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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945"

PPerryWRP17050013.jpg
Top left - four airmen standing in line under fuselage of a Lancaster. Captioned 'ground crew on "Z" Zebra, 106 Sqdn 43'.
Top right - and airman wearing battledress with half brevet sitting in wooden chair in long grass with trees and huts in the…

PPerryWRP17050012.jpg
Top left - five airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line behind the port wing of a Wellington. Captioned 'Wellington III, 1943, ("Shorty", Dickie, Doug, self, Jonny), North Luffenham'.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing a variety of…

LHiltonVT430281v1.pdf
Observer’s air gunner’s and w/t operators flying log book for V T Hilton, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 July 1943 to 16 April 1945. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Port Pririe, RAF Dumfries, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Rufforth…

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

LNimanMA137571v1.pdf
M A Niman’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 6th August 1941 to 2nd May 1945, detailing operations and instructional duties in the UK, Middle East and East Africa as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and “Special…

LKennedyJL19210211v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for John L Kennedy, covering the period from 2 February 1942 to 30 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Perth, RAF South Cerney,…

LFlintJ121331v2.pdf
J Flint’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 17 March 1944 to 23 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Bruntingthorpe (29 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660 HCU), RAF Syerston (5…

LGamlinAP4134043v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A P Gamlin, covering the period from 5 January 1945 to 8 August 1945. Detailing his flying duties with 1693 general reconnaissance flight. He was stationed at RAF Sumburgh and RAF Kastrup. Aircraft flown in was…

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

LBarberT1047323v2.pdf
LAC T. Barber’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot from 27th June 1943 to 6th May 1945 detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Bomber.
He was stationed at RCAF Station Paulson (No. 7…

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Three photographs of a town showing a street with a number of young boys. The fourth shows Arthur with two individuals with the graves of Peter Lamprey and his crew in the background.

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Two photographs, the page captioned' German'. The first photograph is of a group of Germans, one giving the Nazi salute standing around a newly completed grave in open country with a small building and vehicle in the background. Captioned 'One less'.…

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Card produced by the 2nd Tactical Air Force featuring the national flags and air force ensigns of the allied nations, with the words 'We saw the powers of darkness put to flight we saw the morning break'.

LRouseHC911641v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

AGuyanS[Date]-01.mp3
'Jock' Guyan comments on his operations. the recording includes audio clips from a documentary including excerpts of Arthur Harris, engine noises and interviews.
He sings several songs including 'Ops on a Stirling' to the tune of Waltzing Matilda,…

PPenswickJ1708.jpg
A squadron photograph of a large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in five rows in front of a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection identifies it as 617 squadron, 1945.

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LDaymanC1818522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunners, flight engineers for C Dayman, wireless operator, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 16 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, post war flying with 216 squadron and Aden…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

PMercierCG2101.jpg
Cyril Mercier was born in Jersey in 1925. He joined the Home Guard in 1940 and the RAF in 1943. After initial training, and training on gunnery at Bridgnorth he joined 14 Operational training Unit at Abingdon, where he crewed up. He trained on…

AEllisS-U211116.mp3
Sidney and Una both experienced the effect of the war in Sheffield as a child. When Dunkirk survivors arrived at the nearby Reception Centre Sidney collected many souvenirs such as cap badges and his aunt also took two soldiers in to her home while…

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Stephan Kowalska, dated 1945.

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LWilkinsNE164478v10002.jpg
Shows qualified as a navigator, pathfinder force air bomber/radar and visual bomb aimer.

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LWarmingtonI150280v10003.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W I Warmington, covering the period from 9 April 1945 to 12 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and post war duties with 168 and 14 squadron, including acting as courier for the war crimes tribunal. He was…
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