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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-06"

BBryanR-MBurnsideJGBv1.pdf
Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

SPerryWRP1317696v70007.pdf
List one Manchester and 10 Lancasters at RAF Wigsley May - June 1943. On 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham between June 1943 and February 1944, lists 16 Lancasters. At No 5 Lancaster Finishing School between February and November 1944…

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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…

BVerityHJPerryWRPv10001.jpg
Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-160001.jpg
For Lancaster aircraft Avro type 683 Mk 1 and 3. Purple cover with inside front pages and contents page.

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

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Top left - four men wearing shorts, two with no shirts and one with sombrero, three standing and one sitting in front of an earn with round object on top. In the background a tent. Captioned 'Ted with J Prentice & two crew, killed over Naples July…

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Two album pages, both captioned 'Niagra Falls June 1943'.
The first has four photographs.
The first two are at the base of the Falls, looking at a pile of rocks with the Falls in the background, captioned 'American Falls by Goat Island, taken…

PKentKD17010029.jpg
Two photographs of Niagra Falls, both captioned 'Niagra Falls from the air June 1943'.
The first is of a large wide body of water cascading over the edge with large buildings close by, captioned 'The American Falls with Niagra Falls, New york State…

PKentKD17010031.jpg
Photograph shows two bridges spanning a canal which leads to open water. Also four large pylons. Captioned 'Aerial photographs from the Anson at 33 A.N.S. Mount Hope, Hamilton, Ontario. June 1943.' and 'Burlington Bridge over the canal running into…

PKentKD17010035.jpg
Page captioned 'Niagra Falls New York State, U.S.A. June 1943. Six photographs, first is of a group of individuals standing on rocks, captioned 'Getting wet with the Falls behind us'.
Second is of the tour boat below the Falls, captioned 'Maid of…

PMonksMA1713.jpg
Thirty-seven airmen all wearing tunic and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of an Anson. Captioned 'Course 79 [.......], 28 June - 5 Aug 43'. On the reverse signatures and some addresses.

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PFOMetheringhamAF19040009.jpg
Squadron badge with lion with standard, squadron CVI, moto Pro Libertate. With signature of the King, Guy Gibson and others. Submitted with description 'Photo of the 1941 approval of the 106 Sqn badge, signed by HRH King George VI. Other signatures…

MBaxterPD52604-160712-110001.jpg
Produced by A V Roe, title page records copy is no 1360, belongs to Flight Lieutenant Baxter of the Lancaster Finishing School and is dated June 1943. Also pencilled note with settings for Lancaster for maximum range and for maximum endurance.

PBaxterPD16020028.jpg
From information provided by the donor. Three photographs of Squadron Leader Villiers his crew and aircraft.
The first is of the crew with Lancaster ED548 squadron letter V, airfield and aircraft servicing equipment in the background.
Second is…

PBaxterPD16020032.jpg
From information provided by the donor. Two similar photographs of the crew, grouped around the rear of the aircraft, and the reverse of one of them, annotated ' Baxter 507, S/L Slade and crew, June 1943, 12 Squadron Wickenby'.

PMendelskiVR15010009.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a man sitting cross legged in a garden, captioned '1943 dressed for tea'.
Photo 2 is ahead a shoulders image of Victor.
Photo 3 is a woman in naval uniform, captioned 'Me'.
Photo 4 is two women in…

MMitchellJEF550261-160125-030001.jpg
Notes describing first leaflet sortie, problems with starboard engine, forced landing and activities in France and return to England. Then moves on to 207 Squadron and lists operations and flying after finishing second tour and post war.

PFreemanRRE1904.jpg
A group of trainees arranged in four rows in front of the Trenance Hotel, Newquay.
On the reverse are the signatures of some of the trainees. A yellow post-it note states 'RRE Freeman 2nd row from left row 3'.

MDunmoreG635201-160526-05.pdf
Includes particulars of meritorious service of Flight Sergeant Dunmore and mentions 32 operations, including daylight sortie to Danzig. Goes on to describe actions when coned by searchlight which helped pilot recover aircraft from dive.

PChadwickR19040098.jpg
Half length portrait of two men. Roy Chadwick on the left wearing suit and tie is talking to Guy Gibson on the right wearing RAF uniform tunic. On the reverse 'Chadwick, Guy Gibson, 60 between arrows to top and bottom'.

PChadwickR19040094.jpg
Half length portrait of Roy Chadwick on the left wearing suit and tie talking to Guy Gibson on the right wearing RAF uniform tunic. On the reverse 'A most famous photo. The original photo. Roy Chadwick CBE and Guy Gibson VC outside Buckingham Palace…

PChadwickR19040069.jpg
Three-quarter length portrait of on the left Guy Gibson in RAF uniform and arms crossed talking to Roy Chadwick to the right wearing suit. Behind them two other RAF officers and in the background on the right another group of servicemen. On the…

SValentineJRM1251404v10073.jpg
Article 1. Times headlines: agreement reached in Algiers, a committee for national liberation, central French authority over freed territory, intensified war effort. Article 2. Observer headlines: Castillo surrenders to new leader, Argentine's…

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Top: seven man band on stage on right with single man trumpeter on left. Captioned 'F23 "Thru' The Music Sheet". Stalag Luft 3, June 43'. Second row left: four actors on stage two men on left and two dressed as women on the right. Captioned 'F24…
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