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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941"

EBoldyDABoldyAD41XXXX-01.pdf
Letter from David Boldy to his father about working on a farm in Ipswich with Ronnie, but sacking themselves over a labour dispute/strike; now they have moved to another farm near Colchester instead. They visited Felixstowe on a number of occasions.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being on a new station. Describes the prospect of attending a gunnery leaders’ course. Enjoys working with his new crew. Misses South Africa and mentions two girl he met whilst there, Shirley (Cape Town)…

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Letter form from David Boldy to his father about settling in with his friend as air gunners on the same crew. He misses his girl friend Babe, who he left in East London five months before. Thanks for the birthday wishes and the subsequent night out…

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Outlines the history of RAF Hemswell starting from its origin as RAF Harpswell in 1918 until peacetime operations in the the 50s. The station was equipped with Ansons, then Blenheims. Part of No 3 Group, 61 and 144 Squadrons. Changed to No 5 Group,…

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Three men standing in uniform with slouch hats holding shovels and pickaxe. Arthur Atkins is in the centre. In the immediate background a row of tents, in the far background a sparsely wooded hill. Captioned '1941'

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At the top a postponement of calling up for service document with G Bubb service number name and address. Dated 21 MAy 1941. States that recipient should report when ordered, In the meantime will remain in the reserve without pay or allowances and…

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Details of journeys carried out between 29 June 1941 and June 1944. Each line shows date, departure and arrival location and via places.

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Notes that children had shared hardship and should be proud of their effort. Signed 'George RI'. On the reverse 'Important War dates' with table of dates fro 1939-1945.

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British propaganda leaflet starts by describing trend in German propaganda that they are not trying to destroy the British Empire but are fighting the Churchill plutocratic gang, Continues with quotes from German ministers and publications concerning…

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Leslie Temple spent four years in the Air Training Corps before joining the Royal Air Force as a radio operator. He completed a tour of 30 operations with 101 Squadron at RAF Ludford Magna, as a German speaking special operator. He describes how…

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Service record of Ron Jones from 1 June 1939 to 25 April 1944.

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Desmond Hawkins volunteered for the Royal Air Force and became a navigator. After training on Wellingtons and Manchesters, he flew Lancasters for 44 Squadron and completed a tour of operations. He was commissioned as flight lieutenant and after the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top left an air-to-air view of a reconnaissance Spitfire flying right to left with cloud background.

Bottom left air-to-air view of the bottom of a reconnaissance spitfire with Invasion stripes. The camera openings can be seen in the rear…

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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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