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Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 4 are airmen at the funeral of Ronnie Raisbeck.
#2 and 3 are two different airmen standing outside a building.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are an airman and a woman standing by rail tracks.
#3 is three men wearing only towels.
#4 is a group of airmen at a funeral.
In a second image is a note stating 'Funeral of Ronnie Raisbeck. A good mate'.

Three photographs from an album of No. 3 British Flying Training School, Miami, Oklahoma. The school was also known as the Spartan School of Aeronautics.#1 is the Senior Course Barracks, a large wooden building. #2 is a port side view of a Stearman…

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a view of a Harvard instrument panel.
#2 is an aerial view of Miami from the west.
#3 is an aerial view of the airfield, captioned 'The airfield as it used to be'.

Two photographs from an album.
#1 is a Cornell captioned 'Some one solo'.
#2 is an airman standing at the back of a bus, captioned 'The bus that transports us'.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 Dick and Jack sitting on a fence in Miami Park.
#2 Three airmen and a dog, captioned 'The boys with Peter, RIP'.
#3 is six airmen at the Post Exchange captioned 'Post Exchange Sunday morning. Jack and I against…

Two photographs of groups of airmen.
#1 is of trainees arranged in four rows. It is captioned 'L & M Flights Feb 10th 1944' and '3rd from Right 2nd Row'.
#2 is a group of airmen arranged in three rows and is captioned 'Instructors and students at…

The title page to the photo album with, handwritten, -
'FC Rooke RAF
A Chronicle of Events
at No.1 BFTS
Miami Oklahoma USA
From Feb 8th 1944'.

A food and drinks menu for a drive-in food outlet.

Autobiography of his early years. Mostly his training in the States.
Also included is an extract from Eleanor Roosevelt's diary, dated September 24, 1942. This includes a thank you letter from RAF trainees who were treated to American hospitality by…

Francis Rooke’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 10 February 1944 until 26 January 1947. Pilot training took place at 24 Empire Flying Training School, 3 British Flying Training School, 1 School of Technical Training, 1 Air Gunnery School and 1667…

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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.
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