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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.

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…

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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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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

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

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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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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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