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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942"

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Single airman, with lifejacket, looking over the ships rails and lifeboats at the sea. Captioned 'A wintry day in mid Atlantic, - aboad troopship Empress of Scotland. Had to carry life jacket at all times, as ship not in convoy or escorted.'.

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Propaganda leaflet for the German population.
Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 Bomber raids have taken place and promises more.
Page 2 sets out the rights a defeated Germany can expect from the Allies and calls on Germans themselves to…

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Group of airmen arranged in four rows. Captioned '11th O.T.U. R.A.F. Upavon 1942 All Bomber command a/c'.
At the top each airman is named -
'Sgt Chapman Sgt Anderson Sgt Burton Sgt Lipton W/O Kellaway (Back row 3rd from right Kellaway became…

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14 Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel at Morecambe with a road and a row of buildings visible in the background. They are arranged in two rows, with the first row seated on a park bench, the second standing behind the first. There is a corporal…

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A squadron group of Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in rows in front of a Wellington. There are two men standing up through the cockpit roof of the aircraft. A number of personnel have numbers appended above or below them. On the…

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Forty-one airmen in four rows in front of a building. All are wearing tunics and most side caps. Albert Cluett is in the back row, first on the left. On the reverse '50 Sqd Armourers, Skellingthorpe'.

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52 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a wooden building. They are wearing sidecaps with a training flash. On the reverse is 'RAF Friends'. On the reverse of the second photograph is ' RAF. Friends Miami, Oklahoma 1942'.

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Photograph 1 is a head and shoulders of a woman captioned 'Alice 1942'.
Photograph 2 is a half length image of an airman with a side cap, captioned 'Blackpool 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a woman and two children sitting on a doorstep, captioned…

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MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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Eight aircrew students, in uniform,with LAC rank badges and aircrew training flashes in their hats, standing outside Picton Post Office. Captioned 'Fellow aircrew students outside post Office, Picton, Ontario, Canada. Photo summer 1942.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

LAnsellAV1390280v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force observer’s and air gunner’s log book for Sergeant Albert Victor Ansell from 25 October 1942 to 30 April 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at Pan American Airways navigation school…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

LHughesAM417845v1.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force observer’s air gunner’s and wireless operators flying log book for Angus Murray Hughes, covering the period from 24 October 1942 to 26 September 1944. He was stationed at RAAF Mount Gambier, RAAF Port Pirie, RAAF Nhill,…

BWardCWWardCWv1.pdf
Memoir and diary covering Charles Ward's call up to the Army and early training. Mentions that he applied to transfer to the Royal Air Force and although accepted, all transfers were cancelled due to imminent operations. Describes in detail fighting…

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Two full length portraits of Arthur Atkins. On the left he is standing in uniform tunic wearing side cap with a background of a fence and trees. Caption 'Rank = AC2, 1942'. On the right he is wearing overalls and beret with a background of a bush.…

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Arthur Atkins wearing uniform tunic and side cap sitting in the diving seat of an open topped car. In the background a lattice fence and a vegetation-covered wooden building. Caption '38 Singer, Singer 9, Summer 42/43, Rank LAC'.

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A man and a women standing in civilian clothes in front of a car. In the background trees. Caption '38 Buick, Marysville 42, Mother and Dad'.

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Three quarter length portrait of Arthur Atkins in uniform carrying peaked cap and gloves alongside his bride in wedding dress. In the background part of sword honour guard and other wedding guests. Caption 'Dec 1942'

LAtkinsAH418514v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Arthur Atkins, covering the period from 12 November 1942 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RAAF Somers, RAAF Malalla, RAAF Ascot Vale,…

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Rugby scrum with numerous players. Behind are a few spectators, huts and a wood.

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Group of ten rugby players covered in mud. Behind are spectators and their huts.

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Group of rugby players. Behind are spectators, their huts and woods.

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A band of nine men formally dressed on stage. In the front row are two saxophone players, a guitarist and a pianist. The back row of five musicians are playing trumpets, drums and upright bass. Covered music stands are in front of each player and the…
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