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Five Group Newsletter, number 28, November 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on the end of the Tirpitz, gardening, operations, signals, navigation, this month's bouquetes, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing,…

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An airman wearing flying helmet and goggles in the cockpit of a biplane with blind flying hood folded down. On the reverse 'John Turner, Penny and Carols dad'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot wearing tunic with brevet.

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View of collection of documents including log book and passport along with 9 Squadron Badge and photographs of John Turner and a Wellington airbourne.

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Cloth pilots brevet with kings crown

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Headed Mr Crosskey, states Albion John Turner Flight Sergeant Pilot (regular) from Scampton in Wellington killed on Sept 3 1939 over Kiel Harbour, no 561939, Sage, plot 4, Row E, No 3, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Oldenburg.

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Large group of airmen arranged on and around a Lancaster

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A group of seven airmen sitting on top of a Lancaster, JI-N, PB145. One man is sitting on the mid-upper turret. Underneath is 'Rosebud'.

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Seven airmen in two rows at the rear of a Lancaster, JI-N'. Four are identified with annotations - 'Len Thatcher, Hank Snow, Denis Bradbury, Woody Freamo'.

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Denis Bradbury in RAF uniform with his father and mother. They are standing in the garden of their house. Denis and his father have pipes in their mouths.His mother is wearing a coat and hat. In the centre is a dog sat on a chair.

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Seven airmen in flying gear at the rear of a Lancaster

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Large group photo of airmen and ground crew arranged in front of Lancaster 'P'. On the reverse 'RAF Mepal 1944 Sport & General Press Agency, Limited, London'.

Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

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Shows entry as apprentice on 30 august 1927. Details next of kin, and description. Shows service as fitter at Gosport and Khartoum before No 4 Flying Training School, 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. Promoted Flight Sergeant in June 1939. Discharged on 4…

Five Group Newsletter, number 24, July 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about second thoughts for pilots, gardening, war effort, signals, armament, war savings, navigation, radar navigation, navigation training,…

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic and side cap on the right of an older couple in civilian clothes. In the background trees. Top right - eight airmen in a variety of uniform in the doorway of a bomber. Bottom left - an airman wearing tunic and side…

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Seven aircrew standing and sitting in two rows. All wear battledress with brevet and side caps. On the reverse '149 Squadron Bomber Command, P/O Charlie Watson F/Eng, F/Sgt Tom Smith DFM Wireless Op, Sgt Doug Bacon gunner, Sgt Cyril Martoran gunner,…

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Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

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Account of operation to mine Brest harbour entrance, William Holmes was pilot and captain of aircraft. Used acoustic mines, describes briefing by naval officer, trip out, being engaged by heavy anti aircraft fire and finally dropping mines after…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing side cap and tunic with half brevet.

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Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a flight sergeant wearing tunic with air gunner brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Head and shoulders portrait of 4 men with training flashes in their caps, submitted with caption; 'bernard harris [sic] (bottom right) with colleagues in training'.

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Seven aircrew standing and kneeling in two rows in front of a Lancaster. All are wearing battledress. Captioned 'Back row L to R, John Kirk navigator, Colin Branch engineer, Jimmy Chancellor pilot, Front row L to R, Jack Wilkinson mid upper gunner,…
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