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Avro Lancaster BIII, ZN:Z (ND339) 106 Sqn, "Admiral Shyte Awk II".

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List one Manchester and 10 Lancasters at RAF Wigsley May - June 1943. On 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham between June 1943 and February 1944, lists 16 Lancasters. At No 5 Lancaster Finishing School between February and November 1944…

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A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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For William Roy Peter Perry - gives some personal details and list postings and re-mustering. Includes form for temporary service in Canada with list of postings. Notes awarded flying badge. Commissioned 18 May 1943.

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Contains personal details as an airman. Includes note of award of flying badge and list of postings.

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Top left - four airmen standing in line under fuselage of a Lancaster. Captioned 'ground crew on "Z" Zebra, 106 Sqdn 43'.
Top right - and airman wearing battledress with half brevet sitting in wooden chair in long grass with trees and huts in the…

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Top left - five airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line behind the port wing of a Wellington. Captioned 'Wellington III, 1943, ("Shorty", Dickie, Doug, self, Jonny), North Luffenham'.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing a variety of…

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Note explaining why author's father and several pilots of 106 Squadron arrived singing Java Jive over the radio (R/T). Station commander was not impressed.

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Notes of 106 Squadron presumed date of death 28 January 1942 over Germany.

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RAF personnel document for Alfred James Dickerson with some details and notes killed in action 28/12/42. List of postings eventually to 106 Squadron. Notes alongside explains units posted to and some acronyms.

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Telegram sent by RAF Coltishall to the authorities, Air Ministry, 43 Group Salvage Oxford, 54 Base, HQBC No 5 Group, No 106 Squadron, Records Gloucester. Informing them that Lancaster ED593 had landed at Coltishall having been damaged on an…

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telegram notification that Lancaster ME360 failed to return from an operation to Leipzig. Lists the crew and their next of kin.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet. Captioned 'Norman Jackson VC'. Submitted with description 'Photo of Sgt Norman Jackson VC, 106 Sqn'.

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Top - head and shoulders image of two men wearing civilian jacket and tie with a hedge behind. Submitted with description 'Post-war colour print of Des Richards, Chairman of the 106 Sqn Association, and F/Lt David Shannon DSO*, DFC* of 106 and 617…

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Top - an airman wearing tunic and side cap with his arm around a woman wearing dress and hat. In the background a window. Submitted with description 'Photo of an RAF airman in service dress with a civilian woman. Identities and location…

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Top - four airmen, one lying on bed and three sitting on the other side. In the foreground a bed and table with mug. In the background clothes on hangers. Submitted with description '4 RAF airmen relaxing on beds.One of these is stated to be F/Sgt W…

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German prisoner of war document for Albert Edward Bracegirdle with personal details and b/w photograph. Submitted with description 'Photo of prisoner of war record of F/Sgt Albert Bracegirdle of Cheadle, Cheshire including photo of fingerprint.…

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Cartoon with two men standing in front of a stone inscribed with names. In the background bombed buildings. Above a four engine bomber. Submitted with description 'Photo of a cartoon of Hitler and Goering standing in front of bomb damaged stone with…

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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet standing in garden with hedge in the background. Captioned 'Sgt C F Chamberlain, F/E to D Shannon'. Submitted with description 'Photo of Sgt flight engineer standing in a garden. The…

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Crowd, some in uniform, around car in street, with houses in the background and car in foreground. Taken through window from inside a building. Submitted with description 'Photo taken from inside the Daugaard Inn in Daugaard, Denmark showing the…

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Half length image of three pilots wearing tunics with brevet and (the right hand two also medal ribbons), with peaked caps standing in front of a Lancaster with Mickey Mouse nose art. Submitted with description 'Photo of, left to right, S/Ldr John…

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A large group of airmen wearing battledress or tunic with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Formal group photo of 106 Sqn aircrew, 1945. Taken in front of Lancaster PB677'.

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Top - an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting in the right hand seat of an aircraft cockpit looking back. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher seated in an aircraft cockpit'.
Bottom - a group of German…

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Top - target photograph showing tracer lines and explosions. Caption too faint to read. Submitted with description 'Target photo of Gnome-Rhone factory at Gennevilliers on 9/10 May 1944. Photo taken from Lancaster ND682, ZN-K. Captain: P/O…
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