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A wooden display box with Victor Azzaro's medals: Cross of the European Confederation of Former Combatants; Member of the British Empire; Distinguished Flying Cross and bar; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence Medal; War Medal 1939-1945;…

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Seven medals awarded to Victor Azzaro. Member of the British Empire, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, General Service Medal with Arabian Peninsula clasp. Both front and…

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An article written by Major J. G Struthers D.F.C. He argues against the practicality of large battleships which can easily be destroyed by aeroplane, fast torpedo boats and submarines. He suggests that money would be better spent on aircraft and…

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Head and shoulders of Ken Thomas with pilots brevet and DFC ribbon, submitted with the caption 'Ken with his pilots wings and DFC'.

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A detailed account of Ken Thomas's life from his early years at school, through his ground crew technical training followed by his aircrew training, operational tour, short post war service and his civilian career, he revised the account in 2005.

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Three newspaper cuttings referring to the death of DA MacArthur.
1 - intimation of DA MacArthur's death
2 - Tragedy of Legion Official. David MacArthur was county treasurer and died at the age of 68.
3 - Mayor at Funeral Service. David MacArthur…

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Half length portrait of Douglas Hudson wearing tunic with pilot officer rank, observers brevet and medal ribbon including the Distinguished Flying Cross. He is wearing peaked cap and holding a pipe.

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RAF bomber crews who carried out raids on Bremen, one in daylight and from height of 50 feet are listed for gallantry awards. Goes on with lists and describes actions of Pilot Officer Waples 21 Squadron, Pilot Office Alister Stewart Ramsay, 105…

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Don Falgate's medals. Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939 to 1945, General Service Medal 1918-62 with Malaya clasp and an Unofficial Bomber Command Medal.

Captioned 'S/L Don Falgate, DFC,…

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Don Falgate's medals. Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939 to 1945 and General Service Medal 1918-62 with Malaya clasp.

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Account of Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson's award of Distinguished Flying Cross. Notes was member of RAFVR called up at outbreak of war and trained as navigator. While on deployment his Blenheim was brought down in North Africa and he was…

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Announcement that the King has approved the following awards in recognition of gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations. Lists for Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Flying Medal and Royal Australian Air Force…

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Gives account of Distinguished Flying Cross to Flight Lieutenant Leslie Roberts of Brierfield and Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson.

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Lists award of sixty-nine D.F.Cs and thirty D.F.Ms. Includes Pilot Officer J D Hudson.

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Lists for Distinguished Flying Cross and Medal. Includes Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson, Nelson, Lancashire.

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List of names awarded Distinguished Flying Cross including Pilot Officer J D Hudson. Notes he was commissioned from ranks in 1944.

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Congratulatory letter from group headquarters on award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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Newspaper clipping showing a head and shoulders photograph of a Wing Commander with a Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar ribbon and pilot’s brevet. He is wearing a name badge 'Woodfoffe'. It is captioned 'Squadron Leader J. L. Munro DSO, DFC'.…

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A newspaper cutting about the night Warrant Officer Bill Walker succeeded in bringing their badly damaged aircraft back.

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An account of the night they were nearly shot down over Hannover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and restarted. The engineer put out a second fire and…

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An incomplete memoir written by Geoffrey Whittle starting at age 16. At age 18 he volunteered for aircrew duties and trained at RAF West Freugh. He converted to Wellingtons then Lancasters and moved to RAF Ludford Magna in June 1943. Over Hannover…

BWhittleGGWhittleGGv1.pdf
A brief memoir of Geoffrey Whittle's wartime service. His training starts in March 1942 in Scotland. One year later he converted to Wellingtons, then Lancasters at RAF Lindholme. He was then posted to RAF Ludford Magna. On his 15th operation over…

LWhittleGG1397166v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Geoffrey Whittle, navigator, covering the period from 4 November 1942 to 26 July 1953. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…

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Letter from King George VI appointing Ron Mathers as Flying Officer .
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