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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland"

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An airman wearing battledress and parachute harness holding canvas bag standing in front of wooden wall. Submitted with caption 'Pat in training'. On the reverse 'taken in Scotland some time ago just prior to a flip. For once the run is apparently …

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RAF map from the Wash to Firth of Tay, Shows relief and danger areas.

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Photo 1 is a building captioned 'Banff Springs Hotel'.
Photo 2 is a mountainside.
Photo 3 is a house with a mountain behind and is captioned 'Banff Main St'.
Photo 4 is two men in a swimming pool captioned 'Hotel Hot Pool (Volcano…

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Eight photographs and a newspaper cutting, the cutting has four Wellingtons in flight, captioned 'Vickers Wellington bombers'.
Three photographs are captioned Port Patrick.
One, not captioned is of an aircrew sergeant standing in a country lane.…

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Tom Wharmby was born at Walkden, North Manchester. Mentions hobbies, schooling at St Johns School, Bolton Commercial and Worsley Technical School, his wedding and an accounting job at Cooper and Cooper. Details his military career with the Home Guard…

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Account of troops in Scotland marooned without supplies and bomber loaded with 700 pound of bread drops supplies. Further supplies were dropped over a few days.

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Top, a composite panoramic view of open countryside.
Second row left, waves breaking on a shoreline. Coast in the distance. Second row centre, sea shore with groynes in middle distance and a building further back on the right.
Second row right, a…

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Red lion standing against sun burst with title 'Empire Exhibition Scotland. 1938'.

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Photograph 1 is of three airmen by the nose of a Halifax, captioned 'Sid Munn? Knight & Self Kinloss'. Photograph 2 is of three airmen, one leaning on a propeller blade, no caption. A third photograph is missing and is captioned 'Sgts mess…

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Halifax aircraft in numerous rows on a grassy field.

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Writes that he is on leave and they were having beautiful weather. Relates his journey on leave via Hull and Leeds and tells of his activities. Mentions a day in London and catches up with news of friend who had transferred to Mosquito and had many…

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Writes of his activities and movements. Mentions he is glad they are in current location in the warm season as he imagined that the weather in Scotland would not be pleasant in winter. Comments on poor mail and catches up with family news. Poor…

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Peter was born in Nelson, Lancashire and had two brothers. He was sixteen when he left school in 1940 and got a job until joining the Royal Air Force in 1943. He went to London Air Crew Reception Centre before going to Initial Training Wing at RAF…

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Photo 1 is a woman sitting with a long haired dog.
Photo 2 is a woman on a bicycle, her left hand on a wall.
Photo 3 is a man and a woman at the entrance to a house.
Photo 4 is the same man and a different woman at the same entrance to a…

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Jim was born in July 1923 in Burton on Trent and was the eldest of six children. His father served in the First World War. When Jim left school aged 14, he joined the Boys Brigade which had a Royal Air Force section and he had the chance to fly in…

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John Young grew up in Scotland and was a locomotive fireman on the railways until he volunteered to join the Royal Air Force. He completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with 432 Squadron from RAF East Moor. After the war he returned to…

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Mentions letter from Douglas's mother informing writer that Douglas was missing and now delighted to know he was alive and safe. Catches up with news of acquanitances. Hopes he got Christms card. Asks Douglas to let them know if there is anything…

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Archie was born in Ayreshire. He was about 17 when he joined, then went to South Africa to train as a bomb aimer. In February 1943 Archie worked on Halifax Mk 2 before being transferred to Lancaster finishing school at RAF Syerston. In November…

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Gee chain chart covering west of Scotland, North of Ireland and the North Atlantic

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The log book covers the training, operational career and and post war flying of Colin Wood from 8 July 1943 to 7 February 1946. He trained in Canada and in Great Britain and was stationed at RAF Metheringham, RAF Coningsby and RAF Full Sutton. …

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Ordnance Survey air chart of the Forth and Tay, scale 1/4 inch to one mile, sheet 3.
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