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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Georgia"

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Three colour postcards.
#1 a Halifax of 35 Squadron, in flight.
#2 Albany, Georgia - Pecan trees and a hunter with aircraft above.
#3 Lakeland, Florida. Orange trees, fishing and houses.

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Gives personal details, dates of service as airman and recommended for commission 26/7/43. Lists postings for training and to 9 Squadron. Mustered as pilot, then observer and navigator.

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Catches up with family news, birthdays and other news. Mentions he had now moved to Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida. Describes living conditions and provides sketch map of camp. Comments on food, weather, and that they had not yet flown, Writes…

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Writes of life at Turner Field, Georgia, including food, putting on weight, weather, pay, the hospitality and American people, local churches, American cars and on base activities. Continues with description of visits to local town. Expecting to be…

SGillK1438901v10017.pdf
Mentions travel by rail to Moncton and comments on cold weather. Writes of his activities, food available and local shops. Goes on to describe onward train journey to the United States including food, countryside, weather and stops. Arrived at Turner…

SGillK1438901v10013.pdf
Starts with account of movements in RAF for 1941. Continues lwith entries for daily activities. Embarks Greenock, Leaves Milford Haven on 8 January for voyage across Atlantic and describes voyage to Canada. Arrives Moncton 20 January describes daily…

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A card defining cadets limits, on the reverse and cadet officer of the day, cadet in charge of quarters, hospital, special pass or furlough and open post.

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A booklet containing historical images of the USAAF, details about training and photographs of staff and cadets.

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Top left - two airmen wearing tunics and side caps standing each side of a man wearing civilian suit and two children. Captioned 'Ken, Sandra, Sidney, Mr Cook, Bert, Sylvester Georgia'.
Bottom left - A airman wearing tunic and side cap in front of a…

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Top left - band marching in formation with barrack block behind. Captioned 'Station band, Turner Field'.
Top right - a group of airmen queuing on steps outside a barrack block. Captioned 'Grub-up, Turner Field'.
Bottom left - a group of airmen in…

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Left - formations of airmen around flag pole in area surrounded by barracks. Captioned 'Retreat formation, Turner Field, Albany, Georgia'.
Top right - four airmen wearing tunics standing in line in front of a barrack block. Captioned 'Ken, Ted, Bert…

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Top left - view from road of snow covered landscape with trees. Captioned 'Border Country, Vanceboro, Maine'.
Top right - view of two story white barracks captioned 'Barracks, Turner Field, Georgia'.
Bottom - alligators in pool, captioned…

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A military pass used by Maurice at Cochran field.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for completing his pilot training course.

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A certificate awarded to Maurice for passing his instrument flying course.

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A bus, car and waiting passengers at the bus station. On the reverse handwritten 'Valdosta, Bus Station' and printed 'Valdosta Bus Station 1942'.

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Two aerial views of the twin lakes at Valdosta, identified on the reverse

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An intermittent record of Maurice's year. It starts with some time in the UK then he travels to Perth then the US for pilot training.

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Four pennants for Jacksonville Beaches, Darr, Cochran and Turner fields.

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An aerial photograph showing runways and apron at Moody Field, as annotated on the reverse.

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Maurice, in flying helmet, looking up at the sky. The image has been damaged or marked. On the reverse 'No! They're not bees'.

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Three men and two women sitting on the front of a car. On the reverse 'From the Left Possibly Pete, Dave (Davis) and Terry?'

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Maurice seated in the back of a car wearing sunglasses. On the reverse 'Maurice in 1942 having a break as Top Gun!'

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Maurice and Pete seated in a barbers with two assistants posing for their photographs. On the reverse 'Haircut time for Pete and Maurice in Albany'.
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