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PFalgateD16030057.jpg
Formal course photograph No 63 Air Bomber course, in four rows, in front of hangar doors. Signatures on reverse. Captioned 'No 63 Air Bomber course, RCAF Picton, Ontario, Canada. Self back row extreme right. Photo 1942.

AFairweatherF170130.mp3
During the war, Freda Fairweather was called up to work for Avro’s and worked on Lancasters at RAF Waddington and RAF Swinderby. She describes cleaning the perspex windows and using her own box spanners to remove aircraft wings. She recollects…

APoynterAD180416.mp3
Upon leaving school, Audrey Poynter worked at her father’s garage where she learnt about mechanics. When she was called up to volunteer for the RAF at seventeen, she trained as an engineer at RAF Halton. Poynter was posted to RAF Oakley where she…

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Tail section of B-29, N91329, showing rear gunner's position, mid upper and lower gun turrets, and skid plate. 137 is on the tail, plus identification flashes. In the background can be see a number of hangers. An aerial runs from the top of the tail,…

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PBrownJ17010012.jpg
Nose wheel assembly of B-29 on the ground, captioned, 'Nose Gear'. The wheels are chocked with wooden blocks, joined with rope. Hangars and further aircraft can be see in the background.

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PRedgraveHC1515.jpg
30 airmen of different ranks and aircrew trades arranged in two rows in front of a hangar. The front row is seated, the second row is standing.

PGrundyAF1519.jpg
Four officers in line leading a group of airmen. All four are saluting. David Donaldson is leading. In the background hangars. On the reverse 'Roy Kendrick, Warrant Officer, Adam Louden, DWD.'

PCattyMA1802.jpg
A large group of airmen arranged at the front and on top of a Lancaster. The image has a squadron crest at the top. Behind the aircraft is an open hangar.

PCheshireGL18040011.jpg
Group of nine United States and Royal Air Force officers standing on an airfield. In the background left a hangar and centre a Lancaster. From left to right Squadron Leader David Shannon, [Air Commodore Jordan], Lieutenant General Doolittle,…

PCheshireGL18040013.jpg
Four officers standing in a group, In the background left two cars and centre a hangar. From left to right Lieutenant General Spatz, Air Vice Marshall Cochrane, Air Commodore Jordan, unidentifiable. On the reverse '5.4.44, MSC99, 8 cam 1, 51:51'.

PBainA18030028.jpg
20 airmen with aircrew training flashes in their caps, in two rows for their formal course photograph, when under training in South Africa, in a hanger in front of an Anson with XJ unit markings. On the reverse 'Bell, Beckett, Blight, Bashford,…

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A Boston photographed in front of hangars. Registration -Z589 'M'. In the background is the tail of an aircraft 'GW-' and machinery. On the reverse 'A "Boston" taken on the airfield here.'

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PNealeETH1507.jpg
Three aircraft with a further one behind. An airman is posed in front of the Boston. The Argus is registered 'FS589 'M'. Behind are three arched hangars. On the reverse 'This is a line shoot isn't it.'

PPearceAT16010019.jpg
Air to ground view of Kelly Field taken from turret. Barrel of gun visible top left. Hangars on the ground bottom left with aircraft parked on their right.

PPearceAT16010076.jpg
Four-engined passenger aircraft facing left parked in front of a hangar. Passenger steps up to rear port door.

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PPearceAT16030020.jpg
Top - squadron photograph of 156 Squadron personnel arranged in rows in front of hangar. 156 Squadron badge centre front.
Bottom left - air-to-air view of Lancaster over London city with river Thames top right.
Bottom middle - Arthur Pearce…

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Officers and airmen of unnamed unit sitting and standing in five rows all wearing tunic and side or peaked caps. The officer centre front row has half brevet. In the background hangar doors. Captioned between page 9-10 of 1956 Memoir 'Taken…

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PThompsonKG15010118.jpg
Three photographs captioned 'Canton going to see the fish in the lagoon'.
Two photographs showing Christmas Island from the air, captioned 'Christmas Island the runways 19 June '56' and '28 Jan '57 After rebuild'.
Small map showing Christmas…

PAnsellHT1636.jpg
A squadron photograph of four rows of airmen arranged in front of a Lancaster with hangars behind. Attached note on the reverse '4th from port innes prop HTA'.

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Formal photograph 16 servicemen and one civilian in two rows, front row seated rear standing in front of hangar door, captioned ' Coastal Command Communications Squadron Oct '59-Dec '61'.
Image of aircraft in British Eagle paint scheme, captioned…

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PBradburyDC17010021.pdf
Large group of airmen and ground crew arranged on, around and on top of a Lancaster, in front of a hangar. The photograph is in a mount with the RAF crest at the top and underneath '514 Squadron, RAF, Waterbeach, 1945'.

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PBradburyDC17010040.pdf
Photo 1 - Denis Bradbury and family at the tail of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 2 - a view of a hangar and Spitfire across the wing of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 3 - Denis and the Canadian pilot at the tail of the Canadian Lancaster, VR-A, captioned 'The…

PBradburyDC17010041.pdf
Photo 1 - inside the hangar at RAF Coningsby. Two aircraft are visible and it is annotated 'BBMF Hanger [sic] prior to the Canadian Lancaster being towed in'.

Photo 2 - a front image of a Spitfire in the hangar.

Photos 3 and 4 - Denis Bradbury…

PTurnerAJ1720.jpg
Twenty seven pilots sitting and standing in two rows. Unlike all the others the flight sergeant on the left side in back row does not have pilot's brevet. All are wearing tunic with side cap. Behind is a Handley Page Heyford bomber. In the…

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PTurnerAJ1721.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a Royal Air Force station and airfield with quarters centre bottom, hangars across the centre with station buildings in front. Beyond is grass airfield. On the reverse a key to locations on the airfield including 'John's…
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