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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-06"

PWhiteheadT18010022.jpg
Top left - a line of seven actors on stage - three dressed as women. In the background a wall with music score. Captioned 'F25 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Top middle - poster for show "Thru' the music sheet". Captioned 'F11…

PWhiteheadT18010023.jpg
Top left - blurred image of actors on stage. Captioned '[....] "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Top middle - two actors in swimming trunks one balancing on knees of the other. Captioned 'F22 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3,…

PWhiteheadT18010024.jpg
Top - panoramic view, musicians in two groups either side of stage with conductor in the centre. Captioned 'F19 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Second row - panoramic view, eleven actors in a variety of costumes in line on stage.…

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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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…

[1]DAVID AND THE RAF2 (2).pdf
Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

PChadwickR19040094.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 'A most famous photo. The original photo. Roy Chadwick CBE and Guy Gibson VC outside…

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'.

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…

PWatsonC17010015.jpg
Photo 1 is Alghero, Italy taken at 3000'. It shows a rectangular compound, fields and roads. Caption: '4.Y2.F-CHAUD.17-18.5.43.NT.F8". P4.SGT.RUTHERFORD.ALGERO.3000'.190→180MPH.7x500.2xSBCS.2x250. F.150.'
Photo 2 is Pantelleria taken from 7000'…
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