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LDentonDH1256316v1.pdf
Flying log book for Dennis Denton covering the period from 3 May 1941 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Includes a map of part of France including the Vitry area, his Gunnery Course results, Certificates and…

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16 small photographs showing the snowy chateau grounds and Corbenem village. Captioned 'Grounds of Chateau Everard January 1945 and 'Chateau Everard , Corbenem January 1945'.

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Five pictures of 226 Squadron aircrew around the chateau and airfield. Page captioned 'March 1945'

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Seven small photographs showing members of 226 Squadron aircrew in various parts of the village. Page captioned 'Corbenem January 1945'.

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Five small photographs, first snowy scene captioned 'Chateau grounds, January 1945.
Second is of individual standing in the snow, captioned 'Gary Phillipson, January 1945.
Third is of a wooded scene, captioned Gary Phillipson, Dicky Cape, March…

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Five small photographs, first of individual on a landing stage , captioned 'Wilf'. Second is Dennis sitting at a table outside a cafe,captioned 'Myself'.
Third is two individuals, taken from behind, walking on a path next to a road, trees, fields…

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Five photographs of B-25 formations from the ground, page caption 'Vitry 1945 March Airborne'.

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Five small photographs, four of B-25s dispersed on the airfield, fifth of airfield buildings. Page captioned 'Vitry March 1945'.

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Three photographs, first captioned 'The Moat', second and third captioned 'Rear of Chateau'. Page captioned 'November 1944'

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Two photographs, the first with the crew standing in front of the RH side of the aircraft nose with other B-25s in the background, crew named, 'W/O Legge (Lofty), F/O Phillipson (Gary), W/C Kerr, F/O Clutton (Wilf), Myself, November 1944'.

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Three photographs captioned' Chateau Everard - November 1944'.

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Four small photographs, first of two individuals with airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray Donnely - F/O Double.
Second individual standing by end of a shed, airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Gary'.
Third is of four…

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Three small photographs, first, two individuals standing by end of a shed, airfield with B 25 in background, captioned 'Alfy Lan - Bobby Parsons. Second an individual standing with B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray'.. Third large buildings,…

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Six small photographs, first individual standing by end wall of a shed, captioned 'Dinty Moore'.
Second of two individuals on airfield with B-25s as background, captioned 'Wilf - Bert.
Third is of snowy street of substantial houses, captioned…

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Three story building, trees behind, garden to the front. On the reverse, partially obscured captioned 'Chateau [??] January 1945

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2nd Tactical Air Force Christmas card with seven signatures. Captioned '137. Wing. Photographic S.H.Q. Vitry en Artois.'

Artwork inside card depicting Allied advance in western europe from D Day.

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Photograph 1 is of non-commissioned officers supervising children at a Christmas Party, captioned 'Christmas Party for the children of Vitroy [sic] en Artois and surrounding villages, in the village hall, Vitroy [sic] en Artois, given by R.A.F. 137…

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Photograph 1 is of a destroyed German 8.8 mm gun, captioned 'German Gun.'
Photograph 2 is of a destroyed German half-track, captioned 'German Tank.'
Photograph 3 and 4 are six airmen sitting on the barrel of a Tiger tank.
Photograph 5 and 6 are…

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Photograph 1 is of five airmen at work outside their trailer, captioned 'Photographic Mobile Unit.'
Photograph 2 is of four airmen including Reginald George Cavalier at work outside their trailer. Captioned 'Sid Burton, Les Seymour, John…

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Photograph 1 is the crew of the B-25.
Photograph 2 is the crew of the B-25 adding the letters 100 to the aircraft's nose art.
Photograph 3 is a group of airmen round the nose of the aircraft. They are captioned '226 Sqd, 1st Mitchell A/C to…

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Photograph 1 is a senior officer laying a wreath in a cemetery with airmen and civilians watching. Captioned 'Nov 1st 1944, All Saints Day. Group/ Capt MacDonald O.C. 137 Wing T.A.F. 2 laying wreath on Allied Airmens graves in Cemetery, Vitroy…

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Photograph 1 is of a group of four airmen standing in front of a 6' high post and wire fence in heavy frost. They are wearing battledress and are armed. Reginald George Cavalier is second from the right. Captioned 'Dec 24th 1944 Jock Sadler, Chalky…

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Photographs 1 and 2 are views of a house captioned 'Photo Sec Billet, 11th Dec 1944' (in heavy snow) and 'Vitry en Artois, Northern France. Photo Sec Billet, Jan 1945.'

Photographs 3 and 4 are street scenes in deep snow captioned 'Photo Sec…
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