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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'.

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

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Derelict buildings at Elsham Wolds captioned 'Elsham Squadron Offices', 'Control tower just prior to demolition' and 'Derelict Sergeant's mess',

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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.

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Four women in civilian clothes standing at the railing on top of a control tower. Behind is a windsock.

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Veteran Don Charlwood served with 103 squadron and has written a book 'No Moon Tonight' about his wartime experiences. This cutting describes his return visit to Elsham Wolds and Scunthorpe where he spent a lot of his wartime social life. There is a…

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Two photographs of the inside of the control tower at North Luffenham.
Photo 1 has three airmen working with Henry holding a phone. On the reverse is 'N Luff'.
Photo 2 has Henry on a telephone with a second behind. On the reverse '1950s N.…

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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…

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Arthur Atkins grew up in Melbourne, Australia. As a Boy Scout, he experienced a flight in an aircraft and knew he wanted to be a pilot. He transferred from the army to the Royal Australian Air Force and started pilot training in Australia. He…

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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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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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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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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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Top left - distant view of airport terminal, Captioned 'Control, Mauripur airport, Karachi'.
Top right - in the foreground a single storey building with three two storey building behind. Captioned 'Officer's mess and quarters, Mauripur airport,…

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Ken Hook head and shoulders, standing next to a Lincoln tail turret, a Lincoln tail in background. Control tower is also visible. The reverse captioned 'Steve in the turret.'

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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…

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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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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The view is taken from the cockpit of a third aircraft. One Anson is only partly visible and is close to the camera. Airmen are seen walking on the apron. There is a hangar and a control tower in the near distance.
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