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The first is of two apprentices sitting on a raised bank, captioned 'Armourer Brown and armourer Smith'.
Second is of a vehicle…
First is of the three story brick accommodation blocks arranged around a square with some apprentices running, caption '10 times round the square'.
First is of the accommodation huts.
The second is of the interior of Peter's hut.
The third is of Peter standing outside his hut.
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Right - Army and RAF pay changes, Table…