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MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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First five operations on 149 Squadron Stirling, then one operation on 218 Squadron before he Joined 75 Squadron on 16 January 1945. List 15 operations as air gunner on Stirling and Lancaster.

LRoutledgeRS1520060v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R S Routledge, air gunner, covering the period from 18 July 1943 to 14 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

BWareingRWareingRv2.pdf
Starts with hand drawn map of Normandy marking main towns. The author records his experience on or around D-Day of bailing out of an aircraft shot down and on fire, and the subsequent aid given to him by the French Resistance. He also records a…

LMitchellJEF550261v2.pdf
John Mitchell’s wireless operator’s flying log book covering the period from 12 October 1941 to 9 August 1948. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator. He was stationed at RAF Kinloss (19 OTU), RAF Forres (19 OTU),…

LMillarJ1893458v10001.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Millar, air gunner, covering the period from 29 July 1943 to 27 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF Newmarket, RAF…

LChineryDR1465877v1.pdf
Flying log book for observers and air gunners for D R Chinery, air gunner, covering the period from 16 August 1943 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Llandwrog, RAF…

SBriarsRA1299161v1.pdf
Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

LHuttonGR1586017v1.pdf
G.R. Hutton’s Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 19th May 1943 to 24th August 1945, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey (1 AGS), RAF…

LMillerRB423155v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Miller, navigator, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 10 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg, RAF…

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Two pilots wearing flying helmets are at the front of cockpit looking back at a man on the left with earphones and Roy Chadwick on the right wearing a coat. On the reverse 'Please keep very safely. Roy Chadwick in cockpit of 1st Nene Lancastrian our…

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Four men standing in line. The two on the left wear overalls and the second from left is shaking hands with a man wearing coat and hat in the centre. To the right another two men both in overalls. The man on the far right is wearing side cap. Above…

PThomasAF20020039.jpg
Photo 1 is a postcard of the exterior of the church.
Photo 2 is a postcard of the interior of the church.

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Photo 1 is a postcard of the Place de la Concorde looking from across the Seine.
Photo 2 is a postcard looking across seven Seine bridges.

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Photo 1 is the courtyard of the Hotel de Cluny.
Photo 2 is a side view of the Opera.
Photo 3 is the Luxembourg Palace.
Photo 4 is the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, the Louvre and Tuileries Gardens.
Photo 5 is the Eiffel tower from the Court of…

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Photo 1 is a view from the top of the Arc towards Sacre-Coeur.
Photo 2 is the Arc taken from the Champs Elysees.
Photo 3 is from the top of the Arc looking along the Champs Elysees.
Photo 4 is a postcard with an aerial view of the Arc de…

PThomasAF20020035.jpg
Photo 1 is a postcard of the Sacre-Coeur at Montmartree.
Photo 2 is the Sacre-Coeur, looking up the staircase.
Photo 3 is the church of St Pierre-de-Montmartre.
Photo 4 is a street scene in Montmartre with the Sacre-Coeur in the background.
Photo…

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Photo 1 is the exterior of La Sainte-Chapelle.
Photo 2 is the interior showing the Upper Chapel, Sanctuary and Piscina.
Photo 3 is the lower chapel interior.

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Photo 1 is a postcard of Notre Dame, Ile de la Cite from the Seine.
Photo 2 is a postcard of La Fleche of Notre Dame and a view of the Seine.
Photo 3 is the east end of Notre Dame.
Photo 4 is the west front of Notre Dame.

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Photo 1 is the kitchens in the Conciergerie.
Photo 2 is the Great Hall in the Conciergerie.
Photo 3 is the Conciergerie from across the Seine.
Photo 4 is Pont au Change across to the Conciergerie.

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Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Arthur Thomas, taken in 1951.
Photo 2 is a postcard of the outside of the Louvre.
Photo 3 is a postcard of the Apollo's Gallery in the Louvre.
Photo 4 is an outside view of the Louvre from La Place du…
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