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Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 25, August 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about sports, engineering , war effort, gunnery, training, equipment, photography, gardening, war savings, second thoughts for pilots,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 24, July 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about second thoughts for pilots, gardening, war effort, signals, armament, war savings, navigation, radar navigation, navigation training,…

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Top left a half length portrait of a man sitting in shirt sleeves. In the background other people. Captioned 'Ron Huntley'. Bottom right - air to sea view of a high speed launch on the right heading left towards a dinghy bottom left. Captioned 'This…

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Eight RAF personnel in a variety of uniform gathered on the deck of a small launch. Submitted with caption 'Crew 1234 & 2641'. On the reverse 'Back Row Peter L[..], Cpl Wor[..], F Officer Saunders, skipper, Bill White, Carnley, Front Row Sandy Ares,…

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Side view of an RAF high speed launch number 2641.

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Side view of an RAF high speed launch number 2641.

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Account of the operation to locate a German submarine and shooting down of a United States Navy PB4Y-1 Liberator by a Ju 88 in February 1944. Author is the nose gunner/bomb aimer and describes the operation, attack by fighters, ditching, escape to…

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Full length portrait of Alfred Huberman in uniform wearing and open greatcoat and holding a pipe in his mouth. In the background part of a building with window and a garden with wooden fence.

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Describes crossing the Atlantic to Canada and journey to Bowden, Alberta and then on to Estevan, Saskatchewan. Day by day account of activities, flying and life in Canada, Concludes with journey back across Canada

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic and side cap on the right of an older couple in civilian clothes. In the background trees. Top right - eight airmen in a variety of uniform in the doorway of a bomber. Bottom left - an airman wearing tunic and side…

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Seven aircrew standing and sitting in two rows. All wear battledress with brevet and side caps. On the reverse '149 Squadron Bomber Command, P/O Charlie Watson F/Eng, F/Sgt Tom Smith DFM Wireless Op, Sgt Doug Bacon gunner, Sgt Cyril Martoran gunner,…

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Cover shows a guinea pig in top hat and tails, inside a humorous account of plastic surgeons, a history of the guinea pig club and a menu for dinner on 26 September 1992, a cartoon and the guinea pig club anthem.

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Guinea Pig club anthem and diner menu for event help at the Copthorne Hotel Crawley 22 September 1979.

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Postgram dated 30 June 1944 from Air Chief Marshall A T Harris congratulating William Holmes on award of Distinguished Flying Cross. It is sellotaped to a document dated 30 June Signed by A T Harris.

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First letter is notice of appointment on a short service commission of 5 years as Flying Officer in the Air Control branch. Second letter confirms arrangements and reporting instructions to RAF Biggin Hill.

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Account of operation to mine Brest harbour entrance, William Holmes was pilot and captain of aircraft. Used acoustic mines, describes briefing by naval officer, trip out, being engaged by heavy anti aircraft fire and finally dropping mines after…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing side cap and tunic with half brevet.

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Explains the acronyms HOLLAND and ITALY used in soldiers letter and that soldiers vie over invention of best catch phrases.

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Full length portrait of a woman wearing a light dress holding a balloon and covered in streamers. In the background a painting on the wall and other people in suits.

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Five adults and two young girls pose alongside a tent with bushes in the background.

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Full length portrait of a dark haired woman wearing light blouse and pleated skirt.

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Winston Churchill with other men, one of them in uniform with a peaked cap.

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Notes demobilisation of civil defence services. Relates history of civil defence forces and notes that participants should be proud of service and take many memories, Thanks to all.
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