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LBallantyneWM1395001v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W M Ballantyne, covering the period from 3 March 1942 to 18 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, Duties with 267 transport squadron, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at SAAF Wonderboom, SAAF…

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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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German language leaflet. On the reverse times and frequencies from Cairo, Bari and middle Mediterranean. Delivered by RAF and USAAF.

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Informs her they have forwarded letter to her son and gives his address at Dulag Luft.

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Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 4 are bridges over the Nile.
Photo 2 is a view across the river.
Photo 3 and 5 are head and shoulders of Sam.

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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?)'.

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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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…

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William Cross Memoir of a supply drop to Polish fighters. They lost an engine and struggled to maintain height. The pilot had bailed out leaving the rest of the crew to fly the aircraft. They landed successfully in Russian territory and met up with…

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A newspaper cutting describing air supply of equipment and munitions of patriots in several countries.

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A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

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Completed for a flight between Calato and Almaza in Egypt.

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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?'.

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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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