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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943"

LJarmyJFD134695v1.pdf
Navigators log book for J Jarmy covering the period from 7th August 1942 to 12th November 1957. Detailing his flying training in Canada and England and operations flown, including various certificates and a list of his operational crew. He was…

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows. In the background three Lancaster in line. It is believed that I A Wynn is in the photograph as it was taken before 25/26 May 1943. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

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Seven airmen, five wearing tunics and two wearing leather jerkins in front of a wheeled trolley. One airman kneeling in front has corporal stripes and one standing behind has hands on the shoulders of man in front. All are wearing side caps. In the…

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17 auxiliary firemen standing in a group behind and to the sides of a fire pump which has large bore hoses on the front and coiled hoses on the rear. All firemen are in uniform tunic with belts and peaked hats. In the background a brick wall. Pump is…

YHedgesEC19260127v1.pdf
Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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A commemorative poster with a map of Southern Europe and North Africa. Around the outside is a list of locations where operations were carried out. There is a paragraph with details of the operations.

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21 seated airmen arranged in two rows. Large tree and single storey buildings in background. On the reverse is 'AFU, Ossington. 1943'. David Joseph is third from the right on the back row.
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PBattyPH1605.jpg
Formal photograph of 22 aircrew with half wing brevet, in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse 'Judy Whitchurch Not 44851', ' 1943'.

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35 airmen arranged in four rows. David Joseph is on the rear row, fourth from the left. On the reverse '17. Pre-AFU Course, Perth April-May 1943' and 'Subject back 4th from left'.

BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…

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A commemorative document detailing the operations undertaken by the squadron during the Second World War, the weight of bombs dropped and the number of sorties. Also it states 73 aircraft did not return. At the bottom is handwritten 'Good Luck!…

PEllamsG16030008.jpg
First photograph of sunken aircraft captioned, 'Salvage, No 204 squadron aircraft crash, Bathhurst, B.W.Africa.'.
Second is of damaged Sunderland captioned, 'Pranged, landed with wing and tail damage No 95 Squadron 1943'.

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Three men in dark suits and hats, the left hand one wearing a mayoral chain walking toward the camera. Behind a group of men and women and in the background a Lancaster in a fenced enclosure. Captioned 'Wings for Victory Week at Lancaster 1943. The…

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Covers coastal patrols to determine density and frequency coverage of enemy radar organisation, discovery of new enemy radar type and monitoring enemy overland radar and communications. Mentions use of specially equipped Wellington flown over enemy…

Quaderno1.pdf
The log covers three years, from 10 June 1940 to August 1943. Initial notes are about civil defence preparedness: posters with black-out instructions are issued, shelters are set up. The first alarm is logged on 22 June 1940, followed by only two…

Quaderno2.pdf
After 8 September 1943, early warnings continue for two days, but nothing is logged until 21 September. Only five bombings are noted, while early warnings decreasing considerably. In October bombings are again on the increase and Pistoia is bombed…

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A double exposure image of an aircraft cockpit superimposed over two small men behind the control column. On the reverse 'The Gremlins get to work & my Camera complied with their demands. I'm finished "shooting" for the day. SFTS '43'

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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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An airman in tunic and side cap is standing between two women in dresses on a railway platform. Railway tracks to the right. On the reverse 'Joyce Boytha, Ped Walker, Minky Omsdaal, Johanesburg [sic] railway station 1943'.

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An airman wearing leather jacket with fur collar standing with hands in pockets. In the background a single storey hut with corrugated iron roof. On the reverse '"Jock" Walker, Rear Gunner, 1943, Later Killed'.

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Robert Holman's personal details. promotions to A.C.1, trade qualification, medical classification, inoculations etc.

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A group portrait of airmen wearing tunic and side caps in eight rows on a staircase. In the background a building with the top of doors. Captioned 'A.C,R,C St John's Wood London 1943'. Second photograph is same as the first with no title.

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A membership card for Rex Searle at the Tennis Club, RAF Aboukir, 1943-44

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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…
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