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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10"

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Samuel Guyan sitting on a trestle table holding a .50 cal Browning machine gun. He has a pipe in his mouth. An armoured car is in the background.
From information kindly provided by the donor. F/S S. Guyan and .5 Browning from Mid-under (position)…

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Incident 1. Describes ground loop on engine run up for take off. Pilot subsequently posted away.
Incident 2. Describes watching another aircraft taking off when its flaps fell down and bomb doors opening as it reached take off speed on the runway.…

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Mentions Pilot Officer Harry Charles Tabony and Pilot Officer Harold Ernest Wakefield.

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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

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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…

PMacdonaldK1702.pdf
An airman in flying kit crouching by aircraft main u/c wheel. Submitted with caption 'K Macdonald circa October 1944 at Wickenby'.

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One aircrew and three ground crew standing in front of left rear centre section of Mosquito On reverse 'October 1944 21 Squadron (Thorney Island) with Sid Moulds and ground crew P.S. Sid died in 1981'.

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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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37 airmen arranged in three rows. Underneath is captioned 'No 23 O.T.U. (7 F.I.S.), RAF, Upavon, September-October, 1944' Each individual is listed underneath.

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A group of seven airmen in flying kit, arranged in front of a Halifax 'Q'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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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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Four photographs on an album page.
Photos 1 and 2 are a sunset, captioned 'St Lawrence River at Levis November 1944' and 'Quebec Sunset'.
Photo 3 is a pilot in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Saskatoon to Dauphin October 1944, Charlie…

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Ten photographs from two album pages:
Page 32:
Photo 1 is a street scene, captioned 'Main Street'.
Photo 2 is of several grain elevators, captioned 'Grain Elevators'. Nearest one has 'Searle' on outside.
Photo 3 and 5 are of a woman and two…

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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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Eight photographs from two pages of an album.
Page 28:
Photo 1 is an airman in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Self "driving" '.
Photo 2 is an air to air shot of a Cessna Crane, captioned 'Cessna Crane'.
Photo 3 and 4 are aerial views of a…

Five Group Newsletter, number 27, October 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, signals, tactics, air bombing, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, training, second thoughts…

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John Green was born on the 22nd of September 1921 in Penge, South East London. He registered for the Royal Air Force to prevent being called up by the Army and was drafted in 1942. He was posted to the Isle of Man, where he volunteered as a drogue…

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Large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front of a Wellington 'N'. The background is dark. Underneath is captioned the names of each airman.

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Provides particulars of previous instructor courses, present category, experience flying hours, particulars of test, assessment, category recommended and remarks by testing officer. Notes that had good knowledge of principles of flight and…

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A newsletter issued for propaganda purposes, in German

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Target photograph of bomb explosion on a coastline running across image. On the reverse '192 Squadron, Attack on Walcheren, Oct 1944'.

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Joy Colbeck was born in Maidstone, Kent and served within the Women’s Royal Naval Service during the war. Her brother, John, joined the RAF on the 28 of April 1943, qualified at as an air gunner in April 1944, before being transferred to an…

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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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