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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-05"

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Top left - b/w photograph of a woman sitting on grass with dog in front of her. Captioned 'Mrs Derrnocly'.
Top middle - three-quarter length b/w photograph of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet standing in a room. Captioned 'F/O Jim Derrnocly…

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A newspaper cutting with news about operations over Germany. On the reverse is non-war related news.

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Jack and Bernard sitting on a bench outside a brick building. On the reverse 'Jack Jones & Bernard May 1944'.

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Four story building with tall tower in front and domed buildings either side. Trees and formal garden in front. Captioned 'May 1944, Jerusalem, Y.M.C.A.'.

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Top rear quarter view of a parked Lancaster PB437 J9-L , with buildings in the background.
Bottom - four members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force in shirtsleeves out side a Nissen hut with a Union flag above and behind. Submitted with description…

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Left - Notifies of award of Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer Charles Martin. Provides some biographical details and description of action which led to the award.
Right - Notified of award of Distinguished Flying Cross, some biographic…

EHenryEEdeD460503.pdf
The letter refers to the crash of Lancaster EE148 in May 1944. The priest was in the Resistance and organised the collection of the bodies of the airmen and their funeral.

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The note, in French refers to a dear friend, Jack Mardsen and is signed by Mauclerc. He has included a French tie.
The calling card is also from Mr and Mrs Gervais Mauclerc.
The box is from a jeweller, G Receveur. The contents are damaged but…

MMarsdenJ1591984-151027-03.pdf
A detailed memoir of the operation to Mailly-le-Camp when Lancaster JB314 crashed, killing all eight crew on board. It includes a detailed description by Michel, a teacher at Courboin. The remains of the airmen are collected and buried with ceremony.…

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A map of Western Europe marked with the location of bombing operations. Titled 'First Tour - 10th May to 14th August, 1944'.
Within a compass rose is a key to the symbols used on the map.

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MHarringtonBR621165-170503-04.pdf
Recounts childhood, joining the RAF in 1938. Originally staff duties, volunteered for aircrew. Started operational flying on 226 Squadron in September 1943 as wireless operator/air gunner on B-25 at RAF Swanton Morley. Completed 43 operations. He…

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120007.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe for the period 13 May to 16 June 1944 (126 pages).

MCothliffKB[Ser#-DoB]-151020-120006.pdf
A record of events and their times at RAF Tholthorpe during the period 31 March to 13 May 1944 (68 pages).

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Two receipts for classified documents, an envelope marked secret and a handwritten annotation.

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Neill Chapman’s diary entries from 27th May to 1st June including a list of crew members and the results of their bombing trials.

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an unidentified crew of six at the tail of a Wellington III.
Photo 2 is a view out of a Stirling taking off.
Photo 3 is Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling.
A fourth photograph is missing.

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A newspaper cutting announcing the award of a DFC to Alan. It describes the event the night they safely returned to UK with their damaged aircraft.

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Informal photograph, seven crew members, three officers four SNCOs. Captioned '1944 The Crew, my second crew, joined them in Nassau, Bahamas, May 1944. Visited Canada, U.S.A. Flew across the Atlantic Aug. 1944'.

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Article concerning Flying Officer Dennis Herbert Cochran and Flight Lieutenant J G Stower.

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Photograph of car parked in a street, Keith Thompson and civilian standing by car, captioned 'May '44-1936 Ford 10-My first car'.
Second and third pictures, same car, somewhat battered, parked on road, houses in distance, captioned 'Topcliffe,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 22, May 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about armament, war savings, flying control, engineering, flight engineers, gardening, prisoner of war fund, air bombing, navigation,…
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