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Invitation form CMC sergeants mess RAF Shallufa, and ticket to dance at the Maltese club Suez.

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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.

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K G Hook’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 6 June 1943 to 30 November 1954. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos (9 OAFU); RAF Newmarket (1483 [Bombing] Gunnery Flight),…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a street scene.
Photo 2 is HMS 'Sagitta' at Suez.
Photo 3 is a sunset at Suez port.

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Two photographs from an album.
One man serving.

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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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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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Two photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 is seven Egyptians captioned 'Mess staff Shallufa'.
Photo 2 is a man lying on a bed captioned 'YT at Shallufa'.

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Three items on an album page.

Item 1 is a photograph of eight airmen captioned 'Crew Room Wyton'.
Item 2 is a chart of Shallufa, Egypt captioned 'RANAD for Shallufa'.
Item 3 is a photograph of a Lancastrian captioned 'Lancastrian loading for…

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Three items on an album page.

Item 1 is K Watson's mess bill for May 1949, Sergeants' Mess, RAF Shallufa.
Item 2 is a photo of the damage to the Lincoln after hitting a marker pole, captioned 'Kite after striking marker pole, Shallufa'.
Item 3…

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A fountain framed by an opening. On the reverse 'Suez'.

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A large building with a spire and in front palm trees.

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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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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…

This is an item about a place. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents available in the Archive. This entry is also used for: Bur Tawfiq; Bûr Tawfîq; Būr Tawfīq.

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Senders address is care of Worms and Company (shipping agents). Asks whether Dennis Raettig has been receiving mail from his father and relates family news. Comments that most women and children have been evacuated. Tells story of two women…
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