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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09"

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Top - four airmen, two wearing greatcoats, one battledress and one flying jacket, two with shovels, standing in line in snow in front of a Lancaster. Other aircraft parked in the distance behind. Submitted with description 'Clearing snow, RAF…

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Details of Sam's time with 128 Squadron at RAF Wyton and RAF White Waltham.
There is a photo of Arthur Harris giving the salute.

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A list of 35 operations undertaken by Terry Ford. It includes dates and aircraft used.

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Description of bombing and mine laying operations on targets around Le Havre, Calais, Stettin, Eindhoven, Frankfurt and Pont Rémy during September 1944.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Lancaster going down in flames, captioned 'Photo taken by Chappie of kite going down in flames over Osterfield (Rhur) probably Mac's ht 18,000' '
Photo 2 is Terry, crew and a WAAF outside a Nissen…

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A newspaper cutting describing air supply of equipment and munitions of patriots in several countries.

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A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

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Three vertical aerial photographs on two pages:
Photo 1 is a grain elevator, captioned 'Government Grain Elevator'.
Photo 2 is a bridge crossing a river, captioned 'Main rail bridge over S Sask R'.
Photo 3 is a railway and town, captioned…

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Notes kept by Fred Hooker after being shot down. It details the evacuation of the camp from Stalag Luft 7 to Stalag 3A with deaths recorded.

Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

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Includes: editorial matters, dispensing by air mail; greetings at Lisbon; the letters they write home; official reports from the camps; groups from the camps; the brighter side; 'send us books...'; how they help (fundraising at home); examination…

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Propaganda leaflet to be dropped in Germany and Austria.

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An account of events leading up to, and during Operation Manna, plus personal involvement. Page contains head and shoulders photograph of Jeff Brown, in uniform, showing an air gunners brevet and sergeants stripes.

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Letter to Colonnello Mario Fontana from Major Gordon Lett regarding the capture of Black Brigade Fascist militiamen in the La Spezia area. Includes additional notes on the use of gas, and a quarrel over which unit should use supplies recently dropped…

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Norm Maconachie volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age having already been a member of the Air Training Corps. While sailing to the UK he was woken at 3am to the sound of the guns on the Aquitania firing on a Focke Wulf Condor which was on…

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Thomas (Stan) Instone was working at a factory making Bristol Hercules engines but volunteered to be aircrew as soon as he was of age. Initially his application was unsuccessful but he persevered and trained as ground crew. He later remustered as a…

ACayhillE180208.mp3
Edward Cayhill was the eldest of eight children and with his father’s encouragement was hoping to go to university. His father died in 1938 which meant that the university dream was cancelled and Edward went to work as a Civil Servant in the…

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 19 August 1944 to 17 March 1945. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 83 Squadron. The sheet records 16 operations, all of which are recorded as being on Lancaster…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Sangatte. A road runs from top to bottom and there are many bomb craters. A stick of bombs can be seen falling from the aircraft. Captioned '6201 BIN [undecipherable] 9-44 //8 /500'

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He writes of meeting the ground crew and of a new aircraft coming to the Flight.

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He writes of his flying and colleagues from Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM440919.pdf
He writes of his flying over Nottingham and activities at RAF Fiskerton.

EGortonHGortonLCM440915.pdf
He writes about purchasing a new cooker for their house.

EGortonHGortonLCM440914.pdf
He writes of training lectures at RAF Fiskerton and of his social activities.
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