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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1946"

LParryHP2220054v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Hugh Parry, air gunner, covering the period from 27 May 1944 to 16 October 1945. Details his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…

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Issue in Manchester 11 November 1946, updated to Waddington and then Coleby, Lincolnshire.

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Made out for Mrs S Green on 27 April 1946 and contains 30 utility furniture unit stamps. Instructions for use on the reverse.

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Top right, six ground personnel, three female, two in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform, three men in RAF uniform, standing in front of hedge in a country lane. Captioned 'Mary Ozzy Wendy Bish Roy & Liz', '1946', 'Near Chivenor'.
Right, same…

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Top, photograph of a Women’s Auxiliary Air Force corporal reaching up to a cable, with meteorological measuring equipment including a weather vane. Captioned 'Wendy Lord', '1946', 'Chivenor'.
Bottom, photograph of an airwoman looking at…

LVipondR3040603v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Richard Vipond, covering the period from 29 May 1944 to 18 November 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 514,…

LDeytrikhA1381508v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 February 1944 to 15 October 1950. Detailing his flying training, operational flying and test flying. He was stationed at RAF Hornchurch, RAF North Weald, RAF Bognor, RAF…

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Top, two airmen in uniform, outside on airfield at the meteorological station, slatted instrument housing and aerial in barbed wire enclosure. Mosquito immediately overhead about to land. Captioned 'Leo Cann ', '1946 Chivenor'.
Bottom, an airman…

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Top, shows five airmen, seated, some in uniform, two taking notes, maps on the wall. Captioned 'Includes Ron Gunse, Pat Butler', '1946 Chivenor'.
Bottom, seven airmen seated, some in uniform, two taking notes. Maps and briefing boards on walls.…

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Top, five airmen head and shoulders, some in uniform, gathered round a desk, one with a map, one using a telephone. Map on wall in background. Captioned 'Includes Ron Gunse & Leo Cann', '1946 Chivenor'.
Bottom, shows six airmen, head and shoulders,…

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Informal handwritten log with notes of 517 Squadron's flights, records aircraft squadron letter, captain, reason for flight and duration. Starts 24 November 1944, last entry 3 April 1946. Covers flights from RAF Brawdy and RAF Chivenor.

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Top left, air-to-air photograph of two Halifaxes one behind the other, over the sea, captioned '517 Sq 'Last Epicure'', '1946 Chivenor'.
Top right, air-to-air photograph of Halifax PN460 from front left, captioned '517 Sq 'Last Epicure'', '1946…

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A five verse poem recording the end of 517 Squadron's meteorological flights.

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Nine airmen, wearing tunics, in three rows sitting, crouching and standing on a railway station platform in front of a sign for Rauceby. On the reverse 'AVC, 1946, Leaving Rauceby for Cardington (Demob)'.

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Top, photograph of countryside, captioned 'Seen on Marine Drive, Newfoundland'.
Centre, photograph of small boats, beached, with sea and coast in background, captioned '1946 Newfoundland'.
Bottom, photograph of a coastal bay, captioned '06…

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Top, photograph of countryside around St Johns, captioned, '50 Shadow pool, Bowring Park, St John's. Newfoundland', 'Copyright'.
Centre, photograph of buildings with the sea in the background captioned 'St Johns, Newfoundland 1946'.
Bottom,…

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Top left, photograph of two women in civilian clothes and RAF officer in uniform, farmyard background, captioned 'Helena & Jane 1946 Brighton'.
Top right, photograph of five women one in uniform, three men in uniform, town street background.…

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Top left, photograph of a man against a skyline, captioned '1946 The Wrekin;.
Top Right, tree branches bare of leaves silhouted against the skyline. Captioned '1946 The Wrekin.
Centre left, photograph of a man on a motorcycle captioned 'Ross…

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Formal photograph of 175740 Flying Officer Ron Ward, in uniform, with meteorological observer's half wing. Captioned 'Ron Ward', 'RAF Service August 1944 - 1946', 'Photo 1946, MORLEY'.
Page has hand written log of his flights at Empire Air…

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Location of nearest medical unit while on leave, leave on 19/20 April 1946. address in Lincoln, permission to be absent from quarters after duty for first quarter of 1946,

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Ron Mathers' trip to the United States.
Item 2 is a photograph of a Lancaster 'TL-C' on the ground.

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about the airmen visiting studios and recreation centres.
Item 2 is a photograph of three men and two women, captioned 'Some of the stars about town'.
Item 3, 4, 5 and 6 are photographs of several airmen standing with…

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Item 1 is a card with an aerial view of Ocean Avenue, Long Beach.
Item 2 is a card for Ricarts Restaurant at Long Beach.
Item 3 is a photograph of the National Broadcasting Company studios.
Item 4 is a photograph of a yacht at the quayside.

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Photograph 1 is a street view of the Palladium and the Columbia Broadcasting System studios, Hollywood.
Photograph 2 and 3 are views of Earl Carrol's night club.
Photograph 4 is Miss Doris Peterson, an actress from Ken Murray's…
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