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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"

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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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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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Propaganda newsletter to be dropped in Germany and Austria.

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…

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Four airmen sitting in front and three standing behind. All are wearing battledress and side caps. In the background trees. On the reverse 'A Squad, 60 Course, No 4 A.G.S., RAF Morpeth, Northumberland,' signatures 4.)[....], 5.) R Dunn, 2.) J T…

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Photograph 1 is of a group of French airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '342 Sqd Lorraine (Free French) R.A.F. Hartford Bridge.'

Photograph 2 is of a French airman standing in front of a Boston, 'C'. It is named Ville…

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Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

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Describes how his aircraft was shot down on an operation to Revigny by an Me 110 night fighter. He baled out. and was captured. After being interrogated he became a prisoner of war. In February 1944, as the Russians advanced, he and his fellow…

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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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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Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

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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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William Taylor joined the Royal Air Force in 1942 as ground crew. He remustered as an air gunner and flew operations with 103 Squadron from RAF Elsham Wolds, flying Lancasters. His Aircraft was attacked and shot down by a night fighter in July 1944.…

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Photograph 1 is a group of 49 airmen arranged in 4 rows. Behind is a building. It is captioned 'No 63 course 3 F.I.S. Lulsgate Bottom 14th June-12th July 1944' and underneath 'With some reluctance we became instructors (names on the back)'.
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Letter addressed to daughter Barbara stating that she was pleased to receive letter and hopes Barbara is being a good girl for her auntie. Writes that she is well but they have has a lot of warnings and she is glad her daughter is away. She has heard…

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Frederick Bowman was born in Sydney in 1924. He was a member of the Air Training Corps, and when he was eighteen he joined the Air Force. He went to Kingaroy for basic training, and did his wireless course at Maryborough, and Evans Head for bombing…

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Design for the 199 Squadron crest showing colours and the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Partial cloud cover, no ground detail visible. Blyton from mid upper Halifax, early July 1944 when at 1662 Heavy Conversion Unit.

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