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Oblique aerial photograph showing buildings surrounded by diamond shaped pattern of roads with airfield in the middle distance on the right. Photograph dated on front Nov 1968. On the reverse 'Clewiston, 1968 looking SSE'.

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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Thanks Leonard Cheshire for writing when her brother Warrant Officer Brian O'Grady was reported missing. Writes that she has not given up hope,

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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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Issued in may 1933 to David Donaldson as government official. Stamps for Germany 1934, France 1933, Visas for Romania 1935, Yugoslavia 1935, Bulgaria 1935, Greece 1935, USA 1941.

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Pilot Flight Record and Log Book for Pilot Officer Cyril Charles Goff from March 1942 to May 1943. Detailing Arnold Scheme training schedule in the United States at Americus, Montgomery, Albany and later at RAF Perton.

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Sent from Dayton in United States to S.O.Donaldson Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at RAF Wyton. On the reverse ''F/L D W Donaldson RAF, Dayton, Ohio'.

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Pilots flying log book for Michael James Beetham, covering the period from 5 December 1945 to 18 July 1952. Detailing his post war squadron duties, staff duties, flying training and instructor duties and flew the victory day fly past and good will…

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Pilots flying log book one for Michael James Beetham, covering the period from 2 March 1942 to 17 November 1945. Detailing his flying training. Operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAAC…

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Sidney was inspired to join The Air Force when he was working as an Air Raid Precaution Warden and one night his own home was bombed. The house next door was also destroyed and the lady who had offered him a cup of tea only hours earlier died. He…

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Cyril Peters joined the Royal Air Force at Cambridge in 1940 and trained as a pilot in Canada and the United States. On his return to Great Britain he served as an instructor before flying operations as a pilot with 77 Squadron. He became a teacher…

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Begins with his decision to cease his studies and join the Royal Air Force. Covers recruitment activities and life during initial training including employment as ground gunner while waiting for flying training. Describes basic training on Tiger Moth…

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Railway map covering Canada and the United States listing Canadian Pacific passenger and freight agencies in the United States and showing location of Canadian Pacific Hotels.

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Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

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Cyril Gosling trained as an armourer at Kirby in Blackpool and was first posted to 49 Squadron where he worked on the guns and turrets. As part of his role he would go on flights in the bombers to check the guns accuracy by firing at drogues. On…

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Fifty personnel all apart from one wearing light coloured uniform and most with side cap in three rows. Sitting in front are three men, one in the centre in a dark uniform and one air force officer to the left of him is wearing a peaked hat. In the…

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Pilots flying log book for Ronald Mathers covering the period from 1 October 1944 to 24 February 1948. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and duties with 35 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Swinderby, RAF Finningley, RAF Hullavington,…

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He refers to the end of the war and meeting English RAF cadets. He writes fondly of Fred, too.

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The letter refers to a surprise and encloses a copy of the letter and a photograph.

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Letter refers to Independence day, Frances home from hospital, house painting and offers accommodation if Fred and his colleagues can come over.

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Letter to Fred refers to Ted's daughter, Frances having operations to both eyes. Also thanks him for the photographs.

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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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A side view of four training aircraft in a straight line. The nearest is 'B.35' and the next is 'B.24'. Two airmen are located close to the first aircraft. On the reverse is 'Stearman PT13A Miami Okla'.

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A side view of a training aircraft '62' stripped for inspection. On the reverse 'BT17A Miami Okla'.

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Two airmen and a woman sitting in a field. It is captioned '"In the Flax Field" Fred Whybrow Bernard Rooke Frances Hampson July 5, 1942'.
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