Browse Items (19 total)

  • Collection: Cothliff, Ken. Folder 1506

A half-length portrait of three airmen. One is identified as 'Tom Lee' in extra information supplied with the collection.

Two identical photographs of a group of trainees arranged in seven rows. Additional information supplied with the collection identifies it as the RCAF School Aero Engine Division Galt July 1941.


Two airmen drinking tea and chatting. They are identified in additional information supplied with the collection as Philbin and Newsome.

A sergeant airman under an aircraft, holding the barrel of a gun.

A detailed map of Saint-Maximin. It is marked with four aircraft crashes - a Halifax (3 deaths) two Lancasters (one death) and a Mosquito (three deaths).

A pewter model of a Halifax on a stand. Information supplied with the collection identifies it as DK185. This aircraft crashed on Ilkley Moor with the loss of all crew.

Seven airmen grouped in front of a Halifax. Three further men are sitting on the wing. A petrol bowser is on the right. Information supplied with the collection dates it as early 1944.

Seven airmen grouped outside a Nissen hut. Information supplied with the collection states 'Bill 1944'.

Six medals awarded to Bill. Surname unknown,
1939 to 1945 Star
Aircrew Europe Star
France and Germany Star
Defence Medal
Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Bar
War Medal 1939 to 1945

A head and shoulders portrait identified as Bill. The image is colourised.

An airman and a woman standing on a hillside. Additional information supplied with the collection identifies them as Bill Gracie with his cousin Jean Muir.


A sketch map showing a route from the Creil-Chantilly road across a bridge to a Grain Field. A second copy of the map is a negative of this map.

Six aerial photographs of St Leu d'Esseent.
Photo 1 is a vertical target photograph with tunnels, railway and landing quay marked.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the operation. It is captioned '1962 TLP 5-8-44//8" 15000…

A vertical aerial reconnaissance photograph of Bois de Cassan and Foret de l'Isle Adam with two target areas marked.

A vertical aerial photograph of Noisy-le-Sec, Paris. Five targets are marked.

Three identical images of a Halifax, SE-U, taking off witnessed by two women and five airmen.
One is annotated 'S3.R 19900192-051#3'.
A fourth image is taken a few seconds later with the same people in the foreground.

Three identical vertical aerial photographs of an attack on Berlin. There is no detail on the photograph. Some light flashes and tracer fire is visible. It is captioned '10 CRT 28/29.1.44//NT 8" 14000 -->100°0324 Berlin Raid M1 x 2000 2x30 6 x 4…

A port side view of a Halifax, SE-H, LK983, taking off. Above is annotated 'S3.2 19900192-051#1'.

Port view of a Halifax, SE-R taking off. Above it is annotated 'S3.2 19900192-051#6'.
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