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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

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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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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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The three men are standing in front of a hut. Two are dressed as cowboys and the third is wearing civilian clothing and flying boots. A fourth person is partly visible, seated and working on clothing.

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One man dressed as a German guard with a torch, one man dressed as a witch, one man in a hooped shirt in a hatch in the floor and a fourth man in civilian clothes.

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Four men dressed as a cowboys, one man dressed as a cowgirl, all armed, one with a blunderbuss. They are standing in front of a hut.

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Cinderella with a fairy godmother and two ugly sisters. The fairy godmother is holding a wand with a star. Cinderella is dressed in working clothes, the two ugly sisters wear long dresses. All played by men.

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A witch stands in front of her home. The witch is wearing long black robes and a pointed hat. Behind there is a sign saying 'Mon Repos' over the door. At the side another sign says 'Private Abattoir'. On the wall there is a skull and crossbones.

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A man dressed as Cinderella is dancing with another man dressed as Groucho Marx. The stage backdrop is decorated with toilet seats.

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Two men, one dressed as a cowboy, the second as a cowgirl. They are standing in front of a hut.

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Three quarters portrait of three men dressed as cowboys, standing in front of a hut.

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Eleven men in three rows, kneeling, sitting and standing in front of a goal. Behind are their huts.

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A group of 19 men which includes eight cowboys, one cowgirl, one pantomime cow, two airmen and the remainder dressed in civilian clothes. The front row is kneeling with the cowgirl seated on an airman's knee. The back row is standing. Behind is a…

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In the foreground a road. Behind are three single story corrugated iron barrack blocks amongst scattered trees. On the reverse 'RAF Mount Hampden, S Rhodesia, 1941

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BBC 78 RPM vinyl disk Gordon Cruickshank recorded in August 1944.

Joined RAF in 1938 and Bomber Command in 1941 as an air gunner. Started operations in 1942 and completed first tour of 31 trips at end of November 1942. Says was badly shot up on…

MGreenAW104402-160919-02.pdf
A biography of Alan Green with personal photographs and headlines. It covers his training in Canada and UK. First squadron was 218 at Marham flying Wellingtons as a navigator, then Stirlings. He flew 22 operations and was shot down by friendly fire.…
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