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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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A battle order for 101 Squadron listing aircraft and crew. Handwritten at the top is 'Ops -Berlin'.

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Newspaper cutting of Lancaster captioned 'Through the clouds the fire bombs fall........ Showers of incendiaries released from the bomb bay of a Lancaster hurtle down through the cloud to the city of Duisburg below. A picture released last night of…

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A framed photograph of 101 squadron on VJ day 15th August 1945. A large group of squadron personnel are arranged in six rows on front of a Lancaster.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

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Lancaster, B-SR, dropping a cloud of incendiaries, and showing the ABC aerials on the fuselage. Hand written caption pointing to the masts 'The A.B.C. masts a third one was under the nose'.

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A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster dropping a mixed bomb load on a daylight operation.

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A large group of aircrew in flying kit, filling their Thermos flasks from a small urn, briefing room background, captioned 'Hot drink to take out'.
Aircrew in flying clothing standing in groups talking, airfield background, captioned 'Wearing trial…

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Airmen and soldiers at the funeral of the two Lancaster crews at Vevey, Switzerland. In the foreground are the wreaths on top of the coffins. In the background tall trees and mountains. On the reverse 'Vevey-St. Martins 101 & 166 sqn funerals'.

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Navigation calculations for operation to Augsburg. His aircraft returned early with engine failure.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aulnoye.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

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Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Braunschweig.
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