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Two aircrew wearing flying jackets and parachute harness one behind the other taken inside the fuselage of a Stirling. Flight engineer's instrument panel on the right.

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A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

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View of a from the cockpit of an aircraft. On the left part of a man wearing shirt with sergeants rank and with his hand on coaming.

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Head and shoulders view of a man with headphones at aircraft engineers panel. On the reverse 'Flt Lt J R Lee'.

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Seven men, six standing and one kneeling down, in front of a van with open serving hatch.

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Seven aircrew standing in line in front of a van with open serving hatch and rear door. In the background part of a bomber aircraft,

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Five aircrew standing in front of a van with serving hatch open. In the background part of a bomber aircraft. On the reverse 'W/C Gomm 2nd from left, F/Sgt Lee 4th from left'.

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Two men standing on left with several others bending down over parachutes in front of a van with open serving hatch on the right. In the background part of a bomber aircraft. On the reverse 'Issued on behalf of National Y.M.C.A/S'. Two versions.

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Brass button cleaning protector.

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In full flying clothing surrounded by his equipment.

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Written when at the Initial Training Wing in Newquay.

YClarkB1578273v2.pdf
Transcript of diary entry for 20 December 1943. Includes crew list. Account of their first operation to Berlin on. He was wireless operator. Mentions flak over coast, problems with Monica system, problems with oxygen, problems with rear turret and…

YClarkB1578273v1.pdf
Transcript of the Diary of Sgt. Bernard Clark RAFVR 30 November – 20 December 1943 with notes by M Warburton. Includes head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap. Includes crew list of his aircraft. Entries contain…

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Highlights two items about operation to Dusseldorf. Firstly the effect of 'G' and secondly the effect of adrenalin. Describes impressions on Dusseldorf trip. Goes on to describe reasons for his apprehension all during his first tour. Goes on to…

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Eight photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is rows of long tables and chairs, captioned 'Mess, Airmen for the use of'.
Photo 2 is double tiered bunks, captioned 'Last on Parade'.
Photo 3 is an airman sitting on a bunk reading, captioned 'So does…

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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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Drawing of room inside brick hut, In the fore foreground four tables with various objects. Towards the back more tables and notification board on back wall. Left side wall has windows with radiators under. Right wall has window high up an large…

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Pen and ink drawing of operations room with raised platforms to the left and tables in front. Men and women working at tables and on platforms. map on wall to right and squawk boxes high up on walls. Titled 'Sector Operations Room, RAF Digby 1939'.

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Script for parade commander.

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Flying clothing issued to Fred Edwards. The booklet records all items supplied to Fred and when they were returned.

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Issued at RAF Section Almaza Airportto to Fred Edwards to cover the replacement cost of a pair of gloves and an escape knife, total six shillings and seven pence (6/7d = £0.32).

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Maintenance operations underway on a Lancaster. Its code is 'H²ARRY'[sic]' 40 operations are marked by painted bombs and further aft is a cartoon character holding a bomb in a threatening manner. Two men are working underneath. There are two engine…

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Telegram announcing 7 days leave
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