. It is captioned 'B.A.40 NT 1/2/11/42.8-->6500.Battle Area' and annotated 'Battle Area. A flash illuminates the road and railway'.

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the battle at El Alamein. It is captioned 'BA 40 NT 29/30-10-42. F8" --> 6,000' Battle Area' and annotated 'Battle Area. 3 sticks of bombs and burning transport'.

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Photograph 1 is an air-to-air view of a flying Beaufighter, captioned 'Beaufighter formation, Negombo, Ceylon, 1948.'
Photograph 2 is an air-to-air view of a Spitfire taken from a Lincoln, captioned 'Spitfire breakaway, Shallufa Egypt…

BBullockWEJBullockWEJv1.pdf
Covers the period from joining as a Halton Apprentice in September 1932 for training as an Aircraft Fitter. Through the completion of his training and posting to 16 squadron, before being transferred to Egypt in 1937 and on to Iraq with No 4 Flying…

PSaundersEJ20010094.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph showing a burning vehicle. It is captioned 'B.A.40.N.T. 24/25-10-42. 8" --> 870 296

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Album cover for a collection of photographs of Cairo

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Top left - three pyramids with the largest on the right. Captioned 'Pyramids of Giza'. Top right - in the centre the Sphinx with two pyramids behind. Captioned 'The Sphinx of Giza with the pyramids of Cheops & Kephern [sic]'. Centre - street scene…

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A group of men standing and seated at the side of the road.

PSaundersEJ20010079.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Wag and Len walking along a street.
Photo 2 is a car on a street.
Photo 3 is an open air cafe.
Photo 4 is a group mainly squatting on the pavement, captioned 'Boot Blacks (Shoe shine Captain George?)'.

PCoultonWA16010023.jpg
Top left - view across a quiet street to the Cairo Citadel. There are a few pedestrians and palm trees in the foreground. Captioned ‘The Citadel’. Top right - in the centre is a roundabout with guards at the side of the road and pedestrians on…
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