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Two articles. First gives brief description of two operations against Stuttgart 41/2 hours apart. Second describes attacks against German gun positions near Flushing as well as German HQ on low countries front.

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Two articles. Both provide brief descriptions of RAF attack on Bonn.

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Artwork of a Wellington from below with two Spitfires behind over snow covered landscape. On the reverse 'Vickers Wellington bomber and Spitfires, after the original by Albert Kaye'.

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31 cadets and officers arranged in two rows in front of a Spitfire.

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MWierT500238-170122-01.pdf
Tadeusz record of flying at No 48 M.U for years 1952 to 1958. Lists aircraft types and hours by month.

BMannAMannAv5.pdf
Starts with early life and interest in aviation, including photographs of pre WW2 aircraft seen at Croydon airport. Recollects going to last open day at RAF Biggin Hill. Continues account of events of lead up to and start of the war. Writes a little…

BMannAMannAv3.pdf
Reminisces about pre-war and early war days as a schoolboy in Lewisham. Recalls events at the beginning of the war. Includes photographs of aircraft and naval ships. Continues with history of events through the war's early years including…

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A pilot standing by the front of his Spitfire, 'G'.

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An airman standing in front of the tail of a clipped wing Spitfire.

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A starboard side view of a Spitfire on the ground. It has the code 'MN' on the side and part of the registration is AA9**.

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An airman sitting in a Spitfire. He is wearing a Mae West lifejacket.

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Left page - top left, air-to-air view of a distant Lancaster flying to the right with undercarriage down,
Top right - air-to-air view of a distant Lancaster flying to the right with undercarriage down,
Bottom left - air-to-air view from slightly…

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Left page - top left - air-to-air view from below astern of a Spitfire registration 'PS94[..]'.
Top right - view from underneath of an Avro Vulcan. Captioned 'Avro Vulcan'.
Middle right - rear quarter view of the front part of a D H Rapide.…

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Left page - top left - partially obscured image of marching troops.
Right - troops on parade with standard in front.
Bottom left - two members of Royal Observer Corps standing leaning on the propeller of a twin engine aircraft.
Bottom middle…

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Air-to-air view of Spitfire Mk 16 TE405 F-JVM of the Central Gunnery School banking away. In the background clouds.

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Ait-to-air view of Spitfire Mk 16 TE405 F-JVM of the Central Gunnery School with clouds below. The wingtip of aircraft from which photograph is taken is visible bottom left.

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Air-to-air view of Spitfire Mk 16 TE405 F-JVM of the Central Gunnery School over open countryside.

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BCleggPVLangAGv1.pdf
Covers from April 1941 on 150 Squadron flying Wellington, then on 21 Operational Training Unit and finally on 156 Squadron with Wellington and then Lancaster until operation to Dortmund 4 May 1943 when his aircraft was hit and target indicator bomb…

BCleggPVLangAGv10003.pdf
One of three friends at RAF Warboys along with Peter Isaacson and Lighton Verdon Roe. Notes that Lang did 19 operations with 150 Squadron, 3 while on Operational Training Unit and 28 on 156 Squadron before his aircraft blew up over a target and he…

BYeomanHTYeomanHTv1-01.pdf
Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

MPotterPL1878961-150914-07.pdf
Starts with account of operation to Paris on 3 May 1944 when attacked by Me 109 and writes of crew actions. Continues with list of operations giving details of target, anti-aircraft fire, flight time, some bomb loads, events, results. From 3 August…

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Apocryphal tale of a spitfire pilot's misdemeanours on arrival at a station and after rudeness to authorities was found to be nephew of secretary of state for air.
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