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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

BCleggPVLangAGv1.pdf
Covers from April 1941 on 150 Squadron flying Wellington, then on 21 Operational Training Unit and finally on 156 Squadron with Wellington and then Lancaster until operation to Dortmund 4 May 1943 when his aircraft was hit and target indicator bomb…

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Two men wearing flying jackets standing by the rear fuselage of a Wellington letter 'H-JN'. Captioned 'Sgt pilot Alastair Lang beside his Wellington in 150 Squadron'.

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Head and shoulder portrait of an RAF sergeant wearing tunic with pilot's brevet. Captioned 'Alastair Lang as a Sgt pilot in 150 Squadron'.

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Note of numbers of operations flown on 150 and 156 Squadrons by Alastair Lang

BCleggPVLangAGv10003.pdf
One of three friends at RAF Warboys along with Peter Isaacson and Lighton Verdon Roe. Notes that Lang did 19 operations with 150 Squadron, 3 while on Operational Training Unit and 28 on 156 Squadron before his aircraft blew up over a target and he…

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Seven men, three sitting wearing Mae West over battledress with sergeants rank in front and four standing behind wearing battledress, two with side caps. The man second from right in back row is smoking a pipe and has pilot's brevet. The man to his…

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Seven men thee sitting wearing Mae West and four standing behind wearing battledress. In the background part of an aircraft. Captioned 'Names of men in photograph of 150 Squadron at RAF Hemswell, Lincolnshire, 1944-1945, left to right…

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Seven men thee sitting wearing Mae West and four standing behind wearing battledress. In the background part of an aircraft. Captioned '150 Squadron, RAF Hemswell, Lincolnshire, 1944-1945, Sqn/L Hardwicke & Crew, Flt/Eng Bill, B/A Larry, Pilot Skip,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-008.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the POW memorial, Recco report -stories of ex-POWs, the Larry Slattery memorial fund, the Second World War experience centre, an article by Vitel Formanek about his visit to the UK, …

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Sergeant Stan Rutherford is holding a camera and smoking a pipe.

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Photo 1 is a landing Stirling. On the left is a control van and windsock, annotated 'Winthorpe Conversion Course'.
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting outside a wooden building, annotated 'Blida 1943 April 150 Sqdn Sgt Willoughby (Nav O), Chadderton…

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Photo 1 is Alghero, Italy taken at 3000'. It shows a rectangular compound, fields and roads. Caption: '4.Y2.F-CHAUD.17-18.5.43.NT.F8". P4.SGT.RUTHERFORD.ALGERO.3000'.190→180MPH.7x500.2xSBCS.2x250. F.150.'
Photo 2 is Pantelleria taken from 7000'…

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Photo 1 is an airmen and two civilians seated on a park bench in Richmond.
Photo 2 is an airman with a camera. He is smoking a pipe and he is standing on snow.
Photo 3 is five airmen seated on steps in front of a wooden building. Three men are…

ATrotmanPJ180604.mp3
Applying for RAF Bomber Command in May 1940, Percival Trotman was called up in September 1940, training as a pilot at RAF Towyn in Aberystwyth. Being present at Coventry when the town was bombed, he recalls deciding that the Germans deserved to have…

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Bessie Thomas left school at the age of fourteen and worked at the Consett Iron Company working as a typist. At the age of eighteen at the time of Dunkirk she joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force where she wanted to be a radio operator but there…

ANewhamDF170727.mp3
Douglas Newham enjoyed his career as a navigator. Over his career he saw the development of technology in his chosen field. He and his crew spent some of their time as part of North West African Strategic Air Force. Following time as an instructor at…

AHookingsE151024.mp3
Eric Hookings joined the RAF and served as ground personnel before volunteering for aircrew duties. He trained in the United States and was posted to 619 Squadron on his return. He describes being shot down by a night fighter over Germany and…

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Jo Lancaster grew up in Cumbria and joined the Air Force as soon as he was able. After training as a pilot he flew a tour of operations with 40 Squadron from RAF Alconbury. He then became an instructor before his second tour flying Lancasters with 12…

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Bob Frost flew on a night operation on 16/17 September 1942 as a rear gunner on Wellington BJ877, 150 Squadron, from RAF Snaith. Before reaching the target at Essen, the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and the port engine was damaged. He…

ABowkerD151117.mp3
David Bowker joined the Air Force and was originally training to be a wireless operator / air gunner but remustered as a pilot. He discusses rudder lock on early versions of Halifax. Jacqueline Bowker his wife, discusses her life during the war and…

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Harvey Bawden, from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force in 1942 at the age of eighteen. After initial training school and assessment as an air gunner, he was shipped to England via the United States. After…
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