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Two photographs.
#1 Seven airmen, some leaning on the starboard nose of a B-24 Liberator. They are partly dressed in tropical kit.
On the reverse 'Grandad in the middle'. and ' Celone aerodrome (nr Foggia, Italy) 1944. (N for Nelly & Crew)'

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A Woolley, flight engineer. Covering the period from 6 July 1943 to 25 June 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 1654…

Harrison Sproates’ Flying Log Book as wireless operator from 3rd January 1941 until 29th May 1944. Training was at No. 2 Signals School, No. 1 Air Gunnery School, and 13 Operational Training Unit. Posted to 244 Squadron for operations in the Middle…

George served as a wireless operator on Air Sea Rescue launches.

Bill Bilton served as Motorboat Crew in the Mediterranean.

Left page: top, notice of the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer R.V.Keeling.
Middle and bottom, congratulations to Bob on his award.
Right page; top, title of the Vauxhall Mirror.
Middle, report of Bob's operational career…

Left page: top, congratulations to Mr and Mrs Keeling on their wedding.
Bottom, Stanley sending love and best wishes.
Right page: propaganda leaflets dropped in Italy and Germany, annotated 'war time propaganda leaflets released by the R.A.F.'.

Pilot's flying log book for Robert 'Bob' Victor Keeling covering the period 15 June 1939 to 30 June 1943. Details his training and operational duties. Bob flew 27 night operations, 15 as second pilot to Pilot Officer Deacon, Sergeant Prior and…

Observer’s, air gunner’s and W/T operators flying log book for R B Hatherly, wireless operator, covering the period from 6 December 1944 to 3 September 1945. He was stationed at 460 Squadron RAF Binbrook, RAF East Kirkby and 1 Advanced Flying…

Extracts from Peter Baxter’s Flying Log Book as Flight Engineer from February 1938 until 16 June 1946. The extract only includes his flying record and is missing front and end covers, details of postings and aircraft flown.

After pre-aircrew…

Bill Foskett standing on the balcony of the Udine airfield control tower.

A man standing on the balcony of the Udine-Campoformido airfield control tower. On the reverse 'The New Tower'.

View of the Campoformido airfield control tower, the Pasian di Prato bell tower is visible in the distance. On the reverse 'My Domain'.

Oblique aerial views of Udine Campoformido airfield. On the reverse ' "My Domain from the Air" while still under construction. Udine Feb 1946'.

The authorisation allows Bill and a colleague to fly to Venice Lide.


A sketch map of locations where Bill served in the RAF: Bari, Benghazi, Cairo, Calais, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Karlsruhe, Lille, London, Marseilles, Montmédy, Munich, Naples, Roma, Saarbrucken, Stuttgart, Trieste, Tripoli, Udine, and Venice.

Bill is sitting writing a letter. It is captioned 'Writing my last letter home. Campoformido Officers Mess Garden July 1946'.

Four men standing on the pavement at the side of the road in front of the 'Voisin' hangar. On the reverse 'F/O Chris Taylor F/O Stan Edwards Ft/Lt "Willy"Williams Ft/Lt Me'.
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