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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"

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Two identical images of Chris standing with one leg resting on a brick ledge. On the front 'Pilot Off. July 1944' and on the reverse 'Chris Scrimshaw'.

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A newspaper cutting referring to the first daylight 1000 bomber operations. Chris Scrimshaw took part in this attack. It is annotated 'Dad'.

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Three quarter length portrait of a seated man wearing university robe. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick CBE in the robe of honorary master at Manchester University July 1944 at the age of 51 years'.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry Ford landing a Stirling.
Photo 2 is a a view to the front as the aircraft is landing.
Photo 3 is a Stirling's starboard engines during a corkscrew manoeuvre.
Photo 4 is a Hurricane breaking off an…

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A cloudscape of alto-cumulus clouds on a windy day over Stradishall. In the foreground is a hangar with a fully extended windsock.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-072.pdf
A magazine produced in a prisoner of war camp. It describes the need for education in the camp, the lecturers, the subjects taught and examinations taken or about to be taken.

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Four airmen sitting at the side of the river. There six or seven other spectators behind watching the activity on the river. It is captioned 'Off-duty Knaresborough July 1944'.

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One man rowing, three watching. One man in sergeant's uniform. It is captioned 'Off-duty Knaresborough July 1944'.

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Six airmen wearing parachute harnesses. Five are standing in the first image, the sixth sitting on the grass. In the second image they are standing in a line. Both are captioned 'Conversion Unit Marston Moor July 1944'.

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A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle. It is captioned 'Rear Gunner W. Hearn July 1944'.

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A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet. It is captioned 'Mid-Air Gunner V G Hewitt July 1944'.

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A half length portrait of an airman. He has a wireless operator's brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle. It is captioned 'Wireless Operator M.S. McGee July 1944'.

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A half-length portrait of an airman, captioned 'Bomb Aimer G . Low. July 1944'. He has a bomb aimer brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an oblique aerial view of the airport, captioned 'The Airport'.
Photo 2 is three airmen standing outside a wooden building, captioned 'Andy, Bob, Dave'.
Photo 3 and 4 are two different airmen sitting on…

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Peter's RAF service with 57 Squadron is detailed. This was his second tour and he lists his new crew:
Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Sgt H…

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Five aircrew in various uniform, two with flying helmets, four standing and one kneeling behind the wing of a Wellington. On the reverse 'July 1944'.

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Four aircrew standing on a ladder under the cockpit of a Wellington. Another aircrew member is looking out of an open cockpit window. The man on the left is smoking a cigarette. On the reverse 'July 1944, crew, Wellington, L London. Elles Belles'.

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Six aircrew are standing next to a Lancaster with bomb bay open, with five of them wearing parachutes, with the pilot standing on the left. Two aircrew are wearing peaked caps, two are wearing side caps and one of them in the middle is wearing…

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Douglas Smith grew up in Bressingham, Norfolk. He joined the Royal Air Force in October 1940, at the age of nineteen, and trained as a wireless operator. He joined a crew on Wellingtons at No 10 Operational Training Unit, RAF Abingdon, before…

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-08.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; our sketch club; official reports from camps; the letters they write home; pictures of camp life; groups from the camps; exam results; when they come back; the brighter side; parcels greet repatriates; how they help…

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Propaganda newsletter to be dropped in Germany and Austria.

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Letter from Rupert Harwood to his daughter Janet. He writes hoping she is not worrying over the buzz-bombs and that he is sending a parcel with sweets and chocolate and foreign stamps.

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Letter from Rupert Harwood to his daughter Janet. He thanks her for her letter and hopes she is not bothered by the flying bombs. He also mentions that he has not had any time off and hopes she is enjoying her music and swimming.
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