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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-08"

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Details for P J Hogan, gives medical classification and lists inoculations and vaccinations.

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Top - two airmen, one wearing battledress, the other a tunic with pilot's brevet and both with peaked caps, standing behind the port tailplane of a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'P/O Jock Cassells and 2nd pilot, P/O E. White - both of 106…

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Six members of a Lancaster crew with aircraft in background, submitted with caption; “Jock Leeming and crew - 207 Sqdn Spilsby August 1945”

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Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

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Formal course photograph, 24 officers, posed in three rows, captioned 'R.A.F. School of Administration and Accountancy, No 32 Elementary Course, Syndicate L 1/8/45 to 26/9/45 with their names printed. Vivian of Hereford'. On the reverse '57212 32 Ele…

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28 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a wooden hut, captioned 'Ken Redwood, Dave Murphy and others at A.C.N.C.O.S. Locking - August 1945'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a large building. One photograph has been annotated 'Mildenhall 46 Alf Jack Cooper Self Bob Freddie'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. It is annotated 'EAAS 1320 - No 73 AGI Course - Aug 1945'.

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Item 1 - card for Farewell Dinner to be held at the Officers' Mess, 514 Squadron, RAF Waterbeach
Item 2 - handwritten summary of 514 Squadron operational and flying hours.
Item 3 - the menu at the farewell dinner.
Item 4 - the Operational record…

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Colin Deverell was born in Croydon. Upon leaving school, he worked for Oliver Typewriter Company, where he gained engineering skills to become an amateur rigger for Imperial Airways, before finding employment with Rollaston Aircraft Services in 1939.…

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Eleven United States Air Force aircrew standing and squatting in two rows in front of a B-29. Colonel Paul Tibbets is rear row third from the right. On the reverse 'Crew of Enola Gay before take off.

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A man (USAF Crew member) pointing to the nose art on an USAF B-29 aircraft The Great Artiste. Nose art shows a smiling man in tails with Great Artiste above. This aircraft flew as an observation aircraft on Hiroshima and Nagasaki operations.…

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A pathway runs from bottom left to middle. Several buildings including a watch tower. Telegraph wires cross left to right. On the reverse '509ths HDQs Tinian Aug 1945'. but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a…

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Air to ground view of airbase with multiple runways on the tip of an island. Another island beyond on the left. On the reverse 'North Field Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

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Airbase with runway middle left to right. B-29s parked all over the field. Conical hill background right. On the reverse 'North Field Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

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Air to ground view of airbase at the end of an island with a hill beyond, On the reverse 'Fighter base north end of Saipan August 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour photograph. Additional…

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Air to ground view of many ships anchored off an island. On the reverse 'Tankers off Saipan Aug 45' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour photograph probably taken from B-29 Enola Gay. Additional…

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Two men, one without shirt stand by the nose-wheel of a B-29. With 'Enola Gay' and '82' on nose. Another B-29 can be seen in the background. On the reverse 'Papy Dehart - Bob Caron, Tinian, Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's…

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Photograph of Bob Caron, Tail Gunner on Enola Gay, peering out of the side. Written on reverse 'Bob Caron - Enola Gay- Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour photograph. Additional…

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A receipt for 75 francs issued to Ted Neale for the use of the hostel.

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John was tasked with investigating Peter Stevens' RAF record in order to ascertain his suitability for British citizenship. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive…

ABrooksR151029.mp3
Rita’s late husband was Flight Lieutenant Edward Brooks DFC, DFM. He was in the Home Guard before he enlisted with the Royal Air Force in February 1941, and sometime later went to RAF Uxbridge. Following his training at Blackpool the recruits…

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Letter from Sergeant David Boldy to his father, regarding his initial training and visiting his mother at home.
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