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Kenneth Trueman was working as a carpenter before he volunteered for the RAF and trained as a navigator in South Africa He flew operations with 640 Squadron. On their twenty fifth operation his aircraft was attacked by a night fighter. He baled out…

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Lawrence Penn grew up in Australia and worked as a bank clerk before he volunteered for the Air Force. He flew 40 operations as a pilot with 226 Squadron. After the war he had his own air taxi company and also flew for Qantas.

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Martin Catty grew up in London and was evacuated to Westward Ho! with his school at the beginning of the war. He completed a short training course at Cambridge University in 1942 and joined Air Force. After training he flew 40 operations as a…

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Ralph White grew up in Melbourne, Australia and originally joined the army. He later volunteered to become aircrew and undertook initial pilot training at Benella and Mallala in Australia before sailing to the UK via San Francisco and New York. He…

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John with others walking down a street in New York.

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Two photographs showing John (has a bandaged face) with others when they were in New York in transit from Australia to UK.

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John Blair standing with Leo Balderamos on a tall building with a cityscape in the background.

Caption: 'John Blair (left) and Leo Balderamos of Belize on the Empire State Building, New York, in October 1942'.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is six men on a beach, captioned 'At Keppoch Beach day before we left'.
Photo 2 is 12 airmen standing on the station platform, captioned 'On station at Sackville, N.B.'
Photo 3 is four airmen on the station…

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The letter contains news from Bagotville.

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Thanks Leonard Cheshire for writing when her brother Warrant Officer Brian O'Grady was reported missing. Writes that she has not given up hope,

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Letter from Sergeant Jim Cahir to his mother. He writes that he is at sea after leaving New York, about his activities on board the ship including card games, jigsaw puzzles and competitions with his other shipmates. He also writes about the very…

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Letter from Sergeant Cahir to his Mum and Vincent. In it he tells them all about his leave in New York, the places he has been and the shows he has seen.

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An air to air image of a Lincoln, RF522 'G' over New York, with the Empire State building in the background.

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Photograph 1 is a Lincoln flying over New York, captioned 'Over New York 1947'.
Photograph 2 is seven airmen in swimming trunks. Five are standing and two are sitting. It is captioned 'Jack Smalley, Harry Boness Reg Williams on the banks of the…

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Pilots flying log book for Michael James Beetham, covering the period from 5 December 1945 to 18 July 1952. Detailing his post war squadron duties, staff duties, flying training and instructor duties and flew the victory day fly past and good will…

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Partial view of New York out of rear turret. There is part of a tail of a Lancaster bottom right. In the distance Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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New York scenes. The first is of the Chrysler Building taken from a tall building. There are other tall buildings and a river, in the distance. Captioned 'Chrysler Bldg.'. The second is taken from a few floors up looking down on parked and moving…

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Top left - view of New York city. Top right - view of New York city. Bottom - view of New York city. On the reverse 'New York (from Empire State Building), USA'.

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New your buildings. The first is a view from a tall building looking towards the Hudson River. There are several tall buildings and smoking chimneys. The second is a ground level view looking up the RCA Building, 30 Rockefeller Center. The third is…

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30 photographs on 8 pages of an album.
Page 34:
Photo 1 and 3 are views of a skyscraper captioned 'Empire State Building'
Photo 2 is a street scene, captioned 125th and 5th Ave Harlem'.
Photo 4 is buildings, captioned 'Grand Central…

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A map of North America with a route plotted on it. Airfields visited are listed from Gravely and back. It is captioned '"Operation Goodwill" 8th July to 29th Aug 1946.'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. ???. P/O Maclennan. 427'

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Top left - a view of the Jefferson Memorial with tree on the right in Washington DC. Top right - a church with tall spire in the distance with houses in front. Centre middle - view over house in city with suspension bridge in the background. Bottom…

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Four photographs on an album page.
Photos 1 and 2 are a sunset, captioned 'St Lawrence River at Levis November 1944' and 'Quebec Sunset'.
Photo 3 is a pilot in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Saskatoon to Dauphin October 1944, Charlie…
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