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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1945-09"

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Five items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 - photograph of two men at a fairground, one with an air rifle. It is captioned' Jo Fraser & Me Blackpool, early 1945'.
Item 2 - an invitation to the Stage Door Canteen, 30th September 1945. It is captioned 'I…

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Aircrew from 156 Squadron in three rows in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'No 156 (Pathfinder) Squadron, RAF Wyton, Huntingdon, September 1945'

YPearceAT1874945v5.pdf
Some personal data and a list of operations with heights. Entries for flying days, Operations January to April 1945, Mentions leave, birthdays, train times, days out, events, news of friends and acquaintances, meetings and parties, hospital…

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A copy of the Japanese surrender document, signed by Japanese and Allied representatives.

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Addressed to 'Wingco signed 'Gill'.. Writes from hospital about his health and offers banter and news.

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Top left is of five airmen in front of a tent. On the reverse 'Ingoldmells Rest Camp
September, 1945'.
Top centre is of six airmen sitting on a grassy bank. On the reverse
'Spilsby, May 1945.
Ian Ron
Taffy Eric
Me Jim
Ron'
Top right 3 is…

MSaundersAC295399Arm-170201-01.pdf
Medical records for Sandy Saunders following the aircraft crash on 27 Sep 1945 where he sustained burns to his face, hands and legs. Included are proceedings from medical boards from Nov 1945-Feb 1947 and detailed notes from the Maxillo-Facial Unit,…

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Advising her that information had been received from the Municipal Councillor of Arc En Barrios about the crash of Malcolm Payne's aircraft on 13 July 1944 and the burial of seven crew in the local cemetery at Court L'Eveque. News had been passed to…

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He refers to the end of the war and meeting English RAF cadets. He writes fondly of Fred, too.

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Writes about how time at school is very busy and about playing hockey. Continues about school activities and ask mother to order a book for her. States she is settled and happy and sends regards to family.

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Letter from Sibyl who is now in England, to her Uncle Roy writing about the death of her son.

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Top left, airfield with B-17 parked, hangar in background, part of right hand Halifax engines in foreground. Captioned 'September 1945', 'Gibraltar'.
Top right, eight individuals in uniform, standing under left outer wing of a Halifax. The rock of…

PWardEM16010021.jpg
Top, a picture of open country side, buildings in distance, captioned' Lagens', '21 Sep 1945', 'Azores'.
Bottom, Halifax X9-L on ground from right side with some of the crew. Captioned '21 Sep 1945', 'Lagens Azores'.

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Top, air-to-air view of a Halifax in flight, from below and slightly forward, upper surface of Halifax right wing in foreground. Captioned '22 Sep 1945'.
Centre, air-to-air view of a Halifax in flight, from abeam and slightly above, Forward part of…

MNorthGJ173836-160523-03.pdf
First page records three flights 8/14/19 August 1945 in Lancaster as duty rear gunner. Page two records operation to Duisburg 21 February 1945 'missing' and repatriation flights in C-47 and Lancaster on 8 May 1945. Page three records flight to Berlin…

BNorthGJNorthGJv2.pdf
A day by day account consisting of three parts. Part one covers his being shot down on 21 February 1945, his capture and journey to prisoner of war camp arriving 15 March 1945 including an mention that his train was bombed by Marauders. Part two…

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The first photograph is of five airmen standing on grass. One is smoking. Captioned 'After all the work was done, the Corporals arrived. 1937'
The second photograph is of a sergeant airman standing, smoking in a photo darkroom. Behind are bottles…
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