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PThornhillEB17010001.jpg
Six views of Ted's box used for storing badges.
#1 has F/Sgt Thornhill on the front with flags of the USA, United Kingdom and USSR on the top.
#2 has F/Sgt Thornhill on the front.
#3 is the side with Stalag IVB.
#4 is the back showing the…

PWebsterE1816.jpg
A painting, signed by Reg Payne, of two Lancasters banking over RAF Skellingthorpe. On the reverse:
'QR-O 61 Squadron (City of Lincoln) Squadron
VN-D 50 Squadron -- Same airfield Skellingthorpe Lincoln
61 Squadron, Middle left to Top left over to…

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Two members of the women's auxiliary air force taking. One has shiny leading aircraftwoman badge on arm of uniform. Caption 'I wondered how you got it!!!'.

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Two airman talking, one sweating, the other smiling. On the reverse 'You'll get used to it!'.

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An airman leaning on a counter with a mug of tea talking to a NAAFI serving lady. Above is a sign 'Tea Only'. On the reverse 'Is it Tea!!!'.

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Airman facing a senior officer wearing greatcoat and peaked cap. On the reverse 'I understand you have been rude to the Station Warrant Officer?, Not at all sir ..... I merely told him to "wrap up"'. Note 'This drawing must not be reproduced without…

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Drawing of a lady wearing hat talking to a sergeant pilot wearing uniform with a shiny pilot's brevet and Distinguished Flying Medal ribbon. On the reverse 'Do you fly, sonny?'.

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Drawing of an airman being berated by an angry non-commissioned officer. Captioned 'Yes What ?'. On the reverse 'Yes What!!!?'.

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Pilot with well dressed woman walking past two small boys. Captioned 'Crikey!! Is that your sister?'.

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Drawing of an airman talking to sergeant. On the reverse 'L.A.C. F J Lay 13559224, camouflage supervisor, Pocklington airfield Yorks'. Caption "What did you say?......Some sergeants"'.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10010.pdf
Document with poems attached over long poem by W King. Note that he was 'our' mid-upper gunner but did not realise he was a poet. Note and poems pinned over the same main text which is can be read on final page. First partial poem about aircrew not…

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Five verse poem about those left behind of lost men.

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Three verse poem concerning air gunners.

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Photograph of a head and shoulders painting of a Royal Air Force officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet, medal ribbons including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, pathfinder badge, and peaked cap. Captioned 'Painted by Arnold…

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A number of cartoon drawings featuring observers - the brains of the bomber crew who takes the aircraft, crew and payload to where it will do the most good. It includes cartoons of a secretary, Albert Einstein and Adolf Hitler.

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A coloured sketch of the crew of Stirling BK604 completed by a prisoner at Dulag Luft.

MConlonDV19200531-200812-01.pdf
A poem written by Michael J Conlon

PBellOH21010061.jpg
17 airmen, two dogs and a large model ship. The men are in tropical kit. Oliver is marked with a small cross above his head. On the reverse is handwritten 'Model of the ship Oliver (Dad) went to Aden on. (Approx age 18/19) 2nd in from right - back…

PJonesFT1726.jpg
Artwork of aircrew in flying clothes gathered round a planning table with maps and pigeons in their baskets. They are being briefed by a wing commander wearing tunic with pilot's brevet, another flight lieutenant pilot stands behind him. RAF badge at…

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Portrait of Harry Horne with sergeants stripes and air gunner brevet.

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Drawing from front of a Wellington with aircrew out on starboard wing trying to put out fire in engine. Me 109 going the other way above,

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Three hand drawn air gunner brevet

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Top left - poem - cheers for the men on the ground by E Sykes 1942. Six verse poem about forgotten ground crew compared to those who fly. Top right - a reply to Mr Sykes ode (newsletter No 26) by 'Bif' Baker (No 18). Letter putting Mr Sykes to rights…

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Top - painting of a Lancaster being bombed up. Captioned 'Winter of 43 somewhere in England. by David Shepherd'.
Bottom - photograph - view from above of a Lancaster with Spitfire and Hurricane on either wing over sea. Captioned 'Memorial in Flight,…
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