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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,…

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,…

PHolmesWC1802.pdf
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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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…

PHibbardL1703.pdf
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing side cap and tunic with half brevet.

This item was provided, in digital form, by a third-party organisation which used technical specifications and operational protocols that may differ from those…

PHarrisDR1902.jpg
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.

PHarrisDR1901.jpg
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'.

This item was provided, in digital form, by a third-party organisation which used…

PHandleyIT1701.jpg
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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Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet. Submitted with caption 'Flight Engineer - John Satchell'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Photograph of Lancaster starboard wing with seven crew putting on parachutes and preparing to board aircraft. Caption 'Berlin here we come, Crew of a Lancaster prepare top take-off'.

PGallagherGCK1702.jpg
Half-length portrait of a Royal Air Force flying officer wearing tunic with navigator's brevet and medal ribbons including a Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Three-quarter-length portrait of seven RAF aircrew in uniform with with aircrew brevet. Each individual identified “JR ‘Buck’ Bennett, mid upper gunner-NSW, WA ‘Bill’ Stanley, Wireless operator-Victoria, HR ‘Shorty’ Connochie, rear…

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Four airmen standing in line wearing a variety of uniform. The man on the left has pilots brevet and the man on the right a navigators brevet. Both aircrew have medal ribbons. They are standing behind the wing of a Mosquito. Noted as being '109…

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Five airmen standing in a row. The second from the left has navigator's brevet and the second from the right a pilot's brevet. In the background a Mosquito with clover leaf nose art and five double rows of bomb symbols. Noted as being '109 squadron…

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Six airmen. two wearing battledress with brevet and side caps. Four other men in shirt and tie, two wearing side caps. In the background a Mosquito with a winged horse on nose and three rows of bomb symbols, noted as being '109 Squadron Wyton'.…

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Seven aircrew wearing Mae Wests standing arm in arm in front of a Halifax. Annotated at bottom 'MU, WOp, Nav, Pilot, Eng, BA, RG'. Submitted with caption; '…my Father-in-law. Ronald Davis of Chichester. He was flight engineer on Halifax mk3 78…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman with air gunner brevet and medal ribbons.

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Six aircrew, three sitting and three standing wearing tunic with brevet. Five are sergeants and one a flight sergeant. On the reverse 'Back row, Ron Britt, M U gunner, T Widdowson, W/Op, A Bergham, bomb aimer Aus, Front row, D B[...], rear gunner, R…

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Eight aircrew, six sitting and two standing in front of a brick wall. Some have visible brevet and whistles.

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LBrittRG1739520v1.pdf
Navigator’s air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Ronald G Britt, covering the period from 1 October 1943 to 26 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Downs, RAF Wymeswold, RAF…

PBeardKC1703.jpg
A sergeant wearing tunic with air gunner brevet sitting on a stone wall next to a woman with blue dress and hat. Captioned 'Ken Beard wedding photo'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PBarryMR1801.jpg
Five aircrew wearing battledress and side caps in front of a corrugated iron hut. three have visible brevet (one pilot and two half brevet). Captioned 'Max Barry's Wellington Crew, 1,2,3,4,5, Church Broughton 27 OTU, November 1943, 1 Max Barry, air…

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Contains personal details including next of kin. Enlisted 16.4.43. Notes mustered as air gunner discharged as AC2 on 27 February 1945 as services no longer required. Noted that after initial training went to 31 Base and served on 149, 90 and 115…
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