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Three airmen wearing khaki uniform with half brevet, shorts and side cap sitting on a stand with an African man alongside.

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Ralph Ottey was born in Jamaica in 1924. Brought up by his grandparents, he describes his education and family hopes that he would become a teacher. He left school at 16 and a half but was too young to attend teaching college so worked for his uncle…

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Three items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of a native Canadian standing and wearing traditional costume.
Item 2 is a train ticket from Rivers to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item 3 is a train ticket from Rivers to Winnipeg.

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Group of airmen with nine NCOs and a single officer in the second row. Submitted with caption 'Caribbean airman at an RAF base'.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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First of George Ellams wearing topee with palm trees in the background, captioned 'First tour May 1942'.
Second is of George Ellams and with Abu Kamara, captioned 'No 95 Squadron R.A.F. Station Jui, Freetown, B.W. Africa, Abu Kamara and self'.…

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Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a passenger ship taken from another ship.
Photo 2 is a man in a canoe.
Photo 3 is Homer Lawson on a ship. He is wearing khaki and in shorts.
Photo 4 is four men and a woman sitting on steps. Behind are…

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18 images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of locals at the side of a road. Behind are mountains.
Photo 2 is a group of locals with horses. Behind are mountains.
Photo 3 is seven servicemen on horses.
Photo 4 is men and women on…

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Account of British tanks driving into Stalag belt and liberating prisoners. Story of Polish girl in Fallingbostel announcing to prisoners that British tanks were here. Accounts of liberated prisoners.

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Don was brought up in Newcastle, where he worked for a number of years. He attended a meeting a year before the war began, about alternatives to war and that war didn’t have to be accepted as inevitable. Don joined a community which organised…

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Writes of gardening and family issues. Notes that Mrs Stenzel has had a job offer with Quakers which might speed her journey to the United States and means she will leave next week. She would now be alone for winter and will take up her Russian…

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Colour post card of Sennen Cove annotated with 'The School' and 'Station Headquarters'.
Three small photographs of 20 service personnel informally posed in front of a blast wall, wooden hut and base of an aerial tower in background.
Small head…

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Top left - three airmen in khaki uniform with side caps standing in line with trees in the background.
Top right - air-to-ground view of landscape with many bomb craters.
Middle left - an airman on bed in barrack room.
Bottom left - air to…

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Group of airmen sitting both sides of a long dining table on a veranda. Front left man has his arm round a locally employed steward. Several other stewards stand behind diners.

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Akin Shenbanjo in uniform seated on the steps at the entrance to a house. He has a young child on his knee.

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31 airmen arranged in three rows.. Underneath are captioned the names of the individuals including Akin Shenbanjo DFC.

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Half length portrait of Akin Shenbanjo holding a large dog. Behind two or three airmen look on.

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19 airmen loosely arranged in two rows. Akin is half lying at the front. Behind is a Halifax. A remembrance poppy has been attached to the top left of the photograph.

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Seven airmen, including Akin Shenbanjo, are standing under the front of their Halifax. They are wearing parachute harnesses and Mae Wests.

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Seven airmen including Akin Shenbanjo arranged on the cockpit of a Halifax. 50 operations are marked by painted bombs and the aircraft's name is Achtung the Black Prince.
In the top right corner a remembrance poppy has been added.

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Head and shoulders of a nurse titled 'Senior Flight Sister Margaret Kirkham on duty aboard a Hastings aircraft'.

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Three men, including John Blair, studying a map on the table in front of them, one is wearing a civilian suit and the furthest is an officer in dress uniform. Caption: 'Briefing – (John right)'.

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John Blair in flying gear and parachute harness inside a bomber, captioned 'John inside bomber'.
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