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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-09-12"

PMcMahonT24010047.jpg
A group of 16 trainee airmen in uniform and half caps. Seven are sitting with their arms folded and nine stand in a line behind. Tom is standing second left back row. The other 15 men have signed the cover which is also annotated 'lads of No3 class…

SLambertBrownP19330417v10010.pdf
Report containing the damage to the docks and ships in Malta. Provides updates on the repairs and subsequent hits of both the ships and the docks.

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-54.jpg
Made out for Bronislaw Soltysiak and Mildred Lilian Little.

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

LWhalleyJ1113651v1.pdf
Jack Whalley’s Royal Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 9th July 1941 until 10th October 1952. Initial training at No. 9 Air Observers School as an air observer, navigator, air gunner and bomb aimer. Further training as…

PFilliputtiA16010033.jpg
At night, the submarine U-156 launches a torpedo at the SS Laconia. A massive explosion causes large flames and black smoke to engulf the centre of the liner. Small flags are flying from the masts of the ship. A postcard with the caption “The New…

BLeedhamALeedhamAv10001.jpg
Tells of early life in London, joining the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force in 1941 and training as a driver. Relates experiences at RAF Scampton and then with 57 Squadron as a tractor driver pulling bomb trolleys. Subsequently went to East Kirkby.…
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