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PSeaggerA16080004.jpg
A group of men standing and seated at the side of the road.

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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?)'.

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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A view of the camp at Cairo. In the distance a pyramid has been marked with a cross. On the reverse '1/2/46 Our camp at Merv, at Cairo (Egypt) with PYRAMIDS in the background. Marked with X.'

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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…

LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

PShawSR16010037.jpg
The winner of the cycle race receiving a trophy. On the reverse 'Ray Herd receiving prize. Tura'.

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LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

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List of deficiencies on arrival from the UK. No rank and name filled out.

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Left - rear quarter view of a Dove parked on airfield with men by cabin door. Airfield buildings in the distance. Captioned 'Dove at Almaza, Cairo'.
Right - view of front of Dove with man standing behind port wing. Airport buildings in the distance.…

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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A view of a church identified as the Elizabeth Church in the list of photographs.

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Ernie's logbook front page with his details as a flight engineer and a page from February 1946.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

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A group of five airmen standing on a balcony. On the reverse '1942. In Cairo, Egypt'.

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A line of men in uniform leaning against a wall. The man on the left has sergeant's stripes. On the wall on the right is a pith helmet.

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Newspaper article about Halifax on tour of Rhodesia and South Africa via Bulawayo, Ndola, Nairobi, Khartoum, Cairo and Rome. Mentions demonstration flights in South Africa and that the aircraft was commanded by Squadron Leader Clyde-Smith…

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Two views over the hospital grounds.
On the reverse of the first '3/2/46 Hospital grounds again. Cairo (Egypt) Taken from the hospital window by Alec'.
On the reverse of the second '3/2/46 Hospital grounds Cairo taken from hospital window'.

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

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Alec Stuart Dixon volunteered for the Royal Air Force via the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. After training he flew Beauforts and Ansons, then trained as a Hudson pilot. He flew convoy escort operations and reconnaissance flights looking for…

ABaileyHH160501.mp3
Bill Bailey was born in Stafford. After finishing school he went to work for the Post Office Telephones service as a telegram boy. He decided to join the Royal Air Force and began training as a rear gunner at RAF Dalcross. He joined 31 Squadron of…

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Bill Leckie Bill was born in Glasgow but moved to the countryside as his father suffered from bronchitis. Initially working as a cinema projectionist, Bill joined the Royal Air Force at the age of eighteen, enlisting at St John’s Wood in London as…

AMacraeWM161116.mp3
Bill McRae’s earliest memories were of the end of the First World War. He worked for a major bank during the Depression and was fortunate to be amongst a group of Australians who were sent to work in London. He volunteered at Australia House and…

AHackerHA170819.mp3
Harry Hacker first came into contact with aeroplanes at the age of sixteen whilst working as an apprentice for Rootes Motor Group who were making Wellington aircraft. He was a member of the Home Guard and after applying to join the RAF went for…
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