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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-08-04"

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Top left - large group of people in service and civilian dress at a party. Captioned 'WAAF Sgt party Leeming Dec 1944, note tinsel strips back left to form letters on curtain - "window" dropped over enemy territory to distract enemy…

Top left - four airmen sitting at a table with beer steins outside a stone building. Captioned 'On the road to Bielefeld, Saturday August 4, 1945',
Top middle - three airmen standing in front of a destroyed building. Captioned 'Bielefeld August 4…

Four airmen wearing battledress sitting at a table with beer steins outside a stone building. On the reverse 'Between Detmold and Bielefeld, Saturday afternoon, August 4 1945'.

Top - note that at the end of war, Ned Sparkes crewed up with other instructors at 85 OTU to convert to Lancaster and train for Tiger Force.
Left - wedding photograph a full length image of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet and holding peaked…

Declares that he has 21 days recreation leave due to him.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Pilot’s log book for J A Kell covering the period from 4 May 1942 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, including assessment certificates and course syllabus. Notes include references to a 1000 bomber operation,…

Congratulates David on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order. Mentions squadron did a marvellous job and medal well deserved. Goes onto describe current activities at Little Rissington.
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