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SChristianAL29160v10040-0014.jpg
A cartoon of the airmen of 105 Squadron. The caption reads 'Caricature drawing of 105 Squadron members - early 1941. The Officer Commanding 105 Squadron is AL Christian (centre, wearing flight jacket). Command was assumed by AL Christian on 24…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
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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LChristianAL29160v1.pdf
Pilot's Flying log book for Wing Commander A.L. Christian, covering the period from 1 December 1936 to 8 May 1941. Detailing his flying training, instructional duties and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Upavon, RAF…

SChristianAL29160v10050-0001.jpg
An account of operations at the time Arnold took over as Flight Commander. He describes the operation when Arnold Christian was lost.

OHudsonJD173116-151001-030005.jpg
RAF bomber crews who carried out attacks on Bremen, one in daylight and from height of 50 feet are listed for gallantry awards. Goes on with lists and describes actions of Pilot Officer Waples 21 Squadron, Pilot Office Alister Stewart Ramsay, 105…

BPaineGHPaineGHv1.pdf
A five page document recording Geoff's time in the R.A.F. from August 1943 until August 1949, in addition to his flying career as a pilot he undertook many other tasks as the aircrew training machine wound down.

AHarrisHST150909.mp3
Harry ‘Sam’ Harris grew up in Scotland and volunteered for the Air Force. He trained as a navigator in South Africa. On the penultimate day of his training he flew over a multitude of lifeboats bearing the survivors of a torpedoed ship. The next…

ARamseyNGC150916.mp3
Neil Ramsey flew operations as a pilot with 75 and 105 Squadron Pathfinders.

SChristianAL29160v10048-0001.jpg
The letter has at the top been annotated 'A's last letter'. He writes that it is a sort of holiday since he has a lot of freedom, in the north of Scotland.
A note attached to the letter states that he was lost in action 48 hours later.

SChristianAL29160v10056-0001.jpg
The letter expresses sadness that her husband is missing.

SPalmerRAM115772v10034.jpg
Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

BThickettPSaundersEJv10015.jpg
Details of Sam's operations with 692 squadron, mainly against German cities.
There is a photograph of the squadron arranged in front of two Mosquitoes.

SChristianAL29160v10047.jpg
A cartoon Blenheim bomber GB-R T1989 flying low level over the sea. It is captioned 'The 'Hoochicken' -Blenheim Bomber used by Commanding Officer of 105 Squadron.
Wing Commander AL Christian
Picture drawn by Flight Lieutenant Bennett - 105 Sqn…

SChristianAL29160v10049.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of Arnold, captioned 'Officer Commanding No 105 Squadron, RAF (Missing, presumed killed in action -anti-shipping operations off Stavanger, Norway)
30th January 1906- 8th May 1941'.
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