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Peter Zolty flew operations as a navigator with 106 Squadron. He discusses crewing up, life on operations and being a Jew in Bomber Command.

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Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…

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A group of fifty men of 207 Squadron comprising four officers in peaked caps, 45 men in side caps and one bareheaded. The photograph is annotated '207 SQDN. Air Gunners May 1945'. Albert Frederick Nye is standing, third from the right in the second…

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Albert Frederick Nye wearing his uniform with sergeant's insignia, flying boots, Mae West lifejacket and parachute harness. He is standing by a Lancaster rear gunner's position in which an airman is seated. There are packed parachutes on the ground…

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A group of thirteen men, 12 in flying suits surrounding a sergeant in uniform. The airmen are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and leather gloves. Some are holding their flying helmets. Albert Frederick Nye is seated in the second row, second from…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

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D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

LStewartEC87436v2.pdf
Pilot's flying log book from 7 January 1953 to 23 March 1954 detailing flights and aircraft flown. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Anson and Varsity.

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Top left: group of six men, one with insignia drinking. On reverse. 'The boys and their booze'.
Centre: A F Nye in khaki. On the reverse, 'Overseas type'.
Bottom left: C-47s on airstrip. On reverse, 'Daks on the strip'.
Bottom right: Aircraft on…

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Letter discussing his health and his relationship with Joyce.

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Seven airmen standing in front of a Stirling. On the reverse their names and trades.

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Pilot Officer Frederick Stanbury and Norman Rutherford (right) standing in front of a Mosquito.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Arthur Eric May.

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Pilot in uniform leaning against a brick arched opening. Flat roofed brick building visible through the archway with arched openings and chimneys.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Alec Pyle in uniform with pilot's brevet.

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Seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet, three sitting on a bench and four standing behind. Pilot is sitting centre. Three of the airmen standing have significant medal ribbons displayed, particularly the AG second from right. In the background…

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Document for passengers in B-24 aircraft. Passenger on their way home. Lists crew members including i/c passengers. Provides information and rules for passengers.

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Covers all aircraft systems with diagrams. Includes aircraft layout, fire extinguishers, fuel system, flight controls, hydraulics, bomb door operations, flaps, undercarriage including emergency lowering, brakes, oxygen system, booster pumps, fuel…

LPowellNI1896918v1.pdf
N I Powell’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 9 August 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training, RAF…

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Letter written to Mr B Luke at Air Service Training from Norman Powell's wartime skipper. Gives Powell's wartime service background and states he was one of the best flight engineers on the squadron. Recommends Powell for aircraft engineering…

BPowellNIPowellNIv1.pdf
Gives qualifications as aeronautical engineer. Education and employment history including service in the RAF from 1943 to 1947. Management experience and family background.

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For both operations, lists crew. For Verona reports route markers seen and visually aiming bombs and bursts seen on markers. For supply drop visually identified target, containers aimed at target, all chutes opened. Good concentration. Two versions…

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Top left - airman wearing battledress standing by gate in wooden fence with house in the background. Captioned '?'. Top left/centre - man wearing civilian jacket and tie by the fuselage of a York. Captioned 'Postwar ? Cosford'. Top right/centre -…
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