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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1941-10"

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

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A group of 53 trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front is a caption 'No 1 Flight No 2 Squadron 10 ITW October 1941' and on the reverse each man has signed his name.

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Four rows of trainees and one officer. At the bottom is handwritten '1941 Scarborough'. On the reverse 'October 1941 10 ITW Scarborough'.

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

LPrickettTO40427v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 2 May 1940 to 18 June 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, operations flown and staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA. He was stationed at RAF…

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Squadron Leader Bob Wareing a prisoner of war. Scunthorpe double DFC baled out from blazing plane. Includes head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet. Account of how message got back to his wife and that he was…

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Informs her that they had heard nothing further of her husband.

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Informs her that one member of his crew was a prisoner of war but asked that she make no effort to contact him. They were continuing to make enquiries about her husband.

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Sending message to Helen Newton

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Includes photographs of twelve squadron officers, the crashed aircraft, some of the crew, Jack and Mary Newton and Sgt R D Porteous. Recounts the last sortie of the crew to Aachen when they had to jettison their bombs, an engine caught fire and they…

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Weather map of the United States showing surface pressures isobars.

LMackieGA855966v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 17 September 1940 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Meir, RAF Cranfield, RAF…

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Writes that she sent cable and copies content. Replies that she has had all the cables he sent as well as photographs enclosed in letters. Mentions she is delighted to get his letters. Comments on weather and reminisces. Catches up with family news…

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Great to receive cable with news of move to Laghouat. Six week since last letter and was feeling anxious. Hopes new camp will be clean and healthy. Some confusion over spelling of new location, awaiting letter to clear this up. Comments on weather.…

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Great to receive cable with news of move to Laghouat. Six week since last letter and was feeling anxious. Hopes new camp will be clean and healthy. Some confusion over spelling of new location, awaiting letter to clear this up. Comments on weather.…

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Acknowledge receipt of cable. No letters for five weeks. Both well.

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Writes while listening to radio on cold day. Wonders if he has radio in camp. It has been a long time since they had a letter and wonders if some have been lost. Sent cable previous day with pre-paid reply. Writes of clothing rationing and shortage…

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Writes while listening to radio on cold day. Wonders if he has radio in camp. It has been a long time since they had a letter and wonders if some have been lost. Sent cable previous day with pre-paid reply. Writes of clothing rationing and shortage…

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Five weeks since last letter which would have been worrying without cables. Describes autumn weather. Wonders what food he has now that fruit is finished and mentions availability of tomatoes at home. Reminisces over Christmas and catches up with…

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Writes of letters received as well as photographs enclosed. mentions going to cinema to see 'Target for tonight'. Comments on autumn weather at home and cooler temperatures for him. Continues with chat and gossip as well as some description of house…

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No letter for a month but glad cables had still been exchanged successfully. Also glad that the two photographs had made it through OK. Described recent activities and weather. Describes different bus routes to Burnley. Mentions father filling in…

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Writes of cable and letters received. Mentions neighbour giving her money to get him something but cannot make people understand she cannot send him anything. Mentions beautiful countryside and comments on weather. Says gardening was at an end but it…

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Acknowledges previous cable. Mentions returning from visit to Manchester on lovely autumn day.
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