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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945"

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Bob Burns flew operations with 106 Squadron and was shot down becoming a prisoner of war. While a prisoner of war, he wrote arrangements for the camp bands and orchestra and played the saxophone and clarinet. He took part in the long march and took…

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Top left - airman wearing battledress standing by gate in wooden fence with house in the background. Captioned '?'. Top left/centre - man wearing civilian jacket and tie by the fuselage of a York. Captioned 'Postwar ? Cosford'. Top right/centre -…

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Top left - large group of airmen wearing battledress posing in front of a B-24. Captioned 'Don't know, early lib with front turret, UK Sqdn? Blue uniform'.
Top centre - man holding sheet in sailing boat. Captioned 'on Lake Timsa, 45'.
Top right -…

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Top left - B-24 parked on airfield, captioned '104 a/c Foggia 45'. Top right - air-to-air view looking down on B-24 with bombs falling. Captioned 'Bomb hit B-24 but plane survives, not our plane, taken in 44'. Middle left - three airmen two wearing…

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Made out for Flight Sergeant N Powell for RAF Abu Sueir for 1945.

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Flight engineer on B-24. Posted to 614 Squadron at Amendola, Italy. Relates first trip in Wellington, flew with squadron CO. Gives some description of Amendola air base operations. Relates some experiences with oil drum heater. Mentions flying home…

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A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged under a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection states '61 Squadron 1945'.

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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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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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Lists casualties for 109 Squadron and 582 Squadron in 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1946. Has squadron badges for both squadrons an 8 Group and two Victoria Crosses (Squadron Leader Robert A.M.Palmer V.C, D.F.C & Bar 109 Sqn and Captain Edwin E Swales V.C.,…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E D Keen, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 18 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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Six airmen in a group outside a Nissen hut. On the reverse ' "Too Stiff to Move" so the photo was taken again, a little further away. L to R Pilot, Wop, Mid upper gunner, rear gunner.
L to R Navigator, Bomb- Aimer'.
Information supplied with the…

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Partial flying log book for Kevin Roberts, wireless operator, detailing some operations flown 2 January 1945 to 20 February 1945. Served at RAF Chedburgh. Aircraft flown was Lancaster. He flew seven operations as a wireless operator with 218 Squadron…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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He discusses his training and life on operations with 61 Squadron.

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Oblique aerial photograph of a city with much bomb damage. Submitted with caption 'Wesel Cooks tour'. Willibrordi Cathedral is to far left centre.

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A group of men mostly wearing Mae Wests standing by the rear fuselage of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'pow 2'.

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Prisoners of war lined up to rear fuselage of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'pow 1'.

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Two airmen standing side by side in front of a Mitchell. Submitted with caption 'Melsbroek 2a Exodus'.

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Oblique aerial photograph of an industrial area with much bomb damage. Submitted with caption 'Essen (Krupps Works) Cooks tour'.

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Oblique aerial photograph of a city with river running left to right with destroyed bridge. Cathedral and railway station on near bank. Submitted with caption 'Cologne Cooks tour'. River is river Rhine, destroyed and collapsed railway bridge is the…

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A young girl standing in front of an aircraft engine. On the reverse 'Therese Del Sole devant le moteur d'avion env? 1945 a Notre Dame de Bliquetuit'.

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Oblique aerial photograph of a railway with damaged viaduct and many bomb craters. Caption submitted by donor 'Bielefeld Viaduct Cooks tour'.

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Gives list of unit postings, mustering and promotions.
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