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A group of trainee airmen arranged in four rows. On the front are the names of the individuals and on the reverse are the signatures of some of the men.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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This edition covers an Editorial, poems, the padres notes, romantic fiction, a car chase in London, a list of expenditure of the station's social funds, recollections of flying in the Great War, Christmas stories, Officers Mess gossip, a story about…

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This edition has adverts, an Editorial, reminisces by Dr Vyse, an appreciation of the arrival of the RAF at Weyburn, photographs of Weyburn, stories about Gremlins, a fictitious love story, photos of dances, Weyburn library, poems, love stories, a…

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The letter informs Terry that his service in the reserve has expired.

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A letter written by Terry's sister, Yvonne. She thanks him for the gifts he posted to her. She has been dancing and can jitterbug. A note written by his father congratulates him on passing his ground exams.

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A letter from Terry to his family. He describes how the weather has changed from snow to dust and dust storms. He writes that he has passed his Wings Flying Test but was disappointed with his performance.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his flying, his friends, social activities and the weather.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been swotting for his exams and that they finish their course in two weeks time. He also writes that he has bought a second-hand camera and is hoping to do his solo night flight that night.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been offered his commission and has accepted it. His course is due to finish and he expects to go on a reconnaissance course next. He also writes about colleagues, family and friends.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has had his Wings Parade and is now in Prince Edward Island for his next course, which will be for nine weeks.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes about his social activities, that he has been recommended for a commission, passing his cross country Wings and has gone solo at night. He also mentions that the weather is warmer now and he is having a…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes thanking them for their letters and money and says that he has just been on leave to Regina; about the weather and his exams.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is very busy and he is feeling tired, that his fellow airmen are from various walks of life, and that they are getting tired of the prairie and is looking forward to leaving it. He also writes…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that they are only 40 miles from Dakota and is hoping to go there on a weekend leave. He also writes hoping that they will receive his parcel soon, about the weather and that he is just finishing a 48 hour…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes about family and friends, about the jitterbug craze, and that he is sending a parcel home with a few small items. He also mentions that his course is going well and he is in the midst of his mid-term exams.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about the weather, that he is now solo as his cousin Roy gave him extra instruction and about correspondence received.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is now awaiting his next posting and that he has had a good time doing different social activities. He describes falling through the ice and into the river and having to run back to base as it…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is in Winnipeg on leave for 13 days. He mentions that he had his wallet stolen before going on leave but his colleagues collected $25 so that he could still go on leave. He writes about his…
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