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PCluettAV1547.jpg
Seventeen airmen in various uniform in front of the open door of a Nissen hut. Four airmen are squatting in front and the others are standing. On the ground some equipment.

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PCluettAV1513.jpg
Five airmen, four sitting in front of a hut and one standing with hand in pocket in the doorway. Two are wearing overalls, one battledress and two a tunic. On the the reverse 'Waddo 1944-45'.

PCoultonWA16010035.jpg
Top left - two airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing with grounded rifles with one leaning on wall. In the background Nissen huts. Captioned 'Ready for guard'. Top centre - large group of men lined up with donkeys. Nissen hut in the…

PCoultonWA16010028.jpg
Top left - an airman wearing desert uniform with shorts sitting on a motorbike, in the background Nissen huts. Captioned 'On the bike at Ein Shemer'. Top centre - five airmen sitting in a jeep with goal posts in the background. Captioned 'Fred,…

PCoultonWA16010024.jpg
Top left - three pyramids with the largest on the right. Captioned 'Pyramids of Giza'. Top right - in the centre the Sphinx with two pyramids behind. Captioned 'The Sphinx of Giza with the pyramids of Cheops & Kephern [sic]'. Centre - street scene…

PCoultonWA16010012.jpg
Top left - airman is shirt and shorts walking along a path. In the background white Nissen huts. Captioned 'Gilly'. Top right - a straight road running bottom to top. In the middle distance a bus. Captioned 'Haifa road from Ramat David'. Centre an…

PCoultonWA16010008.jpg
Top left - a group of six airmen in tropical uniform on the front of a small lorry. There is a white Nissen hut in the background. Captioned ‘Arthur, Len, Gilly, Ken, Bob & Vic Ramat David 1946’. Top right - section of a wooden propeller with…

PCoultonWA16010006.jpg
Top left - a group of 13 airmen in tropical uniform on the front of a small fabric covered lorry. There is a Nissen hut in the background. Captioned, ’32 Sqdn Boy’s Aqir’. Top right - three men in tropical uniform. Two have rifles (with their…

PPopeKMJ18010043.jpg
Two photographs, the first captioned 'Ken', 'Bill W.O.P.', shows Ken with Bill Maurer, in uniform, with a corner of a building in the background. The second, captioned 'The Skipper ''Jimmy" just after his commission', showing his captain, in…

EGortonHGortonLCM440125.pdf
Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife from RAF Dallachy. He writes of his course and his journey to from RAF Cark.

PPopeKMJ18010023.jpg
Seven airmen in uniform with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Winthorpe August 1944'.
Two airmen sun bathing with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Ken', 'Jim (Pilot)'.

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Ron was born in Stoke-on-Trent. He left school at fourteen and tells of his experiences working in a pottery factory doing odd jobs until he was called up. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1939 at the age of twenty-two. Ron trained as an air gunner…

ABirkbyB150729.mp3
Bessie Birkby grew up in Sheffield and volunteered for the Women’s Auxilliary Air Force in 1942. She first worked in Balloon Command in Scotland and then trained to be a driver in North Wales. She was then posted to 625 Squadron at RAF Binbrook but…

PDorricottLW15090015.jpg
One airman is holding a revolver to his head. He is wearing trousers and no top. A second airman in swimming trunks and socks is looking on. Behind is a Nissen hut.

PDorricottLW15090014.jpg
One airman in swimming shorts, socks and hat, the other in trousers, and cap but shirtless. One has a knife or similar and the other is grappling with him. Behind is a bicycle resting on a Nissen hut.

PJamesHGW1703.jpg
Two airmen standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Malcom Blake myself.'

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POtterP16020016.jpg
Photograph 1 is of five airwomen and two airmen standing outside the entrance to a building.
Photograph 2 is of a group of airmen and airwomen inside a Nissen hut.
Photograph 3 is of three airwomen and three airmen standing outside the entrance to…

POtterP16020007.jpg
Photographs 1 and 3 are of two military ambulances outside a two storey brick building.
Photograph 2 is of a patient on a stretcher being carried between the building and a military ambulance. There is a sign 'Officer's Entrance'.
Photograph 4 is…

PCavalierRG17010042.jpg
Photograph 1 is of a group of French airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '342 Sqd Lorraine (Free French) R.A.F. Hartford Bridge.'

Photograph 2 is of a French airman standing in front of a Boston, 'C'. It is named Ville…

PCavalierRG17010040.jpg
Photographs 1 and 2 are of a crashed Mustang, AL999, behind are two Bostons and Nissen huts. Captioned 'R.A.F. Hartford Bridge Crashed Mustang A/C, French Pilot uninjured. Sept 1943.'
Photograph 3 is the port side of a Boston 'D' with invasion…

POHaraHF1610.jpg
Seven aircrew in flying suits and boots wearing Mae Wests with four parachutes on the ground in front of them. Behind is the front and part of the starboard wing of a Lancaster. The letter 'Z' is painted on the port nose. In the background buildings…

AMarshallAH161012.mp3
Alfred Marshall volunteered for the RAF with three of his friends from the town. He was the only survivor of the war. The losses of RAF are very personal to him as he recollects the other losses of friends who shared his Nissen hut. He flew…

PCharltonR1603.jpg
Flight Sergeant Ray Charlton completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with Squadron 57, from RAF East Kirkby. He describes life on the station and events on operations. In later years he married Jean Mott, the widow of Bob Mott, a member…

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Three quarters length portrait of four airmen standing in front of two Nissen huts.

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Two airmen, one in uniform and one topless standing by a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Lou Morgan & John Round in Nissen hut'. On the reverse of another copy of the same photograph
'Jack and Lou
[underlined] NOTE [underlined] this was not taken…
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