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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-08"

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Temporary, special area, crew pass made out to Flight Lieutenant Donaldson between 21 August 1941 and 28 August 1941

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Design by the College of Arms for the 33 Service Flying Training School crest with a bison and the motto 'unity is strength'. It is signed by the Chester Herald and Inspector of Royal Airforce Badges. Also signed 'Approved George R.I. '

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EDexterKIDexterPC410830.pdf
Catching up with family and friends, money and accommodation.

EDexterKIDexterPC410819.pdf
Thanks Phyl for parcels and states money sent. Writes about accommodation difficulties for family member. Notes bombs dropped nearby to home. Talks briefly about work at initial training wing and then catches up with family and friends.

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Letter from Cadet Dexter to Phyl giving his new address at initial training wing, Babbacombe, Devon. Describes his hasty preparations, before leaving home, items left behind to be sent on, concerns of the welfare of another female friend, standards…

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Wartime memoir covering Dennis Raettig's training at Blackpool and the posting to 104 Squadron at Royal Air Force Driffield in August 1941. Worked on Wellington aircraft and mentions that Driffield also hosted the blind approach landing flight…

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Photograph 1 is of eight airmen under the nose of a Whitley. Captioned 'Pilot Sgt B. Jones with his Ground Crew, Whitley. A/C.'
Photograph 2 is of a sergeant pilot wearing a flying helmet and pointing to the underside of an aircraft. It is is signed…

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Three photographs taken from a scrapbook. The first is six men loading coal into a lorry at Reykjavik. Behind are ship's masts. Captioned 'Coal heaving, Rejkvik August 1941.' The second is a hill covered in fog, captioned 'Coastal Fog. Hetgafels Aug.…

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Six men beside a large mound of coal are loading coal into the back of a lorry. Behind them can be seen ship's masts.

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A group of seven men loading coal into the back of a lorry.

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Two copies of a postcard showing 32 airmen in three rows dressed in tunic uniform with side caps. Front row kneeling and rear two rows standing. On the reverse 'Western, August 1941, Squad 9'. Between the two postcards caption 'Grandpa: second row…
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