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MPowellNI1896919-191029-020001.jpg
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

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Left - squadron photograph of A flight 109 Squadron with three rows of airmen sitting and standing in front of a Mosquito. Right - head and shoulders portrait of Robert Palmer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and peaked cap.

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A large group of airmen wearing battledress and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Mosquito with many symbols on nose. Captioned 'Back row { Jackson, Finlay, Pritchard, Garratt, Davy, Powell, Creswell, Curtis,…

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Tee Emm magazine, Vol 4 No 7, October 1944.

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Reports Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was presumed killed after being posted missing on 21 March 1945 on his 45th operation. Gives some local history concerning Ken Gill, mentions Tirpitz operation. Also reports other RAF Yorkshiremen killed, Sgt…

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21 airmen arranged in three rows, squads 3 and 4.

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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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Describes location, construction and layout. Opened in September 1943 with 207 Squadron Lancaster and later 44 Squadron. Last operation was in April 1945 to Berchtesgaden. Covers post-war squadron moves, locations and disbandment, including arrival…

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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.

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…

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Starts with letter from Minister Staley G Smith about general matters concerning the church and congregation. Followed by general news from church branches. Concludes with preaching plan for October.

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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Covers medical problems in childhood, starting work with Bristol aircraft company in 1937, medically unfit for RAF aircrew, he was sent to work on Beaufighter at RAF Predannack where he was awarded a white feather by a young lady at a social event.…

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Navigator F R Williams in flying gear, seated at a his station writing in his log on the way to Essen October 1944.

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23 air gunners posed in three rows in front of brick building, captioned 'squad 3 & 4 of No 60 A.G.I. Course Oct 1944'. The reverse captioned 'Subject 3rd left middle row.' Also some signatures.

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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'.

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