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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-01"

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Three photographs from an album.
The three images show rocky terrain and the lake, captioned 'All of Lake Superior. Taken from the train. En route for Prince Albert, January 1944'.

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Dave has started receiving letters from Betty again. He met acquaintances from England and warns that it may be some time before he returns home. Dave writes that he saw local Indians. He looks forward to marrying Betty, sharing a home and garden…

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Five Group Newsletter, number 18, January 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about training, signals, gunnery, accidents, bombing, decorations, photography, engineering, armament, navigation, flying control,…

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Includes: New Year message from Chairman of Prisoners of War Department; editorial matters; Come and Spend a Weekend in my Stalag (by Gunner N Gould); official reports from the camps; the brighter side; groups from the camps; [two pages missing] …

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From 92 Group instructors flight to officer commanding 11 Operational Training Unit. Gives hours flown and assessment as an instructor. On the reverse a proforma not filled out.

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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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Sends birthday wishes and discusses present. Catches up with family news and writes of daughter's activities. Reports on telephone calls from David's mother and relates the sequel to the toothpaste story recounted in the letter of 23 January.

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Ann Mullin’s father, Sergeant George Fredrick Bedwell was killed in action. She found it difficult to come to terms with the loss. She found it impossible to visit his grave although she lived in Germany after the war.

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The letter refers to the decrease in eating, particularly picnics and wartime activities. He expresses a desire to meet with Mrs Whybrow.

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Group of airman cadets in a formal pose standing outside on ascending steps into a building. Most have training flashes on their forage caps. The front row is seated with an officer in the centre and a corporal to his right. On the reverse are 43…

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An air-to air view of group of paratroopers jumping from three Ju 52s flying in close formation at low altitude. The landscape is mainly rural, with a dense wood in the foreground. On the reverse: '15-1-44 Saluti e auguri Paolo'.

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EGortonHGortonLCM440130.pdf
He writes of his social activities, domestic details and of his colleagues.

EGortonHGortonLCM440128.pdf
He writes of his course and colleagues past and present.

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Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife from RAF Dallachy. He writes of his course and his journey to from RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM440122.pdf
He writes of his duties and arranging leave.

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He writes that he is taking command of A flight in place of a colleague who has been posted.

EGortonHGortonLCM440119.pdf
He writes of an aircraft landing in a field in Lancaster because of the weather, with some damage to the aircraft but no casualties. He also writes of his impending course at RAF Dallachy.

EGortonHGortonLCM440118.pdf
He writes of being posted to RAF Dallachy, domestic details, social activities and of a colleague’s posting. He includes details of two jobs which he think that his wife might be interested in.

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He writes of family and a colleague’s posting, and of passing his law exam.

EGortonHGortonLCM440112.pdf
He writes of the weather, the air officer commanding’s visit, and his time as flight commander.

EGortonHGortonLCM440110.pdf
He mentions the air officer commanding’s visit the following day.

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield when, on their thirty first operation another…
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