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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-12"

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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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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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A scrap of paper with the caption 'All-Male Cast for "Cinderella" Xmas 1943, R.A.F. Feltwell'.

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Card with address, stamps and franked 18 December 1943. Inside left page a salutation and 'To Gladys wishing you a very happy Xmas and new year, Len with all my love, xxx--'. On the left page an air-to-air picture of a Lancaster over the sea.

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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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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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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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Two actors on stage. A man dressed as Cinderella and Prince Charming are standing holding hands. on stage. Behind is painted scenery and a mock tree in a pot.

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Seven men dressed as women and one as Buttons. He is sitting on a small aeroplane model. The fairy godmother is on the left with her wand.

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Five men dressed as women standing on the stage

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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.

EGortonHGortonLCM431208.pdf
He writes about his train journey and their time together on leave.

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

EGortonHGortonLCM431212.pdf
He writes of his colleagues promotions and includes details of his finances, his bank statement and income tax.

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

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

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

EGortonHGortonLCM431229.pdf
He writes of his duties, activities on camp and colleagues’ postings.

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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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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.

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-02.pdf
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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Three men dressed as women are sitting. Four men are standing and bowing to the audience.

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Actors and band from Cinderella. A group of men and men dressed as women. They are arranged sitting and standing on the stage. The band is seated at a lower level in front. They are dressed in their uniforms.
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