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PBowerFG20010030.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of seven airmen posing on a beach, annotated 'Matheson Hammock'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of F G Bower.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting in a chair beside an American flag.

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Photo 1 is five airmen in swimming trunks on the beach.
Photo 2 is a beach view with lots of sunbathers.
Photo 3 is eight airmen relaxing on the beach.
Photo 4 is two airmen lying on the beach.
Photo 5 is an airman standing on the beach.
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LAnsellAV1390280v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force observer’s and air gunner’s log book for Sergeant Albert Victor Ansell from 25 October 1942 to 30 April 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at Pan American Airways navigation school…

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Photo 1 is two single beds, annotated 'Room 302 - San Sebastian Hotel - Coral Gables'.
Photo 2 is a view of a path and trees from the San Sebastian Hotel.
Photo 3 is blossom on a royal poinciana tree.
Photo 4 and 5 are views from the hotel.
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PLovattP19140027.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph of downtown Miami.

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Photo 1 is F G Bower and a woman standing in a garden.
Photo 2 is two men sitting on a train, annotated 'Corpl Booth & Bewsher in Train'.
Photo 3 is a man working in a garden with a boy looking on.
Photo 4 is three men dressed for tennis with…

PBowerFG20010044.jpg
Photo 1 and 2 are F G Bower standing with parrots.
Photo 3 is a view of tropical plants.
Photo 4 is a round building annotated 'Coral Gables City Hall'.
Photo 5 is a parrot on a branch.
Photo 6 is tropical plants.
Photo 7 is a flamingo standing…

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MBowerFG1575473-200123-040001.jpg
A list of addresses where F G Bower stayed interspersed with names and addresses of colleagues.

LBowerFG1575473v1.pdf
Flying log book for F G Bower covering the period from 25 June 1942 to 4 April 1943. Detailing his flying training, including course certificate until his death on Active Service. He was stationed at Pan-American Airways Observer School, Miami, USA…

PBowerFG20010051.jpg
Photo 1 is the flying boat terminal at Dinner Key Miami.
Photo 2 is a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat.
Photo 3 is an aerial view of the terminal with two flying boats alongside,

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Arthur Spencer joined the Royal Air Force after leaving school. He began pilot training in Florida but then re-mustered as a navigator and trained in Pensacola. He completed two tours of operations as a navigator with 97 Squadron at RAF Woodhall Spa…

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Bob Culpin worked for the civil service before joining the RAF in 1941. He was posted to Alabama for pilot training but was remustered and instead, completed a navigation course in Miami. When he returned to Great Britain, Culpin formed a…

LQuineJW185297v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J W Quine, covering the period from August 1942 to 18 January 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 582 squadron. He was stationed at Miami, RCAF Edmonton,…

PDorricottLW15090046.jpg
Leonard Dorricott and two men wearing swimming trunks are sitting on a chain fence by a swimming pool. Leonard Dorricott is on the right. There are palm trees in the background.

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EDorricottLWVarious41-42.pdf
Note book containing 84 pages of letters covering the period 1 September 1941 to 4 July 1942. It covers his training in the UK, Canada and the USA. He describes, in detail, his social life and eating arrangements but very little about the actual…

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A letter from Jack Lawrence to Terry Ford telling him about the course and subjects he is studying while at Naval Air School in Pensacola, Florida, and their social activities.

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People on sandy beach are sunbathing, swimming or standing. A line of palms is visible in the background. On the reverse 'Matheson Hammock. Miami. April 5th 1942'.

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Photo 1 is a group of nine airmen standing outside a building.
Photo 2 is an airman sitting on the front of a car.
Photo 3 is two men with tennis rackets, annotated 'Bill Hart & Mac'.
Photo 4 is a man on the shoulders of another trying to reach…

PBowerFG20010022.jpg
Photo 1 is a street scene at the Hotel Roxy corner.
Photo 2 is a street scene with a skyscraper in the background
Photo 3 is the skyline looking across the sea.
Photo 4 is a crowd on a pier looking at a large fish suspended by its tail.
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PBowerFG20010036.jpg
Photo 1 is a street scene with high rise buildings behind.
Photo 2 is an aerial oblique of Miami.
Photo 3 is an aerial oblique of Miami port.
Photo 4 is a busy street scene.

PBowerFG20010040.jpg
Photo 1 is a large round section of a building, identified as Coral Gables, City Hall.
Photo 2 is a line of palm trees in a park.

PBowerFG20010049.jpg
Photo 1 is a postcard of an aerial view of Miami annotated 'Miami, Fla [indecipherable] as seen from the Goodyear Blimp' and '058 RL Simpson'.
Photo 2 is the skyline of Miami at night.
Photo 3 is a postcard view across water to the Miami skyline.…
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