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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-05"

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A letter advising Jessie that no action would be taken on the general rate arrears for the house 'Redwood'.

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A record of EW Cropper's first flights on Tiger Moths.

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Includes: editorial matters; all in a day's work; life in a Japanese prison camp; fun and games; letters they write home; official reports from the camps; group photographs from the camps; how next of kin are helping (including knitting pattern for…

YMadgettHR1330340v5.pdf
Entries for January, February and part of May 1943. Entries include shopping list, reminders, addresses, appointments and train times/journeys.

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Ken Hayton’s father, George Stanley Hayton (Stan), worked worked for Lloyds Bank. In 1940 Stan left his post to join the Royal Air Force; Ken recalled going to Durham station to see his father off, travelling to start basic training at RAF Padgate.…

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

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The special edition covers Winston Churchill’s statement of 21st September 1943 to parliament on the war.

Churchill describes the war’s progress in North-West Africa, a springboard to further offensive action, following conferences with…

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Made out for Pilot Officer William Roy Peter Perry. Narrative mentions completed 20 operations, showing outstanding skill and determination. Skilful airmanship enabled gunner to shoot down enemy fighter. Twice had to recover aircraft on three engine…

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are nine signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are their signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath and on the reverse are nine signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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Nine airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are eight signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse each man has signed his name with home town and their is a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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Ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. Each man's name is written underneath. On the reverse are the signatures of all the men and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is "N" and the names of the ten men. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is 'R' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten trainee airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut.

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A group of ten trainee airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. On the front is 'O' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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Nine airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is 'P' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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Apologises for not writing, had been very busy. Writes that he had been on operations to Duisburg and Pilsen. Mentions off duty activities and photographs of his service mates and his aircraft. Catches up with news of acquaintance and comments on…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

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Details of nine operations carried out between February and May 1943 from RAF Elvington on 77 Squadron flying Halifax. Targets include Cologne, Berlin and several in the Ruhr.
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