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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

MPowellNI1896919-191029-310001.jpg
Front cover with photograph of two Wellington airborne in formation. Inside front cover with signatures. The book which covers from formation of squadron in 1917, Second World War and post war history up to 1963.

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OSawKC55612-151102-02.pdf
Contains personal data, mustering dates and trades, commission, course, postings, movements and duties. Includes post-war service.

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Freda Todd (bridesmaid), a woman, a bridesmaid and a boy. A bridal party photograph with, on the reverse 'My Aunty wedding. Freda, Mum, Michael'.

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Ernie and Jessie on their wedding day, flanked by two older women. On the reverse 'Ernie Todd & wife Jessie. Wedding'. [Note on the previous image Ernie's wife is written as Bessie and on this one, Jessie'.

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Ernie and Bessie on their wedding day, flanked by two bridesmaids. On the reverse '1941 Freda Todd, Ernie Todd Bessie his wife'.

LHadfieldL1066643v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

OAllamAJ657570-171206-01.jpg
Gives list of unit postings, mustering and promotions.

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

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Describes how German army’s progression around Moscow is not as rapid or complete as indicated by propaganda from Berlin. They are meeting tenacious defence from Russia, preventing the German infantry from joining the Panzer Divisions. Suggests…

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The leaflet contrasts Hitler’s repeated declaration on 16th March 1941 that Germany would achieve the final victory with that of Roosevelt on 16th [15th] March 1941, announcing America’s total commitment until total victory.

A quotation is…

SChristianAL29160v10047.jpg
A cartoon Blenheim bomber GB-R T1989 flying low level over the sea. It is captioned 'The 'Hoochicken' -Blenheim Bomber used by Commanding Officer of 105 Squadron.
Wing Commander AL Christian
Picture drawn by Flight Lieutenant Bennett - 105 Sqn…

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Two air-to-air photographs of a Blenheim being flown by Arnold Christian.
#1 is a side view
#2 is a plan view, from above.
They are captioned 'Bristol Blenheim Mk IV Bomber photographed while being flown by Wing Commander Arnold Louis Christian…

SChristianAL29160v10040-0014.jpg
A cartoon of the airmen of 105 Squadron. The caption reads 'Caricature drawing of 105 Squadron members - early 1941. The Officer Commanding 105 Squadron is AL Christian (centre, wearing flight jacket). Command was assumed by AL Christian on 24…

LPerryWRP1317696v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 24 November 1941 to 19 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Ansty, RCAF De Winton, RCAF Calgary, RCAF Moncton, RAF Ossington, RAF Scampton, RAF North…

SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

SPerryWRP1317696v10006.pdf
For William Roy Peter Perry - gives some personal details and list postings and re-mustering. Includes form for temporary service in Canada with list of postings. Notes awarded flying badge. Commissioned 18 May 1943.

LNimanMA137571v1.pdf
M A Niman’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 6th August 1941 to 2nd May 1945, detailing operations and instructional duties in the UK, Middle East and East Africa as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and “Special…

LFlintJ121331v1.pdf
J Flint’s Flying Log Book covering the period 30 August 1938 to 16 February 1944.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…

LRouseHC911641v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

SGillK1438901v10008.pdf
Occasional daily inputs. Mentions going to Lords (initial aircrew) in July, Leuchars for training in late July then back to London. Mentions some flying experiences in November.

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A large group of airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in three rows. Centre front row is an officer wearing peaked cap. In the background a building with open windows.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing civilian jacket and tie alongside woman with jacket. Captioned 'Before Ken joined RAF 1941'.
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