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MBoltonJD67631-170906-01.pdf
162 Squadron crew lists and record of operations from 19 December 1944 to 17 April 1945 and John Bolton's memoir.

LBarnesJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Barnes, covering the period from 10 December 1940 to 6 march 1946 and 24 September 1948 to 2 march 1951. Detailing his flying training, Instructor duties, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at…

PStachiewiczM17010001.jpg
Poland's highest military award. 301 Bomber Squadron Land of Pomerania, Defenders of Warsaw

PGeachDG16010048.jpg
16 airmen arranged in two rows. They are trainees and are wearing sidecaps with white flashes. They have a sign with 'Class 'K' Course 66 Air Bombers Dafoe - Sask.' On the reverse is written 'November 1942'.

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PBradburyDC17010001.pdf
Item 1 - A note '"Call Up" to St John's Wood Training at Bridlington & then Yatesbury Wilts'
Item 2 - A head and shoulders photograph of Dennis Bradbury in trainee side cap.
Item 3 - Head and shoulders photographs of four trainees including Dennis…

PAkrillWE1915.jpg
Fifty one personnel of differing ranks, some in the rear are RAF trainees wearing tunic and white flash side caps, other may be staff or from other air forces (Turkish). Personnel in front are sitting and those behind standing. In the background an…

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SAkrillWE1436220v10001.jpg
Text on cover reads 'Letters written by W E Akrill (Billy) (aged 13), to his father, who was in hospital in 1935'. Includes two colour drawings taken from Billy Akrill's letters. Top drawing shows a hill with trees on left side and house on top, a…

PPearceAT16030001.jpg
Top left - newspaper article 'Americans don't know us says"goodwill gunner".' Noted that Warrant Officer Arthur Pearce has just returned from goodwill tour of the United States with a view that Americans know nothing about Britain and have no idea of…

POpenshawB1805-0001.jpg
Album cover with crest and 'Haddon Hall Stationery'

CCheshireGL-181210-010002.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph showing a large town with a river running from lower left to top right. A station and marshalling yard are in the middle of the left half and a further marshalling yard and the aero-engine factory are on the upper right…

CCattyMA-180822-010001.jpg
A chart book containing Gee charts

LGoffCC746538v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Pilot Officer Cyril Charles Goff from 24 February 1942 to 18 October 1943, detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at RAF Waltham. Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Whitley. He carried out a total of 13…

SArrowsmithHL571013v10001.jpg
Cover of a notebook containing cuttings of 1930s aircraft.

PJosephD1804.jpg
Royal Air Force Association Badge (both sides)

PTicknerP1501.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Harry Brooks wearing tunic and side cap.

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PFalgateD1614.jpg
Don Falgate's medals. Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939 to 1945, General Service Medal 1918-62 with Malaya clasp and an Unofficial Bomber Command Medal.

Captioned 'S/L Don Falgate, DFC,…

MHudsdonJD755052-151029-040018.jpg
On the right a mosque with minaret. In the centre town buildings on the left trees. In the background mountains. On the reverse addressed to Mr and Mrs H E Hudson and stating that this was the view from the top of a minaret.

PPayneR1702.jpg
Reg Payne holding one of his paintings. Two Lancasters in flight. VN-B and KM-Y. On the reverse 'Reg Payne 0220'.

PPayneMH1801.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing Mae West standing in line at rear of a Lancaster.

PWardEM16010001.jpg
Outside covers of album, blank.

PLaphamR1521.jpg
Over 120 airmen in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Titled '576 Squadron June 1945'

PPopeKMJ18010015-0001.jpg
Instructions and guidance for all rank in the event of capture by the enemy.
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