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Four men in uniform. Colin Atkinson (left) and three other men, a lance corporal in battle dress, a naval rating, and a man in dress uniform.

Nine airmen arranged in three rows. One, a sergeant is squatting on the ground. Three are seated and five are standing. Behind the men are trees.


Two photographs, the first is of two airmen, one squatting and one standing behind. It is captioned 'Ted & Tom Bomb aimer & w/op 21 OTU'.
The second is a larger version of the same image and on the reverse is
'F/Sgt Tom Carter W/Op
F/Sgt Ted…

Three airmen standing at the front of a Wellington with no front turret. On the reverse
'S/Ldr Corbishley Pilot
F/Lt Ray Nav
Sgt R Dobble R/Gunner.
Moreton in Marsh 21 OTU'.

62 airmen arranged in five rows in a park with trees behind. On the reverse 'RAF Horton Camp June 1942'.

Half length portrait of an airman with his arms crossed. On the reverse -
'Love Ron xx
this Will is for you,
I will send you one of Gwen & Ron a better one than this soon,
Love to Ethel'.

Two airmen walking down a street. On the reverse 'Fred Davies and I Llandrindod Wells 1946'.

Six airmen standing outside a wooden hut. Five are wearing flying helmets, googles and flying uniforms. On the reverse 'Moreton in Marsh 21 OTU Gunners'.

Service and release book of Ron Doble. Last day of service 3 July 1947.


An article about a navigator and a bomb aimer who destroyed their maps on two occasions. They were charged with Lack of Moral Fibre.
A second article titled 'Norton Camp, Sheffield' is about a punishment camp where the writer was sent after cycling…

Flying log book for navigators air bomber air gunners flight engineers for R G Doble, air gunner, covering the period from 10 September 1945 to 1 July 1947. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war squadron duties with 97…

Certificate of Service and Release issued to Ron Doble. (31 January 1944 to 3 July 1947).


King George VI, the Queen, and Princess Elizabeth being introduced to a group of RAF airmen and ground crew. Ron Doble is standing behind them, marked with a cross. On the reverse 'To Ron From His Mid-Upper X mark the spot "Jock" '.

Eleven United States Air Force aircrew standing and squatting in two rows in front of a B-29. Colonel Paul Tibbets is rear row third from the right. On the reverse 'Crew of Enola Gay before take off.

United States Army Air Force member sat at a desk. Written on reverse 'Col. Paul W Tibbets' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's handwriting. Pilot of the B-29 Enola Gay. Additional information about this item was kindly povided by the donor.

Two United States Army Air Force male crew members standing outside an octagonal building bearing the sign 'Atsugi Tokyo Airdrome Base Operations 3rd Airdrome Sqdn First in Tokyo'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

Six shirtless United states Army Air Force crew standing in front of B-29 with nose art of a smiling man in tails, 'The Great Artiste' On the reverse 'Ground crew The Great Artiste' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. This aircraft…

Three USAF crew members in shorts sitting on a rock, probably at Tinian. The man on the right is smoking a cigarette. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Seven men standing around a table eating and drinking in a tent. There are bottles on table and one on the floor underneath. Probably taken at Tinian. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Three clergy in white robes give communion to two members of the United States Army Air Force. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.


Two servicewomen wearing headscarf. The middle figure is shaking hands with a clergyman in full robes. Roman Catholic Bishop shaking hands with two female USAAF members in headscarves. Written on reverse 'Archbishop Spellman in the Marianas' but not…


Group of clergy and service participants standing by an altar. Taken at a Christian communion service. Part of a religious service before either the Hiroshima or Nagasaki missions. Additional Information about this item was kindly provided by the…

Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for F Dray, air gunner, covering the period from 23 March 1944 to 22 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Bishopscourt, RAF…

Wartime news about the war in Australia, Japanese aggression at sea, the Axis in the Mediterranean, the New Disorder, the war in Russia and Lady MacRobert's Stirling in memory of her sons.

Propaganda leaflet in French about the Battle of the Atlantic.
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