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Tags: 10 Squadron; 75 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; escaping; evading; final resting place; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; RAF Abingdon; RAF Langar; RAF Lissett; RAF Melbourne; RAF Ringway; RAF Woolfox Lodge; recruitment; training; Whitley
Tags: 199 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 115 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Defiant; Dominie; entertainment; fear; Gee; Lancaster; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); perception of bombing war; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Madley; RAF Witchford; RAF Yatesbury; training; Window; wireless operator
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Item 1 - programme for a revue 'Let's Have Another One' taking place on RMS Scythia on 5-8 November 1945.
Item 2 - photograph of A C Coller in tropical uniform standing beside two local boys who are sitting on…
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.
Photo 1 is an oblique aerial image of Negombo Airfield, Ceylon.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Shackleton over Malta.
Photo 3 is an air-to-air image of two Shackletons over Colombo racecourse.
Photo 4 is…
Item 1 is a sketch map of the route from UK via Malta and Aden to Ceylon.
Item 2 is One rupee note issued by the Government of Ceylon.
Item 3 is a low level aerial photograph of Minicoy Island.
Item 4 is a photograph…
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 -…