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Peter Zolty flew operations as a navigator with 106 Squadron. He discusses crewing up, life on operations and being a Jew in Bomber Command.
Monty Felton was born in London and evacuated to Brighton. He was training as a chartered accountant before he joined the Air Force. He trained as a navigator and flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He talks about his crew and…
An airman wearing shorts and shirt walking on the edge of flooded area with buildings behind.
Flooded area with oil drums floating. In the distance buildings and tents on dry land. On the reverse '104 Camp - Sept 7 45'.
Detailed description of journey by train across the United States with comments about America and descriptions of many towns and cities passed through. Comments on some of his and his companions' activities. Makes several comparisons with Australia.
Catches up with mail and family news. Mother was in hospital and he would try and get pass to go and visit her. Discusses friends, leave and activities including going into Boston for meal which he did not like, preferred Horncastle. Mentions he had…
Mentions location of car keys. Writes that he had one of her collars by mistake. Says he has found himself a crew who had seven more trips to finish tour. Concludes with chat about cat and kitten.
Writes that leave was set for 13th. Catches up with news of friends and colleagues. Mentions injection and that he does not count trips or worry over 13th or final one. Concludes with chat about wireless and ask if she can get a few days off.