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MClarkM[Ser#-DoB]-170623-01.pdf
Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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An account of how the need for Operation Manna arose, how negotiations with the German accupying forces proceeded, how the operation was announced to the Dutch people and a summary of the Operation.

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Medals and medallions presented to Ted Leaviss and others who attended the anniversary celebrations of Operation Manna in Holland in 1984 and later.
Medallion showing Lancasters dropping packages over a stylised Dutch landscape with 1945 and…

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Ted Leaviss's name tag, presented to him for the 40th Anniversary visit remembering Operation Manna. It has small silhouettes of the Lancaster and B 17 dropping food packages. It has his name, his squadron and the Union Flag. There are three…

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Left page - top left - head on view of a parked Lincoln. Captioned 'Avro Lincoln'. Top right - side view of a parked four engine bomber. Both top images captioned 'KM-J, 44 (Rhodesia) Sq, RAF Mildenhall'. Bottom left 'front quarter view of a parked…

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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An air-to-air view of a B-17 in flight over snow capped mountains. On the reverse 'Via RL Ward' and [indecipherable]. On a separate sheet 'B-17 12599 "Tug Boat Annie".'

Place tentatively identification as Washington State by Gianluca Mazzanti of…

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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On the front 'Tag und Nacht' and formation of B -17 and Lancaster bombers. On the reverse German text.

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Gerry Philbin's talents in hockey whilst serving in the RCAF are described. He then transferred to the UK to fly Halifaxes. During an operation they were shot down and only he and Sergeant Millard survived. He was captured but escaped with the help…

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Photo 1 is a starboard side ground view of a B-17C in RAF colours.
Photo 2 is a starboard side view of a Walrus with its wings folded.
Photo 3 is a port side ground view of a Walrus.
Photo 4 is a port/front side ground view of a Whitley.
Photo 5…

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Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy.…

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Article 1. Headlines: Sir S Cripps leaves the war cabinet, now minister of aircraft production, promotion for Mr H Morrison, Mr Eden to lead House of Commons, Col Stanley colonial secretary. Notes appointments by the King. Article 2. Headlines:…

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Four newspaper cuttings about operations to Essen, Homburg, Magdeburg and Bochum undertaken by Rex Searle.

MCleggPV[DoB]-150710-010001.pdf
Operational Record ledger created by Pat Falkinder (nee Day). Running log book which includes briefing, targeting, crews and methods of prosecution for various bombing operations. It includes a photographs of Pat Day in uniform and several aircrew.

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Article mentioning smaller towns attacked as well as listing a weeks targets.

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Top left - In the distance Lancasters in light paint scheme lined up parked on airfield with crews in front. In the foreground spectators seated. In front stand two military personnel with hands clasped behind backs looking on.
Top right above - an…

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Top- newspaper cutting and photograph. Shows two Royal Air Force officers and two United States army air force officers in line under a sign that says 'Welcome R.A.F.' Captioned 'Greetings. Group Captain R.C.M. Collard. officer in charge of RAF tour,…

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Ground to air view of a B-17 airborne in the distance flying to the left.

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Vertical air to ground view of an airfield parking pan running top left to bottom right. Airfield buildings are also shown. Parked on the pan are Lancaster, B-29, C-57, Northrop P61, B-17 and Lockheed Constellation as well as other aircraft.…

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Shows nose of a B-17 and the inboard port engine. Nose art of a show girl with 'Little Audrey above her'. B-17 in which US officials travelled to RAF Woodhall Spa. 31 March 1944'. On the reverse '5.4.44, MSC99, 2 Cam 2, 51:48'. Addition information…

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Group of six officers standing by the tail of a B-17. US 8th Air force Commander Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz being greeted. From left to right Leonard Cheshire, Air Commodore J Jordan, Air Vice Marshall Cochrane, Lieutenant General Doolittle,…

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Air Vice Marshall Cochrane greeting Lieutenant General Spaatz as he gets out of B-17, followed by Lieutenant General Jimmy Doolittle and Brigadier General MacDonald. On the reverse '5.4.44, MSC99, 1 Cam 1, 51:46'. Additional information about this…

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Three United States officers and one Royal Air Force officer standing behind the tail of a B-17. From left to right Brigadier General Curtis LeMay, Air Vice Marshall the Honourable Ralph Cochrane, Lieutenant General Spatz, Colonel Kimmel. On the…
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