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Winston Churchill and a group of officers being met by more officers and a photographer as he disembarks from a C-47 at Heliopolis. On the reverse 'Helio'.

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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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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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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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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 group of four, two men and two girls, all wearing roller skates. On the reverse 'Cairo Roller Rink'.

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Two cyclists in a race. Background is blurred. On the reverse 'Cycle Race TURA'

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Article 1. Headlines: Paulus and 15 generals captured, 18,000 more prisoners at Stalingrad, total force surrounded known to be 330,000, Germans peril in Caucasus. Article 2. Headlines: Mr Churchill flies to Turkey, meeting with president Inönü,…

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First article headlines: 8th army on heels of fleeing enemy, prisoners expected soon to number 100000, drive ahead, Montgomery new order to his troops. Account of operations in desert against German and Italian forces. Second article mentions…

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Street scene with the Tribunal Mixed (Courts) behind.

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A ticket and envelope issued to Ted Neale for a flight from Algiers to Cairo.

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A view of the Sphinx with two of the pyramids behind.

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Top left - sailing vessels on river with trees on bank behind. Captioned 'Felucca at Geziran, Cairo'.
Top middle - view of river with falls. Captioned 'Source of the Nile at Ripon Falls, Jinja, on Lake Victoria, Uganda'.
Top right - sailing vessel…

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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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A large mosque identified as The Citadel set on a low hill.

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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…

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Top left - view from the air of a desert town. Captioned 'Khartoum from the air'.
Top right - view from cockpit landing on desert runway. Captioned 'Landing on 32 runway, Wadi Halfa'.
Centre - view from the air of cliff river bank with river at…

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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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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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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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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.
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