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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…

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…

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…

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 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'.

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 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'.

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 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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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'.


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

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.…


A speech given by Keith. He recalls his 30 operations and his time training at Scarborough, Brough and Canada. Initially a pilot he was reassigned as a bomb aimer. He was posted to East Kirkby. He details some of his operations.

Pilots flying log book for K Ganney, covering the period from 7 December 1942 to 16 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. It also lists his flying prior to log book. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RCAF Davidson and RCAF Dauphin. Aircraft flown…

Oblique aerial photograph of central Winnipeg looking due east with the Red River meandering top left to middle right and the Assiniboine River meandering from bottom centre to top centre joining it. The Trans Canada Highway runs top left to bottom…

One photograph, a menu related to the Graduation dinner of Course 76a Navigators and a card with a photograph.
Photo 1 is a group of trainee navigators arranged in three rows in front of an Anson.
Item 2 is the menu front cover for the event taking…

Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is 11 airmen arranged in three rows. The caption reads 'Waiting at the station - ready for home. Rivers, Man'.
Photo 2 is a large house, captioned 'The Taits - Shediac NB'.

Six photographs from a photo album.
Photo 1 and 3 are airmen dressed up with signs about training. Two men are on horses in photo 3.
Photo 2 is seven airmen, captioned 'Waiting for the train from Brandon, Man'.
Photo 4 is six airmen sitting on the…

Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman standing to attention, captioned 'Tough boy Bailey'.
Photo 2 is a tower of three airmen on shoulders, watched by two others and captioned 'The Rivers Indian rope trick'. Behind is an Anson.

Ten photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 3 are aerial views of Rivers.
Photo 2 is an aerial view of the base at Rivers.
Photo 4, 5 and 6 are Ansons at the airfield.
Photo 7 is the Pavilion at Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg.
Photo 8 is a view of…
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