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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1947-02"

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Top - view from air of houses, buildings and hangars. Captioned 'Landing at Croydon'.
Bottom left - front quarter view of a civilian twin engine aircraft (Airspeed Consul). Captioned 'Consul snowed up at Zurich, Feb 47'.
Bottom right - view from…

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Left - a double photograph showing tree tops on top and snow covered landscape below. Captioned 'Zugerburg, Switzerland, Feb 47'.
Top right - tail of a civilian aircraft parked at airport with buildings in the background. Captioned 'With the Consul…

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Author reports snowbound - best wishes from Lindholme signals types.

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Congratulations on permanent commission. Essential medical and acceptance by 23rd Feb from Bryant

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Congratulations of the offer of a permanent commission From Adams.

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Best wishes from us all Adams

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A view of the sea wall at Mogadishu. On the reverse 'Sea-wall overlooking the Harbour. Mogadicio, Feb 1947.'

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Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

OHookerFJ1805487-160719-01.pdf
Issued to Fred Hooker with details of his military records.

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From Air Ministry discussing Cheshire's 'Eastern Tour'. and subjects for possible lectures.

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Top is a group of airmen in front of a Lancaster. Captioned '207 Squadron (Aircrews and Ground Staff) At Stradishall, Suffolk. February 1947'.
Bottom is the rear of an air-to air view of a Lancaster captioned 'Lancaster EM-A in which we flew on…

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Contains personal information and postings/locations from joining to discharge on 28 February 1947. Notes that he was reported missing on 27 August 1940, was subsequently interned in Tunisia. Notes he was recommended for commission.

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Writes he is surprised that most girls are going home for half term despite snow and that he has informed the school that she will now also be going home. Encloses money for travel expenses and assures that they did want her home but thought rail…

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Regrets she will not be able to travel home for half term due to weather and that the roads are too bad for them to visit her. Hope that school has enough fuel to keep heating going. Remarks that weather crisis will spur the country to get things in…

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Discusses Rosemary's tiredness and school activities. Catches up on family news and hopes she had received jam and sweets. Talks about thaw of snow and hope she has been warm at school. States they have been warm at home due to stockpiling coal, gas…

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Seven airmen are standing in a line in front of a lorry. The ground is snow covered. On the reverse 'Taken in Germany at Fassberg 26/2/47'.
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