Browse Items (21 total)

  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-02"

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Indicates six bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection and distributor settings, delays and other notes. On the reverse marking tactics including use of Mosquito.

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A newspaper cutting referring to the award of a DFC to Ron Mathers.

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Inside table for amounts paid. One entry for nine shillings on 24 February 1944. On the reverse RAF East Kirkby stamp.

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Two head and shoulder portraits of Kenneth Pope in uniform, cap has aircrew training flash. Third is an informal photograph of a lady sitting on a low wall.

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He writes of his 36 hour leave and social activities and training duties at RAF Turweston. He includes a coded message to his wife.

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He writes of flying to RAF Banff, meeting ex-colleagues and the weather.

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He writes of his duties and social life at RAF Silverstone.

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He writes of activities at RAF Silverstone and encloses a bank statement from the National Provincial Bank Limited showing he is £149.9.7 in credit.

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He writes of moving to his new quarters at RAF Turweston and domestic details.

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He writes of his first flight in a Wellington as a passenger and his journey back from Oxford to Turweston.

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He writes of his social activities and flying. He also writes of the loss of 79 bombers.

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Starts with discussion about laundry. Mentions she enjoyed reading about his sporting adventures. Catches up with family news and possibility of her coming up to see him, though this would be difficult to arrange. Writes of letters from other…

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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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Half length portrait of Malcolm Staves (right) and a second airman. Both are sergeants. On the reverse 'Shortly after getting our Wing & Stripes in February 1944.'

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Seven aircrew standing in line wearing various clothes in front of a Lancaster with bomb doors open. Geoffrey North is second from left. The ground has a light covering of snow. There is a man standing on the port outboard engines and another walking…

Five Group Newsletter, number 19, February 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about tactics, navigation, air bombing, gardening, sports, training, flying control, H2S, Gee, photography, honours and awards, signals…
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