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A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

A group of 28 trainees arranged in three rows in front of a twin engined aircraft.

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Oblique aerial photograph of central Winnipeg with river meandering top left to middle right and a branch meandering from top centre to bottom centre.

Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam seated with pipe and Watteau looking out of the hospital window.
Photo 2 is a woman standing outside a building, captioned 'F/Lt Mabel Lyons'.
Photo 3 is a nurse studying paperwork, captioned 'P/O P.…


Six men and two nurses positioned on and around an ambulance.

An Anson seen from the front and above showing damage along its leading edges, engines and nose, captioned 'ASI 2/5/41 Hailstone Damage RCAF Rivers, Man'.


Eight b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman on a freight wagon ladder, captioned 'Arthur'.
Photo 2 is an airman standing on the roof of a freight wagon.
Photo 3 is a steam engine.
Photo 4 is a grain elevator at the side of the…

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a low level aerial oblique of a small township with a dammed lake, captioned 'Delta Beach'.
Photo 2 is of towering clouds, captioned 'Storm Up!'.
Photo 3 is a Battle in flight.
Photo 4 is a low level…

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 4 are low level obliques of the airfield and hangars.
Photo 2 is a high level oblique of the hangars and other buildings with the runways at the top.
Photo 3 is a low level oblique of the apron with many…

An aerial view of McDonald airfield surrounded by snow, captioned 'McDonald 6,000 ft'.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a wooden house, captioned 'The nearest Farmhouse'.
Photo 2 is an airman reading a newspaper, captioned 'Shep'.
Photo 3 is an airman standing on a step outside a wooden building, numbered 13, captioned…

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman lying on the ground, captioned 'The Gopher Hunters'.
Photo 2 is two airmen sitting on the ground, captioned 'Wag & Ramsay'.
Photo 3 is a horse and cart captioned 'Trotting at Portage'.
Photo 4…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a bomb aimer at his station, captioned 'Bombing (Frank in action)'
Photo 2 is a gun, captioned 'Vickers G.O'
Photo 3 is a line of Battles.
Photo 4 is airmen checking their targets, captioned 'Gunnery'.

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is inside the mess, captioned 'What a Mess!'.
Photo 2 is the inside of Sam's barracks, captioned 'What a Barracks'.
Photo 3 is a Battle loaded with bombs, captioned 'Bombing Up'.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are lines of Battles.
Photo 3 is a port side view of a Battle with the control tower behind.
Photo 4 is a starboard side view of a Cessna Bobcat'.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam's barracks, captioned 'Main St'.
Photo 2 is the control tower.
Photo 3 and 4 is a road turned to mud. A bulldozer is trying to clear the mud.

Four oblique aerial photographs.
Photo 1 and 2 are views of the snowy city, captioned 'Winnipeg 8,000 ft'.
Photo 3 is a view of houses, captioned 'Winnipeg 1,000' ft. There is also a ticket from the Winnipeg Electric Company.
Photo 4 is a snowy…

Photo 1 is 'The "Bright" Class', 14 graduates of the Astro course at Rivers.
Photo 2 is Sam in hospital.
Photo 3 is six men and two nurses sat on an ambulance.
Photo 4 is Sam smoking a pipe looking out from his bed.
Photo 5 is Sam on a…

Sam's graduation ceremony then further training on Battles and Astro on Ansons.
Photo 1 and 2 are the menu for the graduation meal.
Photo 3 is the ticket for the graduation dance.
Photo 4 is the tables set for the graduation meal.
Photo 5 is the…

The text contains some detail of Sam Saunders' training in Canada.
Photo 1 is annotated 'Our First Aeroplane January 1941'. It is an Anson with a group of 42 airmen arranged in front.
Photo 2 is the backs of 11 or so airmen in a classroom.

Two b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is looking along the tracks to a station at Arden.
Photo 2 is Terry taking photo 1, by Syd Norriss

Terry Ford writes home describing his journey across Canada en-route to his training school at Neepawa. He mentions the scenery, the people and the differences in the way of life between home and Canada he encountered.

News-sheet of the Canadian Prisoners of War Relatives Association. This edition covers the danger of rumours, editorial policy on letters, NCOs organise at Stalag IVB, Mrs Ian Campbell's work for POWs, Canadian Red Cross Prisoner of War shipments,…

The News Sheet of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association. This edition covers Victory in Europe, the death of President Roosevelt, the liberation of Canadian POWs, assembly centres for released POWs, the seizure of German POW records,…
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