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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-07"

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Four photographs, first showing collection of large items including a car and an oil drum, captioned 'Salvage dump (Cleaning up B 118). Second and fourth show damaged bridges, captioned 'Bridges blown up by enemy.' Third shows a damaged railway…

LWannopRE176129v3.pdf
Pilot's flying log book number three for R E Wannop, covering the period from 1 March 1945 to 9 November 1945. Detailing his operations flown and post was flying duties. He was stationed at RAF Tuddenham and RAF Feltwell. Aircraft flown was…

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The letter invites Maurice's father to a reception at Buckingham Palace to receive his late son's DFC.

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Top left - wireless operator at station by window inside aircraft. Captioned 'In Liberator between Tripoli and Cairo, July 45'.
Top middle - Five aircrew wearing khaki uniform standing in front of the fuselage of an aircraft. Captioned 'Crew with…

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Top left - seven men, most earing shorts sitting on a low wall with sea in the background. Captioned 'At Saidia, Morocco summer 1944'.
Top right - six men swearing swimming trunks standing and sitting on a dinghy in front of the doorway of a…

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For Flying Officer Wakefield's inoculation certificate for yellow fever.

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-08.pdf
Notes on theory of flight, thermodynamics, power calculations, engines and components, superchargers, propellers, range flying, velocity/speed calculations, rules for range flying, flight planning, electronic circuits and electrical theory.

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MWakefieldHE174040-171016-07.pdf
Maths and engineering notes including structure, aircraft controls, aircraft loading and centre of gravity calculations and pages of other maths calculations.

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Request his attendance at investiture at Buckingham Palace.

PRogersR1701.pdf
Document containing five photographs:
1 - Six aircrew wearing battledress with brevet and peaked or side caps standing and squatting in two rows in front of a Lancaster bomber. Captioned 'Lancaster at Skellingthorpe July 1945. Back row (L-R) Bruce…

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Details for P J Hogan, gives medical classification and lists inoculations and vaccinations.

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Comments on arrival of mail and that some for others had gone astray. Describes leave spent in Ireland in Dublin. which he compares favourably with dirty, old depressing England. Enjoyed food over there that was not available in England and describes…

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Continues from previous item with discussion of British politics and reasons why the Tory party lost the election. Reports arrival of three cakes and asks that no more be sent as the officers mess do not do too badly. The next part is damaged and…

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Sending normal weekly bulletin to Kevin for a change but says he has little to report apart from him finishing a transport course. Writes of flying in an electrical storm which affected the engines, instruments and navigation. Asks about certificate…

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On the right side a squadron photograph of a largen number of aircrew sitting and standing in front of a Lancaster. In centre front row a dog sits. Captioned 'Tiger Force, July 1945, RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire O.S. TF450650'. On the left side a 44…

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Two women wearing dresses and holding bouquets standing in a garden with a young girl in between them. In the background trees and parts of houses. On the reverse 'John's wedding, July 1945'.

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On the left page top - a photograph of five aircrew wearing tunics with brevet standing in line in a garden. Captioned '23 July 1945, John Parker, F/O White (bomb aimer), self, F/O K A Smith (Skipper), George Wellington'.
Bottom - half length…

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Top - front quarter view of a Martinet parked on hardstanding with a man standing on starboard wing. Titled 'A Martinet under maintenance 17 July 1945'.
Bottom - Seven airmen, six wearing battledress the other in shirtsleeves, two squatting in front…

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LKellJA[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilot’s log book for J A Kell covering the period from 4 May 1942 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, including assessment certificates and course syllabus. Notes include references to a 1000 bomber operation,…

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph taken at RAF Scampton on 2 July 1945.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter was in Naples for the first of his two trips to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel, the first is at the beach and the second is in the city.

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Report on processes. Letter on reverse concerning orders.

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Was glad to receive his letter and reminisces about time he spent with her as well as mentioning other people. Asks him and his wife to come and stay if he ever gets to Belgium.

SHughesCL1334982v10036.pdf
Covers policy, organisation, chain of control, administration, discipline, disciplinary powers and status of W.A.A.F. officers and N.C.O.s, saluting, promotion/officers, promotion/remustering and reclassification - airwomen and pay.
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