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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942"

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

PDunbarJL1603.jpg
Full face portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Submitted with caption '1942 Jimmy'.

PDunbarJL1602.jpg
Full face portrait of a man wearing jacket and tie. Submitted with the caption '1942 Jimmy in the RAF'.

PDunbarJL1601.jpg
Full length image of JL Dunbar and “Betty” Dodridge. An airman wearing uniform tunic standing with his arm round a woman to the left wearing light checked skirt and jacket. In the background a lattice fence and part of a house. Submitted with…

PCameronD2013.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron Cochran Field 1942'.

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PCameronD2011.jpg
Four airmen, three with unbuttoned tunics and the fourth carrying his tunic over an arm. standing arm-in-arm in a row with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'On leave near Macon GA' On the reverse 'Four of the five musketeers, off the…

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PCameronD2009.jpg
Four men with uniform tunics unbuttoned and two with side caps standing on a wooden bridge with wooden railings. Pathway through trees to a building in the background. Submitted with caption 'n leave near Manon GA. Don Cameron second right'. On the…

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PCameronD2008.jpg
A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

PCameronD2007.jpg
On the left a man wearing khaki uniform using a camera. On the right another man wearing khaki looks on. In the background a long row of tents. Submitted with caption 'Tent city Turner Field GA. Don Cameron (with camera) and Bonditch 1942'.

PCameronD2006.jpg
A large group of trainees all wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a building. Submitted with caption 'Lodwich School of Aeronautics Course 43B 1942 4th row 4th from right Don Cameron'.

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PCameronD2005.jpg
A man wearing vest writing with fountain pen. Another man behind partition on the right. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron writing home Lakeland Fl. 1942'.

PCameronD2004.jpg
Three airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps standing by a wall with lake in background. Submitted with caption 'Ben Massey, Don Cameron and Don May Lakeland Fl 1942'.

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LCameronD173516v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book, one, for Don Cameron, covering the period from 23 March 1942 to 22 January 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Booker, USAAF Lakeland, USAAF Cochran Field and USAAF Napier Field. Aircraft flown in…

LKellJA[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilot’s log book for J A Kell covering the period from 4 May 1942 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, including assessment certificates and course syllabus. Notes include references to a 1000 bomber operation,…

PCalmanJG1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilots wings and side cap. Captioned 'J Calman Front 1942'. On the reverse 'Jim Calman, 106 Squadron, Metheringham, Lincolnshire, 1944 Aged 22 years, 5 Group Bomber Command'. Additional…

MMillsGA1445361-201003-040001.jpg
Shows Gordon Mills nineteen trips as passenger or second pilot in Tiger Moth in 1941, 1942 and 1943.

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AYeandleBA181229.mp3
After leaving school, Bertram Yeandle joined the RAF apprentice scheme and trained as an engine fitter at RAF Halton. After completing his apprenticeship at RAF Cosford, he was posted to 148 Squadron, RAF Harwell, where he serviced Wellingtons. In…

LRobinsonDA1215638v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for D A Robinson, covering the period from 23 November 1942 to 21 may 1948. Covering his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. It states in his log book that his previous one was lost due to enemy action…

LHarrisJD128456v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J D Harris, navigator, covering the period from 22 April 1942 to 26 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Ancienne Lorette,…

LJenkins138520v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F C Jenkins, navigator, covering the period from 3 January 1940 to 10 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 575 squadron, 46 squadron and 14…

MWareingR86325-161005-68.jpg
Reports that Wellington crew of 9 Squadron took of on operation from RAF Honington and force landed in Vichy France. Apart from one who eventually made his way to freedom, the other crew returned safely and resumed operational flying. Two years later…

LWareingR86325v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for R Wareing, covering the period from 17 February 1942 to 25 November 1943. Detailing his Instructor duties and flying training. He was stationed at RAF Cottesmore, RAF Market Harborough, RAF Upper Heyford and RAF…
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