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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--York"

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Reply to a request from Cheshire that 4 Group provide crew. Not possible at present due to heavy commitments and new squadrons forming.

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Bettie was born in Wakefield. The family moved to Doncaster when she was eleven and at 21 she joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service. While in Doncaster she helped at the YMCA café as part of the war effort and that is where she met and married…

ELingHTNDudleyCJ891201.pdf
The story of a complete engine failure in Wellington LN 487 over York at 15,000ft at night. The aircraft was over York and crash-landed safely. The rear-gunner had been knocked unconscious but was unhurt, as were the rest of the crew.

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Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

AMcClementsI150921.mp3
Iris McClements was a member of the Women’s Junior Air Corps and then the Royal Observer Corps. She met her husband on one of his visits to York.

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Short note requesting that Dennis get the enclosed (unidentified) for his father and discussing how to pay. Page has faint embossed single engine aircraft.

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Details of nine operations carried out between February and May 1943 from RAF Elvington on 77 Squadron flying Halifax. Targets include Cologne, Berlin and several in the Ruhr.

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Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two airmen standing in a grassy area.
Photo 2 is two airmen in a field.
Photo 3 is an airman standing with his hands in his pockets.
Photo 4 is three airmen on a bridge over the Ouse at York.
Photo 5…

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A row of buildings line the back of a riverbank, some boats are parked up to the edge.

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Most of the photo Is taken up by some church ruins, to the left a women in a long coat and hat is sat down on the grass. In the centre a figure is stood looking at the ruins, tress can be seen in the background.

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Photo 1 is two civilians walking along a street.
Photo 2 and 6 are the same. A group of 31 men and Women's Army Corps in five rows.
Photo 3 and 7 are the same. Mary Ellen Stretton in a borrowed army uniform and two members of the Women's Army…
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