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Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

Letter from the father of Jim Ferrier, the Canadian bomb aimer in the crew to Mrs Wilson, the wife of the captain. He thanks her for contacting him as he was not informed of addresses of next of kin of other crew. He holds out hope of news and says…

Western Union cablegram from Toronto announcing ' Arrived Tuesday am well love, Roy Chadwick'.

An envelope with a 15c Canadian stamp commemorating the first non-stop transatlantic flight. There is a 617 squadron badge and on the left a Lancaster. Underneath is a Vulcan and under that 'Commemorating 617 Squadron Association Reunion Toronto…

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Lambeth notebook with daily diary covering 25 to 30 June 1941 during journey from Iceland towards Canada on HMS Ranpura. Followed by account crossing from Greenock, Scotland to Iceland on ship Royal Ulsterman, stopover in Iceland, journey on HMS…

The vertical aerial photograph is of a dam under construction. It is largely completed but the reservoir has not formed behind the dam. Captioned 'The Dam, Fergus'. The second is a vertical aerial photograph of Toronto. The street pattern is a grid…

A vertical aerial photograph of a town at the edge of a bay. Parallel with the bay there is the Gardiner expressway and railway. In the bay are u-shaped structures. At the bottom there are between the road and the coast are holiday structures and the…

Bill Thomas flew operations as a bomb aimer with 166 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and 153 Squadron at RAF Scampton. He describes his training in Canada and the Atlantic crossing on board the Queen Elizabeth.
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