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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-09"

PFrazerHollinsGAJ1803.jpg
Eight man crew with pilot. George, standing third left, standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Flt/Lt Frazer-Hollins and crew at Ludforf Magna about September 1943'.

PFrazerHollinsGAJ1801.jpg
Head and shoulder's photograph of George standing in front of a brick wall. On the reverse 'Flt/Lt GAJ Frazer-Hollins DFC 101 Squadron Ludford Magna Sept 1943'.

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A group of men from an advanced Kittyhawk fighter bomber wing at a service held by RAAF Padre Squadron Leader R Davies. Some men are seated on benches but most are on the concrete. In the foreground is an Alsatian. In the background are Australian…

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LRossB1610215v1.pdf
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…

BGardnerM-ManuelRWickhamHWv1.pdf
Recalls Harry's joining the RAF and describes his initial, then basic and advanced aircrew training. Follows move to operational training unit, and joining 102 Squadron flying Whitley. Mentions operations to Berlin, Stettin and Duisburg. Converted to…

SAnkersonR[Ser#-DoB]v20005.jpg
The letter is from the Chaplain at Charlie's airfield. He expresses sadness and hope.

LRoyalGL1801494v1.pdf
George Royall's log book, detailing his RAF flying from September 1943 to November 1945. It records his training as an observer, gunner and bomb aimer, initially at 48 and 42 Air Schools in South Africa. It then records his flying training with 8…

SRoyallGL1801494v10060.jpg
A list of 129 Lancasters lost on 79 operations between September 1943 and April 1945. Target, date and aircraft tail numbers are listed in chronological order.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ430926-0001.jpg
He has been horse riding and flying. He enjoys bombing and evasive action. He has four weeks of the course left.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ430918-0001.jpg
He expresses surprise that he is married. He has been on leave but snow stopped his progress. He went horse riding in the National Park.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ430910-0001.jpg
He thanks he for her letters and poetry. They have been flying and buzzing farmers on their tractors.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ430904-0001.jpg
He thanks her for the newspapers she has sent. He has been practice bombing. They have been having sporting competitions and a dance.

PWebsterE1810.jpg
A group of trainees arranged in four rows. Underneath each man is named.

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Paper published on an American ship in September 1943.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

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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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and peaked cap standing arm-in-arm with a woman wearing dress, both standing at the bottom of steps to door of a house. On the reverse 'Sept 1943'.

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Two photographs. First is of a captured Ju-88 with RAF markings parked on an airfield. The view is taken from over the wing of a Stirling. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Ju-88 at Farnboro - September 1943 - Photo taken from within…

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and side cap sitting on a bench with pigeons. Captioned 'Trapper on Boston Common, Sept 43'.
Top right - view from rear of an airman sitting on a bench in a park watching a squirrel perched on…

SWeirG19660703v080001-0004.jpg
Top left - view over water with trees either side. Captioned 'National Park, Sydney 8th Aug 43'
Top right - five men wearing shorts standing with window in the background. Captioned '"Trapper"-"Boong" - Bruce Simms - "D.C."-"Clicker", CMS, Taunton…

MThomasJH424515-180122-010001.jpg
Describes the introduction of Halifax into service with associated problems. Mentions first operations to Le Havre. Goes on to describe engine and gun turret upgrades as well as other modifications. Continues with introduction of Mk 3. and Mk 6…
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