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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…

Four photographs of Naples, taken from a balcony of what now is Villa Giullia (Via Armando Diaz 158) looking down the street in the direction of Mount Vesuvius.

Four photographs of Port Elizabeth, two of his billet.

Identification kindly…

LH page, captioned 'Italy - England passenger service August 1945', four photographs of Naples and Castellammare di Stabia.
RH page four photographs of No 42 ANS.

Geoff did two Operation Dodge flights with 103 Squadron.

Geoff did three Op Dodge flights, two with 103 Squadron

Geoff did three Operation Dodge flights, two with No 103 Squadron and this one with 57 Squadron.

Flight from Naples to RAF Glatton (Nr Huntingdon) with 20 passengers then on to RAF Elsham Wolds.

Flight from Naples to RAF Glatton with 20 passengers then on to RAF Elsham Wolds.

A biography of Bill written by his flying colleague from Bomber Command. It covers his war and post-war activities.

The diary starts with a letter stating that Les is missing and believed killed. In reality he had become a prisoner of war. It is subtitled 'Diary June 3rd 1941 to Nov 6th 1943 Life as a POW'

Photographs taken around Pompeii and Naples.
1. A view of the ancient amphitheatre at Pompeii. Some people can be seen standing and walking in the arena.
2. A view of Vesuvius from the bay of Naples.
3. A view of the South East corner of the…

Chapter 8 - Overture and Beginners. Gives account of time on OTU at RAF Lossiemouth. Includes ground instruction, crewing up and description of station and training on Wellington. Writes about a fatal crash he sees and about some of his sorties.…

An opera programme with details of the production in English and Italian. There is a second copy which is identical and not linked.

A programme for the two operas.

A programme for the opera, Rigoletto with details on the production in English and Italian.

Catches up with family news and mentions a recent operation that Ken took part in on a battleship and noted he was back on operations with a famous squadron. The only famous one he knew was 12. Noted that he would be very busy.

Sent to Kenneth and Vera Gill from 159 MU, RAF C.M.F. Drawing of map showing England and Italy with Spitfire.

A reconnaissance photograph showing bomb damage to an industrial area of Naples centred on railway marshalling yard. Extensive bomb craters and damage to the railway yards and surrounding buildings is visible throughout. Ten numbers are marked on the…

Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Scott, bomb aimer, covering the period from 1 September 1942 to 4 January 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 Bombing &…

Top left - four men wearing shorts, two with no shirts and one with sombrero, three standing and one sitting in front of an earn with round object on top. In the background a tent. Captioned 'Ted with J Prentice & two crew, killed over Naples July…

Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…
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