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PCheshireGL19010031.jpg
Eleven United States Air Force aircrew standing and squatting in two rows in front of a B-29. Colonel Paul Tibbets is rear row third from the right. On the reverse 'Crew of Enola Gay before take off.

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Six shirtless United states Army Air Force crew standing in front of B-29 with nose art of a smiling man in tails, 'The Great Artiste' On the reverse 'Ground crew The Great Artiste' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. This aircraft…

PCheshireGL19010018.jpg
USAF crew pushing the propeller on an aircraft, probably a B-29. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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PCheshireGL19010017.jpg
A man (USAF Crew member) pointing to the nose art on an USAF B-29 aircraft The Great Artiste. Nose art shows a smiling man in tails with Great Artiste above. This aircraft flew as an observation aircraft on Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions. Additional…

PCheshireGL19010011.jpg
Airbase with runway middle left to right. B-29s parked all over the field. Conical hill background right. On the reverse 'North Field Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

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PCheshireGL19010005.jpg
Two men, one without shirt stand by the nose-wheel of a B-29. With 'Enola Gay' and '82' on nose. On the reverse 'Papy Dehart - Bob Caron, Tinian, Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour…

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Photograph of Bob Caron, Tail Gunner on Enola Gay, peering out of the side. Written on reverse 'Bob Caron - Enola Gay- Tinian Aug 1945' but not in Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's writing. Circa 1980s reprint of a 1945 colour photograph. Additional…

PCheshireGL19010002.jpg
Colour photograph of the nose of an aircraft 'Bockscar' USAF B-29 bomber that dropped a bomb over Nagasaki on August 9th 1945. With nose art of railway line with a rail boxcar with wings. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by…

PCheshireGL19010001.jpg
Colour photograph of the nose of 'Bockscar', the USAF B-29 bomber that dropped the 'Fat Man' bomb over Nagasaki on 9 August 1945. With nose art of railway line with a rail boxcar with wings. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

PPearceAT16010074.jpg
B-29 on the right (Betty Marion), light paint scheme Lancaster in the centre and Avro York on the left all lined up on airfield hard-standing with many spectators walking in front.

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B-29 parked on concrete pan facing left, with ladder up to starboard rear. In the background several Lancasters and other aircraft.

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PPearceAT16010033.jpg
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.…

LBrownJ2205595v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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Air-to-air view of B-29 WF491 in flight, taken on the same level from behind the port wing.

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Air-to-air view of B-29 in flight, taken from above, of the rear starboard quarter. On the ground there are fields, roads and scattered buildings. Part of a built up community is visible in the bottom left. The top third of the photograph is a taken…

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PBrownJ1711.jpg
Air-to-air view of B-29, serial number WF491, in flight.

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Main wheel assembly of B-29 on the ground, captioned, 'Main Gear'. The inside wheel is chocked with a wooden block. The nose gear can be seen in the background.

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PBrownJ17010012.jpg
Nose wheel assembly of B-29 on the ground, captioned, 'Nose Gear'. The wheels are chocked with wooden blocks, joined with rope. . Hangers and further aircraft can be see in the background.

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PBrownJ17010011.jpg
View looking forward between the flight positions through the nose of a B-29. The interior is very dark; three instrument dials can be seen on the port side station, with the right hand of the pilot visible on the control column. The aircraft is…

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PBrownJ17010010.jpg
Front view of aircraft engine and propeller, captioned, 'Number Three Nacelle with Bird-Plug. Wright R3350 Engine and Hamilton Standard Hydraulic Prop'. The engine is not running. Buildings and further aircraft can be seen in the background.

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MBattyPH220759-161014-15.jpg
Sixteen aircraft listed (Domine, Proctor, Anson, Wellington, Lancaster, Lincoln, B-29, Halifax, C-47, Neptune, Shackleton, Hastings, Varsity, Argosy, Victor, Vulcan) for a total of approximately 11,000 flying hours.

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Photograph 1 is four women on the beach, captioned 'On the beach at Santa Monica is glimpsed a cross-section of Miss America. Here pictured while sun-basking are outstanding examples of "The American Look".'
Photograph 2 is a group of airmen and…

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LWrigleyJ1029740v1.pdf
Flying log book for Warrant Officer James Wrigley, wireless operator, covering the period from 17 November 1942 to 30 June 1954. Detailing training, operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Pembrey, RAF Whitchurch…
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