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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-12"

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Article 1 headlines: Churchill-Roosevelt-talks, closest unity, General Smuts joins premier and president in news Cairo conference. Article 2 headlines; Scharnhorst sunk in arctic battle, attack by home fleet guarding Russian convoy, long fight off…

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Photograph 1. Stalin and Churchill both in uniform sitting either side of Roosevelt with a building with windows in the background. Photograph 2. Stalin and Churchill both in uniform sitting either side of Roosevelt. In the background several…

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Headline: united nations are determined to make peace which will banish the scourge of war. Announces decision made by Churchill. Roosevelt and Stalin during the Tehran conference.

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Additional headline: to be stripped of all territory taken since 1895. Photograph with seated Chiang Kai-shek on left, Roosevelt in the centre and Churchill on the right. Behind then are a number of standing military officers.

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Dave tells his fiancée, Betty, that he now receives her letters more often. He expresses homesickness and the desire to be with her, looking forward to finish the course. Dave says he saw some local Indians. The letter closes with words of love.

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Eight photographs and a newspaper cutting, the cutting has four Wellingtons in flight, captioned 'Vickers Wellington bombers'.
Three photographs are captioned Port Patrick.
One, not captioned is of an aircrew sergeant standing in a country lane.…

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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…

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Four women sitting on a lawn. The middle two are in air force uniform and the end two in waitress dress. In the background a two story Tudor period building with many windows. On the reverse 'Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, officers' mess 617 squadron,…

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A duplicated magazine produced by the personnel at Branston Mere Y station. It contains 'in' jokes, stories, a quiz, poems and cartoons.

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Five letters from Agnes Stott to Mr Blandford, a fellow crew member's father, and one to Mr Blandford from a fellow crew member (Pilot Officer G G Whittle) who did not fly with them on their last operation.

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Christmas card with seasons greetings and writes of life in India including sports and drill. Catches up with family news.

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On the outside address and stamps. On the inside left a Royal Air Force crest and greetings. On the right a photograph of a Lancaster.

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15 airmen and their officer. They are arranged in three rows, 14 are wearing side caps with a training flash. On the reverse '1943 Pembrey Pembrey Sth Wales No 1 Gunnery school
Middle Rear R McClements
To his left M.Mehan
Centre row 1st…

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Jim was born in July 1923 in Burton on Trent and was the eldest of six children. His father served in the First World War. When Jim left school aged 14, he joined the Boys Brigade which had a Royal Air Force section and he had the chance to fly in…

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He writes of his duties, activities on camp and colleagues’ postings.

EGortonHGortonLCM431228.pdf
He writes of his colleagues postings and includes details of his income tax assessment.

EGortonHGortonLCM431226.pdf
He writes of his family at Christmas, a packet of cigarettes, train times between London and Cambridge and hotels in Cambridge.

EGortonHGortonLCM431221.pdf
He writes of night flying, the chances of returning to operations and his plans for Christmas.

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He writes of his colleagues promotions and includes details of his finances, his bank statement and income tax.

EGortonHGortonLCM431209.pdf
He writes of his journey back to RAF Cark after a 48 hour leave.

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He writes about his train journey and their time together on leave.

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1. Twenty-five airmen in three rows captioned '6 Squadron 8 Flight C Squadron Morecombe [sic] 25th April 1941'.
2. Seven airmen in uniform and side caps in front of a building. Captioned '156 Squadron armourers outside the Armoury at Warboys…

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13 airmen in two rows, front row of seven sitting and rear row of six standing. All are wearing greatcoats and side caps. In the background a wooden hut with windows. A board at the front reads 'No 126 Course Air Gunners Squad B, 13-12-43 [....]'.…

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A man in costume is talking to a page with an item in his hand. Behind on stage are the painted walls and mock trees in tubs.
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