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LWhalleyJ1113651v1.pdf
Jack Whalley’s Royal Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 9th July 1941 until 10th October 1952. Initial training at No. 9 Air Observers School as an air observer, navigator, air gunner and bomb aimer. Further training as…

LMaddoxH4213871v1.pdf
Flight Sergeant H Maddox’s Flying Log Book as an Air Gunner from 2nd August 1944 until 24th July 1945. Initial training at No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School in Canada. Training continued at Operational Training Unit 11 and 1699 Training Flight/Heavy…

BGriffithsGGriffithsGv1.pdf
Discusses his training and service with Air Sea Rescue in Great Britain and Malta

AGriffithsG[Date]-01.mp3
George served as a wireless operator on Air Sea Rescue launches.

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v670002.mp3
Bertie Salvage joined the RAF in 1939 as an apprentice and initially began his technical training at RAF Cranwell before training was transferred to RAF Halton and also shortened because of the start of the Second World War. Bertie was present when…

SKeelingRV82689v10006.jpg
Left page: the instrument of abdication.
Right page, report of the death of the King.

PDirkinA1605.jpg
A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in six rows under the front of a Halifax. On the reverse 'North Creek [sic] Norfolk 1944 A Dirkin'.

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PParkeRG2303.jpg
Ray Parke trained as a flight engineer. During a training flight the pilot wanted to get back to base as soon as possible because he had a date but they were flying a Stirling. The pilot made an error on landing and the wheel stayed in the ditch and…

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Navigation calculation sheets and chart for an operation to a V-1 site at Beauvoir.

PFoskettW23020102.jpg
Four airmen standing under the nose of a B-17. On the reverse 'Ted Bonner (WOP) Ben Bonas (Rear Gunner) Me! Ray Delisile (Port Waist Gunner) Aug 1944 Oulton. Norfolk 214 Sqdn 100 Gp'.

PArnettRJ2301.jpg
Rex was born in Toronto Canada in 1924 and grew up there, at aged 18 in 1942 he joined the RCAF as aircrew. He initially started training as the second member of a Mosquito crew but was later changed to Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and having…

LFoskettW1323050v3.pdf
Bill Foskett’s Flying Log Book as Bomb Aimer from 6th November 1942 until 3rd July 1945. Retrained in Canada as bomb aimer and air gunner at 31 Bombing and Gunnery School (Picton) and 31 Advanced Navigation School (Port Albert). Posted to 2…

LBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

LCamlinAE1806468v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Alan Edwin Camlin, air gunner, covering the period 12 November 1943 to 12 January 1946 and detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.7 Air Gunner School RAF Stormy Down, No.11…

SBlamiresRG139996v20033-0001.jpg
Flight from RAF Elsham Wolds to RAF Tibenham then on to Berlin (Gatow) with 15 passengers.

SBlamiresRG139996v10007-0001.jpg
Flight from RAF Elsham Wolds to RAF Tibenham and then to Berlin (Gatow) with 15 passengers.

SBlamiresRG139996v20035-0001.jpg
Flight from Berlin (Gatow) to RAF Tibenham with 15 passengers and the next day on to RAF Elsham Wolds.

SBlamiresRG139996v10008-0001.jpg
Flight from Berlin (Gatow) to RAF Tibenham with passengers and then the next day back to RAF Elsham Wolds.

STaplinJA1268696v10006.pdf
He apologises again for not writing. He has been very busy. He is writing the letter in a field of poppies.

STaplinJA1268696v10007-0001.jpg
Part of a letter to John's family. He has settled down in his new post and is happy. He finds camp monotonous.
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