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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Middle East"

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An album cover for a collection of external and internal views of different churches in Jerusalem.

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Cavalry Altar with two priests in attendance. On the reverse 'Jerusalem Cavalry Altar'.

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The exterior of a church identified as the Church of Gesthemane on the reverse.

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Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. On the reverse 'Jerusalem. Interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre'.

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A church framed by an archway. On the reverse' Jerusalem, Church of the Redeemer'.

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A partially ruined stone building identified on the reverse as 'Jerusalem Citadel of David'.

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Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing khaki short sleeved shirt. Captioned 'Fred Perkins in Middle East'.
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LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

ACoburnA180509.mp3
Alan Coburn’s father was killed in the First World War when he was one year old and his brother was not yet born. He attended a prep school in London and then Rugby before gaining a degree at Oxford University. The insurance brokerage associated…

PBrettDT1501.jpg
Dennis was born in 1924 and joined the Royal Air Force in November 1942. He trained as a flight mechanic airframe at RAF Locking and was responsible for the whole of the aircraft, apart from the engines and the guns. Dennis explained the emergency…

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Geoff Golledge volunteered for the Royal Air Force and trained as a wireless operator / air gunner. For a time he served as ground personnel with 44 Squadron at RAF Waddington, on the flare path. One night he brought thirty five aircraft safely in to…

AHooperH151117.mp3
Harry Hooper enjoyed watching the planes at Heston Airfield as a child. He volunteered for the RAF in 1939 and began training to be a pilot. After his tour was completed he volunteered to serve in the Middle East. One evening he and a friend were…

AMillinJR160126.mp3
Jack Millin was working for his father as a painter and decorator before he volunteered for the RAF. He was a Civil Defence bicycle messenger and joined the ATC. When he joined the RAF he trained as a wireless operator/air gunner and was posted to…

ACurtisL90XXXX.mp3
Leslie Curtis describes how, when flying from Gibraltar to Malta, his Wellington (Z8773) experienced engine failure and he was forced to ditch in the Mediterranean Sea. The sole survivor, Leslie was picked up after four days by the destroyer, HMS…

AMcPhersonWhiteR150901.mp3
Roy White was born in Perth, Scotland but grew up in London. He joined the Air Training Corps, went on as a volunteer reserve and then served as an air gunner in the RAF. Tells of his brother serving in Coastal Command and surviving an aircraft…

AStevensonWR151202.mp3
Walter Stevenson lived in a village where the only employment was at the local mine. He was working as a blacksmith there when he volunteered for the RAF on his eighteenth birthday. Walter trained as a wireless operator/air gunner with Coastal…

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A stone wall with a gated entrance. There are some Arabs standing outside. On the reverse 'Jerusalem, Jaffa Gate'.

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A view over Jerusalem. On the reverse 'Jerusalem, General View'.

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Album cover for Jerusalem photographs. It features the Citadel of David and is thus captioned.

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The entrance to the War Cemetery framed by a stone gateway. On the reverse 'Jerusalem, War Cemetery'.

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A list of 12 photographs contained in the album

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A market view. On the reverse 'Jerusalem. Suk or market of spices'.

PBradburyDC17010018.pdf
Photo 1 - a night street scene, captioned 'Cairo Street en route to Palestine May 1946'.

Photo 2 - Denis sitting in uniform on a ship's railing. On a building is graffiti reading 'Nelson look at your heirs'. Above is the caption…
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