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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06"

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Ted Lewis at the rear gun turret of a Halifax.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis Spare Gunner June 1944'.

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Ted crouched under a Halifax with a gun.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis with .5 showing free standing mount on bottom of gun. To escape the .5 must be thrown out. June 1944'.
A second image shows the gun in position. On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted"…

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A copy of 429 Squadron's crest with 'Approved George R.I.'.

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A flight lieutenant stands addressing a large crowd of airmen all wearing battledress. On his left a wing commander stands with hands in pockets. On the reverse 'our dear son somewhere in the crowd just before D-Day 1944. W/C Garner OC on left. F/Lt…

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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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MWareingR86325-161005-57.pdf
Flying log book extract for A F Hill, navigator, covering the period from 13 April 1944 to 7 August 1944 when he was missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Warboys and RAF Little Staughton. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total of…

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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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An RAF pilot and a Women's Auxiliary Air Force officer both wearing tunics and peaked caps sitting side by side on a fence in front of a river. They are both holding overcoats. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron and sister, Miriam Cameron, London…

PCameronD2138.jpg
A Woman's Auxiliary Air Force and an RAF officer both wearing tunics standing either side of a woman wearing civilian jacket and skirt. They are standing line abreast on a path with low railings and shrubbery on the left and a building in the…

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Informs him that his son was missing in as a result of air operations on the night of 12/13 June 1944 when his Lancaster in which he was flying as air bomber set out to bomb Gelsenkirchen and failed to return. Includes a notice of advice to the…

BWierTWierTv1.pdf
Starts with commentary on family in Poland and names recorded on visits to Poland. Continues with account of early life, school and life in Poland before the war.
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…
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