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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-08"

Four photographs of Shrine of the Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei, August 1945.
Four photographs of Port Elizabeth area November 1942 - March 1943.

Four photographs of Naples area August 1945.
Open menu airmen's mess, 42 ANS Port Elizabeth. Captioned 'The only good meal we had in the mess'.


Four photographs of Naples area, August 1945.
Three photographs of a night time electrical storm, Port Elizabeth November 1942 March 1943.

Four photographs of Naples, taken from a balcony of what now is Villa Giullia (Via Armando Diaz 158) looking down the street in the direction of Mount Vesuvius.

Four photographs of Port Elizabeth, two of his billet.

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LH page, captioned 'Italy - England passenger service August 1945', four photographs of Naples and Castellammare di Stabia.
RH page four photographs of No 42 ANS.

Audrey left school at 14 and began work as a clerical assistant for a tailoring firm in Leeds, then moving into furniture sales.
Audrey was 23 when the war started and was conscripted on 15 December 1942 electing to join the Women's Auxiliary Air…

Nine images on three sheets of selected pages from George Royall's log book, each showing a double page spread. The three images on the first sheet cover nine bombing operations as well as training and air test flights. Each image has the…

He thanks for her letter. He has finished his Regiment course and did quite well. He is about to get 10 days leave.


He caught the train back via Waterloo and Doncaster. They have been on a RAF Regiment course shooting rifles.


He thanks her for her letter. They were on their way to Italy but turned back due to equipment failure. His pilot Jack has been posted to an Instructors course. They are having a squadron disbanding party with 12 barrels of beer. He misses his wife.

He thanks her for her letter and advises his trip to Italy is off. His squadron is disbanding in four days. His friend has developed photographs of their wedding.

He is on standby for the trip to Italy. He thinks he may be made redundant.

He is waiting to go to Italy then he expects some leave. He thanks her for the parcel.

He thanks her for her letters and advises that he may get some leave because his squadron is being disbanded.

Four pages of notes to help users get the best out of Standard Beam Approach or SBA (the Lorenz System).

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Jack writes thanking her for her letter. He might be getting a 48 hour pass and he discusses how they could meet in London.

14 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a building. Each man is named on the reverse.

Top left - view across street of a damaged three story building.
Top left middle - view across river with downed bridge.
Top middle right - view across water of bridge with span blown up.
Top right - view across street with military vehicles of…


Top middle - view down street with buildings either side.
Top right - view down street with buildings either side.
Both captioned 'Münster June 1945'.
Bottom left - view across street with tram of large multi-storey building (Royal…

Left - view of castle with round tower captioned 'Das Schloss, Detmold'.
Top - view of street with destroyed buildings. Captioned Detmold, June 1945'.
Bottom - view of gateway with truck driving through and people outside. Captioned 'RAF station,…

The writer regrets that he has no news of her son. There is uncertainty where he bailed out. He promises to write to the pilot who is ill after repatriation.

A group of seven soldiers at the back of a truck. One man is sitting on a motorbike and has a cross annotated over his head. On the reverse 'Capt HS Beardmore Trani Southern Italy August 1945'.

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

On the left page top - a photograph of five aircrew wearing tunics with brevet standing in line in a garden. Captioned '23 July 1945, John Parker, F/O White (bomb aimer), self, F/O K A Smith (Skipper), George Wellington'.
Bottom - half length…

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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