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Four photographs, the first captioned 'Sunset from the highway between Eureka and Crescent City.'
The second has a river its banks covered in trees, hills in the distance, captioned 'Eel River.'. The third has a group of tall trees flanking a road,…

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12 Lancasters from 35 Squadron flying over New York. North Brother Island and Rikers Island can be seen in the top left of the photograph.The aircraft are in the post-war black and white colour scheme.

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Item 1 is a sketch map of the route flown across America and Canada.
Photograph 1 is eight airmen standing in front of the nose of a Lancaster. It is captioned 'Charlie's Crew in Suits of blue' and underneath the crew names "Tommy Teony [sic] Jack…

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Photograph 1 is an air-to-air view of six Lancasters captioned ' Our Cover picture by Charles E Brown is of Lancasters of No 35 Squadron which, last August participated in the Air Force Day celebrations in the U.S.A.'
Photograph 2 is of six…

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Item 1 is a formal invitation to Flight Lieutenant Mathers to attend a reception at the British Embassy.
Items 2, 3, 4 and 5 are air-to-air view s of 12 Lancasters over Washington captioned 'Formation over the "White House"'

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52 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a wooden building. They are wearing sidecaps with a training flash. On the reverse is 'RAF Friends'. On the reverse of the second photograph is ' RAF. Friends Miami, Oklahoma 1942'.

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PSaundersRA-HE17070010.jpg
Information supplied with the collection states 'House in Nebraska, America where Ruby’s mother’s father and mother went to live – Susan & John Norman'.

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Account of the operation to locate a German submarine and shooting down of a United States Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator by a Ju 88 in February 1944. Author is the nose gunner/bomb aimer and describes the operation, attack by fighters, ditching, escape to…

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A card defining cadets limits, on the reverse and cadet officer of the day, cadet in charge of quarters, hospital, special pass or furlough and open post.

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-10.pdf
An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

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A leaflet for the planetarium in Chicago.

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He disembarked in the United States and travelled to Canada by train via New York. It was comfortable with excellent food.

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Jim Allen's experiences after the end of the war. He married in 1944 and had three children. His first job was as a bus conductor, then an insurance agent but he was unhappy so rejoined the RAF. He trained as a Fighter Controller and was posted to…

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Top left - oblique aerial photograph of a town with river running from bottom to top right. Captioned 'Miami looking S.E.'.
Middle right - oblique aerial photograph of a town in middle distance with part of cockpit coaming and tailplane visible.…

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Top left - oblique aerial photograph of fields with buildings bottom right. Part of wing visible at bottom. Captioned 'The field from 2000''.
Top right - oblique aerial photograph of town in middle with open countryside beyond. Part of wing visible…

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Top left - Two rows of PT19As from front to back all parked on grass field. Captioned 'PTs after a hard day'.
Middle right - airborne view of clouds below with rear of wing on right. Captioned 'Just clouds at 4000''.
Bottom left - front quarter…

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PPearceAT16010033.jpg
Vertical air to ground view of an airfield parking pan running top left to bottom right. Airfield buildings are also shown. Parked on the pan are Lancaster, B-29, C-57, Northrop P61, B-17 and Lockheed Constellation as well as other aircraft.…

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US Navy and UK aircrew waiting. On the reverse 'Hanging round flight [indecipherable] ready for "hops". '

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Four pennants for Jacksonville Beaches, Darr, Cochran and Turner fields.

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and side cap sitting on a bench with pigeons. Captioned 'Trapper on Boston Common, Sept 43'.
Top right - view from rear of an airman sitting on a bench in a park watching a squirrel perched on…

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Man wearing flying helmet and goggles sitting in the rear cockpit of a Stearman Biplane. Captioned 'EH Tansley during training at Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida. Early 1942'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor
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