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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-06"

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Top left - air-to-ground photograph showing Trafalgar Square with Whitehall running towards the top.
Top right - air-to-ground view showing Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace on the right.
Bottom - newspaper cutting with photograph showing…

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Top right - newspaper cutting notes that rain an poor weather nearly led to the cancellation of the RAF Victory fly-past over London. Report by correspondent airborne in formation. Fly-past of 307 planes of RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Notes that 35…

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Top - newspaper cutting with photograph, air-to-air view of two Lancaster behind in trail in formation. Notes that Lancasters of 35 Squadron will represent RAFs heavy bombers in London's Victory Day fly-past. Picture taken during test flight from…

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Top - ground to air view of formation of twelve Lancasters over Nelson's Column. Church steeple on bottom left.
Middle left - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in formation over city of London. River Thames runs left to right through middle. Tail…

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Top, the right wing of the Halifax with members of 517 Squadron in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running across the…

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Top - air-to-air view of six Lancasters in echelon formation with clouds in the background. All have light paint scheme.
Bottom left - ground to air view of formation of 12 Spitfires followed by one six Mosquito aircraft . Building bottom right.…

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Top, the left wing and fuselage of Halifax with members of 517 Squadron, in uniform, one row standing on the wing, two rows standing beneath the wing, one row seated and one row sitting on the ground.
Bottom, shows two men in sports kit, running…

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Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

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Received when appointed a Warrant Officer in the RAF. Signed by the Secretary of State for Air .

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Left page - top left - group of military personnel marching top left with spectators in background left. Captioned 'Iraq'.
Top right - group of military personnel on parade with standards. Spectators in distance on the left. Captioned 'Egypt'.…

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Left page - left - three men wearing civilian suit and tie, the centre man holding a hoisted standard, standing in front of a stone church.
Right - three men wearing civilian suit and tie, the centre man holding a grounded furled standard with…

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'At last, I told you so, all the best from Got Hards.'

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'Briefed at last - happy landings Pal' from 'Jim.'

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'What about a QDM Mitch' from Bill and Jim.

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'What's your ETA Mitch' from the gang.

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'You've had it now Mitch' from Jim and Bill.

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'Congratulations and best wishes for the future' from Celia and Tony.

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'Congratulations and best of luck spare room is ready' from Cola and Mary.

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'Briefed at last congratulations' from Bill.

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The letter accompanies two flying log books.

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Inviting him to an investiture for award of his son's DFM.

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A view of Mount Kenya taken from an aircraft. On the reverse 'Mt. Kenya taken from 968.Wimp Kenya June 15th 1946'.

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Stan is sitting on a rock at the coast. On the reverse 'Conquest Bay Aden. June. 1946'.

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Stan sitting on the rocks by the sea. On the reverse 'Conquest Bay Aden .June. 1946.'

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The three airmen are working on a table. On the reverse Working out Dave's courses etc for his U.K. trip June 46'.

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