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A report of the assistance James gave to a fellow crew member leading to his being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during his first operation. Annotated '1944'.

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Kenneth James Broderick in a RAF uniform walking across Warrior Square, Hastings. He has a towel under his arm. A wide street and four-storey building behind him. On the reverse "on leave".

Identification kindly provided by Graham Walton of the…

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Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

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Full length image of three airmen wearing tunics and side caps standing in a line in a field with trees in the background. On the reverse 'Bob Cooke, Paul Temple, Bill Charasse [...] 1942'.

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Four photographs from an album page
#1 and 4 are side views of a Bristol Bulldog.
#2 is a port side view of an Armstrong Whitworth Atlas J-9460.
#3 is a group of nine biplanes.
All captioned RAF Hornchurch.

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Four photographs on a page.
#1 is Arnold's wife, Catherine, taken in 1928.
#2 is a woman, Molly, with four children - Buster, Nancy, Cathie and Neil.
#3 is two men (Allan and Tom) with four children - Buster, Neil, Nancy and Cathie.
#2 and 3 were…

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Top left - view across lake of building in far distance. Captioned 'Lake in grounds of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, 10.6.44'.
Top left - view across field of trees and building in the distance. Captioned 'Boxted Hall from main road, Essex,…

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Crew brought crippled bomber home from operation to Cologne. Brief description of damage to aircraft and recovery to base. Three members of crew received awards including DFC for pilot Thomas Mahaddie DSO AFC who was awarded his fourth decoration the…

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Three Lancasters (leader registration 'TW878') airborne in echelon formation. Below is a town and open countryside

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Account of return from an operation to Westkapelle when they flew over authors father's farm and local village where they threw out window.

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Part made out for Warrant Officer P L Potter qualified for 1939/45 star.

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Tells story of taking girlfriend to a pub while on leave and misadventures on bicycle on return journey. Concludes with her trying to get into her parents locked house and encounter with her angry father.

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Notes on slides in this collection providing subject covered at RAF Great Dunmow (Little Easton). Explanation of some of the slides.

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Garden with columns, hedge rectangles and ornamental trees. In the distance fields and trees.

Identification kindly provided by John Vigar, Alastair Disley and Andy Macdonald of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

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Large three story house half covered with ivy. In the foreground a formal garden.

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Large three story house covered in ivy with bay windows and tower with turret at right end. In front ornamental trees with other trees right and left.

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'Stirling to Stirling whilst towing to Arnhem'. Air-to-air view of the port side of a Stirling with D-Day stripes on rear fuselage.
Slide 2 - captioned 'Stirling D4…

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 - captioned 'Heavy transport drivers on right George and Hardy GD 1945'. Four men standing in front of four lorries (at least one of which is a petrol bowser) with nose of a…

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'Brian found b/a deRome crew setting off for ops in "Y" 2, GD'.Part view of man sitting at bomb aimers position with bombsight centre and map on right.
Slide 2 -…

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 - captioned 'Joyce and her MT divers "joined in" on sports day GD 45/6?'. Six women, one on left in uniform, the others in civilian dress, four standing two sitting by the cab of…

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 - captioned 'Diverted fortress on perimeter at GD "Easton Lodge" seen in background'. Head on view of a B-17 parked on hardstanding. There are four men under the starboard wing…

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Two versions of the same strip (b/w and colour) with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'Everyone on station (not working) appears in this group 189 flying crews of 620 Squadron, ready for D-Day'. A very large group of airman sitting…

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Two versions of the same strip (b/w and colour) with enlargements of all slides.
Slide 1 - captioned 'USAF at Great Dunmow shows Mitchells + Marauders on station with bomb dump'. In the foreground bombs piled in rows on top of one another. In the…

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Two versions of the same strip (b/w and colour) with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 captioned 1954 on road to Bishop's Stortford-Colchester, at Blue Gate and Gate House of Easton Lodge'. On the left a brick post on side of a road. A wooden fence…
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