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Eight men wearing swimming trunks with trees beyond. John is second right at the back. On the reverse 'At the swimming pool the whole of the gang is here. Can you spot 'ern' '.

A view of the front of the Round House Hotel, at the corner of Esigodini Road/ Hope Fountain road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Dark sky and bushes in the foreground. On the reverse 'The Round House Hotel which I have talked a lot about'.

During the Second…

Men, women and children sitting around and swimming in a rectangular swimming pool with diving board. One man is wearing a pith helmet with a towel covering his back. The area is bordered by floodlights and trees. On the reverse of the second…

The hut stands in open ground with a pitched grass roof and a multi paned glass window. It has rocks around its base and a notice at its entrance. On the reverse 'The hut that Rhodes stayed in when visiting Bulawayo. Now in the grounds of the…

A four wheeled gun carriage underneath a pitched grass roofed open sided structure with trees alongside. On the reverse 'The gun carriage what Rhodes was carried to his grave on. Now in grounds of Governor's house'.

Uniformed trainee airmen sat on an open top car, one with his arm raised in the air, John is standing right, back. The car, with number plate B 5707, is parked on a packed earth road with trees surrounding. On the reverse 'Ken, Pat, Jim Sid and…

Five uniformed men sitting on a rock in open scrubland. John is in the centre with an open jacket. On the reverse 'The five of us at Hillside dams'.

A two storey colonnaded building with a double height square clock tower with roman numerals showing the time as 4:38. The area in front of the building is open with trees surrounding.

A street including the Carlton Hotel and other two storey buildings with a covered terrace at ground level along its length. There is a multi storey building at the far end of the street with cars and other vehicles parked along either side. A single…

A street scene with the hotel in the centre of a row of other two storey buildings. Cars, vans and other vehicles are parked along the road and there are designated parking spaces in the middle of the road. A number of vans have "Jerrys" printed on…

Notes kept by JH Bird during his training.

A magazine published for airmen at the Bulawayo base. It includes, news, jokes, cartoons and adverts.

A magazine produced at the camp for airmen. It has news, jokes, cartoons and adverts.

Notes kept by JH Bird during his training.

A magazine published by RAF Bulawayo with sports news, jokes and news.

A magazine published for airmen in Bulawayo with news, jokes and stories.

Three completed RAF Forms 96.
The first to Induna from Thornhill advises that Moth D623 arrived.
The second to Thornhill and Cranborne from Induna advises that three Wellingtons left for Cranborne then Thornhill.
The third to Thornhill and…

Transcript of F Dunn's memoir describing life before and after joining the RAF. Includes induction and starting off in the RAF in England and then sea voyage to South Africa and then initial training in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Describes time at Hillside ITW camp, Bulawayo. Having to wait before starting aircrew training. Includes letter to sister and brother describing a typical day in camp. Describes local area and inhabitants as well as training activities, drill,…

Starts after arrival at Durban in South Africa. Describes time in Clairwood "rest camp", visiting Durban and Christmas and New Year celebrations. Long description of activities in Durban. Discusses South Africa and describes train journey to South…

Pilots flying log book for John L Kennedy, covering the period from 2 February 1942 to 30 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Perth, RAF South Cerney,…

Pilots flying log book for J H Bird, covering the period from 29 March 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Gianaclis, RAF Peplow, and Italy.…

Pilot’s flying log book for D A Robinson, covering the period from 23 November 1942 to 21 May 1948. Covering his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. It states in his log book that his previous one was lost due to enemy action…
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