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  • Tags: Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy

BTaylorJTayorJv1.pdf
An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

MRosserLV745193-190517-15.pdf
Covers principles of war, types of aircraft, navigation, armament, map symbols, points to be observed before/after/during flight, navigation diagrams and calculations, compasses, airmanship, RAF signals square, administration, armament, rigging,…

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-02.pdf
Notes recorded by Maurice during his pilot training.

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Made out for J A Doxsey and states that he had been examined and passed working apparatus, transmission and reading Morse code, sending and receiving spoken messages and knowledge of regulations. On the reverse a b/w head and shoulders portrait and a…

BSaundersRSaundersRv1.pdf
Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…

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Reports arrival of mail and writes about his training and Morse keying speed of 10 words per minutes. Mentions he has little spare time but goes to cinema once a week and plays snooker and table tennis. Continues with banter and gossip,

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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Gives account of time at Bridlington which included training on basic navigation, bomb aiming, wireless operating and morse code. Also included physical training and drill. Mentions training on machine guns and then moved on to Lindholme, Pembrey,…

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A booklet about learning morse.

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Notebook with semaphore and Morse signs.

BMitchellJEFMitchellJEFv2.pdf
Account of John Mitchell's career in the Royal Air Force from Oct 1934 until November 1957. Writes of his early ambitions to fly, and joining the RAF as a wireless operator. Describes his training and early postings to Worthy Down on Vickers…

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His story begins in June 1941 when the Air Minister broadcast that a new cadet force was to be set up. Stan joined immediately. Initially they marched then received training in relevant subjects - Maths, Physics, Theory of Flight, Navigation, Morse…

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Owen Cox went to a grammar school in York and joined the Home Guard when the war started. At 18 he joined the Royal Air Force, although his parents were not keen. His initial trade was ground wireless operator (Morse), waiting to attend a gunnery…

YGeachDG1394781v4.pdf
Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…
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