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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

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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…

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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…

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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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Title '1941'.
Top - four men, three in uniform and the fourth in civilian shirt and tie, standing behind a woman wearing dress sitting on a chair with a young boy alongside. In the background part of a house and a shed. Captioned 'Leslie, Ken, G-D…

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Polish language card with personal details.
This is a document which has been completed on behalf of the sister of Bronislaw Soltysiak, as she was looking for him. The Red Cross reunited many Polish Families after the war. This is a request for…

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26 airmen with Bill arrowed. Information supplied with the collection states '1941 (114 Sqdn RAF Images website) Warrant Officer Lutwyche'.

SRAFIngham19410620v040001-Audio.mp3
Jan Stangrycuik (Black) was born and raised in Poland. His family emigrated for a better life in Argentina when he was a teenager, but when the British Embassy called for volunteers to join the war effort, Jan answered the call and sailed with seven…

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Sidney and Una both experienced the effect of the war in Sheffield as a child. When Dunkirk survivors arrived at the nearby Reception Centre Sidney collected many souvenirs such as cap badges and his aunt also took two soldiers in to her home while…

SWeirG19660703v030001.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J S Ross, covering the period from 19 July 1941 to 23 December 1942. Detailing his flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Peterborough, RAF Little Rissington, RAF Upavon, RAF Church Lawford, RAF…

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30 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the reverse 'Perth 1941'.

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51 trainee airmen arranged in five rows. At the bottom is handwritten 'London 1941'.

Each man has signed his name on the reverse.

Printed on the reverse is 'London 1941 Maurice Back row 8th from Left'.

LStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 19 December 1941 to 30 July 1943. Detailing his flying training and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAAC Alabany, USAAC Moody Field, RAF Little…
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