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  • Collection: Baxter, Peter Dennis

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From information provided by the donor. Squadron Leader Rippingdale and crew with some of the ground crew at the end of the crews tour.

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From information provided by the donor. Tom Tobin was a friend of Peters on 153 Squadron. Photograph shows Tom's crew and two of the ground crew before an operation to Munich. Names of crew hand written on photograph.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs, first is of A Flight, second is of B Flight in March 1945 at R.A.F. Scampton. Peter is back row no 5 on B Flight photograph.

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph is of the crew before Peter's last operational flight to Paderborn.

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From information provided by the donor. Tom Tobin was an Australian captain on no 153 Squadron and a friend of Peter. The photograph shows the Tobin crew after their last operation of their tour, to Heligoland. The reverse has crew signatures and…

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Four photographs of damage to German cities taken on two of the 'Cooks Tours' flown by no 153 Squadron.

The first has the caption 'T3 SCM 30.5.45//7" HAMM 2,000'. F/LT LANGFORD C.153 and shows Hamm railway marshalling yard with tracks running from…

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph of the Stonebow, Lincoln, decorated for the VE Day celebrations.

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph taken at RAF Scampton on 2 July 1945.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter was in Naples for the first of his two trips to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel, the first is at the beach and the second is in the city.

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From information provided by the donor. The Stonebow, Lincoln decorated for VJ Day.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter visited Berlin in October 1945. He was then on 50 Squadron based at RAF Sturgate. One shows some of the ruined buildings and debris in the streets, the other the Brandenburg…

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From information provided by the donor. Photographs taken on Lancaster flights to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel. One is of a ruined bakery, the other two were taken at Pompeii.

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From information provided by the donor. Taken on a post war 'Cooks Tour'. Shows severe damage to buildings. Information on photograph, 'T3 SCM. 30/5/45//7" OSNABROOK 2,000' F/LT LANGFORD C. 153.

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From information provided by the donor. One was taken on a 50 Squadron open day on 29 May 1946 and is of a Lancaster. The other two are of the Lincolns arriving to replace their Lancasters in July.

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From information provided by the donor. Posed in two rows, in front of hedge and building.

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From information provided by the donor. Peter as a flight lieutenant with flight engineer brevet, sports field in the background.

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From information provided by the donor. Coloured diagrammatic map of RAF Penrhos, submitted with caption, '1941 Map of RAF Penrhos.

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Public transport map of Berlin from September 1945. From information provided by the donor. Obtained by Peter on a post war Cooks Tour visit.

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From information provided by the donor. Typed letter from O.C. Maintenance to staff of maintenance wing congratulating them for their work in keeping the aircraft of the training wing sufficiently well repaired to achieve 3400 flying hours in a…

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From information provided by the donor. Cover of RAF Note book for Workshop and Laboratory Records, with hand written notes stating that it was used for Mechanics Class B, according to submission dates to 1938.

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From information provided by the donor. Page with illustrated aeroplanes and trails crossing one another, handwritten inscription at the top of page, A/A Baxter No 573344. “B” Squadron 2 Wing, Block P Hut 7, R.A.F. Cosford. Albrighton Staffs.…

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Peter Baxter's January 1939 and annual report for 1939 when undertaking apprentice training at RAF Cosford.

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From information provided by the donor. Inside cover of book, handwritten inscription, 'CPL Baxter 573344, October 1942. Flight Lieutenant Baxter, Flight Engineer Leader, No 1 Lancaster Finishing School, R.A.F. Hemswell, February 1944', submitted…

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The medical board was held at St Athan to assess Peters medical suitability for remustering to aircrew.
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