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PShawSR16020086.jpg
Wellington HE968, starboard side, on the ground. Nine ground crew are underneath.

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Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

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Observed weather during a cross country flight (training?).

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Typewritten F2330 for operation, captioned (handwritten) 'Weather route to Stettin 5 - 6th Jan '44'. in remarks on form 'Stettin - airborne 23.50 hrs Duration 9 hrs 20 mins'.

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A description of what happened before and during and operation. The battle order was posted, the crew checked over their aircraft, the bomb load was planned, the crew received their briefing, dinner was eaten (bacon and eggs), they dressed,…

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A poem sent to Betty Turner's friend Billy to celebrate their 80th. Betty describes the wartime hardships she endured, hint at the bereavement after the loss of the men she loved, stresses the sense of duty toward her country, friendship and…

PJohnstonR17010035.jpg
A cartoon of three WAAFs meeting an officer who is saying 'Ehctually I'm a Proffessional ARTIST'[sic]

PJohnstonR17010026.jpg
A cartoon of four WAAFs collecting travelling bags whilst an airman is shouting for his parachute bag.

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A cartoon of two WAAFs with throbbing arms after being inoculated by a medical officer.

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Large group of personnel (one holding a dog) waving with Lancasters in the distance.

PColeFIG18010048.jpg
Two airmen dressed in shorts and khaki standing beside tents. On the reverse 'Sgt ? & W/O Wright both accounts section (Rice bashers) Wizard types. No 60 PTC Tengah Singapore 1946.'

PCluettAV1527.jpg
Warrant Officer Edwards, wearing tunic and side cap, standing in front of a building with windows. In the background bomb racks are leaning against a building. On the reverse 'W.O. Edwards, W, i/c 50 Sqd on [sic] Armoury, Skellingthorpe, 17-4-42,…

PSzuwalskaW1501.jpg
Black and white landscape group photograph of several airmen and airwomen gathered in a group photograph, some sitting, some standing taken with a Nissan hut in the background, Wanda Szuwalska at the front centre of photograph is holding a bouquet.

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Wanda Szuwalska and her groom kneeling before a priest on their wedding day.

PSzuwalskaW1503.jpg
Wanda Szuwalska and her groom, on their wedding day. Both are in uniform, Wanda has a small bouquet.

SRAFIngham19410620v090001-Audio.mp3
Wanda's wartime memories.

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PCheshireGL18100032.jpg
Four women sitting on a lawn. The middle two are in air force uniform and the end two in waitress dress. In the background a two story Tudor period building with many windows. On the reverse 'Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa, officers' mess 617 squadron,…

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A line of WAAFs dressed in greatcoats and standing by their cases. Behind is a ship.

PBurkittWF17010011.jpg
Album page, seven photographs of groups of WAAFs, two with a barrage balloon in the background.

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Four WAAFs seated on benches at a trestle table, eating.

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MPickeringE483863-160531-010001.jpg
On the front a squad of women wearing kilts, jackets and beret. Leader carries a RAF ensign. Inside seasons greetings from the WAAF Association.

MPickeringE483863-160531-010003.jpg
On the front women in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform and others with kilts and jackets around a shield with air force symbol and other text. On the inside seasons greetings from the WAAF Association.

MPickeringE483863-160531-010007.jpg
On the front artwork with a group of Women's Auxiliary Air Force members watching a four engine bomber flying past over a control tower. On the inside season's greetings from the WAAF Association.
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