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Addressed to 36 Bomb Squadron United States Army Air Force officer thanking him for his work while with 192 Squadron at RAF Foulsham.

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As addressee had close association with the squadron, David is sending him a photograph of new squadron crest.

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Thanks him for details of two new crews. Writes of news at RAF Foulsham.

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Is sending on a letter from A.O.C which was sent to David by mistake.

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As Group Captain Daubney has had close association with the squadron, he is enclosing photograph of new squadron crest.

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Notes that Clark has had appalling luck and hopes this will be his last stay in hospital. Writes that he has forwarded all forms and recommendations for his permanent commission. Encloses letter from A.O.C. explaining current situation regarding…

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Writes to Clark in hospital that he is sorry to hear of broken leg. Mentions he has not told Clark's parents of the accident.

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Writes enclosing a cheque for £12 contributed by members of the squadron for her children.

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Mentions that her husband had a close association with the squadron and he is sending her a photograph of new squadron crest to give to her husband when he returns from India.

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As addressee has close association with the squadron, notes enclosure of photograph of squadron crest.

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Message stating 'with many congratulations from all the family'.

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Writes of the impending disestablishment of 100 Group and telling a little of the history. Goes on to say that he has opened a subscription list for a leaving presentation or the A.O.C. Suggest £1.00 for wing commanders and above and 10 shillings…

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From 'Winnie' congratulations on bar, have beer ready.

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Top - eleven personnel, mostly aircrew standing in line in front of the nose of a Halifax. They are wearing a variety of uniform or flying clothing. The Halifax has nose art showing a reclining lady with letters 'Sleepy Gal'.
Bottom - eight aircrew…

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Top - Thirteen aircrew in two rows wearing tunic or battledress. Five are sitting in front with a dog in the centre. David Donaldson is centre front and Reg Woolgar is standing fourth from the left on the back row. In the background trees. Bottom -…

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Top - Eleven Royal Air Force personnel, three women's auxiliary air force and nine men in two rows in a grass field. Three aircrew are sitting in front Louden on the left, David Donaldson in the centre and Kendrick on the right.
Bottom - Thirteen…

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Top - three aircrew standing on the wing of an aircraft. David Donaldson on the left is wearing battledress with pilot brevet, the middle one is wearing a flying jacket and side cap, the one on the right is wearing a flying helmet. From left to…

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Covers coastal patrols to determine density and frequency coverage of enemy radar organisation, discovery of new enemy radar type and monitoring enemy overland radar and communications. Mentions use of specially equipped Wellington flown over enemy…

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List medals for David Donaldson including Distinguished Service order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross. Medal for Joyce Donaldson, War Medal 1939-45. Lists RAF Service for David Donaldson from 1934 to demob in November 1945. Lists Joyce…

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Pilots lying log book two for David W Donaldson, covering the period from 26 April 1945 to 5 September 1945. Detailing his post war flying with 192 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Foulsham. Aircraft flown in were, Tiger Moth, Halifax, Oxford and…

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Pilots flying log book for David W Donaldson. This is a newly bound compilation of 3 log books covering the period from 12 March 1938 to 19 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, Instructor duties and special duties flying.…

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Complains about being misled on the content of their conversion course and new engineering practice which has resulted in little flying. Says they could complete the course in half the time if they were allowed to return to Foulsham

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Requesting views on possible armistice celebrations. Need to cater for 253 officers, 500 N.C.O. and 1382 other ranks. Makes a number of proposals including church service, all ranks dances, sport, open air festival, community singing, interchange…

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Copy sent to Wing Commander Donaldson. Relates to Daily Mirror newspaper cutting which is amusing to all at RAF Foulsham. Relates incident to 192 squadron Halifax at RAF Staverton. No official action was taken over incident but story has rolled on.

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Letter concerns information for temporary officers being selected for permanent commissions. Information on individual requests for commission cannot be given until the composition of the post war air force has been determined. A number of really…
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