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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Manitoba--Winnipeg"
Tags: 207 Squadron; 3 Group; 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cornell; crewing up; Dominie; flight engineer; hangar; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; promotion; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Bottesford; RAF Hunmanby Moor; RAF Leconfield; RAF Marham; RAF Methwold; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Spilsby; RAF Sywell; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Westcott; recruitment; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: aerial photograph
Item 1 is a photo of a native Canadian standing and wearing traditional costume.
Item 2 is a train ticket from Rivers to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item 3 is a train ticket from Rivers to Winnipeg.
Photo 1 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CPR'.
Photo 2 is a steam engine captioned ;The first CPR No 1 at Winnipeg'.
Photo 3 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CNR'.
Photo 4 is an airman with an aircraft behind,…
Photo 1 is an Anson viewed from the port/rear, captioned 'The "Flying Greenhouse" '.
Photo 2 is three Ansons outside a hangar, captioned 'Warming Up'.
Photo 3 is three airmen standing at the front of an Anson,…
Tags: 128 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 38 Squadron; 40 Squadron; 627 Squadron; 692 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; C-47; Hudson; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Graveley; RAF Harwell; RAF Hendon; RAF Marham; RAF Oakington; RAF Shallufa; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
The text describes his early training then transfer to Canada learning on Ansons in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam standing in the snow outside a hut.
Photo 2 is a ship.
Photo 3 is Sam and friend leaning on an…
Further annotation reads '24 O.T.U. [indecipherable] 1659 F/O Black'
On the left of the caption is annotated Operational Training Unit lengths of duty for most of the crew.