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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a photograph of 12 Lancasters over New York. Photograph 1 is a group of airmen seated in tiered rows. It is captioned 'Beer and Hot Dogs at the Pony Races'. Photograph 2 and 3 are four airmen seated at a round table…

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Newspaper cutting with photograph showing 12 Lancasters over New York City. 'High, Wide, and Handsome. Here on goodwill mission, dozen four-engined Lancaster bombers fly over New York giving inkling of the might that was blended with U.S. warbirds to…

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Photograph 1 is a line of airmen and a guard of honour in front of a Lancaster. Item 1 is a newspaper cutting referring to the arrival of the Lancasters over New York. Item 2 refers to the arrival of the Lancasters and includes an air to air shot of…

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Top left - Arthur Pearce in the rear turret of a Lancaster.

Bottom right - Arthur Pearce leaning out of the rear door of a Lancaster rear turret which is rotated fully to port.

Bottom left - newspaper cutting title 'Southwark "Pathfinder" on…

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Photo 1 is the Empire State Building
Photo 2 and 3 are views looking up the side of the Empire State Building.
Photo 4 is a street view with tall buildings behind.
Photo 5 is a view across tall buildings.
Photo 6 is the Freedom Tower,…

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Begins with his decision to cease his studies and join the Royal Air Force. Covers recruitment activities and life during initial training including employment as ground gunner while waiting for flying training. Describes basic training on Tiger Moth…

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First page biography of Dennis William Raettig with information on other family members. Father was in merchant navy and brothers both served during the war in the navy and air force. Dennis joined Royal Air Force as an engine fitter. Dennis married…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The letter contains news from Bagotville.

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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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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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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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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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