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Menu for Christmas meal at RAF Abu Sueir in 1944. Decorated border and artwork top and bottom.

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Front half of a Hurricane with an airman sitting on top of fuselage in front of cockpit. Captioned 'Hurricane with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows all wearing khaki uniform. In the background trees and a building. Captioned Armoury Section. Abu Sueir, 1944'.
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Front quarter view of a B-24 with three men standing in front. Captioned 'Liberator Bomber and Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Four men looking out of the starboard waist gunner window of a B-24. Captioned 'Liberator Bomber with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Eight airmen mostly wearing khaki uniform with shorts, one with overalls, five standing and three sitting in front. Above them is the starboard inner engine of a B-24 and underneath on the right the tail plane of another B-24. Captioned 'Ground Crew…

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Jack Cook was born in Mexborough. He left school at 14 and went to work at a Gentlemen’s Outfitters. At 16 he worked on the footplate for LNER. At the age of 18 he volunteered for aircrew and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner; joined 100…

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Two men, one wearing robe sitting on a veranda surrounded by shoes and boots. Captioned 'Locals cleaning boots - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Six men wearing a variety of uniform standing in front of the starboard wing of a Hurricane. Another man sits up on the wing. In the background a hangar. Captioned 'Pilots and Ground Crew - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Five airmen wearing khaki shorts standing on the ground under the starboard waist gunner window of a B-24. Another man is in the window manning the machine gun. Captioned Liberator Bomber with personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Three spitfires with fuel bowser fuelling the aircraft on the right. Two men on top of bowser and three working on aircraft. Captioned 'Fighters and Fuel Bowser with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…
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