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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-08"

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Newspaper cutting with three air-to-air view photographs of Lancasters.

Article states that 16 Lancasters of 35 Pathfinder Squadron will arrive 27 July 1946 on three day visit to Denver area. They arrived in the United States at Mitchel Field New…

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Top left - In the distance Lancasters in light paint scheme lined up parked on airfield with crews in front. In the foreground spectators seated. In front stand two military personnel with hands clasped behind backs looking on.
Top right above - an…

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Top left - Arthur Pearce in the rear turret of a Lancaster.

Bottom right - Arthur Pearce leaning out of the rear door of a Lancaster rear turret which is rotated fully to port.

Bottom left - newspaper cutting title 'Southwark "Pathfinder" on…

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Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

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Four photographs, first five young men sitting in a trailer, wooden barrack huts in back ground, reverse captioned '1939, R.A.F. Cosford nr Wolverhampton, 38th entry Apprentice Wing, Day, Astley, Self, Pete Smart, Porrit, O'Neil. Joined R.A.F. Sept…

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A crew list detailing crews. It also includes airmen who have not been assigned to crews.

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Photo 1 is a side view of a RAF B-24, captioned 'Liberator, Moreton, August 1946'.
Photo 2 is the nose of a Wellington with an airman leaning on the propeller.
Photo 3 is a side view of a Lancaster, captioned 'Lancaster Lindholme O.C.U. 1947'.

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Photo 1 is a postcard of Palazzo Reale, Naples.
Photo 2 is three airmen outside the terminal of RAF Pomigliano. One airman is identified as F/Lt Ken Strang.
Photo 3 is an airman outside the terminal, identified as F/O G Alexamder.
Photo 4 is a…

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Photo 1 and 2 is a Miles Master in a hangar in Istres.
Photo 3 is a postcard of the Marseilles Stock Exchange.
Photo 4 is F/O TC Walsh with Lancasters in the background.
Photo 5 is an airmen sitting on a wall by the sea. He is identified as F/Lt…

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Four men standing in line. The two on the left wear overalls and the second from left is shaking hands with a man wearing coat and hat in the centre. To the right another two men both in overalls. The man on the far right is wearing side cap. Above…

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A view of the bay taken from a rocky headland. On the reverse 'Fisherman's Bay. Aden. August. 1946.'

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The five men are sitting in swimming trunks on the beach. On the reverse 'Johnnie, Dick, Matt, Self and Tubby, at the Lido, after the Conquest Bay run. Aden. August. 1946.'

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Eight men arranged in a line under an aircraft engine. On the reverse 'Ground-crew & air crew after the C/Os inspection of Comm. Flight. Aden Aug.1946'.

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Stan and two airmen colleagues, standing eating thick sandwiches. On the reverse 'Comm. Flight aircrew, 'Woofing' sandwiches at Bander Kassim. 'Ossy' Harper (navigator) in centre. Aug. 1946'.

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Three airmen in shorts and hats, standing beside an aircraft jack. On the reverse 'Cramp, Self and Deubert [?], servicing a jack at Bender Cassim. Aug 1946.'

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Three Wellingtons parked on an apron infront of a large camouflaged hangar. On the reverse 'Comm. Flight 'Wimpeys' after the COs inspection. 968 nearest the camera. Aden. Aug. 1946.'

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Three documents relating to the payment of pay and allowances.
The first advises that Kenneth's final payment of 10/7 has been paid into his bank.
The second advises that £13 and 2 shillings will be paid, dated July 1946.
The third advises that…

OPhillipsD1653229-180604-01.pdf
For Daniel Phillips. Left as warrant officer. Gives particulars and notes of aptitude and qualities.

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From Mr and Mme Henri Drony birth of first daughter Simone. Note that no news for a year from Scunthorpe.

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From information provided by the donor. Posed in two rows, in front of hedge and building.

MJonesTJ184141-150312-05.pdf
Contains some personal details.

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Made out for J A Doxsey and states that he had been examined and passed working apparatus, transmission and reading Morse code, sending and receiving spoken messages and knowledge of regulations. On the reverse a b/w head and shoulders portrait and a…

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Top left - view up a hill to a building with three towered roofs. Captioned 'Waldhaus Dolder, Zurich Aug 46'.
Top right - view over swimming pool with building behind. Captioned 'Dolder pool, Zurich, Aug 46 (automatic wave machine in…

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Top right - view of row of buildings with driveway in front. Captioned 'Waldhaus Dolder, Zurich, Aug 46'.
Top right - view across lake of a town in the distance. Captioned 'Zurich from Zurichsee, Sept 46'.
Centre - view of buildings in city centre…
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