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LBrittainJT2227748v1.pdf
Flying log book for J T Brittain, air gunner, covering the period from 20 may 1944 to 14 July 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Silverstone, RAF Turweston, RAF Chedburgh, RAF North…

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History from formation on 5 September 1917 until 1958. Includes bases, aircraft and commanding officers.

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

LCochraneDH1395422v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Donald Cochrane from 10 January 1944 to 31 August 1944. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Stradishall, RAF Feltwell, RAF Binbrook and RAF Seighford.…

487 Squadron was formed in August 1942 as part of 2 Group Bomber Command. On June 1st 1943 the unit transferred to 2 Tactical Air Force under which it carried out intruder operations for the rest of the war. It was disbanded in September 1945.

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464 Squadron was formed in September 1942 as part of 2 Group Bomber Command but in June 1943 it transferred to 2 Tactical Air Force and flew intruder operations until it disbanded in September 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF Feltwell and RAF…

By the start of the war 75 Squadron was equipped with Wellingtons and it served as a pool training squadron in 3 Group. In April 1940 it was absorbed into 6 (Training) Group. The squadron was immediately reformed in 3 Group as 75 (NZ) Squadron using…

37 Squadron was reformed in 1937 as a heavy bomber squadron equipped with the Harrow. In 1939 it converted to the Wellington as part of 3 Group. In November 1940 the squadron was transferred to Egypt. Throughout 1943 the squadron took part in the…

RAF Feltwell is in Norfolk, ten miles west of Thetford. It opened in April 1937 and was operated by 3 Group Bomber Command with Harrows of 214 and 37 Squadrons. They converted to Wellingtons in May 1939. By November 1940 the station was occupied by…

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Jack Wakefield flew operations with 75 Squadron.

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Alexander Lamb grew up in Scotland and worked in the civil service before he joined the Royal Air Force. He flew five operations as an air gunner with 15 Squadron.

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George Crooks was an apprentice electrician before volunteering for the Royal Air Force at the age of eighteen. After his training he served as an armourer with 50 Squadron at RAF Swinderby and later RAF Skellingthorpe. He later worked experimenting…

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A handwritten list of dates covering the period 1 September 1945 to 23 January 1948. They refer to where the writer, wife and son spent his last years in the Royal Air Force.

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The inside of the SNCO's mess. In the foreground are easy chairs, against the walls tables and chairs and in the background is the horseshoe bar.. It is inside a Nissen hut.

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The inside of the Senior NCO's mess, a horseshoe shaped bar with glasses and decanters of water. It is in a nissen hut. Captioned '1944 S.N.C.O's Mess (Nissen Hut) Feltwell'.

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A man in costume is talking to a page with an item in his hand. Behind on stage are the painted walls and mock trees in tubs.

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Two men dressed in jackets and white trousers. In their right hands they have top hats. Behind on stage are the painted walls and mock trees in tubs.

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Two men dressed as the Ugly Sisters from Cinderella. On the stage in the background painted walls and two mock trees in wooden tubs.

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Five men dressed as women standing on the stage

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Three men dressed as women are sitting. Four men are standing and bowing to the audience.

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Two men in costume standing on stage. One man is descending a short flight of stairs. The scenery is a painted backdrop with two mock trees in wooden tubs.

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Seven men dressed as women and one as Buttons. He is sitting on a small aeroplane model. The fairy godmother is on the left with her wand.

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Two actors on stage. A man dressed as Cinderella and Prince Charming are standing holding hands. on stage. Behind is painted scenery and a mock tree in a pot.

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Two men dressed as women in the panto Cinderella. They are standing on the stage with three large toadstools. In the background is a tree and a crescent moon with a face.

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Actors and band from Cinderella. A group of men and men dressed as women. They are arranged sitting and standing on the stage. The band is seated at a lower level in front. They are dressed in their uniforms.
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