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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing battledress with flight engineer brevet, nametag and flying helmet and goggles.

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Course photograph of observers, 23 individuals, some sergeants some officers posed in three rows in front of a camouflaged structure. On the reverse RAF stamp but no unit or date, two stickers Bristol 01 and 0274.

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37 airmen arranged in four rows. Refresher training on Beauforts. Laurie Penn is identified as being third from the right in the bottom row.

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PPennLE1704.pdf
The four are pictured at Oregon where the two women sang in a choir for them. The caption reads 'L to R; Colin Richardson, later killed in action, Lawrence (Laurie) Penn, names of ladies unknown'.

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PPennLE1703.pdf
A group of airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Mitchell. Laurie is identified in the caption.

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PPennLE1702.pdf
A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

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1:200,000 scale double sided map, Germany on one side, northern France on the other.

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Addressed to Irene and Ted, with a greeting in English but the printed greetings are in Dutch.

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An order form, the items available included books, pamphlets, ties, badges, log books, post cards and magazines. Not dated.

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An account of how the need for Operation Manna arose, how negotiations with the German accupying forces proceeded, how the operation was announced to the Dutch people and a summary of the Operation.

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A detailed account of the visit made by a group ex aircrew who took part in Operation Manna who had been invited for a five day visit to commemorate Operation Manna.

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Certificate no 33277 that records that Ted qualified for his A,B and C certificates.

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Metal lapel badge and reverse.

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Metal lapel badge and its reverse.

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Ties from the various organisations Ted belonged to. They include ties from the Air Gunners Association, Royal Air Force Association,, Operation Manna, 460 Squadron, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

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Badge background are the Dutch colours of red white and blue in horizontal wavy lines. Silhouette of Lancaster dropping packages, with the wording Manna, 1945-1995, 50th Anniversary.

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Tile and dedication presented to Ted. Tile shows two representations of the Lancaster, flying over a woman and child, with the outline of a town with a rising sun behind, with an inscription in Dutch.

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Medals and medallions presented to Ted Leaviss and others who attended the anniversary celebrations of Operation Manna in Holland in 1984 and later.
Medallion showing Lancasters dropping packages over a stylised Dutch landscape with 1945 and…

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Ted Leaviss's name tag, presented to him for the 40th Anniversary visit remembering Operation Manna. It has small silhouettes of the Lancaster and B 17 dropping food packages. It has his name, his squadron and the Union Flag. There are three…

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1939–1945 Star with Bomber Command clasp, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945, Two General Service Medals. Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct and Malaysian Service Medal.

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Two disks for 1042135 McVickers

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Identity card with head and shoulders photograph and personal details.

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons.

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Small square blue metal badge, image of air gunner's brevet in the centre, 'Air Gunners Association', bottom right, small RAF badge top left. Mounting pin on reverse.
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