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BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

SDryhurstHG1332214v10018.pdf
Account of 142 Squadron crew operation to Kassel wriiten by rear gunner Bob Henderson. Was attacked by night fighter and had to bale out. Continues with account of evading and capture. Reunited with wounded crewmates and transported to prisoner of…

PNichollsJEK20010002.jpg
Top left - riddled plane won dual. Story of recovery of damaged bomber pilot Flt Sgt F E Mathers RAF awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wireless operator and rear gunner (Sgt G E French) awarded Distinguished Flying Medal.
Middle left - Regiment…

PDunmoreG16010031.jpg
View inside factory workshop. From bottom left to centre right a row of large machine tools attended by men and women. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon Wings. Part of Machine shop'.

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PDunmoreG16010030.jpg
View inside a large factory workshop. On the right jigs with aircraft parts and men working form bottom right to top middle. Behind are shelves units and other Jigs. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Main spar sub assembly'.

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PDunmoreG16010029.jpg
View inside factory workshop. A fighter wing jig from left to right with parts of wing fixed in. Four men and a woman are working on the wing. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Main Assembly Jig Skeleton Assembly'.

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PDunmoreG16010028.jpg
View inside a factory workshop. Centre left a wing jig with parts of wing inserted and two women working on leading edge. Another nine wing jigs in line behind the first going towards the background right. Submitted with caption 'Production of…

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PDunmoreG16010027.jpg
View inside factory workshop. In the foreground centre a man wearing dark suit and hat. On the right an man in light suit a flat cap by a pile of metal parts. Throughout the photograph are stacked aircraft parts (wing spars) leaning vertically…

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PDunmoreG16010026.jpg
View inside a large factory workshop. In the foreground many benches with men and women working on fighter wingtips. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Sub assembly wing tips'.

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PDunmoreG16010025.jpg
In the centre a row of panels with others stacked on top. to the right workbenches and shelving. On bottom right wingtip and uncovered aircraft parts frames. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Skin drilling lay-out'.

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PDunmoreG16010024.jpg
View inside factory workshop. Two rows of machine tools run from bottom to top on left and right. Men and women are working at machines. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Part of machine shop'.

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PDunmoreG16010023.jpg
View inside a factory workshop. In the foreground centre a row of wingtips standing vertically. On the right a white walled compartment with notice board on nearside. A man wearing working clothes and cloth cap stands on the right. In the background…

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PDunmoreG16010022.jpg
View inside large workshop. Room is fill of various parts of fighter wing on trestles. Centre right four women are working on an aircraft panel. Toward the top other people working. Submitted with the caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Sub…

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PDunmoreG16010021.jpg
View inside workshop. Four fighter wings vertical on trestles from left to right. Two men are painting the wing second from the left and a man and a women are painting the wing on the right. Submitted with the caption 'Production of Typhoon wings.…

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PDunmoreG16010020.jpg
View inside factory workshop. On the right a large machine tool being operated by a woman. A row of similar machines in row going towards the back all attended by men or women. On the left the backs of another row of machines. Submitted with caption…

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PDunmoreG16010019.jpg
View inside factory workshop. In the centre the wings of a Typhoon fighter with associated undercarriage joined by metal centre section. Wing tips supported on trestles. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Wings in test…

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PDunmoreG16010018.jpg
View inside factory workshop. In the foreground a row of wingtips standing upright. Behind several work tables with me and women working on wingtips. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. Wing tip lay-out sub assembly'.

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PDunmoreG16010017.jpg
View inside a large factory workshop. Several benches running left to right and spaced back into workshop. Mostly women and some men working at benches. Front right two women holding an metal aircraft panel. Submitted with caption 'Production of…

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PDunmoreG16010016.jpg
View inside a factory workshop. On the left piles of metal bars - raw material. On the right a milling machine with two men alongside. Other machines in the background. Submitted with caption 'Production of Typhoon wings. milling the spar booms'.

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PThomasAF20080034.jpg
Photo 1 is a port side ground view of a Tempest.
Photo 2 is a starboard side flying view of a Typhoon.

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LLancasterJO103509v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J O Lancaster, covering the period from 17 September 1943 to 31 May1950. Detailing his duties as a flying instructor, Test pilot with Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Empire Test pilots School, discharged…
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