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Portrait photograph of Susan Jones standing on a pier.

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Seven RAF Aircrew in front of Lancaster CA-M partial serial number; “NG41[?]. John Cuthbert is second from the left.

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Eleven RAF personnel, some in flight gear, in front of a Lancaster with some of them sitting on bombs on a bomb trolley. John Cuthbert is second from right.

RAF Tuddenham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Bury St Edmunds.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 3 Group in October 1943. The station was equipped with the fog dispersal…

RAF Shepherds Grove was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 9 miles (14 kms) north-east of Bury St Edmunds.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 and although it was originally intended for use by the United…

RAF Tholthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Boroughbridge.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1940 as part of 4 Group and used as a satellite station by Whitleys from RAF…

RAF Topcliffe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south-west of Thirsk.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 as part of 4 Group. 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys, staying until…

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Group of airmen with nine NCOs and a single officer in the second row. Submitted with caption 'Caribbean airman at an RAF base'.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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An Anson flying above a convoy.

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A list of 35 operations undertaken by Terry Ford. It includes dates and aircraft used.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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A planning chart used for an operation to Calais, with handwritten annotations

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A planning chart used for a route from Waterbeach to Cologne then Mepal

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A planning chart used for a cross-country exercise Chedburgh-North Sea-Hinckley-Sheffield-Hull-Louth-Chedburgh, with handwritten annotations.

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A planning chart used on an operation to Essen, with handwritten annotations.

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A planning chart for the route from Waterbeach to Essen then Mepal, with handwritten annotations.

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A planning chart used for mine laying in the Kattegat, off Denmark.

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A planning chart used for an operation to Dortmund, with handwritten annotations.
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