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  • Tags: arts and crafts

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A magazine produced by the 42 Air School, South Africa. News, articles, jokes and cartoons about airmen at the school.

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Robert McClements grew up in Northern Ireland and after working in various jobs he volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He flew a tour of operations as a mid upper gunner with 10 Squadron. He discusses the model of his aircraft that a German…

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Les Rutherford talks about the prisoner of war diary he compiled while an inmate of Belaria compound at Stalag Luft 3. Two months after arriving, he exchanged three chocolate bars for the notebook which became this personal memoir. He recollects…

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A booklet of war time cartoons. The second page contains names, addresses and signatures of colleagues.

MNealeETH1395951-150731-060.pdf
A magazine produced in Italy for RAF personnel. It contains messages, stories, quizzes and cartoons.

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Betty Turner served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force with Bomber Command at 92 Group Headquarters, Winslow, and later at RAF Great Massingham, reaching the rank of leading aircraftswoman. She recounts living in chilly stables, being quite bored…

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Two model trains on track on bridge over stream. Note 'Models hand made by Keith Dexter 1933, Midland Compund Johnson Tank 4-4-0 in H.O. scale 3.5 mm/to the foot'.

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Items 1 and 2 are black and white paintings of Blacpool street scenes.
Items 3 and 4 are airmen marching.
Item 5 is a pass from RAF Weeton, dated 17 October 1940.

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A side view cartoon of Harold Gorton. He is standing with his hands in his pockets. It is captioned 'Gort' and is signed 'Pat Rooney 1943'.

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A caricature side view of Ron Mathers standing looking at Lancasters. It is signed by Pat Rooney and dated 1945.

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Photograph 1 is a group of 49 airmen arranged in 4 rows. Behind is a building. It is captioned 'No 63 course 3 F.I.S. Lulsgate Bottom 14th June-12th July 1944' and underneath 'With some reluctance we became instructors (names on the back)'.
Below is…

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A document written by Leonard W Dorricott describing his interest in Bromoil photography.

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A collection of 13 cartoon drawings depicting gremlin characters by Sergeant W. Akrill. Entitled Gemlins who's who. Consist of gremlin photoflash Will, gremlin crews for the convenience of Mk III Georgie, gremlin intercom MK 1B Oswald, gremlin…

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Writes of flying and upcoming kit inspection. Tells of visit to local friends and getting to know most of villagers. Mentions might be moving on soon and having interesting lectures. Talks of his drawings of gremlins which he might sent to the RAF…

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Girl in overalls and head scarf with finger to lips. In the background a cloud with a number of gremlin figures as well as building, tree windmill and gate. One gremlin has rope to girls left ankle while three others pull back on rope to left ankle.…

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A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

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Five model aircraft. A twin-engine bomber on a stand, a seaplane, a Hurricane and two other aircraft.

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Large model car with three aircraft on stands. One is a Wellington and one is a Hampden.

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Model racing yacht with sails. It is positioned on a small stand on a table.

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Two judges examining models on a table. Two men are looking to the right of the photograph. Two other men are looking at drawings and art work on the wall. There is a model of a schooner and a biplane on the table.

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Royal Air Force biplane on a stand. Wheels are chocked.

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The model is mounted on a stand, fore and aft. In front is an engine, gear box, drive shaft and propeller.

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Detailed model of a sailing ship, It has three masts, gun ports, rigging and a flag at the rear but no sails. It is mounted on a stand.

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A glider model with long thin wings and thin fuselage.

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A detailed model of a sailing ship. It has three masts and is in full sail. Two lifeboats are visible in the centre of the main deck. Two men wearing civilian clothes are looking at the model. There is a description attached at the aft of the ship…
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