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PTeasdaleA2203.pdf
A brief story about the crew of 'M for Mother'. It includes details of the crew and a photograph of the crew in flying kit at the nose of their aircraft.

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Brown crocodile skin album cover. On the reverse details of Sergeant Max Langworthy. RAAF 228843.

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

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A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

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Relates how an Australian squadron Halifax with a damaged fin was successfully brought home with rope tied onto the rudder bar and the bomb aimer using it to operate the rudder under pilot's instructions. Annotated 'Aust newsletter April 11…

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A photograph of a model made by Brian with details on its construction.

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Eight airmen in a row shaking hands with Lord Reith. Behind is a B-24.
On the reverse 'Lord Reith, Leader of a radio & cable mission to Australia congratulating the crew of the Liberator a/c No AL504 "Commando" on arrival at Kingsford Smith Airport…

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BCleggPVIsaacsonPv1.pdf
Covers his flight from England west via the United States to Australia in 1943.

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A fragment of a parachute on which is written ‘Anzac Day 25.4.45, In M-Mike, Berchsgarten (Hitler’s Hang Out), 460 Squadron crest and moto strike and return, 460 Sqdn, F/O "Lofty" Payne, (WA), F/Sgt W A Stanley (Vic), Col Fraser, ( " ), "Buck"…

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Two names and addresses. AUS421402 H E C Scott F/O and AUS 402516 Jay Lynch F/O. Note 'Scotty taken prisoner August 1944'.

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Brian Robert Southwell was born in Sydney and lived during the Depression which saw him have to set aside his interest in aircraft in order to secure a steady wage with an office job. He spent eighteen months making a model aircraft with the support…

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Don Browning volunteered for aircrew and began his training as a wireless operator in his native Australia. His arrival in Brighton in the UK coincided with his first experience of an air raid. Don was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. He did…

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Don Southwell grew up in Australia and worked for RKO Radio Pictures and as an Air Raid Precautions Warden before volunteering for the Royal Air Force. After training in Australia and Canada, he flew nine operations as a navigator with 463 Squadron…

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Ernest Cutts was born in Mallee in Victoria and at the age of fifteen he passed the Commonwealth Public Service Exam, joining the Military Post Office as a civilian junior postal officer. At eighteen he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force and…

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Frank Mottershead grew up in Australia and volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a wireless operator with 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. The whole crew had a tradition of always flying with a gold kangaroo pendant in…

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Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…
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