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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Egypt--Alexandria"

BTaylorJTayorJv1.pdf
An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

LBirdJH184015v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J H Bird, covering the period from 29 March 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Gianaclis, RAF Peplow, and Italy.…

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-100001.jpg
One postcard, front & reverse, Postcard Carte Postale Kodak, RAF airman standing full length in desert uniform, handwritten on front ‘Love Ted’ & handwritten on reverse ‘Just got my knees brown, and sand in my shoes, as you can see’ also…

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PCulkinJ17010099.jpg
Page captioned, '15 Jan 1946 Back to Egypt, Gianaclis, with our Mk 8 Liberator a/c - home soon hoping for February!!!
Five photographs, first head and shoulders of Jack, brick wall in background, reverse captioned 'Gianaclis, Egypt 1946'.
Second…

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

PSearleROJ17030058.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an aerial view of Montaza bay, Alexandria with two large houses. Behind is a wide beach.
Photo 2 is a man swimming in the sea.
Photo 3 is four men sitting at a table. Behind is a beach bar.
Photo 4 is a…

MSearleROJ615463-170725-170001.jpg
Two bills issued to Rex Searle by the Hotel-Pension "Crillon"

PSeaggerA16010046.jpg
Four signs at a road junction. In the distance is a settlement.
The first road sign says 'Bad Road Surface Drive Slowly'.
The second is in Arabic.
The third says 'W+D Western Desert'.
The fourth 'Alexandria'.

ASaundersR160616.mp3
Ron Saunders joined the RAF as a wireless operator rear gunner and served on 114 Squadron during the war. Remembers, as a little boy, seeing the airship R 101 and the Hindenburg flying in the distance. Describes his training in England and in Egypt…

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