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Gives personal details, service as an airman, commissioned service with promotions, postings including 75, 149 and 109 Squadrons, honours and awards including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, mentioned in despatches, and air…

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Photo 1 is a postcard of Palazzo Reale, Naples.
Photo 2 is three airmen outside the terminal of RAF Pomigliano. One airman is identified as F/Lt Ken Strang.
Photo 3 is an airman outside the terminal, identified as F/O G Alexamder.
Photo 4 is a…

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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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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other that pilot for P G Thomas, Navigator, covering the period from 6 January 1944 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties with 149 Squadron. He was…

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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.…

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David Donaldson reminisces an operation on Turin, describing the crossing of the Alps at night and the awe-inspiring sight of Mount Blanc. David stresses the uniqueness of the operation, only comparable to a previous one on Munich, and mentions the…

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Photos 1 and 2 are groups of airmen and WAAFs drinking, captioned '149 Squadron RAF Methwold. Officer's Mess Party. Centre. The Station Meteorological Officer F/O Misty Case under the weather'.

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Sub headlines - great act of heroism and some remarkable tributes. States that Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer had been awarded the Victoria Cross after a hazardous daylight operation over Cologne. Quotes telegram from Sir Arthur…

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Photo 1 is a postcard of the Piazza Mergellina, Naples,
Photo 2 is an aircraft identified as a Junkers with a very distant Lancaster.
Photo 3 is a postcard of Via Partenope and Caste Dell'Ovo, Naples.
Photo 4 is two airmen, identified as F/Lt Alec…

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A colourised head and shoulders image of Bob's wife.
On the reverse 'Nana. German plane shot this photo by Grandad's bunk. Mildenhall.149 Squ 1939. Photo taken at Beales Bournemouth'.
Information supplied with the collection states 'this stood on…

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Cover and back have faint image of a sailing ship. Loose sheet of paper with names of Edward Ellis's crew.

Left inside page is blank, right inside page has images of seven aircrew, two at the top, 3 in the middle and two at the bottom. All are in…

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Letter to David's younger brother Norman. Hank thanks him for the opportunity to see a copy of Norman's write up of David's Royal Air Force career and confirms that it is factually correct. Hank reviews his association with David and aspects of his…

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A Lancaster taking off from Methwold.

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A port side/rear view of Lancaster TK-A flying over Thetford Chase.

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An air-to-air view of a Lancaster from above flying over a largely rural area. Its bomb doors are open. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lancaster Over Target. This has appeared in publications since being lent out in the 1990's but…

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Air to air photograph showing a Lancaster in flight, marked as TK-A, submitted with caption; “Lancaster from Spilsby returning from flt. to Bari to pick up Army personnel. Sept. 1945”.

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Air to air photograph showing Lancaster bomber in flight, marked as OJ-E, submitted with caption; “Local flying from Methwold March 1946”.

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Photo 1 is a port side view of a Lancaster with engines running on the ground. Other aircraft are visible in the background.
Photo 2 is a group of 17 flight engineers arranged in three rows. Each individual is identified in the caption.

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Photo 1 is an air to air image of a Lancaster Mk 1, PP687.
Photo 2 is an air to air image of a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster flying over Lincoln cathedral.
Photo 3 is the cockpit of a Lancaster.

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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Koblenz. The river can be seen and falling sticks of incendiaries.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Homberg. The image is very clear with only a few explosions hiding the detail.

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J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 5th October 1939 to 25th January 1944, recording training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, and Transport Command ferry duties across Africa, Brazil and USA.…

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Photo 1 and 2 is a Miles Master in a hangar in Istres.
Photo 3 is a postcard of the Marseilles Stock Exchange.
Photo 4 is F/O TC Walsh with Lancasters in the background.
Photo 5 is an airmen sitting on a wall by the sea. He is identified as F/Lt…
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