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EBoldyDABoldyAD410316.pdf
Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about about his air gunner course at East London.

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The log book covers the training and operational career of bomb aimer Peter Bellingham from 10 March 1943 to 21 February 1946. After training in South Africa he flew Halifaxes and Stirlings with 138 Squadron, taking part in 30 night operations over…

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South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Ellis Edwards, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 February 1942 to 29 March 1943 when he was missing in action on a raid to Berlin. Detailing his flying training and operations flown.…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E T H Neale, navigator, covering the period from 25 August 1943 to 16 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, wartime and post war flying duties. He was stationed at SAAF Port…

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A temporary pass issued to Ted Neale allowing him to be absent for two days from no. 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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An airgram letter to Ted at 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa from his parents in Eltham.

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An account by Ted Neale of his training in South Africa, subsequent further training in Jerusalem, crew selection and transfer to Italy. He relates early experiences on operations - including Shederevo oil refinery - and losing a Wellington to enemy…

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A book used by Ted for calculating astronomical observations, whilst at 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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A notebook kept by Ted Neale with his notes recorded during training in South Africa with 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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An exercise book kept by Ted Neale with his observations and calculations used in astro-observations, No 19 AN, 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

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An exercise book kept by Ted Neale recording notes about navigation theory. Training notes covering Dead Reckoning calculations and corrections, and post flight procedures.

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An excercise book kept by Ted Neale with his meteorology notes. Recorded at No 19 AN 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-041.pdf
An exercise book that Ted Neale used to record his notes during Signals classes, No 19 AN Air Force Training School.

Training notes cover signals procedures and codes. Also instructions on operational flight procedures, reconnaissance flights and…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-051.pdf
Ted Neale's course notes for Course 19 Air Navigator including details of corrections and adjustments to be applied to readings and calculations of positions.

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Two men sunbathing whilst an airman is hiding with his head under a tent made from a chair and a towel. They are seated outside a wooden building. On the reverse 'Humewood Port Elizabeth August 1942'.

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Arthur Wright standing in his Sidcot suit holding his flying helmet. Captioned ' With love & happy memories Arthur'. On the reverse 'To Henry + Lil From Arthur Port Elizabeth S.A. July 1942'.

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Letter to Henry, Lil and Barbara from Arthur Wright, their brother. Flying training has not gone well due to his 'Undeveloped air sense'. He is now training as an Observer. At first he was unhappy but quickly started to get much satisfaction from…

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Issued by Cope's to Ted Neale at 42nd Air School, Port Elizabeth (Hut 72). On the reverse are doodles.
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