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PGrundyAF1534.jpg
Target photograph of bomb explosion on a coastline running across image. On the reverse '192 Squadron, Attack on Walcheren, Oct 1944'.

PGrundyAF1530.jpg
Air-to-air view of 192 Squadron Halifax 'DT-A' flying from right to left over open countryside. Nose art visible.

PGrundyAF1529.jpg
Thirteen aircrew in two rows wearing tunic or battledress. Five are sitting in front with a dog 'Dusky' in the centre. David Donaldson is centre front. In the background trees. Other personnel identified as: rear row left to right: Flight Lieutenant …

PGrundyAF1528.jpg
A pilot, wearing battledress, laying on the ground waving. In the background the camouflage painted wall of a hut. Captioned 'Gibby the beast'.
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PGrundyAF1522.jpg
Three aircrew wearing tunic and side cap. On the right front a pilot warrant officer, front left a flight sergeant. Behind an airman with half brevet carrying a duffel bag over his shoulder. In the background a hut. Caption 'F/O Smith and crew'.

PGrundyAF1519.jpg
Four officers in line leading a group of airmen. All four are saluting. David Donaldson is leading. In the background hangars. On the reverse 'Roy Kendrick, Warrant Officer, Adam Louden, DWD.'

PGrundyAF1518.jpg
Six aircrew all wearing battledress and side cap. Three kneeling in front and three standing behind. David Donaldson is centre front holding dog 'Dusky'. Two signatures and dog's name along the bottom. In the background trees.

PGrundyAF1516.jpg
Two men standing in a field. The one on the left is in shirtsleeves and the one on the right is wearing Royal Air Force tunic unbuttoned. Both are drinking from mugs. In the background a line of seated spectators and Nissen huts. On the reverse 'Cpl…

PGrundyAF1511-01.jpg
A large number of Royal Air Force personnel in four rows in front of a Halifiax and a row on top of the wings. David Donaldson is in the middle of the front row just to the left of a goat. On the reverse '192 Squadron, B Flight, May? 1945'.

PGrundyAF1505.jpg
Three airmen all dressed in battledress and two with side caps standing in line in front of a Nissen hut. David Donaldson is on the left to his right Squadron Leader Roy Kendrick and Flight Lieutenant John Gibby.

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MDonaldsonDW70185-180115-04.jpg
192 Squadron personal file cover for Wing Commander D W Donaldson reference 192/[..]2151/P2 openned 23 June 1944

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Humorous requests permission to go to Wales. Signed Thomas the Bomb. Approved by Wing Commander Donaldson 192 Squadron. Stamped 'Historic Document No __ permanent preservation, transfer to air ministry (A.H.B.) custody when closed'.

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

EDonaldsonDWWouldM450711.jpg
Letter to catering officer of RAF Foulsham thanking him for excellent catering arrangements for party on previous night.

EDonaldsonDWWillisV440622.jpg
Covering letter for references for two men, one a navigator who was about the best on the squadron.

EDonaldsonDWWhitbreads450711.jpg
Thanks him for having allowed them six barrels of beer for a farewell party for aircrew leaving the squadron.

EDonaldsonDWSuttonJF440623.jpg
Concerns defects on a H.2S Halifax lent to squadron by B.D.U. Writes that working party sent but repair will take a little longer than a week.

EDonaldsonDWSladeRG450625.jpg
Enclosing £1 contribution to S.A.S.O's presentation.

EDonaldsonDWRooney450308.jpg
Addressed to Colonel Rooney, 603 Squadron United States Army Air Corps thanking him for kindness and hospitality shown to Flight Lieutenant Morley and crew one of David's squadron who diverted to his base at RAF Nuthampstead.

EDonaldsonDWRollinsonG450721.jpg
Husband had left squadron before new badge approved. Is sending a photograph and asks that she gives it to him on his return to united Kingdom.

EDonaldsonDWKaschH450312.jpg
Addressed to 36 Bomb Squadron United States Army Air Force officer thanking him for his work while with 192 Squadron at RAF Foulsham.

EDonaldsonDWJordanHG450519.jpg
As addressee had close association with the squadron, David is sending him a photograph of new squadron crest.

EDonaldsonDWDaubneyFC450519.jpg
As Group Captain Daubney has had close association with the squadron, he is enclosing photograph of new squadron crest.

EDonaldsonDWClarkGC450709.jpg
Notes that Clark has had appalling luck and hopes this will be his last stay in hospital. Writes that he has forwarded all forms and recommendations for his permanent commission. Encloses letter from A.O.C. explaining current situation regarding…
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