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EMillerWPowellNI501018-0001.jpg
Notes difficulty with form and enclosing another. Goes on to and gives further instructions for action.

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Give some personal details of Pilot Officer A Kularatne (pilot) including presumed killed 16 February 1944 while on 102 Squadron. Includes list of postings, musterings and next of kin details.

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A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

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Top: Arthur's basic training flight, posed in two ranks outside their civilian billets in Blackpool.
Bottom: Arthur with some of his fellow tradesmen in the Mobile Servicing Squadron somewhere in France, posed in three ranks on the steps to one of…

SPerryWRP1317696v50004.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, three old…

SPerryWRP1317696v50001.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, the winco's…

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Two photographs one of four individuals observing a damaged railway track.
The second a formal recruit course pose in two rows in front of a row of houses, captioned 'Blackpool'.

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Informs her of the value of he pension and child allowance as a widow of Flying Officer Kenneth Gill

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German propaganda news from Berlin. The lead article refers to the plot to assassinate Hitler. Home news in brief is a collection of negative stories about Britain.

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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SRAFIngham19410620v050001-Audio.mp3
Lech Gierak was born in Poland and after the death of his father made his way to England and joined the Polish Air Force. He worked as an armourer on a number of stations and after the war moved to Stoke on Trent to become a miner. Lech talks about…

SRAFIngham19410620v040001-Audio.mp3
Jan Stangrycuik (Black) came from Poland via Argentina to fly in Bomber Command. He was injured when his aircraft crashed and he tells of his time in the RAF, including his recuperation from severe burns, leave and off duty relaxation. Jan also talks…

EDennisGCDennis[Fam][Date]-01.pdf
A letter written by George to his family. This is a farewell letter to his next of kin. He includes the addresses of four of his crew.

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Twenty-three airmen wearing tunics with side caps kneeling and standing in three rows in front of a brick building. Bay window and doorway in building and sign 'Weeton House 47' above door.

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Writes while on course in Blackpool. Mentions studying for exams and relates how well he did. Comments on cakes she sent and the weather. Asks after family news and asks her to send black tie.

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An envelope addressed to Mrs M Edwards with 'Good news from Blackpool' on the outside.

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A woman sitting on a model car in front of a painted landscape. On the reverse 'Gertrude Annie BRYAN' and a photographer stamp 'Sunny Snaps Blackpool'.

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Nine airmen wearing tunics sitting and standing in three rows. In the background brick built houses and a fence. On the reverse, signatures and note '13 Oct 1940, Blackpool'.

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P78Sqn1749.jpg
Nine airmen all wearing tunics, eight with side caps and one with peaked cap, sitting and standing in three rows. In the background a brick house. Captioned 'Blackpool, new recruit'.

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P78Sqn1748.jpg
A large group of airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in four rows in front of the entrance to a large building with bay widows. Captioned 'O.T.C. Blackpool 1940'.

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OWierT500238-170122-02.pdf
Gives personal details, postings, locations.

PWadesonTE16010005.jpg
Half length portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and peaked cap. On the reverse '[...] Wadeson'.
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