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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Syria"

Map showing Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries. Provides a history of of the group who provided the only mobile force of heavy bombers in the Mediterranean theatre. Wellington, Halifax and B-24 acted as a tactical force attacking…

Left - two airmen wearing khaki uniform, the man on the right with observer brevet, standing side by side in a formal garden. Captioned 'Jack and myself in grounds of Y.M.C.A.'.
Right - Ḥamāh waterfall running from left to right with Orontes…

Dennis' passport, cancelled.

A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

William Cross Memoir of a supply drop to Polish fighters. They lost an engine and struggled to maintain height. The pilot had bailed out leaving the rest of the crew to fly the aircraft. They landed successfully in Russian territory and met up with…

A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

Entry ticket on a reused sheet of paper. On one side is the entry ticket and on the reverse an extract about roads and tracks.

A large mosque with Arab men and women walking by.

A narrow market street, busy with shops and pedestrians.

Arab men in a Suk

The entrance to the mosque with columns and decorations.

Omayade Mosque interior. There is a courtyard, a two storey arched side and a tall minaret.

A small structure of two storeys. The lower storey is arched, the first floor has a terrace and there is a pitched roof.

A street scene with a tram, pedestrians and a cobbled street,

Two Arab teachers at the school of Sheiks. Behind is a tall arched structure.

A street scene with a tram , bus and pedestrians. In the background is a Sinaniyeh Mosque.

Arab men smoking hookahs at a coffee house at the side of a road busy with pedestrians.

A busy market with a minaret in the distance.

A mosque with two minarets and a dome.

A list of 12 photographs of Damascus in the album.

The cover of a collection of 12 photographs of Damascus.

Alan Coburn’s father was killed in the First World War when he was one year old and his brother was not yet born. He attended a prep school in London and then Rugby before gaining a degree at Oxford University. The insurance brokerage associated…

Raymond Barnes worked in factories before he joined the RAF. He trained as an engine fitter. He was posted to the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Far East. He was servicing Spitfires for 242 Squadron and then Dakotas for 267 Squadron. He was…
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