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Head an shoulders portrait of two airmen both wearing uniform tunic. The pilot on the left wera a side cap and the airman on the right a peaked cap. Reported as Flight Lieutenant Frank Hugh 'Lofty' Long on left and unknown airman on right 5.6.40 –…

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Half-length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing tropical uniform jacket with rolled up sleeves and side cap. Visible is group captain rank, pilot's brevet and medal ribbons for Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying…

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Full length portrait of two aircrew officers standing talking in an officers' mess. Both are wearing tunics and bow ties. The flight lieutenant on the left has air signallers (S) brevet and Distinguished Flying Cross ribbon. He has hands in pocket.…

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Image shows eight decorations in two rows. Top row are Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross and Burma Star. On the right a photograph in frame of Leonard Cheshire sitting writing in a chair in a garden. On the…

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Three quarter length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing a suit with medals including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar. He is holding folder paper.

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Congratulatory letter on Air Ministry headed paper, which goes on to praise Leonard Cheshire for insisting on continuing hazardous situations and dropping a rank to continue on operations. Suggests that Cheshire is greatly admired in the Air Ministry…

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An airman holding a young girl. He is standing in front of a house with a trellis and a wooden door. On the reverse 'Jonny Ness DFC RCAF'.

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John Tolley wearing desert uniform and smoking standing at the Sphinx and a Pyramid at Giza, Cairo. On the reverse is a post-it with 'John Tolley DFC'.

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The extract refers to the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer Noel Appleton. He has completed a tour of 37 sorties.

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The letter refers to his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross, offers congratulations and includes a medal ribbon.

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A notification from No. 13 Base Command to Noel Appleton that he has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Newspaper cuttings reporting the award of two Conspicuous Gallantry Medals, a Distinguished Flying Cross and four Distinguished Flying Medals to the crew that Robert Stott belonged to. Awarded for bringing a badly damaged Lancaster and seriously…

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Album page including letter from Air Vice Marshal E A B Rice, 1 Group, congratulating Warrant Officer E W Smith on the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross. Caption on page '2nd Tour of Ops 12-626 Sqn, Wickenby, Lincs June - Nov 1943'.

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LSmithEW174520v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Ernest Smith, from 3 April 1943 to 29 June 1944, recording operations and instructional duties. He served at RAF Hixon, RAF Blyton, RAF Waltham, RAF Binbrook, RAF Wickenby, RAF Bircotes, RAF Church…

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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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