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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-06"

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.

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.

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'.

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…

AMartinEJ181202.mp3
John Martin was born in June 1922 and lived in London. He always wanted the opportunity to fly and so at the age of 19 volunteered to join the Royal Air Force as an armourer. He was not accepted as he was in a reserved occupation. Eventually he…

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.

AThomasJH180122.mp3
John Thomas was born in Australia and joined the RAF in 1943. After doing his initial training in Australia he travelled to the UK via America. Further training, including an accident and night vision tests, led to 102 Squadron and a full tour of…

YThompsonKG1238603v3.pdf
Keith Thompson was a sergeant navigator under training at the start of this period at 28 OTU at RAF Castle Donington, then on to a holding unit for a month. After that on to 1662 CU at RAF Blyton flying the Lancaster, until 7 November when he was…

YThompsonKG1238603v2.pdf
During this period Keith was under training in Canada and then in England from June 1943 on 28 OTU at RAF Wymswold.

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'.

SPerryWRP1317696v70009-0001.jpg
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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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…

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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…

PHemsworthR15060012.jpg
The schoolmaster wearing a mortarboard and gown has the ear of a schoolboy. Six more schoolchildren are sitting on a bench looking on. Two are dressed as schoolgirls. On the blackboard is a sketch of a stickman with 'Teacher' underneath. Behind is a…

PHemsworthR15060013.jpg
Two men dressed as women and three men in a line on stage. One is wearing a long dress, three are dressed as schoolboys and one is dressed as a schoolgirl. Behind is a backdrop of a music sheet.

PHemsworthR15060014.jpg
Two men and two men dressed as women wearing long period dresses. One man is wearing a naval officer's uniform. He is standing behind a woman and holding her arm. The second man is wearing a period costume with a sword. He is holding the arm of the…

PHemsworthR15060015.jpg
A group of 13 actors including several men dressed as women. In the centre a woman holds the hand of a schoolgirl. On her other side is a schoolboy. On the right are two actors dressed with flower masks. Behind is a castle backdrop with portcullis.

PHemsworthR15060016.jpg
Two men in period costume, one dressed as a woman in a long dress, stand in front of a castle backdrop. They are holding hands.

PHemsworthR15060017.jpg
Two men dressed in swimming trunks are engaged in a acrobatic routine. One man is partly squatting and the second man is balanced on his knees. He is facing away from the lower man and holding his hands for balance. Behind is a curtain backdrop.

PHemsworthR15060018.jpg
Three men and a man dressed as a woman. They are dressed in period costume. One is wearing a long dress and is holding the hands of one of the men. The other two men wear long cloaks. Behind is a painted medieval backdrop.

PHemsworthR15060019.jpg
Four men and three men dressed as women standing in front of the sheet music backdrop. One is wearing a long dress, and two are dressed as schoolgirls.

MBooneRH1331310-150729-02.pdf
Details of six operations carried in Halifax on 35 Squadron at Royal Air Force Graveley in May and early June 1943. Targets include Bochum, Essen, Wuppertal and Munster. States that notes were taken from the National Records Office London.

MDexterKI127249-170830-10.jpg
Ordered 1941 and built by A.V. Roe at Chadderton near Manchester as one of a batch of 620 between November 1943 and June 1943. Twenty of this batch either side of ED 932 (Gibson's aircraft) were modified as type 464 provisioning to enable Barnes…
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