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From John Turner apologising over missing 192 squadron party because of transport difficulties. Misses Foulsham and squadron. Writes of current situation and catches up with friends news. Asks to be remembered by all.

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The letter advises Mrs Turner that her son is seriously ill after a flying accident.

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The letter advises Charles that he has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Medal.

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Letter encloses certificate for permanent award of the pathfinder force badge awarded on completion of his tour. Certificate signed by Air Vice Marshall D C T Bennett.

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Written while under training at RAF Chedburgh. Thanks her for food she sent. Not flying yet but relates that he is very pleased with results crew obtained in examinations which shows they should be a good crew. Writes about their 'Geordie' engineer…

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Writes while sunbathing on the beach. Describes life in Newquay mentioning numbers of evacuated children and some aspects of his training. Engages in banter and relates some events. Talks about their car and speculates over his future moves.…

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Catches up with family and friends and mentions that he is night flying at present.

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Relates journey to new station and 115 Squadron somewhere in Norfolk/Suffolk. Arrived at Honnington but no 115 Squadron. Arranged transport to correct base at Wretham. Well looked after at Honington by American maintenance squadron. Many other…

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Bill has received her parcel and letter. Visited Bury St Edmunds. Describes area around camp and where it is in relation to part of the village. Would be a good place to use his bike when it is repaired. May remain there but could move if parent…

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Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

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Five items, the first is Edward's description of the operation to the marshalling yards at Le Mans. He describes the anti-aircraft fire, and conditions over the target. Edward's navigation plot, the H2S plot of Le Mans, a press cutting with three…

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…

Royal Air Force navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for L W Green, air gunner, covering the period from 16 June 1944 to 8 July 1945. Detailing training, scores on gunnery course, and operations flown and post war…

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an air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation taken from the rear turret of a third. Both have fared over front turrets and no mid upper turrets. They are over Lowestoft on the Suffolk coast. White prefabs on the Gunton estate and Eastern Coach…

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Top is a group of airmen in front of a Lancaster. Captioned '207 Squadron (Aircrews and Ground Staff) At Stradishall, Suffolk. February 1947'.
Bottom is the rear of an air-to air view of a Lancaster captioned 'Lancaster EM-A in which we flew on…

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Alexander holding the barrels of two guns of his rear turret, annotated 'FH121 My Office Mildenhall 45 303 10,000 rounds 2500 per gun'.

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Aerial view of Lancaster 'LS-W' seen from the port side and slightly above.
On the reverse 'Lanc ME844 15 Sqdn Mildenhall
80 ops as 'C' until 23/3/45 then 'W'
Flew in this a/c as 'C' on 5/12/44 as 'Master Bomber' SCHWAMMENUAL DAM
Daylight T/O…

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Port side view of Lancaster, LS-W in flight. Underneath is written 15 Sqdn Lanc and RAF Mildenhall. On the reverse 'Lanc ME844 was originally "C" until 23/27 March 1945 flew in this aircraft on 5/12/1944 - see Log Book'.

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a starboard side view of a Lancaster in flight.
Photo 2 is a view of Lowestoft harbour, docks and river Waveney with row of ships. Underneath is a post-it with 'Op Manna'.

Identification kindly provided…

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Left page - top left - air-to-air view front port quarter of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster Mk1 KM-Z (LL854) Operation Frontline May 1946 44 (Rhodesia) SQ'.
Bottom left - similar air-to-air view front port quarter of a Lancaster with further…

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Type 464 (Provisioning) Lancaster parked on grass with elevated platforms on the left. On the reverse 'Dam Buster, RAF Mildenhall'.

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Four items, Edward's brief description, referring to P planes, reports being attacked by a Lancaster on the way home, his navigation plot, a map of the area near the target, a press cutting describing the days air activities mainly attacking V-1…

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Pilots flying log book one for L Valentine, covering the period from 7 October 1941 to 29 August 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Theale, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Medicine Hat, RAF Shawbury, RAF Stradishall, RAF Bicester and…

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Title 'Keith Dexter's home near Stradishall Suffolk, found for his mother to avoid Blitz on their home in London 41/42'. Top left thatched house with hedge in front captioned ' Stevenson Farm, Con's home 1940-47'. Top right side view of thatched…

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