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BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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BBarffAColingEFv1.pdf
Time in the RAF including selection as an observer, enrolment at Lord's Cricket Ground, navigational dead reckoning and meteorology training in Eastbourne and Paignton. Time spent on navigational sorties in Grahamstown, South Africa in Ansons and…

LColingEF1481171v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Bomb Aimer Eric Frederick Coling from June 1942 to February 1953. Detailing his training schedule, operations flown and post war duties. Served at 44 Air School, South Africa; 16 Operational Training…

LDarbyCAH927893v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for Charles Arthur Hill Darby, air bomber, covering the period from 23 August 1943 to 13 August 1945. He was stationed at RCAF Lethbridge, RCAF Edmonton, RAF Bishops Court, RAF…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440906.pdf
He has transferred to Scampton. He describes his journey back to base. He doesn't much like Lincoln - too many RAF and not enough beer, food or cinemas. Food and accommodation at the base are very good. He asks about V-1s.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440816.pdf
He discusses what flying he has to do to complete his course. He is pleased with his new wireless operator who is also a pianist.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440810.pdf
He writes about his journey back to base. His crew has a new wireless operator. He explains the complications about his next leave.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440608.pdf
He describes his return trip to his camp and films he has watched.

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440530.pdf
He has transferred from Ireland to Oxfordshire. He states that he will be busy flying. Accommodation and food are good. He has been playing tennis.

MDarbyCAH927893-180202-050001.jpg
A list covering from 23.6.44 to 3.8.44 with all the drill completed by Jack and his crew at RAF Barford St John and Upper Heyford.

LChristianAL29160v1.pdf
Pilot's Flying log book for Wing Commander A.L. Christian, covering the period from 1 December 1936 to 8 May 1941. Detailing his flying training, instructional duties and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Upavon, RAF…

LPenswickJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Penswick, air gunner, covering the period from 25 October 1942 to 19 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operation flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF North…

LHowellJ552601v1.pdf
I J Howell’s wireless operator/ air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 6 September 1939 to 10 April 1941. Detailing his operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Finningley (76 Squadron and 7…

PKentKD17010041.jpg
A Wellington in flight, captioned '16 O.T.U Upper Heyford February 1944, The good old Wimpy'.
Second is of four aircrew standing under a palm tree, captioned 'Bari Italy October 1945, Under the swaying palms'.
The third is missing, this was…

SJoynerJH1812689v1.pdf
A log book used as a scrap book. The photographs and documents cover his aircrew training from November 1943. It has sergeant's mess subscription cards, photographs, correspondence and cuttings.
Many of the entries are post war and a number refer…

BJoynerJHJoynerJHv1.pdf
Records his time in the Air Training Corps before joining the RAF, his training as an air gunner and his first operation.
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…
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