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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1946-09"

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Letter from Air Ministry returning his log book to M A Niman together with a piece of War Medal ribbon.

MDaymanC1818522-210821-02.pdf
Made out for Clifford Dayman and contains record of qualification and courses. Includes b/w photograph head and shoulders portrait.

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Top left -view from the air over snow covered mountains. Captioned 'Snow plateau 12,000ft high on French Italian border near Bardonecchia'.
Top right - looking down at ground from the Eifel tower. Captioned 'Looking down from 2nd platform of Eifel…

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Top left - view from air of snow covered mountains. Captioned 'Over Alps on French-Italian frontier about 25 miles from Grenoble, Sept 46'.
Top right - view from cockpit window of mountains. Captioned 'Over the alps at 13,000 ft'.
Bottom left -…

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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…

OWakefieldHE174040-171016-01.pdf
Contains personal details, release date.

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Top - four officers in Khaki uniform tunics and peaked caps standing in line with a building behind them. Submitted with description 'Four RAF officers in No 6 warm weather service dress uniforms. Left to right: G/Cpt R E Baxter, S/Ldr Jenner, S/Ldr…

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Full-face portrait of a man wearing battledress with half brevet and medal ribbons. Captioned 'Dad, aged 21, September 1946, taken in Germany, serving in British Air Force of Occupation'.

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Full length portrait of an officer wearing uniform tunic with half brevet and with hands in his pockets standing in front of a stone wall. On the reverse 'Dannie on demob leave 6/9/46'.

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Article about Jack Newton, their Wellington's landing on fire in Antwerp and his subsequent escape with help from Belgian citizens.

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Letter looking forward to Jack's visit. Remembers him and other members of his crew. Makes various arrangements to meet when Jack comes to Antwerp.

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MTindallAJ-173966-150409-01.1.pdf
RAF Form 2520C issued to AJ Tindall.

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Three airmen and a boy carrying a pith helmet. In the distance a fourth man carrying a cup. On the reverse 'Geordie, Johnnie, Pete and Self. Jock Frazer in background with Chai. Aden. Sept. 1946.'

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Six airmen posing beside a bicycle. All wearing khaki shorts and three without shirts. On the reverse 'Barren Rock Wheelers' and 'Aden Sept 1946'.
The six men are named.

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Issued at RAF Section Almaza Airportto to Fred Edwards to cover the replacement cost of a pair of gloves and an escape knife, total six shillings and seven pence (6/7d = £0.32).

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A permit allowing Dick Curnock to visit his brother, ill in hospital.

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The leaflet has two maps of Cairo and adverts for holidays, restaurants, a book on Cpyrus [sic], language books and Arabic, French and Italian phrases.

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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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Geoff as a trainee aircrew being presented with his wings on a parade in a hangar. captioned 'Wings presetation 3-9-46'.

MCollerAS1874018-170424-02.pdf
The last issue of Kandy Calling. A magazine with news, quizzes, stories, sports reports, personalities, photographs, cartoons, letters to the editor and adverts.

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Appendix 'C' form for a non-operational flight from Sale to Oujda via Fez. On the reverse are handwritten calculations.

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Letter confirms future employment at Parker, Garrett & Co.

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34 airmen and a dog arranged in four rows. Captioned ''A Squadron Aug. - Sept. 1946'. The individuals are named; Pilot Officer Malcolm Staves is fourth from the right on the third row.

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A man wearing suit with buttonhole on the left and a woman in wedding dress holding a bouquet on the right. In the background steps and a building.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Top, 12 airmen and airwomen all in uniform, one holding a balloon, standing in two rows in front of building, captioned 'Met Office Staff', 'RAF Chivenor'.
Bottom left, is of a bride in wedding dress with veil and flowers standing on path in front…
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