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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-07"

Ken Duddell flew operations as a flight engineer with 460, 12 and 103 Squadrons.

He has had no mail this week. His friend, Bill has had mail and cigarettes. His health and spirits are good. He is planning a reunion of prisoners of war at home.

Seven letters received this week. They have a new play to watch. Lots of sport activity.

He has had no mail except for parcels. He has been playing pass ball and cricket. He has been sunbathing a lot.

A magazine for wireless operators.

A group of officers and airmen in khaki at an informal meeting at the entrance to a hangar. In the centre of the group is a senior officer. In the hangar is a Hudson.

Bernard Ross’ Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 05 of April 1943 to 22 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos (9 OAFU), RAF Seighford (30 OTU), RAF…

Charlie, in uniform, standing in a garden with a dog. It is captioned July 1943.

Magazine of 48 Air School, South Africa. Contains articles on local news, letters of thanks, entertainment, keeping fit, sports reports and results, poems, personal experiences in the RAF, sketches showing life at RAF Woodbrook, South African…

He writes he has moved 2700 miles by train. They stopped at Montreal for 10 hours. Food and accommodation was very good. They were met at Winnipeg by a reception committee. His journey finished at Lethbridge.

Course photograph of a large group of airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows, Two officers sit in centre of front row. Names are captioned below and James Doughty is sitting front row first on the right.

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…

Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

A booklet for Lecturers.

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

View from inside aircraft of an airman in the left hand pilot's seat. Submitted with caption 'PDW Austor Mallala Jul 43'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Three-quarter length image of an airman wearing battledress with half brevet standing in front of a low wall with trees in the background. On the reverse 'July 43, Church Broughton, D Verne Westley, Navigator, Midland Jc. W.A.'.

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Daily entries for activities in 1943. Covers, films seen, weather, training and exams, leaves, training at Bridgnorth, medical issues, war news. Posted to RAF Millom, mentions activities, leave, aircrew flying training, navigation training routes,…

Ron and Violet with best man, two bridesmaids and a third man, in a suit. There is also a chocolate and sweet ration card for No 2 Sergeants' Mess, RAF Cosford.

A photograph of Ron and Violet on their wedding day. It is captioned 'Ron and Violet Warren, after their wedding in London, July 1943., at which I was best man'.

Page captioned 'Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. July 1943. Four photographs, first two show skyscrapers from above, captioned 'The sky scrapers from the hotel and The sky scrapers again.'
Third is if a wide river in an urban area, captioned, 'The Detroit…

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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Signatures of fellow course mates with Eric on his flight engineers course.
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John Harrison in flying equipment, standing in a field. On the reverse 'July '43'.

An airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank stands arm in arm with a woman wearing polka dot dress in front of a stone wall with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Don and Mary Cameron on their honeymoon, Huntley July 1943'.
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