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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-03"

A man and a man dressed as a woman stand closely together. She is wearing a long dress. Behind is the desk with a lamp and a small table with a decanter. The painted backdrop has a door, a window and a painting.

A man dressed as a woman is sitting on a sofa. A man is lying across the sofa with his head resting on a cushion on the woman's lap. There are small tables on both sides of the sofa. There is a painted backdrop of a window with an outside view,…

Two men and three men dressed as women. Two are on the sofa, a woman is sitting at the desk and a man and woman are standing. The desk has a small lamp, there are two or three small tables. The painted backdrop depicts a door, two paintings, a…

One man lying on a sofa with a second man partly on top of him. Behind are tables, chairs, standard lamp and a painted backdrop with windows and a painting.

One man lying on the sofa with two men looking on. One man dressed as a woman wearing a dressing gown. One man wearing a dressing gown attacking a man dressed as a woman. She is also wearing a dressing gown. He has a large spear and it is raised…

One man in a dressing gown. One man in a 'bald' wig being held by a policeman and a man in a dark suit. One man is sitting on the sofa with a standing man behind him with his hand on the other man's shoulder. The painted backdrop has a painting,…

11 men dressed as women. The central character is wearing a long dress and is holding it out. The 10 dancing girl characters are wearing short dresses and bonnets. They are standing cross-legged and linking their arms. The backdrop is a curtain.

A man in flannels and shirt is being held by a man dressed as a woman wearing a short top and short shorts. There are two deckchairs on the stage and a backdrop of a garden.

Eight men dressed as women seated at two tables. Three other female characters and eight men are standing in a row behind them. The backdrop is an abstract painting.

A man in evening dress is standing holding the hand of a man dressed as a woman in a long dress. He is holding the dress out with his other hand. The backdrop is a curtain.

The leading lady is surrounded by two rows of dancing girls. The front row is kneeling, the back row standing. All are men dressed as women. The backdrop is a curtain.

Group of men and men dressed as women arranged at the sides of the band. The band are seated behind music stands. The band leader is standing at the back. The backdrop is cartoons of bandsmen.

Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

A record of astronomical observations recorded by F G Bower.

Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

Damaged photograph of four aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in front to a brick wall. Dustbin visible lower left. Submitted with description 'Copy of a damaged, undated, original photograph showing four members of F/Sgt L J Burpee's…

Head and shoulder portrait of four airmen sitting half left but facing camera. Three have RAF eagle on their left shoulder. On the reverse 'Melbourne. David. Cecil Harry Smallwood, Jack. I don't know the other boys only they were Canadians. March…

The interview is about Irene’s husband Dennis Bradbury, who died in 2017. In the March 1943 he enlisted in the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve, and became a wireless operator / air gunner, training on Proctors. After crewing up he ended up with…

Richard Suchenwirth recalls his wartime memories as a Flakhelfer in Pasing, a district of Munich. He tells of his father who was the author of three books on the Luftwaffe, the founder of the Austrian Nazi Party, a political orator and initial…

During this period Keith was under training in Canada and then in England from June 1943 on 28 OTU at RAF Wymswold.

Front quarter view of port side of a Lancaster with bomb doors open. On the nose 'G' and several rows of bomb symbols. The main wheels have covers and there is a trolley accumulator by the port wheel. On the reverse 'ED588 50 Sqd Skellingthorpe,…

From Bill Akrill who is undergoing training at No.1 Elementary Air Observer School, Eastbourne, congratulating him on the birth of his son and saying how good the food is.

Bill thanks everyone for the letters and wishes his father happy birthday. Forgot it was his own birthday and describes all his letters and presents. Thanks everyone. Will send washing home soon. Pilot has gone for x-ray.

Complains at receiving no letters from home. Have done no flying at pilot has injured his knee again. Has found a local YMCA. Little news to report.

Bill has received her parcel and letter. Visited Bury St Edmunds. Describes area around camp and where it is in relation to part of the village. Would be a good place to use his bike when it is repaired. May remain there but could move if parent…
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