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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945"

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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BCleggPVWilsonDv1.pdf
Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…

SAllenDJ1880966v10011.jpg
At the top a postagram congratulating Derrick Allen on his award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal signed A T Harris. Six newspaper cuttings giving various accounts of actions in releasing rear gunner from jammed turret while Lancaster dives out of…

PJonesWC18020088.jpg
Three photographs and copies plus One Mess Card from an album.
Photo 1 is an aerial photograph of Hamburg. On the reverse is '440'.
Photo 2 is an aerial photograph of a bombed city. On the reverse is '440'.
A mess card for RAF Chedburgh,…

Quaderno5.pdf
Covers a time frame of two months, with some additional notes about events in spring of 1945. In July, several bombings are logged, while in August they diminish to just three. Notes end on 5 September 1944, three days before the front reaches the…

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

PCoultonWA16010004.jpg
Top right - 13 men and one woman stood or sitting in front of the tail of a Lancaster, and dressed in a mixture of civilian and military clothing (six of them are in flying gear). Captioned ‘The “Boys” of A&B Witchford 1945’. Centre - Seven…

PWhitworthJ1501.jpg
Above, aircrew captioned '162 PPF Squadron Bourn 1944/5' and the names of some of those shown. Below, a 162 Squadron Mosquito with an airman.

PDentJ20020006.jpg
Left page - top left - an large group of aircrew, two rows sitting and one standing, all wearing battledress with side or peaked caps on grass in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '44 (Rhodesia) Squadron flight engineers RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire, Nr…

OEdwardsF1805103-180314-020001.jpg
A card issued to Fred Edwards, including details of categorisation as a navigator.

PMellefontGJ1601.jpg
Top left: Seven RAF aircrew in full flight gear in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Just before last trip Bremen daylight, 1945'.
Top right: oblique aerial photograph of a city. In centre a high-spired church amongst part ruined houses. There is a…

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…

PCluettAV1531.jpg
View of cockpit and fuselage of a Lancaster LM220 WS-Y with an airman looking out of the cockpit window. On the nose 'Y' and nose art of a cartoon of a leprechaun-like figure with top hat, holding a glass of beer. Captioned 'getting younger every…

OHolmanR3020209-180106-020001.jpg
Robert Holman's personal details. promotions to A.C.1, trade qualification, medical classification, inoculations etc.

PLawsonHA16010010.jpg
A large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front and on top of a Dakota.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

LEdmundsAE430709v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A E Edmunds, covering the period from 18 August 1941 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penhold, RAF Hatfield, RAF Prestwick, RAF Dishforth, RAF…

PBanksP15010001.jpg
Dark orange album cover with Royal Air Force motto, Pilots Wings, intertwined initial with J and H inside a B and dates.

PLambAM17010002.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath is annotated their crew duty. Above is a 15 Squadron crest with 1945 written on.

LLambAM1827673v1.pdf
Air gunners log book for Alexander Lamb covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 24 June 1947. Detailing his flying training and operations flown and it also contains photographs of aircraft and some RAF certificates. He was stationed at RAF Stormy…

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…

LGouldAG1605203v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A G Gould, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 13 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…
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