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David Joseph in pilot's uniform.

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Head an shoulders portrait of two airmen both wearing uniform tunic. The pilot on the left wera a side cap and the airman on the right a peaked cap. Reported as Flight Lieutenant Frank Hugh 'Lofty' Long on left and unknown airman on right 5.6.40 –…

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Two aircrew standing together in front of a hedge. Unknown airman on left and Flight Lieutenant Frank Hugh 'Lofty' Long on right, Lofty taught Leonard how to fly Whitleys whilst in 102 Squadron. Lofty died during a operation on 13th March 1941. Photo…

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Six officers with Leonard Cheshire second from right standing in line in front of a door with Base Operation over it. All wear uniform tunic and four in centre have pilots brevet. The second and third from the left are air commodores.

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Leonard Cheshire stands on the right looking down to right. On his left another air force officer. Both are wearing tropical uniform tunic with pilots brevet. In the centre and army officer looks left talking to two Sikh officers with turbans. On…

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Leonard Cheshire is sitting at table on the left looking down with another officer seated alongside to the right. Two officers stand behind Cheshire on the left and four other to the side of the table on the right. All wear tunic and four have…

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Three quarter length portrait of an officer and his bride standing in a church doorway. The flight lieutenant on the left is wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbon.The brides on the right is holding his hand and is wearing wedding dress…

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Half-length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing tropical uniform jacket with rolled up sleeves and side cap. Visible is group captain rank, pilot's brevet and medal ribbons for Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying…

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A group of aircrew wearing tunic and side or peaked caps standing looking into a swimming pool where a rubber dingy is floating. Reported to be possibly 102 Squadron. On the reverse 13.08.40 No. 4. Additional information about this item was kindly…

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An air gunner who has completed two tours. Requests advice on how to get back on operations.

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From squadron signals leader. Directs arrangements for daily inspections of aircraft W/T equipment.

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To senior personnel staff officer at Bomber Command giving history of Sergeant McLean, Distinguished Service Medal, an air gunner who shot down at least four aircraft while serving on 102 squadron before medical downgrade. Is now fit again but posted…

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Assures the sergeant that he will try his best to fulfil his request and that he would write if he has any success..

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Officers' Mess bill for Eric Horace Woods including payments for Mess subscriptions, payments to the RAF Benevolent Fund, and for Laundry, Tobacco, Cigarettes and Sundries, and Messing.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

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Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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Full length portrait of Jeff Brown in Flying Officers dress uniform, with black armband, showing medal ribbon strip, and air gunner's half brevet. He is wearing his cap.

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255 airmen posed in five ranks in front of a Lancaster.

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Half length portrait of Jeff Brown in uniform with trainee flash in his cap, stood in a green area.

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Seven aircrew, including Jeff Brown (second left), standing beneath a Lancaster on dispersal. One of them is smoking, and carrying a flying helmet. Two of them have flying boots. Five are sergeants. Two are pilots. The aircraft has H2 on the forward…

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One airman in a flying suit is having his tie cut off by two others, one holding the tie, the other, wearing a boiler suit, wielding the scissors, whilst two others look on. Everybody except the man with the scissors is laughing, he is concentrating…

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Five airman are watching another handling a floor-mounted, cut-away section of a rotary engine in an interior setting. Two of the airmen have 'Canada' shoulder flashes.

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15 trainee airmen, in uniform with trainee cap flashes, posed in three ranks, with one older uniformed airman standing apart, to their right.

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An account of events leading up to, and during Operation Manna, plus personal involvement. Page contains head and shoulders photograph of Jeff Brown, in uniform, showing an air gunners brevet and sergeants stripes.

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List detailing 25 aircrews, headed, 'No.576 Squadron RAF Station Fiskerton, Order of Battle NO.290'.
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