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An account about an airman who parachuted to his death after his aircraft was shot down.

MHaggerJ1920358-200904-02.pdf
Includes some personal, medical and next of kin details. Attestation date 26 May 1947.

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Technical line drawing of parts of aircraft and detail of components.

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Technical line drawing of part of aircraft and detailed parts.

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Line drawing of Vulcan rear crew station with numbering.

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Plan side and head on view line diagrams with boxes below for dimensions and area.

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Line drawing from rear of aircraft with detail of bridle and steering arm.

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AYeandleBA181229.mp3
After leaving school, Bertram Yeandle joined the RAF apprentice scheme and trained as an engine fitter at RAF Halton. After completing his apprenticeship at RAF Cosford, he was posted to 148 Squadron, RAF Harwell, where he serviced Wellingtons. In…

LRoutledgeRS1520060v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R S Routledge, air gunner, covering the period from 18 July 1943 to 14 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

LRobinsonDA1215638v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for D A Robinson, covering the period from 23 November 1942 to 21 may 1948. Covering his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. It states in his log book that his previous one was lost due to enemy action…

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Enda Burton sitting on Bert Kitson's knee in a garden.

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A framed photograph of Bert Kitson. Signed 'Fondest love yours ever Bert' and 'Your old pal Bert'.

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An airborne Lysander taken from below silhouetted against a cloud.

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Geoff Green in shirtsleeves standing in front of a wooden hut.

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A Christmas card with a vase of flowers on the front.

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A diary entry taken from an album page.

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AMaxwellMI190904.mp3
Margaret was almost twelve years old at the outbreak of World War Two and living in Romford, Essex. She remembers the announcement made by Neville Chamberlain on the radio on September 3rd 1939. Margaret recounts being issued with a gas mask and how…

LHarrisJD128456v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J D Harris, navigator, covering the period from 22 April 1942 to 26 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Ancienne Lorette,…

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Jim Eley sitting on the port wing of a De Haviland Vampire Jet, submitted with caption; “First experience in a jet. North Luffenham June 1951.”)

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5 seated RAF pilots, one reading a book, with Jim Eley standing at the rear between the 3rd and 4th seated individuals from the left, submitted with caption; “Reading pilots Notes before flying the Vampire at North Luffenham.”

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Eight RAF personnel (at least 7 of whom are pilots) standing in front of a late model spitfire, submitted with caption; “Flying the Spitfire 22 and the Vampire 5 at 102 RFS North Luffenham, June 1951.”

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Volunteer Reserve Sergeant and an RAF Officer receiving an aircraft propeller which has a presentation plate on it, submitted with caption; “No. 24 RFS winning the annual navigation trophy at Kenley June 1949”
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