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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is in Winnipeg on leave for 13 days. He mentions that he had his wallet stolen before going on leave but his colleagues collected $25 so that he could still go on leave. He writes about his…

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Letter from Terry Ford to his parents. He writes that he has been invited to go to New York with his uncle; that he had a day off; about the weather; going to the cinema and that the course is quite interesting. He also asks how all his family are.

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Terry Ford's wartime experiences written and read to Avon Talking Magazine for the Blind.

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Neill Chapman’s diary entries from 27th May to 1st June including a list of crew members and the results of their bombing trials.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Punch and Judy show on Bournemouth beach.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts leaning on a chair, captioned 'Mauripur again'.
Photo 3 is five airmen, two sitting on steps and three standing,…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry sunbathing in shirt and tie, captioned 'Beach at Bournemouth'.
Photo 2 and 3 are of three airmen drinking beer, captioned 'Outside "Three Tuns" one lovely noon. Bransgore'.
Photo 4 is three airmen…

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Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of five men in swimming trunks at a beach bar, captioned 'Eric, Ken, Cliff and self'.
Item 2 is a photo of a man in trunks sitting on a chair, captioned 'John at boat club, Karachi'.
Item 3 is a postcard…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a horse and cart for tourists, captioned 'Gharry driver, Valetta'.
Photo 2 is five airmen. Four are sitting on a low wall and the fifth is lying in front. All are wearing swimming trunks. The image is…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is six men on a beach, captioned 'At Keppoch Beach day before we left'.
Photo 2 is 12 airmen standing on the station platform, captioned 'On station at Sackville, N.B.'
Photo 3 is four airmen on the station…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four civilians on bikes, captioned 'Cycling out to Stanhope Beach'.
Photo 2 is two civilians on bikes, one drinking from a can, captioned 'Fil refreshes himself'.
Photo 3 is four civilians resting by a…

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Three items from an album.
Item 1 is a card for the Airmen's Club, Operated by the Winnipeg Women's Air Force Auxiliary.
Item 2 is a card accompanying a gift of cigarettes and sweets, donated by the Wartime Pilots and Observers Association.
Item 3…

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Two b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is looking along the tracks to a station at Arden.
Photo 2 is Terry taking photo 1, by Syd Norriss

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of eight airmen on the station skating rink.
Photo 2 is a group of eight airmen standing in a row, captioned 'Assorted group'.
Photo 3 and 4 are five and six airmen, respectively, sitting on bunk…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two airmen sitting in a booth having a meal, captioned 'Mac & Self in Duke's Grill'.
Photo 2 is an Terry and Mac standing outside a wooden hut, captioned 'Outside the Billet'.

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Terry sitting on a deckchair, sunbathing in his shirt and tie.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Six photographs from an album.
Six views of the lakes, captioned 'The Lake District. Whilst stationed at No 2 (Observers) A.F.U. Millom, Cumberland, I visited the Lake District for a weekend. I spent one night at Coniston and the next day went on to…

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Tee Emm magazine, Vol 5 No 3, dated June 1945.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Tee Emm magazine, Vol 5 No 1 , dated April 1945.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Tee Emm, Vol 4 No 12, dated March 1945.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Peter writes to Terry about receiving his wings and a commission.

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Peter Lamb describes the training and his desire to visit Terry Ford.

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Terry Ford writes to Yvonne about having finished the course and in now waiting for the next course. He describes Manitoba and compares it to Severn Beach in size. He talks about the weather conditions in Manitoba and also asks what the weather is…

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Terry Ford writes to his family about waiting for some tremendous news – it was about Churchill meeting Roosevelt in Africa. He writes about the contents of a parcel he has sent and who the items were for. No flying recently due to the snow.

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Terry Ford writes that it is the last week of the course and he has passed everything. He is looking forward to the Christmas off, possibly, for 3 or 4 weeks.

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Terry Ford writes to his family that he has started night flying and the course finishes at Christmas. He also mentioned the Christmas decorations in the town.
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