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Newspaper article about a reunion and flypast at RAF Elsham Wolds. Mentioned are Mike Stedman (I squared), pilot Anseleme Vernieuwe who had escaped from Belgium through France and Spain then Lisbon, rear-gunner Tom Quinlan, flight engineer Walter…

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Order of service including hymns, lessons, prayer and other events.

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Group photograph of the A V Roe civilian staff who serviced Lancasters at RAF Wickenby. In a grass field with buildings in the background, sixteen men are arranged in two rows, one standing, one kneeling. Some wear overalls, one or two are in suits;…

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Lists crew as ' Pilot Officer J E Newton-Clare, 33492, Sergeant C O Clarke, 745257, Sergeant W Thom[..]son, 637247, Sergeant W L Powell, 641379'. Date 6/7 September 1940'. Notes discrepancy in bomber command records and war diaries over whether…

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Mention action on getting caught in searchlights, effects of altitude on aircrew, avoiding bombs from above, encounters with B-17 while on operations and getting a bottle of Bourbon from the American crew later. Mentions encounter with probable…

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Acknowledges her letter of 24 October 44

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Acknowledges receipt of letter dated 11 September 1944,

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Gives address for 900473 AC2 C Eyles, Class 6E at East Camp Cranwell.

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33 airmen and one Naval Officer standing in front of Lancaster with Nickey Mouse / Admiral Prune II nose art and 11 bomb symbols. Guy Gibson is eigth from the left on the front row.
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
Left to…

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From RAF Central Depository advising personal effects consisting of suitcase, bag and trunk dispatched on 17/10/44.

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Four tall aerials, two wooden huts, one protected by blast walls, in a open field.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Bremerhaven. The ground detail is obscured by explosions and anti-aircraft fire.
It is annotated '2922 Skell. 18/19.9.44// NT. 8" 15000

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A vertical aerial photograph over Ladbergen. No ground detail is visible.
It is annotated ' 3517 Skell.4/5.11.44//NT.8" 11400' 074° 1936 Ladbergen.Z. 14 ANM 65DN. 22secs F/O Davies O.61'.
On the reverse is handwritten '300 yds, 287'

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation on Rheydt. The ground detail is obscured by explosions and anti-aircraft fire.
It is annotated '2533 Skell 19/20.9.44// NT (C) 8" 11000

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Five photographs on an album page.

Photo 1 and 5 are views under the aircraft. Photo 1 is captioned 'Bomb bay view 4000' .
Photo 2 is K Watson in flying helmet and oxygen mask, captioned 'Self portrait ?!!'.
Photo 3 is a vertical photo…

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Air Ministry map of East Lincolnshire and North Norfolk, centred on The Wash. Air gunnery and air artillery ranges are marked, as are some airfields, in pen. The reverse, showing the outer cover, has, 'Delaney' hand-written in red. Cover shows this…

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph taken at RAF Scampton on 2 July 1945.

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Headed 'Sgt Pearce, 23.6.44, Ex 1, Course 99B'. Air-to-air gunnery film with Miles Martinet target aircraft. Taken from Wellington from RAF Ingham.

VPearceAT[Date]-0003.mp4
Headed 'Sgt Pearce, 24.6.44, Ex 2, Course 99B'. Air-to-air gunnery film with Miles Martinet target aircraft. Taken from Wellington from RAF Ingham.

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.
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