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Seven airmen standing in front of a Stirling. On the reverse their names and trades.

Seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet, three sitting on a bench and four standing behind. Pilot is sitting centre. Three of the airmen standing have significant medal ribbons displayed, particularly the AG second from right. In the background…

Document for passengers in B-24 aircraft. Passenger on their way home. Lists crew members including i/c passengers. Provides information and rules for passengers.

Covers all aircraft systems with diagrams. Includes aircraft layout, fire extinguishers, fuel system, flight controls, hydraulics, bomb door operations, flaps, undercarriage including emergency lowering, brakes, oxygen system, booster pumps, fuel…

N I Powell’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 9 August 1944 to 25 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training, RAF…

Letter written to Mr B Luke at Air Service Training from Norman Powell's wartime skipper. Gives Powell's wartime service background and states he was one of the best flight engineers on the squadron. Recommends Powell for aircraft engineering…

Gives qualifications as aeronautical engineer. Education and employment history including service in the RAF from 1943 to 1947. Management experience and family background.

Half length image of two airmen wearing battledress with half brevet and sergeant rank sitting on wall with sea background. Norman Powell on right. Behind are sea cliffs with buildings at base and on top.

Identification kindly provided by Moos…

Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet and side cap.

Two airmen wearing battledress with half brevet sitting on a wall with beach and sea behind. Norman Powell on right. In the distance sea cliffs with buildings on top and in the far distance mountains.

Identification kindly provided by Moos…

An airman wearing khaki uniform with sergeants rank standing under the tail of a B-24. Another B-24 in the background. On the reverse 'Myself by the aircraft at Cairo West, 12:7:45'. Two versions of the same image.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

Three items relating to the loss of Ted's Lancaster. #1 is a note about the crew - 4 were killed and 3 baled out. #2 is the reverse of the note explaining that the WAAFs at Edith Weston were very kind to the Forces. Ted sold his logbook and medals to…

For N Powell with b/w photograph, head and shoulders portrait of an airman. English statement that holder is British airman and asking to be taken to commanding officer and notify nearest British or American military mission in Belgrade, Bucharest,…

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

Flight engineer on B-24. Posted to 614 Squadron at Amendola, Italy. Relates first trip in Wellington, flew with squadron CO. Gives some description of Amendola air base operations. Relates some experiences with oil drum heater. Mentions flying home…

Notes service with 614 Squadron, part of 205 Group, Mediterranean allied strategic air force on B-24 as flight engineer. Relates his first operation in a Wellington. Changed to 104 Squadron. Gives description of base at Amendola, Italy. Relates…

Information on crew photograph - item in collection , and Lancaster photograph - not in collection. Names 'back row - left to right, Fred Bolan (Canadian) - navigator, Bill Parkes - mid upper gunner, E "Taffy" Thomas - flight engineer, Alf Barford -…

Seven airmen, all wearing battledress, three sitting in chairs in front and four standing behind.

List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

E Webster’s Flight Engineers Flying Log Book covering the period 3 August 1944 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF Wigsley (1654 HCU), RAF Syerston (5 Lancaster Finishing…

A Players Navy Cut cigarette tin which contained rank and metal badges plus a small stamp collection on a card marked 'The language of Stamps'.

#1 A list of Edward's medals and the box they came in.
#2 The five medals awarded to Edward.
1939 to 1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, France and Germany Star
War Medal 1939 to 1945.

Six items listed that are the duties and responsibilities of Flight Engineers.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.
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