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Two views of Valdosta station and identified on the reverse.

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Two large steam locomotives viewed from the side. On the reverse 'The engines that helped us to reach here (Atlanta)'.

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Maurice standing in front of a railway carriage belonging to Canadian National. On the reverse 'On the way up from the States'.
On a second copy of the reverse is added 'Maurice. Training complete on the way back to MonctonCanada [sic] for return…

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Maurice in khaki standing at the front of an Atlantic Coast Line P-5-B locomotive. On the reverse is handwritten 'His worship, Valdosta' and printed 'Maurice on the front of train in Valdosta'.

Identification kindly provided by Doug Smith and…

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Maurice at the front of a locomotive during a stop. On the reverse 'A rest on the way down'.

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A view looking out of the back of the train. Single track and trees. On the reverse 'Between Chatenoga [sic] & Atlanta.

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A one gulden banknote issued in the Netherlands.

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Both sided of a German banknote

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Harold Ernest Wakefield wearing tunic with flight engineer's brevet.

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A large group of airmen wearing variety of uniform sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster.

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Full length image of an RAF officer standing wearing khaki uniform and peaked cap. In the background tropical trees and foliage.

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Metal half brevet with 'E'

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Badge with breached dam and lightning strike, moto 'apres moi le deluge'. On black background.

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'D' ring with wire attached

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield's award of DFC.

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Account of Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield having been awarded the DFC in recognition of numerous operations against the enemy. Gives some personal local and family details.

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List of awards for DFC. H E Wakefield RAFVR 51 Squadron is listed towards the bottom.

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Top left - photograph of a Tallboy bomb. Main photograph of a Lancaster dropping a Grand Slam bomb. Text explains photograph is of a 22,000 lb bomb leaving rack during attack on a viaduct at Arnsberg, Germany.

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Notes that Harold Wakefield was engaged on special duties dropping the new 1--ton bomb. Notes he had done 58 operational flights and volunteered for his third tour. Stated he was previously awarded DFC and gives some personal details. Includes b/w…

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Report on the use of new 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb. Notes effect of burst and release.

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The pilot who dropped the first 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb on Germany was awarded bar to DSO.

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Quoting Sir Arthur Harris that nearly 50,000 British bomber crew personnel out of a total of 110,000 were killed during the war.

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Pay slip for Flight Lieutenant Harold Wakefield from Glyn Mills & Co for final pay.

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Membership card for Caterpillar club made out to Sergeant H E Wakefield
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