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ABowkerD151117.mp3
David Bowker joined the Air Force and was originally training to be a wireless operator / air gunner but remustered as a pilot. He discusses rudder lock on early versions of Halifax. Jacqueline Bowker his wife, discusses her life during the war and…

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A route, with times, flown by Steve Puskas in 'Sweet Adeline' on D Day. The route starts in Yorkshire then Kings Lynn, East of Eastbourne, SSE of Caen, N of Gurnsey, SE of Exeter, E of Porthcawl, W of Stoke-on-Trent then back to base. The aircraft…

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A poem about the loss of Halifax, WL-U.
A second sheet states 'Written by Dale Plante niece to Allan Kurtzhals'.

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Eleven men wearing a mixture of battledress jackets, shorts and football tops with a cup. Information from donor 'Squadron aircrew football team March 1945'.

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Two photographs, first of 39 aircrew posed in two rows in front of a Halifax, second of 19 aircrew posed in two rows in front of wooden building. Information from donor '102 Squadron bomb aimers, Pocklington 1945'.

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Seven aircrew standing in front of right inner engine of Halifax. From information supplied by donor 'No 102 Sqdn crew'.

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Two photographs, first of a crew posed close to the H2S fairing on the left side DY E are the a/c letters, second is of Halifax just about to taxi, airman removing wheel chock. Information from donor 'Halifax DY-E about to taxi for bombing run'.

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12 airmen arranged in two rows. The front three are seated with nine standing behind. Names on the reverse.

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A card with 52 signatures and the home town of participant on the Initial Training Wing course.
Syd Marshall's Airman's Alphabetical Index card.
The page is captioned '121 Intake I.T.W Bridlington'.

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Seventeen airmen in two rows sitting and standing. In the background a Halifax with bomb doors open. All are wearing side caps and four have visible brevets. There is an arrow pointing to the third man from the right back row. Captioned 'Ken Beard…

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18 airmen are arranged in two rows, seated and standing. On the reverse 'Melbourne 10 Sqd Yorkshire 1944'.

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Two seat open topped sports car with hood down parked on road facing right in front of Nissen hut. In the background another Nissen hut and trees. On the reverse '1934 Singer 9 Lemans 2 seater ar RAF Sandtoft, Yorkshire England May or June 1945'.

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A large group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a C-47 Dakota. Captioned '1945 Full Sutton'.

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34 airmen arranged in three rows at Allerton Castle.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Staff officers at 6 (RCAF) Group Group HQ. Allerton Park. Grp. Capt. Lane is seated fourth from right, on his right Grp. Capt. Johnny Fauquier,…

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34 airmen arranged in three rows at Allerton Castle. Each individual is named in the caption.

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34 airmen arranged in three rows in front of Allerton Castle.
There are two images and the first has a caption with the names of those present.

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PCothliffKB15110066.jpg
35 squadron air and ground crews arranged in three rows in front of a Halifax.
It is annotated '35 Sqdn . Linton. Sept. 1941'.

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A large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front and on the wing of a Lancaster. Annotated 'UK20082'.
On the reverse '419 [scored out] 427 Sqdn
427 with C.O. Centre W/C EM Bryson DFC
British built Lanc Leeming May 45'.

MSharrockR2210141-180309-01.pdf
A brief history of 428 Squadron, formed at Dalton on 7 November 1942, part of No. 4 Group then transferred to No. 6 Group at Middleton St George. Some of the operations are discussed, as are the aircraft flown by the squadron. There is a list of…

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A squadron group of Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in rows in front of a Wellington. There are two men standing up through the cockpit roof of the aircraft. On the reverse the title '428 Squadron 1943, Dalton, Feb 1943'. Statements on…

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A squadron group of Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in rows in front of a Wellington. There are two men standing up through the cockpit roof of the aircraft. A number of personnel have numbers appended above or below them. On the…

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

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Four rows of trainees and one officer. At the bottom is handwritten '1941 Scarborough'. On the reverse 'October 1941 10 ITW Scarborough'.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Halifax. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn at RAF Croft 1942'.

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A large group of personnel sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Halifax. In addition large groups of airmen are sitting and standing across the top of the wings and engines. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn Breighton after VE Day'.
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