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A street level view looking up to the top of the Empire State Building.

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A postcard of four women, captioned 'S-467 Hawaiian Beauties - Hawaiian Islands'.

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A view towards snow capped mountains.

Bill, in khaki uniform, standing outside his tent. The tent is stamped 'US'.
On the reverse is a photographer stamp 'McCollum's Photoshop'.

Two men wearing swimming trunks.
On the reverse 'Radium Springs. USA'.

Additional information kindly provided by Frank Schilder.

Two airmen, including Bill, standing by their tent.
On the reverse 'Turner Field Georgia. USA. 1942'.

Bill standing by his tent.

Bill sitting on his bed. On the reverse 'To Mother with love' and 'Turner Field, Georgia USA'.

Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

A book about Turner Field with photographs and text. It covers all aspects of the airfield and the staff working there.

Bill Foskett’s Flying Log Book from 20th March 1942 until 9th August 1943. Training started at 3 EFTS before moving to training bases in America. Returned to England to 15 OTU from July 1943.
Served at RAF Shellingford, Souther Field USA, Cochran…

Bill Foskett’s Aviation Supply Corporation Pilot Flight Record regarding his pilot’s training from 8th July until 2nd October 1942 at the US Army Air Force Training Detachment. Served at Souther and Cochran Fields, Georgia.
Aircraft flown were…

A flying related birthday card with coloured drawings of aeroplanes. On the last page the message reads 'Thomaston, Ga. Saturday. Many returns of happy joyous birthdays. Tour Georgian friends, Mr & Mrs [indecipherable] Jones'.

A document from the church with details of the church service. It includes messages about the war.


A postcard of the First Baptist Church, Thomaston, Georgia. On the reverse is a message from AB Hawkes.

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The first of three chapters of Bill's wartime service.
There is a second copy with handwritten edits.

Listing Flight Lieutenant George Albert James Frazer-Hollins's date of birth, previous service, appointments and promotions, postings, honours and awards.

Pages of recognition handbook of British aircraft tabbed national markings N & S America with aircraft markings for USA (Service and CAP), Argentina (Army and Navy), Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba (Army and Navy), Equador [sic], Guatamala…

Bill Siddle's time in the RAF pieced together by research. He was a pilot who flew the Lancaster with 9 and 83 Squadrons. He was commissioned in 1944, was awarded the DFC and Bar and completed more than 60 operations. He left the service in 1946 and…

Certificates issued to Bill Siddle for Pilot Training Advanced Flying and Instrument Flight during his training at Moody Field, Georgia in 1942.

Stearman. More aircraft can be seen in the background of the right photograph. On the reverse is STEARMAN, a number "023" and a stamp dated "APR 15 1942" and the words "McCOLLUM'S PHOTO SHOP ALBANY . GA."


Vultee on an airfield. A building and parked cars can be seen in the background. On the reverse is B13 VULTEE a number "023" and a stamp dated "APR 15 1942" and the writing "McCOLLUM'S PHOTO SHOP ALBANY . GA."


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