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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-11"

James Douglas Hudson followed a friend to join the RAF. He trained as a navigator and was posted to 101 Squadron at RAF West Raynham. On his final operational flight with the squadron he ran out of fuel and crashed. He was taken prisoner by the Vichy…

Two photographs one of Pompei and Vesuvius and one of their guide.
Four photographs recording their train journey from East London to Port Elizabeth.

Four photographs of Pompei Ruins.
Three photographs, one of Stormberg Junction blockhouse, one of Baakens street, Port Elizabeth, and one of Ken Loach, upper torso, trees in the background, Port Elizabeth.

Identification kindly provided by Moos…

Four photographs of Shrine of the Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei, August 1945.
Four photographs of Port Elizabeth area November 1942 - March 1943.

Four photographs of Naples area, August 1945.
Three photographs of a night time electrical storm, Port Elizabeth November 1942 March 1943.

Four photographs of Naples, taken from a balcony of what now is Villa Giullia (Via Armando Diaz 158) looking down the street in the direction of Mount Vesuvius.

Four photographs of Port Elizabeth, two of his billet.

Identification kindly…

LH page, No 103 Squadron Honours and Awards Board .
RH page, four photographs from No 42 ANS, Nov 1942 - March 1943.

Les sends seasons greeting to his mother.

He hopes Les is well. He reports the family is well.

He received a cigarette and tobacco parcel from Manchester Relatives Association. Weather is cold but news is heartening. They are getting Red Cross parcels again.

He only received one letter in the previous week. The weather is getting colder. He asks for cigarettes.

He has three letters. 500 new prisoners have arrived in the camp. They have been watching a play. One sentence has been censored.

37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.


Top - squadron photograph of a large number of airmen sitting and standing in three rows in front of, and on top of the wings, engines and cockpit of a Halifax, Captioned 'No 431 Squadron RCAF March 1944, C.O. Wing Commander W Newsum DFC "Big Bill",…

Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

Four photographs, the first captioned 'Sunset from the highway between Eureka and Crescent City.'
The second has a river its banks covered in trees, hills in the distance, captioned 'Eel River.'. The third has a group of tall trees flanking a road,…

Four photographs the first is of the bridge with hilly coast line captioned 'The bridge from Presidio. A clear span of 4200 ft, height of towers 740ft'.
Second captioned ' Ocean and mountain scenery from the bridge'.
Third is a full span of the…

First page has four photographs, the first a close up of one of the enclose suspension cables appearing to sit on a young ladies shoulder, captioned, 'An American Miss holding a suspension cable'.
The second shows a semi circular tunnel captioned…

Two pages, the first has one photograph of central San Francisco captioned 'A few of San Francisco's skyscrapers'. with some of them named.
A second photograph has been removed.
The second page has four photographs, the first is of an imposing…

Two album pages captioned 'The Canadian Pacific Rockies, passed through them on the way to Vancouver, November 1942.'
The first page has five photographs, the first has a train on a bridge crossing a rocky canyon, captioned 'Stoney Creek Bridge'.…

Four album pages, the first page is captioned 'No 31 E.F.T.S. R.A.F. De Winton, Alberta, Canada. September-November 1942'. It has five photographs.
The first has a Tiger Moth over snow covered expanse, captioned 'Tiger Moth about to take off'.…

Contains tables of bird watching activity and descriptions of birds; list of books; a large number of photographs of civilians, fellow prisoners including one of Wing Commander Day (Senior British Officer) and a Wellington. Followed by list of names…

Covers 467 Squadron formation at RAF Scampton and move to RAF Waddington. List station and squadron commanders and statistics from operational record books including first and last operational sorties, operational sorties attempted, reasons for…
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