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Previously reported missing now presumed to have been killed. Gives other personal details. Includes head and shoulders portrait of man in flying jacket.

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Reports attack on Mannheim using incendiaries by Stirling, Halifax, Lancaster, Manchester, Wellington and Hampdens.

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Informs her that further investigation by the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service had located her husbands place of burial at Heidenau. Informs her that all fallen would be transferred to specially selected military cemeteries and…

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Informing her that her husband was missing following operations on 11 November 1944.

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Writes to express sympathy on hearing her husband was reported missing. Mentions his task as flight engineer and hopes better news will reach her but if not she should be proud that his efforts brought nearer the days of victory and peace.

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describe crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describes crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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Writes that he saw Arthur Brett safely bail out of the aircraft. Presumes he went into hiding on reaching the ground and is sure he is alive. Sends regards from Stanley Alldis, member of the crew, who was a prisoner with the letter's author.

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Poem written in the Far East by Flying Officer D F Page, a 17 Squadron pilot.

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LRobinsonFA33520v2.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 26 January 1951 to 21 May 1962.

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LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

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Navigator’s, air bombers and air gunner’s flying log book for H A J Pollock, air gunner, covering the period from 22 October 1943 to 20 May 1955. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with number 3 flying training…

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Certificate awarding Navigator Second Class to Sergeant Richard Maurice Maywood.

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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R M Maywood, Navigator, covering the period from 31 December 1943 to 25 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…

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Highlights two items about operation to Dusseldorf. Firstly the effect of 'G' and secondly the effect of adrenalin. Describes impressions on Dusseldorf trip. Goes on to describe reasons for his apprehension all during his first tour. Goes on to…

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Thanks him for his efforts and comments on some content. Second letter on reverse thanks him for information supplied which would form part of Wells's study.

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Letter encloses a transcript of telephone interview and ask Mr Chandler to check for accuracy and asks specific questions about window, operation briefings, bird strike, being coned on Karlsruhe operation, overcoming fear and did he feel operations…

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Douglas Conlon and his English ‘war bride’, Nancy Woolrich.

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Douglas Conlon in the rear turret of a Lancaster. It is a Rose turret with two .50 machine guns and no perspex.

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Crest with crown for V Group Bomber command with 'V' with bombs, white cross and motto Ad Rem.

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Aircrew riding on an armoured tank talking off with airfield below. All seven aircrew positions are represented.

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Four engine bomber with undercarriage collapsed with figures of men caught in various predicaments caused by the event. On the reverse '35b Undercarriage lever'.

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Two aircrew angels discussing matters on a cloud. One saying 'Pity you didn't press the undercarriage lever down and the other singing 'I press the other valve down'.

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Cartoon showing front of a four engine bomber with port outer engine started and blowing two men off a gantry to front. Pilot looks out of cockpit window. On the reverse 'Taxying'.

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Cartoon showing cockpit with pilot on left shouting at the airman on the right who is holding the throttles.
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