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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1941-05"

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows in front of a building with arched windows. On the reverse 'No 62 Course, No 2 SFTS Brize Norton May 1941 and list of names'.

BWierTWierTv1.pdf
Starts with commentary on family in Poland and names recorded on visits to Poland. Continues with account of early life, school and life in Poland before the war.
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…

BMannAMannAv3.pdf
Reminisces about pre-war and early war days as a schoolboy in Lewisham. Recalls events at the beginning of the war. Includes photographs of aircraft and naval ships. Continues with history of events through the war's early years including…

OFryHL413129-200304-01.pdf
Included description and personal details of service, postings and dates.

BPerkinsFWJPerkinsFWJv1.pdf
Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

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Two pages from booklet which includes some personal details and service from 23 May 1941 until 24 May 1946 with overseas service from 13 August 1943 until May 1946.

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Alan writes with his new address.

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A telegram asking if he received package previously sent. Handwritten annotation states all received and letter being sent.

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1er Mai 1941, Message des ouvriers de Coventry aux ouvries Francais

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Sent to occupied Jersey via International Red Cross with message hoping she is well. Reply on reverse anxiously awaiting news and wonders how he is progressing.

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Writes of letters received and thanks her for hers. Had not written previous week as nothing had happened. Had flown a lot lately and mentions first solo cross country including experiences and route as well as having to land to refuel. Says he has…

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Thanks her for letters and photographs. Writes they are taking wing exam next week. He had also been recommended for a commission and had passed his medical. Not confident he has done enough work but they do get another chance although this would…

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Writes that he had had no letter from her for a month. Mentioned wings exam so now ready for operational training once he had completed his 72 hours flying. Writes that he went to Rhodesia house to see if he could get off the instructors course to…

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List of twenty-nine letters sent by Donald Baker to his mother between June 1940 and September 1941. Also notes he was shot down on 5 November 1941.

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An Anson seen from the front and above showing damage along its leading edges, engines and nose, captioned 'ASI 2/5/41 Hailstone Damage RCAF Rivers, Man'.

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Notes cables received letters om the way.

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Best wishes for 21 May. Anxiously awaiting news. Tells of move from Kensal (house sold) to Nelson.

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Announces move to Nelson complete.

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Notifies receipt of cable awaiting further. Mentions moving and supplies new address.

LLancasterJO103509v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster covering the period from 6 July 1937 to 15 September 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Anstey, RAF Desford, RAF Sealand, RAF…

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Writes of cables sent and received and still awaiting next letter. Mentions correspondence from others and passes on news contained. Comments on good weather, state of garden and how much they like living in new home. Mentions trying to find…

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Has not written for three weeks as busy sorting out three houses before moving in to new one. Notes arrival of his cable on 22 May and wonders what would happen to all her letters sent to previous camp at Le Kef. Mentions that he has reported only a…

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Best wishes for his birthday.

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Describes activities including cleaning previous house and comments on the weather. Writes that the grocer brought her goods including bundles of firewood. Catches up with news of family/friends and gossip about activities. Worried that details of…
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