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ABrownK93XXXX.mp3
Speech made by Ken Brown at the Bomber Command Museum.
Ken Brown, a Canadian pilot was serving with 44 Squadron when he was told he was being transferred to 617 Squadron at RAF Scampton. He undertook his training with the squadron in preparation…

LKeelingRV82689v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Robert 'Bob' Victor Keeling covering the period 15 June 1939 to 30 June 1943. Details his training and operational duties. Bob flew 27 night operations, 15 as second pilot to Pilot Officer Deacon, Sergeant Prior and…

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A view from a twin engined aircraft flying low over Ladybower reservoir.

Identification kindly provided by Adrienne Irving with additional backing by David Parker of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Facebook group.

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An oblique aerial view of the Ladybower reservoir, looking to the east.

BDixonMDixonMv1.pdf
13 handwritten pages, Margaret describes in some detail her early life and service in the WAAF as a nurse.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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…

LRichardsonF146443v2.1.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for F J Richardson, covering the period from 3 March 1943 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Langar, RAF Ossington, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

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Three-quarter length image of an airman wearing battledress with half brevet standing in front of a low wall with trees in the background. On the reverse 'July 43, Church Broughton, D Verne Westley, Navigator, Midland Jc. W.A.'.

This item was sent…

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-10.pdf
An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield having been awarded the DFC in recognition of numerous operations against the enemy. Gives some personal local and family details.

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Gives personal details, joined RAF 21 November 1940, commissioned 21 October 1944 and released 6 January 1947.

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Informs her that her son was missing as a result of air operations 21/22 July 1943

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Two newspaper cuttings concerning award of Distinguished Flying Medal for Borrowash airman, Pilot Officer John Brennan. Gives some personal information and mentions his Halifax ditching in the North Sea and being in dinghies for 18 hours. Includes a…

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On Gee, Walker & Slater Ltd headed notepaper congratulating him on behalf of the company's directors on being awarded a decoration and his recent marriage.

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Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a side view of a flying Lancaster PA474 PM-M2 at low level.
#2 is a side view of a Lancaster PA474 KM-B on the ground.
#3 is a side view of a Lancaster, PA474, SR-D, flying low over a dam.
#4 is a port side…

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Left page - top left - air-to-air view from below astern of a Spitfire registration 'PS94[..]'.
Top right - view from underneath of an Avro Vulcan. Captioned 'Avro Vulcan'.
Middle right - rear quarter view of the front part of a D H Rapide.…

LDownesS430647v1.pdf
Flying log book for Steven Downes, wireless operator, covering the period from 9 December 1943 to 19 June 1945. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Sale, RAF Halfpenny Green, RAF Lichfield, RAF Church Broughton and…

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View from aircraft of tower and dam wall with tree covered hill in background. On the right part of a wing. On the reverse 'My side - tight turns at Ladybower'.

PHaggerJ2015.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a dam wall with lake behind surrounded by hills.

PHaggerJ2012.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a dam in distance with water flowing over. Surrounded by hills.
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