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Two airmen standing in uniform with their hands in their pockets. On the reverse is handwritten -
'L Dos Sullivan A
R Bill Radford B
10 Oct '44'.

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Full length portrait of an airman with a woman. He is wearing an RAF uniform and she is a civilian. They are standing in a garden.

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Bride, groom, three bridesmaids, bestman and father of the bride. The groom and bestman are in RAF uniform.

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A head and shoulders portrait of a woman. It is annotated 'Always Your Irene x x x'. On the reverse are handwritten names and addresses, signatures and telephone numbers.

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A side view of a Lancaster on the ground. Behind are access stands.

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A group of eight airmen, the front row seated , the four at the back standing. It is annotated '2nd Tour Crew 1944-45. Celebrating End of 51st Ops.& Tour Horse & Jockey, Waddington'.

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A group of four airmen, one sitting on a motorcycle. Behind are Nissen huts. It is annotated 'Screen Instructors C.B. 1944'.

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A homemade circular scale rule for calculating True Horse Power. On one side is a worked example complete with crossing outs and on the other are the different inputs required. The marker needles are missing.

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Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Hedley R Madgett, covering the period from 23 September 1941 to 15 August 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Swift Current, RCAF Medicine Hat, RAF…

Five Group Newsletter, number 36, July 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on training, signals, navigation, radar navigation, air bombing, gunnery, tactics, Japanese fighter control, air crew safety, accidents,…

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Geoff Packham and his brother Peter partaking in motor bike and sidecar racing.

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Geoff Packham’s father in Royal Flying Corps uniform in front of his SE5.

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Half length portrait of Geoff Packham wearing a Sabena uniform.

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An almost full length portrait of Geoff Packham wearing sergeant's stripes and pilot's brevet on his uniform, and his brother. Behind is a stone wall and moorland with hills in the distance.

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The letter addressed to Geoff's father is from the Air MInistry (Casualty Branch). It advises him that his son has been captured and a copied letter was read out by Lord Haw Haw on the radio. He asks for lots of letters and reports he is well.

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A sketch map showing Britain, the North Sea, Holland and Germany. The main attack is to near Essen and shows the routes followed.

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On his return to Great Britain after his release from prisoner of war camp, Geoff Packham was interrogated by his commanding officer. His aircraft was damaged during a raid on Sterkrade by Holten. The bailed out over the Netherlands. He was captured…

Five Group Newsletter, number 30, January 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on famous last words, operations, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing, signals, gardening, training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 29, December 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on tactics, operations, gardening, signals, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, air bombing, engineering, training,…

LLambournJP1851376v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for John Lambourn, flight engineer, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 8 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St…

Five Group Newsletter, number 28, November 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on the end of the Tirpitz, gardening, operations, signals, navigation, this month's bouquetes, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing,…

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Half length portrait of an airman wearing tunic taken on the day he joined up. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…
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