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Jozef's autobiography. He flew with the Polish Air Force and escaped to Romania after the German's invaded. He further escaped to France and flew there against the Germans until he was instructed to head for the UK. He was shot down and taken…

Relates story of Lancaster on operation to Berlin being hit by night fighter fire which wounded crew and damaged aircraft. Returning home with wounded crew and belly landed.

News-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the large Canadian reunion of 1985 at Calgary, the Annual Dinner at Lords, Recco report of ex-POW activities, requests for help, Alan Bryett's lectures, the Association's AGM and annual…

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a boy and girl in the garden captioned 'Burnard & Valerie'.
Photo 2 is Rex Searle in RAF uniform, his brother and sister with their grandparents.
Photo 3 is a postcard of sailing boats on the Thames at…

Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is the car with five or six people in it, captioned 'Old Fisher's Bucking Bronco'.
Photo 2 is the car on its back wheels, captioned 'At the Sparks and YMCA fete in the Tolworth recreation ground'.

Tells of early life in London, joining the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force in 1941 and training as a driver. Relates experiences at RAF Scampton and then with 57 Squadron as a tractor driver pulling bomb trolleys. Subsequently went to East Kirkby.…

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Francis grew up in Teddington. After school, he went to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, where working conditions improved with modernisation. He learnt about Hurricanes, designed by Sydney Camm. They started to build smaller aircraft units over the country…

Letter congratulating them on honour bestowed on Roy Chadwick by the King and asking after the family. Signed Mabel [...]
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