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BCameronDCameronDv1.pdf
Writes of travelling to Scotland before start of the war and then joining the RAF Volunteer Reserve. Continues with account of training in England before going to Lakeland Florida for primary flying training, Cochran field for basic and advanced…

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Don Cameron's signature on cover.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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At RAF Feltwell on 31 January 1945. On cover Don Cameron's signature. Inside is menu with many signatures.

PCalmanJG1603.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. On the reverse 'Jim Calman, 1941, Aged 19 years'.

PCalmanJG1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilots wings and side cap. Captioned 'J Calman Front 1942'. On the reverse 'Jim Calman, 106 Squadron, Metheringham, Lincolnshire, 1944 Aged 22 years, 5 Group Bomber Command'. Additional…

PByeGA2006.jpg
Three men, two in civilian coats and hats and the third wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap, along with four women all wearing furs stand in a row. In front two children. In the background part of a house. Captioned 'has all the…

PByeGA2005.jpg
On the left a lady with dark coat standing next to a sergeant wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and a wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his Mother Clara Emily Boothe Bye......your…

PByeGA2004.jpg
On the left a man wearing dark civilian overcoat and hat. On the right a sergeant wearing an Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his father George Bye'.…

PByeGA2003.jpg
A man wearing flying suit and helmet standing on the lower wing by the cockpit of a bi-plane trainer. Captioned 'beside plane.........'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Front quarter view of a Harvard with a man wearing flying suit entering the front cockpit. Captioned 'Allen beside plane...may have been taken here before leaving for the war, so not sure if it was a Blenheim [sic]'. additional information about this…

PByeGA2001.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilot's brevet.

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PBridgmanA2004.jpg
A man wearing flying suit standing with his hand on the leading edge of the wing of a Tiger Moth. In the background right another Tiger Moth. captioned 'tony flight training 2'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PBridgmanA2003.jpg
A man wearing flying suit and carrying flying helmet standing behind the wing of a single engine biplane. Captioned 'tony flight training'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PBridgmanA2002.jpg
On the left a man wearing civilian jacket and trousers sitting on a chair leant back on the wall of a wooden hut reading. On the right and officer wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet and a side cap looks down at the seated man. Captioned 'tony…

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PBridgmanA2001.jpg
Small pieces of aircraft laid out on blue paper. Captioned 'Hampden Mk 1, L4049, Sqn Ldr Antony O Bridgman, RAF 83 Squadron/Scampton, Op: Berlin, Bethin, 24 Sept 1940'.

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Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

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Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

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Notes that he was killed on 22 April 1944 age 22 years.

PBarnesRE2003.jpg
Three-quarter length portrait of a man wearing Sidcot flying suit, helmet, goggles and gloves. In the background artwork of an aircraft.

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PBarnesRE2002.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with air gunner brevet.

PBarnesRE2001.jpg
Twenty-five men sitting and standing in three rows. All are wearing tunics and most of them side caps. Three in the front row wear peaked caps. In the background single story huts.

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Half length portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with half brevet.

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PAtkinsonAS1601.jpg
Half length portrait of A S Atkinson as an airman wearing tunic and side cap in an oval with RAF flags either side, RAF wings above, captioned "Royal Air Force" with artwork aircraft and barrage balloon in the margins. Additional information about…
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