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SMathersRW55201v10010.jpg
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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BLillieCFLillieCFv1.pdf
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…

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

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

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PTansleyEH1701.jpg
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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Half-length portrait of a man wearing heavy flying suit with building on the right and another in the distant background. On the reverse '[..] photograph taken at Darr Aero Tech'

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A airman wearing khaki uniform stands sideways against a palm tree. In the background single story barracks. On the reverse 'Carlstrom Filed, Arcadia Florida, USA, 22nd Jan 1942'.

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of seven airmen posing on a beach, annotated 'Matheson Hammock'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of F G Bower.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting in a chair beside an American flag.

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Photograph 1 is three airmen seated at a table. It is captioned 'Major Mcguire, Ted Wright and myself knocking back 'highballs' in the Sky Room of the Hilton Hotel at Long Beach 29th July 1946' and signed [undecipherable].
Item 1 is a map of New…

PTansleyEH1610.jpg
Line of airmen standing at ease wearing flying overalls and helmets in front of a line of Stearman biplanes. Another line of airmen facing the aircraft with parachutes on the ground. Captioned 'Carlsrom Field circa late 1941, British cadets being…

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Photo 1 is five airmen in swimming trunks on the beach.
Photo 2 is a beach view with lots of sunbathers.
Photo 3 is eight airmen relaxing on the beach.
Photo 4 is two airmen lying on the beach.
Photo 5 is an airman standing on the beach.
Photo 6…

SMathersRW55201v10047.jpg
Photograph 1 is an airman with a female Naval officer standing in front of a Lancaster, captioned ' A small bit of liaison with the Navy!'
Photograph 2 is an airman and a woman standing in front of Lancaster "TL-C", captioned 'The sister and the…

PStimpsonMC19010058.jpg
A building with 'Albany' in neon lights. On the reverse 'Albany Cinema'.
A second photograph is taken in darker lighting and has 'Albany Cinema by night'.

PHughesCL16010033.jpg
Top left - view across open ground of a single story building.
Top right - distant view of a twin engine transport aircraft with buildings in the background.
Left middle - a line of marching airmen mostly in khaki uniform but one with blue…

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A view across a street in Albany.
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