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Four airmen sitting on grass with four standing behind, annotated 'Gunners 15 Sqdn May 46'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a large building. One photograph has been annotated 'Mildenhall 46 Alf Jack Cooper Self Bob Freddie'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. It is annotated 'EAAS 1320 - No 73 AGI Course - Aug 1945'.

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An airman in a mid-upper turret, annotated 'Lincoln Midupper B1 turret 2 x 20mm cannon'.

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Two airmen standing in a garden. One id smoking a pipe, the other has his hand on the taller airman's shoulder.

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An air-to-air side view of a flying Anson, captioned 'Anson 7 AGS 1944 Stormy Downs'.

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A pilot and Alexander Lamb seated in a cockpit.
A second copy of the image is annotated 'Local Flying 45 myself & Skipper'.

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Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath is annotated their crew duty. Above is a 15 Squadron crest with 1945 written on.

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12 trainee airmen arranged in two rows, annotated 'Gunnery School, Stormy Down'.

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A line of seven airmen standing in the snow. Each man has been annotated with his name, rank and trade.
‘F/O Potter P
F/O Rutherford N
F/O Mjolsness A/B
F/O Reid W/AG
P/O Taylor M/U
P/O Tuer R/G
Sgt Searle F/E’

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Three photographs annotated with individual crew names.
Photo 1 is seven airmen arranged in two rows in front of the tail of a Lancaster.
Photo 2 is one airmen posing in front of the tail turret. He is holding onto two guns.
Photo 3 is one airman…

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Head and shoulders portrait of sergeant with air gunner brevet, studio background.

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Ken Johnson's crew. Captioned ‘LL91 QR-X “Xray” with Harry Watkins crew L-R Doug. Hockin (N) Fred Jowitt (E) Johnny Ware (W/O) Ted Ray (B/A) Front- Harry Watkins (P) Ken Johnson (MUG) Hugh Green (RG)’

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A group of seven airmen with Walter Smith standing at the extreme left at the back. Bill Radford is seated in the centre. Behind are RAF buildings.

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Walter and his bride on their wedding day. He is in his RAF uniform and she is wearing a long white dress and is carrying a floral bouquet.

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Sergeant Walter Smith, in uniform, seated on a motorbike holding a small dog. The registration of the bike is BDT451. It is annotated 'Wal & Jock 1943'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Walter Smith. His uniform has an air gunner brevet.

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A group of eight airmen, the front row seated , the four at the back standing. It is annotated '2nd Tour Crew 1944-45. Celebrating End of 51st Ops.& Tour Horse & Jockey, Waddington'.

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Six aircrew, four standing behind and two kneeling in front.Three are wearing parachute harness and one a flying jacket. In the background part of an aircraft. Hedley Madgett is standing on the left holding a parachute and helmet.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Don Keeley. On the reverse 'Mid-Upper Gunner Don Keeley Age 24 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Johnny Watson. On the reverse 'Rear Gunner Johnny 'Nipper' Watson Age 19 Berlin Killed 24/3/44'.

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An air-to-air view of Fairey Battle, 1649, in flight. This aircraft was used as a target tug and was painted yellow and black. It was involved in a fatal crash in 1940.

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A series of cartoons starring the Observer as the leader of the bomber crew.

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Photo 1 is a snow plough tractor. Behind are wooden huts.

Photo 2 is inside a gym with two badminton courts and a stage. On the wall are winged air gunner and observer crests.

MGeachDG1394781-160401-06.pdf
The first issue of The Dafoe Digest, a magazine produced by No 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe. Each section on the base has had a chance to write a short article about their activities.
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