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Blue ribbon with European Union circle of stars with metal cross.

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45, General Service Medal (Malaya).

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General Service medal, War Medal 1939-45, Defence Medal, France and Germany Star, 1939-1045 Star.

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Metal plate escribed 'presented to F/L Mills from 5352 AC DET Fassberg 4 7 54'.

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First five operations on 149 Squadron Stirling, then one operation on 218 Squadron before he Joined 75 Squadron on 16 January 1945. List 15 operations as air gunner on Stirling and Lancaster.

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Lists thirteen sorties 16-28 on Lancaster of 75 Squadron as air gunner. Records eight wartime operations and five after the end of hostilities.

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Shows Gordon Mills nineteen trips as passenger or second pilot in Tiger Moth in 1941, 1942 and 1943.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 1 November 1954.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 11 November 1954.

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Form filled out with a few personal details but no assessment grades. Notes he flew Lancaster, Lincoln and Stirling and was a gunnery leader.

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Thanks him for his service on leaving the active list of the Royal Air Force

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Drawing of man wearing check shirt and trousers holding a cigarette.

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Aircraft engine with other pieces of mangled metal lying on grass in foreground. Other pieces of wreckage scattered about. Three men standing in distance. On the reverse 'Spitfire L.P. 85, RAF Leuchars/48'.

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Mangled piece of aircraft wreckage (part of fuselage) in foreground with man standing in middle distance and trees behind on left. Captioned 'Exhibit F'.

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Various pieces of mangled aircraft wreckage spread out on hangar floor. Identifiable part of wing and undercarriage in foreground. Captioned 'Exhibit N'.

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Mangled piece of metal wreckage. Captioned 'Exhibit [..]' and pointing to 'Fracture'.

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Open ground with pieces of aircraft wreckage scattered about over a wide area. Captioned 'Exhibit B'.

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Dam wall with sluices open and water flowing out.

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Front quarter view of an Avro Lincoln parked. There are several people near rear door and two others under the nose. There is a coach on the left side. On the reverse 'Lincoln Aussie [............], RKT, RKS our [...] NP Gen ASR Duties Merlin 68A. CR…

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View of a from the cockpit of an aircraft. On the left part of a man wearing shirt with sergeants rank and with his hand on coaming.

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Air-to-air close view of the starboard side of the front of a Bristol Brigand.

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Air-to-air view of the port side of a twin engine, twin tail aircraft flying to the left in the distance.

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A long two story building with arched windows and doorways on the far side of an open space with a few people walking.

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Air-to-air view of rear quarter view of a four engine bomber with squadron letters 'AJ-G' airborne with clouds above. The aircraft carries a mocked up bouncing bomb for the filming of 'The Dam Busters'.

On the reverse 'Originally a 617 aircraft…
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