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  • Collection: Swaffield, James

On the left an RAF officer wearing battledress with half brevet and medal ribbons sitting in an armchair. On the right a woman wearing check jacket and skirt sitting in an armchair. View is inside an anteroom with door and window in the…


On the right a Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with navigators brevet and medal ribbons. On the left a woman wearing dark jacket a jumper and pearl necklace.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing…

James Swaffield was born and grew up in West London and flew as a navigator in the RAF. He discusses with the interviewer his life before, during and after the war. Highlights include: remembering his father, who served during the First World War and…
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