Browse Items (75 total)

  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-05"

PSouthwellDE1609.jpg
Trafalgar Square full of people celebrating the end of the war in Europe. On the reverse 'V13146 VE Day Trafalgar Square 1945'

MGeachDG1394781-160401-02.jpg
A registered letter envelop addressed to David Geach from RAF Witchford

EGeachDGGeachAB440505-0001.jpg
A card signed by David advising his parents that he had returned to UK. The card was pre-printed by the Salvation Army.

MPackhamG1214349-160825-010001.jpg
On his return to Great Britain after his release from prisoner of war camp, Geoff Packham was interrogated by his commanding officer. His aircraft was damaged during a raid on Sterkrade by Holten. The bailed out over the Netherlands. He was captured…

PBradburyDC1707.jpg
A group of seven airmen sitting on top of a Lancaster, JI-N, PB142. One man is sitting on the mid-upper turret. Underneath is 'Rosebud'.

From the left the crew is: wireless operator / air gunner Sergeant Denis Carlos Bradbury 198880 (1811449), mid…

MHedgesEC19260127-170511-03.jpg
Notes demobilisation of civil defence services. Relates history of civil defence forces and notes that participants should be proud of service and take many memories, Thanks to all.

EJacksonD[General]450529.jpg
Written as civil defence duties finished. Thanks for loyal support. Notes final parade on 10 June 1945.

MCruickshankG629128-150428-200001.jpg
To men and women of Bihar printed in English and three other languages announcing victory over Nazi Germany and that forces might now be sent against the Japanese. States that men of Indian Forces have fought gallantly in Africa, Europe and Asia.

Tags:

MPearceAT1874945-160512-04.jpg
Certifies that Flight Sergeant A J Pearce is permanently awarded Pathfinder force badge.

COpenshawB-180404-01.jpg
Coloured map Africa 1:1,000,000 scale showing east African coast with Mombasa, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam. EAF No 1620. Marked 'Restricted'.

POpenshawB1803-0031.jpg
View looking down on a large crowd of people. Visible are men and women, civilians and military many holding up hands showing 'V' signs.

OOpenshawB19211117-180404-020001.jpg
Contains personal details, record of service and other details including posting to 104 squadron 23 September 1944 - shows discharge on 17 May 1945 on appointment to temporary commission.

PAllenBW18020004.jpg
Group photograph of 50 air gunners, in three ranks, and reverse. Caption reads, '(redacted) SQDN. Air Gunners. May 1945.' Reverse has yellow sticker with, '207 Sq' written on it.

PGrundyAF1511-01.jpg
A large number of Royal Air Force personnel in four rows in front of a Halifiax and a row on top of the wings. David Donaldson is in the middle of the front row just to the left of a goat. On the reverse '192 Squadron, B Flight, May? 1945'.

EDonaldsonDWJordanHG450519.jpg
As addressee had close association with the squadron, David is sending him a photograph of new squadron crest.

EDonaldsonDWDaubneyFC450519.jpg
As Group Captain Daubney has had close association with the squadron, he is enclosing photograph of new squadron crest.

EDonaldsonDWButlerF450519.jpg
Mentions that her husband had a close association with the squadron and he is sending her a photograph of new squadron crest to give to her husband when he returns from India.

EDonaldsonDWBudgeRK450519.jpg
As addressee has close association with the squadron, notes enclosure of photograph of squadron crest.

EDaubneyFCDonaldsonDW450523.jpg
From F C Daubney at Air Ministry thanking David for the squadron crest which reminds him of his association with 192 Squadron. Goes on to lavish praise on the squadron for its wartime role and thanks him on behalf of all who came into contact with…

MBrownJ2205595-170131-010002.jpg
Account of Jeff Brown witnessing Lancaster NN806 crash on take-off on VE Day. Includes a photograph of 13 air and ground crew of 567 Squadron, under their aircraft, including Jeff Brown.

MBrownJ2205595-170131-010001.jpg
An account of events leading up to, and during Operation Manna, plus personal involvement. Page contains head and shoulders photograph of Jeff Brown, in uniform, showing an air gunners brevet and sergeants stripes.

EGrantFPChurchillKW450504-0001.jpg
Writes that he has left the air force and starts new job with customs and excise shortly. Comment on his future and life in Canada. States he has not seen anyone from the squadron but has had a letter from ex colleague.

EGordonHGDonaldsonDW450524-0001.jpg
From Squadron Leader Harold Gordon thanking David fro sending 192 Squadron crest. Notes it was a pleasure working with 192 Squadron from Air Ministry and Group as well as serving on the squadron.

PSouthwellBR1601.jpg
Brian Robert Southwell was born in Sydney and lived during the Depression which saw him have to set aside his interest in aircraft in order to secure a steady wage with an office job. He spent eighteen months making a model aircraft with the support…

PStavesME1603.jpg
24 airmen arranged in three rows and captioned '207 Sqdn. Pilots May 1945.' On the reverse '406 Malcolm Staves'.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2