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Four photographs from an album, captioned 'Morning Parade No 5 AOS 40° Below!
Photo 1 is buildings in the snow, captioned 'Morning Parade'.
Photo 2 is a row of buildings in the snow, captioned 'Barracks'.
Photo 3 is Sam standing in the snow with…

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Top left - four men, all wearing khaki uniform with battledress tops, standing in line. In the background right bushes. Captioned 'Fred, Bill, Myself & Val'.
Top right - two men hanging upside down holding the supports to a porch roof over door to…

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Top left - a man wearing swimming trunks lays on a mat with another man sitting in a chair alongside to the right. In the middle a fence with road and another fence beyond with buildings in the background. Captioned 'Still warm'.
Top right - an man…

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Top left - in the foreground thin trees and a small hut. In the background a single story building with covered porch and windows. Captioned 'The new junior barracks'.
Top right - view looking out of a window with tree in foreground and buildings…

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Top left - Inside barrack room. Six men wearing battledress sitting round a tables studying books. Two other men stand looking at them. Captioned 'a night binding'.
Top right - two men in khaki uniform standing in front of a building. Man on the…

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Top left - interior view of dining hall with chairs and tables. Captioned 'Dining hall'. Middle right - in the foreground open grass area beyond which is a fence running left to right with tree on right and a telegraph pole to the left. In the…

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Top left - building on the left with covered porch and in the background another building at right angles to the first. Between an open area coved with snow with swept path in the centre. Captioned 'Snow at No3'.
Top right - line of PT19A from…

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Top left - head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with head resting on his hand. Captioned 'Another day over'.
Top right - view down the interior of a barrack with wooden posts and beams. In the foreground left part of a desk and…

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Top left - in the foreground a man wearing white shorts and tee-shirt standing on the edge of a path. Behind him another man and behind right a dog. In the background a building. Captioned 'getting ready for P.T.'
Top right - ten men mostly wearing…

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One image of a thermometer reading minus 22 degree attached verically to the wooden wall of a building. Company (Elko) abstract surround. Part of door on left and window right. Includes scan of image.

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Top left - two story white building with dormer windows in centre section. Captioned 'Pennant Building.
Top right - Single story white building with covered veranda in front. Captioned 'The dining hall'.
Bottom left - two white buildings in…

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Don Browning was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. On one operation two aircraft collided and Don lost friends he had undertaken training with. On an operation to Calais the weather was very poor and the mission aborted but not all aircraft…

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Four drawings. Top left drawing - a hut with tents in front and pathways bottom and right captioned 'RAF Church Green'. Top right drawing- a building on the left with a gate between it and a hedge. Wall and fields on the left. Captioned 'Bletchley…

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At the bottom three beds; left just springs, middle occupied by reading figure and right person asleep. Top three beds against wall; left springs, centre occupied person sitting up, right unmade bed. Left middle a door and clothes on pegs in back…

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Two cartoons by Ricky published in the RCAF Wings magazine.
In the first, men in a billet are arguing about having the window open. In the second, there is a rush to use the ablutions in the morning.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a half-length portrait of two airmen outside the Pupils Entrance, captioned 'Don Garnham & Self'.
Photo 2 is a man lying on a top bunk in their billet.
Photo 3 is a row of bunk beds with an airman leaning…

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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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Terry in his pajamas, lying on his bunk, captioned 'Off to bed, C.P.R. style on the 'Dominion'.

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Letter of thanks to families for food parcels etc, plus detailed description of Laghuoat prisoner of war camp and surrounding area. Mentions they were allowed out twice week to walk in the desert and obtaining a few items through a local agent.…

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A letter from Terry Ford to his family, where he writes the training for flying–boats takes 18 months – 2 years. The hut has had to be fumigated after Clem Fletcher reported with mumps. He was hoping to see ‘Dubarry was a lady’ at the Opera…

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The collection includes his brass button stick and shoe brushes from his earliest service days as a Boy Entrant. they also include his identity discs, Wing Commander shoulder epaulets, two Signaler and an Air Gunner brevet, his medal ribbons, name…

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Letter number 7. Writes he has been in bed all day resting after duties of the night. Says he and the boys are all OK. Had not been to town since last Wednesday. Thanks them for their letter but is concerned they would not get this one from him due…

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Acknowledges receipt of letter and glad mother is feeling better. Proposes numbering his letters, this is number 1. Writes of news of crew and other gossip. Continues letter at later time and says he is in better spirits than the last time he wrote.…

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Notes arrival of latest letter and arrival of a selection of books with which he is very pleased. Comments on books and says he will send list in next letter which he will dispatch by registered airmail. Writes of acquaintance who is still missing…

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Catches up with mail with photographs and cables received. Writes that they have obtained film and mentions plans for photographs. Discusses problem with cable he tried to send. Mentions recent visit by Red Cross representative who investigated…
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