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PGouldS19110055.jpg
Full length image of a airman wearing flying jacket and parachute harness and holding parachute, standing in front of a Nissen hut.

PGouldS19110033.jpg
Nine airmen, some in uniform, one with a brevet, one in sports kit, two sitting, the rest standing, all in front of a Nissen hut.

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Full length image of an airman wearing flying clothes. Another airman behind facing away also in flying clothes. In the background a Nissen hut and two other figures.

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A group of thirty-five airmen mostly with visible brevet sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Nissen hut.

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Ray Parke trained as a flight engineer. During a training flight the pilot wanted to get back to base as soon as possible because he had a date but they were flying a Stirling. The pilot made an error on landing and the wheel stayed in the ditch and…

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

PFrazerHollinsGAJ1803.jpg
Eight man crew with pilot. George, standing third left, standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Flt/Lt Frazer-Hollins and crew at Ludforf Magna about September 1943'.

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John Taplin and fellow crew members. They are standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse they have signed their names. An additional note states 'LR (Rear Gunner) Waite Dad [circled, John Taplin], Gordon (Nav) Black'.

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Four airmen in front of a Nissen hut. The man standing second from the left is seen holding a cigarette in his mouth. On the reverse is the handwritten number "521 63".

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An engineer and an air gunner in uniform with brevet badges.. The air gunner also has a wireless operator's badge above his sergeant's stripes. Both are bare headed and the man on the left is holding a pipe in his hand. They are standing outside in…

PHallidayAH1803.jpg
Eight uniformed men standing in a row, three with peaked caps and five with peak caps. They are standing in front of a car with the partially covered registration plate, ending V866. Behind the group is a Nissen hut with five metal chimneys arranged…

PHallidayAH1801.jpg
Seven uniformed men arranged on the bonnet of a car with an eighth man in uniform at the wheel. Three men are wearing peaked caps, four wear half caps and one is bareheaded. One of the men hold a pair of gloves in his hand. Half brevets and sergeant…

PTeasdaleA22020006.jpg
A group of nine of Audrey and family. They are sitting in front of a nissen hut.

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PEwingRL19010032.jpg
#1 is five ground crew standing in front of two crash trucks.
#2 is 12 men and women from the SSQ staff.
#3 is 12 men and women in front of trucks, captioned 'Staff'.
#4 is a red and white control caravan.
#5 is an ambulance.
#6 is a Nissen hut…

AExtonWallaceJ[Date]-02.mp3
Joyce Exton Wallace recalls a misunderstanding whist giving orders to inspect the barrage balloon bed wires which was misinterpreted as an order to inspect the wires of the 16 beds in the Nissen hut.

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The letter is described as coming from Ken's archives held by Reg Saville, a historian at Langton Matravers.
In the letter Tom writes about losing their pilot due to illness. They have moved from Upwood to a more basic station where they live in…

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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Six airmen in battledress, three standing and three lying in the entrance to a bell tent. There are Nissen huts behind.

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Six airmen in battledress, with brevets. Three are sitting in the ground and three behind them, sitting on a bench. Bernard Ross is seated on the left. The airman front centre is a pilot. The one at the rear left is holding a book. In the background…

PNyeAF22010121.jpg
Top left: man sat reading a newspaper. On reverse, 'Les Harris'.
Centre: Three servicemen sat outside a Nissen hut. On reverse. 'Three oppo's'.
Bottom left: Inside Nissen hut bar. On reverse: 'The transit mess'.
Bottom right: Man sat on wicker…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ441203.pdf
He has moved to Tuddenham , Suffolk. On the journey they rushed to a pub while waiting for a train. He writes that he cannot discuss what he is doing at his new base.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440503.pdf
He has been transferred to Northern Ireland. His accommodation is good.

PWhittakerH1722.jpg
John standing outside a Nissen hut at RAF Downham Market.

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