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MBooneRH1331310-150729-02.pdf
Details of six operations carried in Halifax on 35 Squadron at Royal Air Force Graveley in May and early June 1943. Targets include Bochum, Essen, Wuppertal and Munster. States that notes were taken from the National Records Office London.

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Reports on arrival back from a 10 day visit and describes couple they stayed with as well as activities undertaken. Mentions meeting the daughter of Earl and Countess of Sandwich at Hinchinbrook [sic]. Writes of going to the theatre, a dance, of…

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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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Newspaper cutting with photograph of five 35 Squadron Lancasters airborne in formation. Article states 35 Squadron would represent RAF heavy bombers in London's victory day fly-past. Photo taken during test flight. Planes would fly to New York after…

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Describes meeting and becoming friends at RAF Huntingdon in late 1941. Writes of their work, common interests and activities including listening to classical music. Mentions promotions and change of job restricting meetings and subsequent postings.…

BBarryCGBarryCGv1.pdf
Starts with description of feelings and actions beginning of the war. Mother had tried to persuade her to join land army and mentions brief experience and unsuitability for farming. Decided to join the RAF. Details enlistment and initial training…

BSpearSFSpiersJMv2.pdf
Covers family life, young adult life and connection to Cynthia and Peter Field as a WAAF at Huntingdon in 1941-42. Continues with description of life after the war, illness and meeting the Bahá'i faith in the 1970s. continues with account of later…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airwoman wearing tunic with sergeants rank. On the reverse 'Cynthia Barry, Bomber Command 2 Group, Huntingdon 1942'. Two versions of the same image.

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Alan writes that on arrival at Huntingdon he got picked up in a car and was taken to his new station. A truck picked up his kit and bicycle. The food in the mess is good.
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