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A telegram to DJH Maltby congratulating him on award of DSO.
On the reverse 'Telegram from Guy Gibson VC'.

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The service record of Albert Thomas Smith covering the period from his enlistment on 15 January 1926 to discharge on 23 March 1953. It includes reference to Albert being twice mentioned in despatches and being awarded the British Empire Medal and the…

MCurtisA1579599-161130-02.pdf
A memoir of an operation involving Len Curtis and his crew members. During the operation his aircraft was shot down and Len was captured. However, he was liberated by American soldiers and returned to London six weeks later.

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A list of names with five numbers underneath. Handwritten above is a single letter.
Below is a list of heights of each of the five lines of aircraft.

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An invitation from Squadron Leader Mick Martin to the first squadron reunion.

BGoodmanLBurnettWv1.pdf
A biography of Bill written by his flying colleague from Bomber Command. It covers his war and post-war activities.

LBurnettW1825655v1.pdf
Bill Burnett’s Flying Log Book as Flight Engineer from 22 May 1944 to 20 April 1946. Initially with 1660 Heavy Conversion Unit before transferring to 5 Lancaster Finishing School and then 617 Squadron for operational duties in Europe. In January…

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The first page comprises a page of caricatures annotated with quotations from the individuals pictured, including Wing Commander J Cunningham, Wing Commander Townsend, Warrant Officer Carter, Flight Lieutenant Erlwig, Staff officer Priestley, Flight…

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617 Squadron flying programme, 11 December 1944. It lists personnel and their assigned aircraft.

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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LBrownCR1334289v1.pdf
C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a bomb aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…

BBryanR-MBurnsideJGBv1.pdf
Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…
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