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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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Item 1 is a photograph of Ronald Mathers wearing a cowboy hat with a calf at his feet, behind are cars. It is captioned 'He would have been cow puncher of the year only the cow punched him first!'
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting with the same…

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Three men seated on the grass, three on chairs and four standing. Behind is a building and trees. On the reverse 'University of Miami, Fla. 1942'.
On the reverse of the second photograph 'Navigation training at Miami University'.

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Opens with mention of Bomber Command memorial in Green Park and 55,573 despite killed, moral was high due to belief that winning was vital. Tells story that he was guest at two weddings in 1943 with three other members of bomber command and that all…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about the airmen visiting studios and recreation centres.
Item 2 is a photograph of three men and two women, captioned 'Some of the stars about town'.
Item 3, 4, 5 and 6 are photographs of several airmen standing with…

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Top left - Arthur Pearce in the rear turret of a Lancaster.

Bottom right - Arthur Pearce leaning out of the rear door of a Lancaster rear turret which is rotated fully to port.

Bottom left - newspaper cutting title 'Southwark "Pathfinder" on…

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Photograph 1 is a motorway, captioned 'Cahuenga Boulevard'.
Photograph 2 is a wooden building, captioned 'Typical Barracks at the Sixth Ferrying Group. Men assigned to the field are quartered in theses two-story structures.'
Photograph 3 is of…

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Photograph 1 is four women on the beach, captioned 'On the beach at Santa Monica is glimpsed a cross-section of Miss America. Here pictured while sun-basking are outstanding examples of "The American Look".'
Photograph 2 is a group of airmen and…

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Photograph 1 is Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Photograph 2 is a large single storey building, captioned 'Officer's Club and Bachelor Officer's Quarters. The club serves as a meeting place for the men who share the time-honored military…

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Photograph 1 is a street view of the Palladium and the Columbia Broadcasting System studios, Hollywood.
Photograph 2 and 3 are views of Earl Carrol's night club.
Photograph 4 is Miss Doris Peterson, an actress from Ken Murray's…

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Item 1 is a card with an aerial view of Ocean Avenue, Long Beach.
Item 2 is a card for Ricarts Restaurant at Long Beach.
Item 3 is a photograph of the National Broadcasting Company studios.
Item 4 is a photograph of a yacht at the quayside.

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A street scene with several cars angle parked into the pavement. Behind is a series of low connected buildings. It is captioned 'South side of square, Fredonia, Kansas' and annotated 'Mr Hampson's Office' with an arrow pointing to his office.

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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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Ten photographs on two pages (24 & 25) in an album.
Page 24:
Photo 1 is an aerial view of an urban area, captioned 'St Paul, Minnesota 1944'.
Photo 2 is two men, a dog and two women, captioned 'Dave, Fred, Jack, Peggy, Mrs Kenyon'.
Photo 3 is an…

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Air to ground view of Scott Field surrounded by open countryside.

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Air-to-ground view of Scott Field, Illinois, with several runways and buildings in the foreground.

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Air to ground view of Scott Field with runways left to right and running middle right to top. Buildings bottom left and left side.

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A montage celebrating 35 Squadron's visit to Scott Field in July 1946. Included are crossed flags, a 35 Squadron badge, a sketch of a Lancaster and a sketch map of a location for a dance.

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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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On the right Reg Jaques wearing tunic and side cap leans on a metal barrier. On the left another airman in tunic and side cap leans on the same barrier. Between them a sign reading 'International Boundary Line' and exhibiting crests for the USA and…

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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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First page biography of Dennis William Raettig with information on other family members. Father was in merchant navy and brothers both served during the war in the navy and air force. Dennis joined Royal Air Force as an engine fitter. Dennis married…

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Four photographs on an album page.
Photos 1 and 2 are a sunset, captioned 'St Lawrence River at Levis November 1944' and 'Quebec Sunset'.
Photo 3 is a pilot in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Saskatoon to Dauphin October 1944, Charlie…

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The leaflet describes the huge number of American workers being transferred to the arms industry.

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Eight photographs from an album (pages 22 and 23).
Page 22 (entitled Prince Albert March 1944):
Photo 1 and 3 are an airman and a woman by the side of a river, captioned 'Andy Donaldson and Lorna on the bank of the Nouth Saskatchewan River'.
Photo…
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