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  • Tags: RAF Cranwell

Pilot’s flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Cecil H Phillips from 11 July 1942 to 20 August 1950. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Cranwell, RAF Finningley, RAF Lindholme, RAF Faldingworth, RAF…

A newspaper cutting with an article about the Long Range Development Unit of the RAF. There is also a separate image of a Wellesley and the team of airmen and ground crew involved.

Richard is about to depart to Egypt. He hopes to see her in a few weeks.

Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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Forty-one officers wearing battledress or tunic, some with brevet, sitting and standing in three rows in front of the main door of the RAF College Cranwell. Captioned 'RAF College Cranwell'.

Pat's research into her father's RAF life. He was shot down over the Netherlands and was protected by locals until he gave himself up. He was held at three prisoner of war camps and towards the end of the war he was forced into the Long March.…

A biography of his life. He joined the RAF as a wireless operator/air gunner. He volunteered for the Special Operations Exceutive. He was shot down in the Black Forest area and ended up at Sagan, Stalag Luft 3. He spent time building secret radios…

Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

The story of John Martin's last operation, how he was shot down, escaped the aircraft and was captured. He was interrogated at Dulag Luft in Frankfurt then transferred to various Stalg Luft camps. His story covers in his life until he was repatriated…

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.

A Vickers Victoria used for teaching and training at Cranwell.

Flying log book for Oliver Bell covering the period from 18th January 1935 to 30th September 1938. He was at RAF Cranwell and then posted to Aden and the Middle East with 12(B) and 8(B) Squadrons. Aircraft flown were Hart, Vincent and Wellesley.

Apologises for purloining procedures book which is being returned. Explains that he is training as a 'tec' instructor which might amuse some of his colleagues.

A group of airmen and civilians sitting and standing in three rows in front of the door to a building. Captioned 'ground instructors technique RASF Upwood for instructing at the college technology Cranwell'.

Top left - newspaper cutting with photograph of a Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire flying over the RAF College Cranwell. Text explains where aircraft based. Top centre - newspaper cutting with photograph of a parked Lancaster with a Vulcan flying…

H. W. Bennett’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 7/8/43 to 14/10/48, detailing training and instructional duties as a pilot.
Based at RAF Brough (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School), RCAF Station Neepawa (No. 35 Elementary Flying Training…

Top left - front quarter view of a Wellesley parked on grass airfield. Captioned 'Long range Wellesley, Cranwell 1939'.
Top right - Wellesley coming in to land on grass airfield with hangars in the distance.
Bottom left - front view of a Wellesley…

Top left - view down the side of a barrack block with another to the right.
Bottom left - view of distant barrack blocks and huts across a field.
Right - view through the gates of College Hall, RAF Cranwell. Captioned 'RAF College Cranwell 1937'.

Top left - two men wearing blazers and slacks shaking hands while standing on stone steps. Captioned 'Tommy and Wilkie'.
Top right - seven airmen wearing tunics standing by a brick building. Caption unreadable.
Bottom left - a man wearing pullover…

Group of man wearing sports kit sitting and standing in a field. Man of right wears RAF uniform tunic. Captioned 'Hockey group, Cranwell 1937'.

Top left - three airmen wearing tunics standing on grass with trees either side. Captioned 'Cranwell 1940'.
Bottom left - a group of airmen wearing tunics sitting and standing by a brick building. Captioned Cranwell 1937'.
Right - portrait of eight…
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