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Two photograph from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#2 is four airmen leaning against a wooden railway building. Above is a sign for Priceville.

LGanneyK1324929v2.2.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for K Ganney, Air Bomber, covering the period from 29 May 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RCAF Paulson, RCAF…

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Writes about some photographs and a pin he is sending and tells story behind them. Continues with catching up with acquaintance and reminiscing.

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Sends belated seasons greeting and congratulations on his marriage. Catches up with news of friends. Relates some of his activities since the end of the war and writes about his current employment. Concludes with catching up with news of his family.

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Top left - view down a valley of a distant inlet. Captioned 'Port Arthur, Lake Superior, Canada, 42'.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic standing in front of a railway track with train behind. Other figures in the distance right. Captioned 'Phil at…

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Relates story of Lancaster on operation to Berlin being hit by night fighter fire which wounded crew and damaged aircraft. Returning home with wounded crew and belly landed.

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Records that Jack Meek a Canadian navigator was going back on operations after having been wounded on an operation to Berlin the previous January. Describes his crew and relates the story of the January operation where they were attacked by fighters…

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Reports by Sergeant T Barger of attack by enemy aircraft during operation to Krefeld 22 June 1943.

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Three identical photos of 14 airmen arranged in two rows. One is eating a banana, several are drinking tea and others are holding bananas and oranges.
Jack Jones is front row, third from right.

#1 On the reverse -
'Would you like an orange mum…

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Two photographs of Niagara Falls.

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A Christmas card sent by Jack to Misses DE & ME Jones. The card is annotated 'To Mum & Pop' and signed 'Jack'.

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A card sent by Jack to Tom and Marj.

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A card sent to Dos and Marj from Jack.

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During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

LGreenAW104402v1.pdf
A.W. Green’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 14th January 1941 to 19th June 1942, detailing training and operations as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Base Port Albert (No. 1 Air navigation School), Canadian Forces…

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Alan writes with his new address.

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Alan writes that he has received the cigarettes that had been sent. He wishes his family well.

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Alan writes that a letter has been received.

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He says that his cables have been received, take no risks and 12 more days at this station.

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Alan hopes he survived the raid and sends Easter greetings.
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