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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

LGreenAW104402v1.pdf
A.W. Green’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 14th January 1941 to 19th June 1942, detailing training and operations as a navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Base Port Albert (No. 1 Air Navigation School), Canadian Forces…

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Gives list of unit postings, mustering and promotions.

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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing in the doorway of a brick building. Submitted with caption 'Aircraft Charge Hand Don Cameron 173516 1941 ITW Hemswell'.

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Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

SLambertBrownP19330417v10003.pdf
When Italy entered the war in 1940, air raids were conducted over key military targets and peaked during the first half of 1942. Attacks ceased altogether by 1943 once Italy had surrendered. The various dockyards maintained efforts to keep ships in…

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SLambertBrownP19330417v10006.pdf
List of 68 vessels that were docked in Malta’s yards for repairs from September 1939: Chenonceaux, Franconia, Garland, Keppel, S.S Cornwall, Imperial, Decoy, Hotspur, Havock, Andromeda, Illustrious, Coral, Beryl, Essex, Ploughboy, Encounter,…

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Letter from David Donaldson to station commander at RAF Foulsham requesting temporary release for a period of six to nine months in order to study and sit solicitor's, final examinations. Enclosed document listing his service since September 1939…

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Three items from a scrapbook:

Item 1 is a newspaper cutting titled 'Venture Adventure is ATC Motto'.

Item 2 is an Air Training Corps membership card for AS Coller. It has a caption 'Originally named Air Defence Cadet Corps ADCC'.

Item 3 is a…

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Two photographs of ATC cadets. They are captioned 'Luton Beds 1941 or 1942 ATC'.

Photograph 1 - 18 cadets plus instructor arranged in three rows with arms crossed.
Photograph 2 - a group of cadets marching with eyes left, in a town street. There…

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Eight photographs on a page of a scrapbook.
Photograph 1 - a group of 20 trainee airmen arranged in three rows. Behind are two large houses. and trees. It is captioned 'Cpl Alfie Jan 1943 at Skegness'.
Photograph 2 - AS Coller, half length portrait…

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21 RAF ground personnel arranged in two rows in front of a lorry. On the left and right two men are seated on motorcycles. On the reverse 'Aston Down 1941 MT Section' and '[indecipherable] School Rd 10 B153 Miniature Hair Fair Eyes Eight Blue Comp…

An00509's autobiography. Seventeen chapters and an epilogue. Chapters 1-4 deal with early life and schooling. Chapter 5-14 the war years and 15-17 after the war.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University…

BPayneRPayneRv1.pdf
A detailed account of Reg Payne's service in the RAF. He starts with a list of 18 RAF bases where he served in his 5 years of service. He was 16 when war was declared but volunteered for the RAF at 17. After tests he was selected for training as a…

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Photograph 1 is of a B-25, undercarriage down, low level, port side, captioned 'Whitley A/C. R.A.F. Middleton St George, 1941'.
Photograph 2 is of the starboard side of a Boston 'P', in flight, captioned Boston A/C. R.A.F. Hartford Bridge. 1944. 88…

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Two standing men, one dressed as a pirate, the second, a sergeant is an observer in the Royal Air Force. Behind is a fence and a watch tower.

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Four men dressed as cowboys, They have their pistols and one blunderbuss pointed at the camera. They are standing in front of a hut.

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Four men dressed in shirts and ties, seated with their instruments behind music stands decorated with 'JF'. There are two guitarists, a drummer, a cellist, a saxophonist and one trumpet player. Behind is a poster with a painting of a woman and the…

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Three men wearing black sitting holding hats in their left hands, with the six man band seated behind them. The covered music stands have 'JF' on the front. On the wall a poster of a woman and a name 'Nat Fender'.

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A group of 29 Canadian officers arranged in 4 rows, one seated cross legged on the ground, one seated, one standing and the fourth standing on a bench. They are wearing a mixture of uniform and flying clothing and nine have beards.

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A small band of 13 men seated behind covered music stands. At the side is their conductor. The band has a mixture of string and wind instruments, piano and drums.The music stands has 'MM' in stylised form. Behind is a backdrop with two stars.

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A man dressed as a belly dancer with two men in long shirts and fezs. Behind is the conductor and his band.

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13 man band with guitars, drums, an accordion and harmonicas. One row is seated behind covered music stands with 'G' on the front. The bass drum has 'G' on the front. All dressed with large bow ties. Behind is a backdrop of a city.
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