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A newspaper account of Dick Curnock's flight to Cairo to visit his ill brother.

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A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock for passing the Aircrew syllabus.

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Five certificates awarded to Ivor in June and July 1942.

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Air gunners log book for Alexander Lamb covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 24 June 1947. Detailing his flying training and operations flown and it also contains photographs of aircraft and some RAF certificates. He was stationed at RAF Stormy…

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Three certificates for his service in the Air Training Corps.

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A certificate awarded to Dick Curnock on his First Communion.

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An identity card issued to Dick Curnock.

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11 school reports from 1933 to 1938.

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In the log Dick Curnock recorded crew and friends names and addresses, an obituary of Ginge Wheeldon who was shot by a Typhoon whilst on a march, cartoons, sketches of aircraft, dates of letters received and samples of window.

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An envelope addresses to John Shipman at his farm.

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A programme for the event being held at the Royal Hotel, Leicester. It includes the menu, the list of speakers and space for autographs.

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Contains personal details, release date.

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Dorothy’s was born in Cleethorpes, her father served in the Army during the First World War. They moved to Grimsby at the outbreak of the war, when she was turning 13 years old. She recalls the bombings and having to stay in an Anderson air raid…

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A head and shoulders photograph of Ivor mounted on a display card. The photographer is printed on the reverse 'Midland Camera Co Ltd, Leicester'.

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John's Certificate of Registration card.

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John's medical grade card. Grade one.

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A brief note accepting John into the RAF.

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Four postcards of Leicester.
1. Midland Station and London Road.
2. Bradgate Park
3. Leicester, Old Guildhall
4. The Clock Tower.

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In reply to information that she was engaged to Bill and stating that she was old enough to make up her own mind. Catches up with family news.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about his lack of operations recently. Mentions daily life and pastimes with his crew members in Leicester. He is concerned about how close the Japanese forces are getting to his father’s location.

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Writes about the issue of the 1939-45 star which he and his crew had received. Relates that he had to bale out after his aircraft had been in collision with a Halifax. mentions damage received and describes crew abandoning the aircraft. Goes on to…

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Writes that he is fit and well after having done six operations and describes some of them. Mentions their usual bomb load. Relates that a fighter had attacked a Halifax just behind them. Mentions eating eggs and bacon before and after operations.…

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Writes about operations to Hanover and Mannheim. Describes fires after attacks, poor German defences and German fighter attacks. Offers some sympathy to Germans on the ground and describes a fighter attacking them. Describes their first trip to…

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Terry Ford writes to his family about his pending time at flying school and that he had been recommended for a commission, although he couldn’t understand why.
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