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PGrundyAF1511-01.jpg
A large number of Royal Air Force personnel in four rows in front of a Halifiax and a row on top of the wings. David Donaldson is in the middle of the front row just to the left of a goat. On the reverse '192 Squadron, B Flight, May? 1945'.

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192 Squadron crest showing an owl with lightning bolt and motto 'Dare to Discover'. Signed by the King.

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A soft top sports car with the roof up, registration PO 8455, standing in front of an arched corrugated iron building. In the background other buildings on the reverse '1934 Singer Lemans, RAF Kelstern, Lincolnshire, Winter 44/45, 625 Squadron'

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Two seat open topped sports car with hood down parked on road facing right in front of Nissen hut. In the background another Nissen hut and trees. On the reverse '1934 Singer 9 Lemans 2 seater ar RAF Sandtoft, Yorkshire England May or June 1945'.

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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1939– 1945 Star ribbon in a presentation box

YHedgesEC19260127v1.pdf
Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Four newspaper cuttings from 1944 describing four separate operations. Salzburg captioned 'Oct 17 1944', Essen captioned 'Oct 25th 1944', Dunkirk and Vienna captioned 'Nov 4th 1944' and Gelsenkirchen captioned 'Nov 6th 1944'.

YWarrenHJ619608v1.pdf
Hand-written 1944 diary. Detailed entries of flying, camp life, the weather and letters to and from home. Many references to going to cinema. Last entry 17 July 1944.

YHattersleyCR40699v1.pdf
A diary used as a notebook by Peter Hattersley. In addition to notes there are addresses and telephone numbers.

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Over 200 personnel sitting and standing in seven rows in front of a Lancaster. In the background a hanger with doors open. A enlargement show a portion of the photograph with an airman identified as John Brittain ringed in red. Additional information…

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Metal/enamel eagle badge for 199 Squadron with a Lego brick.

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Cloth crest of 199 Squadron with the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Design for the 199 Squadron crest showing colours and the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Two images showing indecipherable features. Caption on first '1st Exp Kodacolor'.

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20 Airmen in four rows all in uniform and side caps. Front row squatting, second sitting and the rear two standing. Ronald Boone is standing on the far right of the back row. In the background part of a wooden building. On the reverse 'This is our…

PPearsonLP1504.jpg
20 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a brick building. Leslie Pearson is middle row 3rd from right.

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PCarterRH1501.jpg
Group portrait of 20 auxiliary firemen in three rows all in uniform with peaked hats. Front row of eight are sitting on chairs, second row of seven standing and back row of five standing on hidden support. Bob Carter is left hand man in back row. In…

PWhittleGG1604.jpg
A group of 20 trainee airmen wearing side caps with a white flash. Behind is a wooden hut and a Nissen hut with a telegraph pole in between.
On the reverse 19 airmen have signed their names

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A commemorative poster with a map of Southern Europe and North Africa. Around the outside is a list of locations where operations were carried out. There is a paragraph with details of the operations.

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207 Squadron was equipped with Battles in 1939 and became part of 12 Operational Training Unit. The Squadron was re-formed in November 1940 at RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group Bomber Command to bring the new Manchesters into operational service.…

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24 airmen arranged in three rows and captioned '207 Sqdn. Pilots May 1945.' On the reverse '406 Malcolm Staves'.

Group of 21 airmen arranged in three rows, one cross-legged, one seated and one standing. All are wearing greatcoats and caps. Corporal George Haigh is in centre of second row. He is the only corporal.

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PAsshetonJJ1709.jpg
21 airmen arranged in two rows, the front row seated. They are dressed in tropical uniform with shorts and are holding pith helmets. Behind them is a concrete building and hedge. On the reverse 'S/L Harris 45-8 yrs 1924 Baghdad A.T.H. & possibly…

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21 seated airmen arranged in two rows. Large tree and single storey buildings in background. On the reverse is 'AFU, Ossington. 1943'. David Joseph is third from the right on the back row.
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