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PSaundersEJ20010028.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are lines of Battles.
Photo 3 is a port side view of a Battle with the control tower behind.
Photo 4 is a starboard side view of a Cessna Bobcat'.

PSaundersEJ20010027.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam's barracks, captioned 'Main St'.
Photo 2 is the control tower.
Photo 3 and 4 is a road turned to mud. A bulldozer is trying to clear the mud.

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On the front artwork with a group of Women's Auxiliary Air Force members watching a four engine bomber flying past over a control tower. On the inside season's greetings from the WAAF Association.

MCleggPV[DoB]-150701-02.pdf
A history of the Avro repair organisation at RAF Langar and a record of the aircraft that passed through it between 1942 and 1968.

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Titled 'Airspeed Oxfords'. Left - line of Oxfords parked on airfield in middle distance. Top right - line of three Oxfords parked on airfield with hangar in the background. Bottom right - rear quarter view of Oxford parked on airfield with control…

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Top left - hangars and huts in the middle distance. Bottom left - in the middle distance a large parade of men. In the foreground left two Oxfords and right the side of a hangar. In the distance other buildings. Captioned 'The Inspector General's…

PMadgettHR19030017.jpg
Top left - air-to-air view of two Tiger Moths, the second behind and below the first. Top right - three Tiger Moths in echelon formation. Bottom left - Tiger Moth in front of control tower. Bottom right a Harvard parked in front of hangar with two…

Five Group Newsletter, number 19, February 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about tactics, navigation, air bombing, gardening, sports, training, flying control, H2S, Gee, photography, honours and awards, signals…

BCharltonRCharltonRv1.pdf
A twelve-page type written memoir by Ray Charlton, entitled 'Ramblings of my Memories'. It begins with his acceptance for aircrew in August 1942, continues with his call up in July 1943, and then a training period until joining a crew as Flight…

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Wellington bomber on the ground, with wheels chocked, and bomb bay doors open. Letters O and KJ appear on the fuselage. Visible in the background is a control tower with a truck in front.

PStevensS-M1601.jpg
Sidney was inspired to join The Air Force when he was working as an Air Raid Precaution Warden and one night his own home was bombed. The house next door was also destroyed and the lady who had offered him a cup of tea only hours earlier died. He…

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Margaret Saint was employed by Airworks Limited as a civilian office worker throughout the Second World War, and met her future husband, Trevor, an air gunner, who she married in June 1945. Daughter of a Welsh miner, the family moved to the Cotswolds…

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Five Tiger Moth aircraft with large white numbers on their noses lined up on the edge of an airfield. In the background right a control tower.

PFalgateD1604.jpg
Don Falgate seated in control tower, dressed in shorts, shirt with rolled up sleeves, long socks and wearing sun glasses.

MCluettAV120946-150515-07.jpg
Map of Birchwood section of Lincoln with runways drawn over. Also indicated are the control tower and parts of perimeter track. Taken from Air Ministry plan ref. 214/45

ABrownlieDL161227.mp3
Daphne Brownlee joined the Royal Air Force and joined a Bomber Command Operational Training Unit at Kinloss, and worked in Flying Control.
She tells of the hours she and her colleagues worked and also what life was like on the base, including her…

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Dennis was born in 1924 and joined the Royal Air Force in November 1942. He trained as a flight mechanic airframe at RAF Locking and was responsible for the whole of the aircraft, apart from the engines and the guns. Dennis explained the emergency…

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Photograph 1 is of an airwoman working at a desk.
Photograph 2 is of an airman with a very pistol raised.
Photograph 3 is of an airwoman is working at a desk, with an airman standing behind her. On the wall is a map of Great Britain and an airfield…

POtterP16020009.jpg
Photograph 1 and 2 are of a control tower. On the roof is '04'.
Photograph 3 and 4 are of the remains of crashed aircraft.
Photograph 5 is of a man in a shirt and tie with a hose laying out foam from a hose.
Photograph 6 is of the same man being…

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Mary Ward grew up in Bloxham. She joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in 1940 and was posted to RAF Driffield, on general duties in the officers’ mess. She describes a German daylight attack on RAF Driffield on the 15 August 1940 and the…
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