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NCookOG160315-02.pdf
Gives account of attacks on oil targets, tank yards and railyards in Nuremburg and Wurzburg by bomber command and United States Army Air Force. goes on to mention other operations including use of ten-ton bomb at Bielefeld..

NCookOG160315-01.pdf
A newspaper cutting showing eight aircrew boarding a Lancaster prior to an operation to Wesel, with attached smaller clipping regarding the congratulations sent by General Dempsey to A Harris following operation to Wesel prior to the crossing of the…

PColsonWA1605.jpg
On the left a woman sitting on a bench offering a bone to a dog sitting on the bench between the woman and a young girl on the right looking on. In the background a fence. Submitted with caption; 'Wyn & Joan Colson (Billy’s Sister) 1951'.

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PColsonWA1603.jpg
Half-length portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observer brevet and medal ribbon as well as peaked cap. Submitted with caption; 'William Alfred Colson'.

PColsonWA1604.jpg
Seven aircrew, three wearing flying jackets the others battledress, standing in line in front of a Lancaster with a 4000lb HC bomb behind them. Captioned' W.A. Colson DFM'. Submitted with caption 'William Colson with Lanc Crewe [sic] 9 Squadron'.…

PColsonWA1601.jpg
Headstone for Flight lieutenant W A Colson DFM 17 December 1943. With trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Modern colour photograph of CWGC headstone for WA Colson taken by W Harrison' Additional information bout this item was kindly…

PClarkeE1502.jpg
A large group of men wearing uniform tunics with side caps sitting and standing in four rows with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Photo of Wireless Operators class, Blackpool 1940 E Clarke is Middle Row, Far Left'

PClarkeE1503.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight lieutenant wearing uniform tunic with signallers brevet and peaked cap. Titled '49 Bomber Squadron - 5 Group, Royal Air Force Scampton with countryside background, union flag and a Lancaster upper right.…

PKellJA1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of John Kell in uniform with pilots brevet.

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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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PByeGA2002.jpg
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'.

MBridgmanA37667-200514-01.jpg
Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

OBeislyJWT1593305-200929-010001.jpg
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.

MBeislyJWT1593305-200929-010001.jpg
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.

PBarnesRE2004.jpg
Notes that he was killed on 22 April 1944 age 22 years.
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