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LMillerRB423155v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Miller, navigator, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 10 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg, RAF…

RAF Tuddenham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Bury St Edmunds.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 3 Group in October 1943. The station was equipped with the fog dispersal…

RAF Shepherds Grove was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 9 miles (14 kms) north-east of Bury St Edmunds.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 and although it was originally intended for use by the United…

RAF Tholthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Boroughbridge.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1940 as part of 4 Group and used as a satellite station by Whitleys from RAF…

RAF Topcliffe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south-west of Thirsk.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 as part of 4 Group. 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys, staying until…

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Group of airmen with nine NCOs and a single officer in the second row. Submitted with caption 'Caribbean airman at an RAF base'.

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A group of trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front are the names of the individuals and on the reverse are the signatures of some of the men.

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A cartoon of Terry Ford phoning RAF Mepal from a phone box in Norfolk after a delayed action bomb exploded on his aircraft.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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An Anson flying above a convoy.

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Two cartoons by Ricky published in the RCAF Wings magazine.
In the first, men in a billet are arguing about having the window open. In the second, there is a rush to use the ablutions in the morning.

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A list of 35 operations undertaken by Terry Ford. It includes dates and aircraft used.

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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

MFordTA1585520-170411-15.pdf
This edition covers an Editorial, poems, the padres notes, romantic fiction, a car chase in London, a list of expenditure of the station's social funds, recollections of flying in the Great War, Christmas stories, Officers Mess gossip, a story about…

MFordTA1585520-170411-14.pdf
This edition has adverts, an Editorial, reminisces by Dr Vyse, an appreciation of the arrival of the RAF at Weyburn, photographs of Weyburn, stories about Gremlins, a fictitious love story, photos of dances, Weyburn library, poems, love stories, a…

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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The letter informs Terry that his service in the reserve has expired.

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A letter written by Terry's sister, Yvonne. She thanks him for the gifts he posted to her. She has been dancing and can jitterbug. A note written by his father congratulates him on passing his ground exams.

EFordTAMooreB851122.pdf
A letter to Bob Moore from TerryFord about 75 Squadron. He describes how his crew was the only completely non-New Zealanders, a disposal of a long delay bomb in the North Sea, the loyalty of his ground crew, the station Commander and his failed…
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