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Five photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are forest conifers covered in snow.
#3 is a man with a rifle. He is wearing a sidcot suit and thick boots.
#4 and 5 are the car park at Heather Lodge, covered in snow.

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Three photographs from an album.
#1 Three airmen playing golf.
#2 One airman standing in a park.
#3 Four airmen cycling four abreast across a bridge.

SPerryWRP1317696v50004.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, three old…

SPerryWRP1317696v50003.pdf
Words for a number of songs including our outhouse, the foggy, foggy dew, the bomb aimers lament, three old ladies, teeny-weeny bomb, the wingco's OBE.

SPerryWRP1317696v50001.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, the winco's…

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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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Two views of a marching band. On the reverse of the first 'Pipe band of Scotch [sic] regiment playing (Seleter) [sic] Malaya Sports Oct: 1946 Singapore'.
On the second 'The band again Malaya Sports Singapore Oct 1946'.

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A newspaper cutting about a play put on by The Stage Club at the Victoria theatre, Singapore. On the reverse are adverts.

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Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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Three airmen including HW Bennett and two women in long dresses. They are arranged beside a table with glasses. On the reverse is a photographic agency stamp.

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A celebration dinner at the Colne Valley Electrical Company. A group of men in civilian clothes seated at long tables having a formal dinner.

Maurice is in the foreground looking over his left shoulder.

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A newspaper cutting describing a party at the United Services Club culminating in the award of a tankard and a cheque to Maurice in honour of his DFC.

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Three men and two women sitting on the front of a car. On the reverse 'From the Left Possibly Pete, Dave (Davis) and Terry?'

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A building with 'Albany' in neon lights. On the reverse 'Albany Cinema'.
A second photograph is taken in darker lighting and has 'Albany Cinema by night'.

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For show "Fastair' with programme of acts and other events. Christmas 1945 RAF Mauripur.

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Says he is back and would be flying that night. Mentions visit to Bournemouth and seeing film. Writes about colleague waiting for demob. mentions his new second pilot from New Zealand.

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Discusses life on the home front, the bombing of Hull, and her training and service in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at RAF Driffield.

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Writes that he was okay after operation to Brunswick and now had only seven left to finish tour. Returned with 72 holes in the aircraft. Relates seeing films and discusses clothing. Mentions a visit by the King to Middleton St George.

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A cartoon of the audiences listening to Beethoven's 7th Symphony and Madame Butterfly.

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A cartoon of men and women dancing, annotated ' "Van Pan" indulges in a spot of elevation assisted by Don & ably supported by the Corps de Ballet'.
There are six signatures on the page.

MElliottJD19200425-210211-01.pdf
Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.

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The Sergeants Mess laid out for a party. On the table are crests for 50 and 61 Squadrons. On the reverse 'April 20th 1945 Sgts Mess Skellingthorpe'.
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