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SParnellR[Ser#-DoB]v10003-0005.jpg
Large group of airmen with a dog arranged in three rows in front of a Hampden.
Information supplied with the collection indicates 144 Squadron.

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SParnellR[Ser#-DoB]v10003-0004.jpg
Four Hampdens of 144 Squadron flying over Hemswell. One has the serial number L4125.

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SParnellR[Ser#-DoB]v10001-0025.jpg
Three photographs of a crashed Hampden.
#1 is two rudders
#2 is a roundel with part identity 'PL'. [144 Squadron]
#3 is two rudders.

PBroderickKJ1702.jpg
Kenneth James Broderick standing on the left with two other airmen in flight jackets. They can be seen standing in front of a Handley Page Hampden aircraft.

PBroderickKJ1701.jpg
Airmen standing by an aircraft. Kenneth James Broderick can be seen sitting on the wing wearing a flight jacket. The identification of the aircraft reads " D-VN".

BBlacklockGBBlacklockGBv1.pdf
From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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LFrancisR628829v1.pdf
R Francis’s Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book detailing operations and training flown as Air Gunner covering the period 5 October 1939 to 23 May 1943. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh (4 AOS), RAF Mildenhall (149 Squadron), RAF…

PFairbanksLW1804.jpg
Three photographs of a group of airmen arranged on and around a Hampden. #1 A group of 87 uniformed airmen; 52 in two rows on the wings and cockpit of the Hampden and 35 in two rows on the ground in front. Seven officers are wearing peak caps and the…

MFairbanksLW10611800-180215-050001.jpg
Detailing Leonard's birth in Biggleswade, his training history, squadrons served with and aircraft flown in and continued service following 1945. Completed by Leonard's daughter Jean Carter and her husband Clive.

LFairbanksLW10611800v1.pdf
Leonard William Fairbanks' log book covering two tours from 3 January 1941 to 15 April 1945, detailing his training schedule and operations flown. Training was undertaken at Air Gunnery School at RAF Stormy Down, 25 OTU RAF Finningley, 25 OTU RAF…

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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MAnkersonR[Ser#-DoB]-180129-03.pdf
A list of aircraft with a brief description of each one with size, construction, engine, armament and observation details.

PTouleK2201.jpg
Keith was five at the start of the war and lived in a farm adjoining the airfield at RAF Skellingthorpe. He describes the airfield and how the trees were cut down in the farm belt. The airfield was closed soon after the war, bought by the City…

SPalmerRAM115772v10037.jpg
Gives brief biographic and service details. Drawings of aircraft and squadron/group badges as well as portrait of Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur T Harris Bt, GCB,OBE,AFC,LLD, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Bomber Command 1942-1945. 'A…

SWilliamsonF1311249v10003-0013.jpg
A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

SLoveP[DoB]v10019.jpg
A squadron of airmen arranged in three rows in front of a Hampden. There are three large dogs at the front. A second copy is attached.

PBellOH21010040.jpg
A Tea towel with a sketch map of Eastern England. 93 airfields are numbered and named, the different bombers are depicted and named, the Group headquarters are named and there is a quote from Winston Churchill.
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