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Two maps. The first is of Egypt and East Libya and the second is of West Libya and Chad.

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Top left - a man standing in doorway with blanket fraped round him. Captioned 'Freddy at Cairo west'.
Top right - three men floating in a swimming pool with other bathers in pool and poolside on other side of the pool. Captioned 'Heliopolis pool,…

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Top left - view of airport terminal building in the distance. Bottom of the nose of an Avro York top right. Captioned 'Terminal building, Almaza airport, Cairo'.
Top right - five RAF officers, all wearing tunics and four with peaked caps standing…

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Top left - side view of a York parked on hardstanding, captioned 'Avro York (Almaza Airport, Cairo)'.
Bottom right - view of multi-story building with minaret tower across square with palm trees. Captioned 'View from Heliopolis Palace Hotel,…

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LNimanMA137571v1.pdf
M A Niman’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 6th August 1941 to 2nd May 1945, detailing operations and instructional duties in the UK, Middle East and East Africa as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and “Special…

LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

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Three airmen standing in a camp. On the reverse '1/2/46 Self, Alec & Mac at Merv Camp Cairo Egypt'.

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A view of the Sphinx with two of the pyramids behind.

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Alec is squatting and holding the dog up on two legs. On the reverse '1/2/46 Alec at Merv Camp Cairo Egypt'.

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The three men are in uniform and standing in a camp with tented accommodation. On the reverse '1/2/46 Self, Mac & Les at Merv, Cairo (Egypt) taken by Alec.'

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Two views over the hospital grounds.
On the reverse of the first '3/2/46 Hospital grounds again. Cairo (Egypt) Taken from the hospital window by Alec'.
On the reverse of the second '3/2/46 Hospital grounds Cairo taken from hospital window'.

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Two trams on the road leading to Giza with the three pyramids visible in the distance.

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A view of the camp at Cairo. In the distance a pyramid has been marked with a cross. On the reverse '1/2/46 Our camp at Merv, at Cairo (Egypt) with PYRAMIDS in the background. Marked with X.'

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An airman sitting on a chair in the sunshine and smoking a pipe. Behind is a tent. On the reverse '1/2/46 Alec, taking it easy at Merv Camp, Cairo (Egypt)'.

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11 hockey players arranged in two rows. The middle, seated man is holding a cup. On the reverse 'RAF (Egypt) 5 - Army (Egypt) 1'.
Underneath each man is named, including HW Bennett.

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Top left - view from the air of a desert town. Captioned 'Khartoum from the air'.
Top right - view from cockpit landing on desert runway. Captioned 'Landing on 32 runway, Wadi Halfa'.
Centre - view from the air of cliff river bank with river at…

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Top left -view across airstrip with single story buildings in the distance. Captioned 'At Juba, Sudan'.
Top right - side view of de Havilland Dove airborne just above the ground with undercarriage down. Captioned 'Dove on local flight at Addis…

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Top left - group of five airmen, three wearing khaki uniform sitting in chairs in front of a building. Captioned 'Outside mess, Jan 1941, Heliopolis, Cairo'.
Top right - flying boat airborne above a river with trees on left bank. Captioned 'BOAC…

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Top left - dawn view over parked aircraft. Captioned 'Waiting for dawn with Maryland convoy at El Fasher, S. Sudan'.
Top middle - view from air of mountainous region. Captioned 'Jebel Simbel (Lion Hill), 9000 ft high in Sudan'.
Top right -two…

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ASouterKP210710.mp3
Kenneth Souter was born in Sunderland. His father ran a business importing wooden pit props. Kenneth learned to fly at Cambridge, and his first air experience flight was on the 5th of July 1939, and after training he went solo on the 31st of July…

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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.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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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.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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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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