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He expresses regret that he missed his sister's wedding and looks forward to seeing her when he gets back.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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AC Hill writes to his sister from Egypt about photographs that he sent and girls at his sister's work.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are a parade of airmen marching past a podium, captioned 'Shallufa - Canal Zone, Egypt'.
Photo 3 and 4 are a woman and an officer pointing to an item of interest in the distance. It is captioned…

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Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are captioned 'Negombo - Ceylon'.
Photo 1 is a riverside with canoes.
Photo 2 is a European man in shorts with six native boys, one on a bike.
Photo 3 is a street with palm trees, captioned 'Tripoli -…

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Nine photographs of Jack's postings. They are dated 1950-1951.
Photo 1 is a view over Changi, Singapore.
Photo 2 is a man selling blankets, captioned 'Mauripur-Pakistan'.
Photo 3 is a building, captioned 'Temple Hill Mess'.
Photo 4 is a street…

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Pilots flying log book, three, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 2 November 1966. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA, Empire Central Flying School,…

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A long two story building with arched windows and doorways on the far side of an open space with a few people walking.

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After leaving school, Bertram Yeandle joined the RAF apprentice scheme and trained as an engine fitter at RAF Halton. After completing his apprenticeship at RAF Cosford, he was posted to 148 Squadron, RAF Harwell, where he serviced Wellingtons. In…

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Capitulation near Stalingrad of Field Marshall Von Paulus on 30 January 1943 and General Streicher on 2 February 1943. Defeated Sixth Army comprised 330,000 men. General Giraud, High Commissioner in North Africa, working closely with General De…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a half-length portrait of Sam Saunders.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of the battle at El Alamein. The view is mostly featureless with two explosions. It is captioned 'L.B.40.NT.24/25/10/42.8-->…

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the battle at El Alamein. It is captioned 'BA 40 NT 29/30-10-42. F8" --> 6,000' Battle Area' and annotated 'Battle Area. 3 sticks of bombs and burning transport'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the El Alamein area. Much of the image is obscured by tracer and fires. It is captioned 'FA 40 NT 3/4.11.42 F8" -->6,500' Battle Area'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of an enemy ship captioned 'BA.40.NT.20/21/10/42. 8" -->7000.3203.N.2445.E'.

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A document in English and Arabic asking for help, explaining how to behave with Arabs, including a few words in Arabic and an explanation of the perception of distance.

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at El Alamein. Most of the image is obscured by flashes but the sea is visible. It is captioned 'BA.40.NT.1/2/11/42. 8 -->Battle Area' and annotated 'The Mediterranean The coast road at El…

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A vertical aerial photograph showing a burning vehicle. It is captioned 'B.A.40.N.T. 24/25-10-42. 8" --> 870 296

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A vertical aerial photograph showing a road and railway. At the bottom are multiple tracer lights. It is captioned 'FA 40 NT 3/4.11.42 F8 -->6000 Battle Area' and annotated 'The road and railway at Fuka Burning transport'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the Western Desert. It is captioned 'BA.40.NT.29/30-10-42. F8" --> 6000' Battle Area' and annotated 'The 15th Panzer division at El Alamein'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the battle of Alamein. A road is visible and low hills. It is captioned 'FA.40.NT/ 3/4/11/42 f 8" --> 5800' Battle Area' and annotated 'Burning transport', 'Coast Road' and 'More Burning Transport'.

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Two photographs from an album.
A vertical aerial photograph of a burning aircraft at LG 18, Western Desert. It is captioned 'BJ 40.NT 9/10 /10/42 8" --> 7500' LG18'.
Photo 2 is an airman standing outside a tent.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the battle area at El Alamein. Much of the detail is obscured by a flash. It is captioned 'B.A.40 NT 1/2/11/42.8-->6500.Battle Area' and annotated 'Battle Area. A flash illuminates the road and railway'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of the coast at El Alamein. Two tracer lights cross the photo. It is captioned 'BA. 40. NT 1/2 /11/42 8" --> 6000. Battle Area' and annotated 'The Beach' and 'The Mediterranean', identifying bands of light and dark.

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A vertical aerial photograph of bombing in the desert. It is captioned '[indecipherable] BA.40 NT 24/25-10-42. 8" -->8,500 862 300 855 290' and annotated 'A stick of bombs across enemy transport at El Alamein. One fire under way'.
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