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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.…

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…

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Jack Wakefield grew up in New Zealand and volunteered for the Air Force and the Army. After training, he flew operations with 75 Squadron from RAF Feltwell and with 38 Squadron in the Middle East. He describes a crash when he was instructing.

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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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A scrap of paper with the caption 'All-Male Cast for "Cinderella" Xmas 1943, R.A.F. Feltwell'.

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The first is an airman standing at the back of a truck. He has a camera round his neck. In the truck is a sergeant.
The second is a line of nine airmen wearing long coats. The central airman is holding a small cup in his left hand. Captioned 'We…

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The first photograph is a large group of men parading in front of two Harrows. The second photograph is the same parade but with three Harrows in the background. The third the same parade and two Harrows behind. Captioned 'Harrow a/c of 214 Sqdn &…

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Pass for Mrs Banks to deal with Navy, Army and Air Force Institute grocery bar at RAF Feltwell.

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Account of problems of accurate bombing, introduction of pathfinders and use of marker flares. Relates use of cameras and photo-flash to obtain aiming point pictures. Goes on to talk on the introduction of colour film by attaching pieces colour film…

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In the foreground bushes and small trees with branches covered with snow/heavy frost. In the background parts of buildings are visible. Caption 'RAF Feltwell, Norfolk xmas 1944'.
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