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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-05"

PRidingRH21050014.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a city park with a pond and several people sitting in the sun and walking. Captioned 'MAI 1942'.
#2, 3 and 4 are tree lined suburban streets. #2 and 3 have a group of military men marching.

PRidingRH21050011.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Mt Royal Observatory with many pedestrians.
#2 is a horse and carriage for tourists.
#3 is the Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.
#4 is several pedestrians at the Belvedere.

PRidingRH21050010.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is the Kondiaronk Belvedere with a large flagpole and many pedestrians.
#2 is a large metal cross known as the Mount Royal Cross.
#3 is a view along a street towards the Architects' Building, a skyscraper.

PRidingRH21050009.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is of distant large buildings with a river in the foreground.
#2 is a river with a forest in the distance.
#3 is a view from Kondiaronk Belvedere over downtown Montreal. Several skyscrapers are visible including…

PRidingRH21050007.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral viewed from across the street with passing cars and a tram. The statue of Bishop Ignace Bourget is on the right.
#2 is a view across a small park to St George's Anglican…

PRidingRH21050006.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is Montreal viewed from a hillside.
#2 and 4 are general views from a hillside.
#3 is looking across the St Lawrence to Montreal with the Jacques Cartier bridge in the distance.

PRidingRH21050004.jpg
Four views of Victoria Bridge bridge across St. Lawrence

PRidingRH21040020.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PRidingRH21040007.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 and 3 are of Chateau Laurier hotel.
#2 is a row of locks on the Rideau canal
#4 is a bridge.
#5 is the inside of a building.
Captioned 'MAI 1942'.

PRidingRH21040006.jpg
Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a Tiger Moth in flight, banking.
#2 is a church
#3 is a Cessna Bobcat coming in to land.
#4 and 5 Parliament Hill
#6 is a building with a snowy street.
#7 is the national war memorial.
Captioned 'MAI…

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SPerryWRP1317696v70005-0001.jpg
Forty airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows. Several men have an "x" above head or on their shoulders. On the reverse 'Pete top left, 56 course 37 SFTS Calgary Alberta Canada, May - Sep 42, "x" LACs, Tabory, Gelfices,…

PPerryWRP17050018.jpg
Top left - view across lake of distant snow covered mountains. Captioned 'Lake Minnewanka & Mt Giraid, Banff, 12.5.42'.
Top right - view down a lake with mountains left, right and in the distance. Captioned 'Lake Minnewanka & Fairholm Range, Banff,…

PPerryWRP17050017.jpg
Top left - view down a town street with low buildings each side, mountain in the distance. Captioned 'Main street, Banff, Alta. Cascade Mt in background 25.4.42'.
Top right - view of river down a valley with mountains either side and in the…

LRouseHC911641v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

LHansonJE46968v1.pdf
Flying log book for J E Hanson, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1939 to 1 October 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Finnningley, RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Lindholme, RAF…

PStimpsonMC19010091.jpg
Maurice and Pete seated in a barbers with two assistants posing for their photographs. On the reverse 'Haircut time for Pete and Maurice in Albany'.

PStimpsonMC19010087.jpg
A view across a street in Albany.

PStimpsonMC19010085.jpg
An airman and a policeman standing on a street corner in Albany, as identified on the reverse.

PStimpsonMC19010064.jpg
Maurice standing by a car in an Albany street. On the reverse 'What a car, Albany'.

PStimpsonMC19010060.jpg
Two men in swimming shorts by a pool. On the reverse 'Pete & I at Darr Swimming Pool. Nellie See what difference the filters make to the clouds'.

PStimpsonMC19010058.jpg
A building with 'Albany' in neon lights. On the reverse 'Albany Cinema'.
A second photograph is taken in darker lighting and has 'Albany Cinema by night'.

SBrennanJ1210913v20004-00020003.jpg
First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…

EOCRAFRecDepDickersonG420519.jpg
Informs him that confirmation had been received through the Red Cross that his son was killed in action on 28 January 1942. He was buried in military cemetery in Düsseldorf.

YPattissonC1264245v1.pdf
Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…
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