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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1946-07"

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Albert Frederick Nye (left) with another man, both in RAF uniform drinking at a bar. Drinking from short stemmed glasses with a glass jug on the bar. Annotated on the reverse; ‘”Air Transit Mess” RAF Yelahanka India Command July 1946’ and…

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Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Almaza, Cairo'.
Top right - view down onto the entrance of a hotel with driveway surrounded by palm trees. Captioned 'Heliopolis Palace hotel, Cairo Feb…

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Photograph 1 is three airmen seated at a table. It is captioned 'Major Mcguire, Ted Wright and myself knocking back 'highballs' in the Sky Room of the Hilton Hotel at Long Beach 29th July 1946' and signed [undecipherable].
Item 1 is a map of New…

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Photograph 1 is the Rose Bowl stadium, Passadena with a printed comment.
Photograph 2 is the Hollywood Bowl with a printed comment.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting from the Los Angeles Times. There is a photograph of seven Lancasters and a line of…

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Top right - air-to-ground view of a city with square grid roads taken from rear turret.
Bottom left - oblique aerial photograph Lake Tappan, New Jersey.
Centre - newspaper cutting with photograph of 16 Lancasters lined up on hard-standing. There…

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Certifies that Flight Sergeant Powell carried out maintenance and inspection work while on 104 Squadron. Two versions of the same document.

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A view of several dhows under construction, annotated on the reverse 'Dhow, building yards at Maala. Aden July 1946'.

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Top - newspaper cutting with two photographs - left air-to-air view showing three Lancasters and on the right an air-to air view of three Lancasters in echelon starboard. Text states that this page has several pictures of Lancasters from famed 35…

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Three fishermen in two boats. On the reverse 'Native fishermen in Crater Bay. Aden. July. 1946'.

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A group of fishermen around a boat. in the background a camel. On the reverse 'Fishermen near Crater. Aden. July. 1946'.

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Two views of a football match watched by a group of spectators. On the reverse 'A scene during the game. RAF Singapore July 1946'.

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Top left - newspaper article 'RAF Bombers on mass ocean flight'. States that 16 Lancasters landed at Mitchel Field on first leg of goodwill tour of United States. The 35 Squadron planes carried their own ground crew and all flyers were veterans of…

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Top- newspaper cutting and photograph. Shows two Royal Air Force officers and two United States army air force officers in line under a sign that says 'Welcome R.A.F.' Captioned 'Greetings. Group Captain R.C.M. Collard. officer in charge of RAF tour,…

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Top - newspaper cutting including photograph of a Lancaster with Royal Air Force personnel lined up in front. In the foreground a welcoming colour party and line of United States servicemen. Captioned 'Color guard (foreground) line up opposite crews…

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Top left - air to ground view of Scott Field.
Top right - eight Lancasters in light paint scheme parked in pairs on an airfield with runway behind and buildings on far side.
Middle left - a line of Lancasters in light paint scheme parked on…

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Top left - eight Lancasters parked in pairs on airfield with runway behind them. In the foreground a hangar. To the left three B-17s. Top right - newspaper cutting 'Chosen for U.S. Goodwill tour'. Two local men chosen to take part names as W.O Arthur…

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Top - newspaper cutting with photograph of air-to-air view of formation of 12 Lancasters from 35 Squadron over New York. Caption states that photograph shows them over East River and that they will fly on to St Louis.

Middle right - photograph of…

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Top right - newspaper cutting titled 'Gen Spaatz welcomes RAF' with three photographs. Top left photograph of General Spaatz at microphone welcoming RAF to Andrews Field. Also in background Lord Inverchapel, British Ambassador, Col Curtis D Sluman…

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Top left - newspaper article 'Americans don't know us says"goodwill gunner".' Noted that Warrant Officer Arthur Pearce has just returned from goodwill tour of the United States with a view that Americans know nothing about Britain and have no idea of…

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Left top - photograph of B-29, Lancaster and Avro York lined up parked on airfield. Spectators are walking in front.
Middle left - air-to-air view showing formation of Lancasters over open countryside.
Third row left - photograph of group of men…

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Newspaper cutting with three air-to-air view photographs of Lancasters.

Article states that 16 Lancasters of 35 Pathfinder Squadron will arrive 27 July 1946 on three day visit to Denver area. They arrived in the United States at Mitchel Field New…

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The bridge of HMS Atheling, a former aircraft carrier used as a troop carrier. On the reverse 'HMS Atheling Ceylon to Singapore July 1946. "The Bridge". '

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The wooden flight deck of an aircraft carrier. On the reverse 'HMS Atheling Ceylon to Singapore July 1946 "The Flight Deck" '.

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Pass for Mrs Banks to deal with Navy, Army and Air Force Institute grocery bar at RAF Feltwell.

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A map of North America with a route plotted on it. Airfields visited are listed from Gravely and back. It is captioned '"Operation Goodwill" 8th July to 29th Aug 1946.'
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