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A dinner menu for Christmas 1942 and New Year 1943 produced by the Airmen's Mess, No 1 Central Navigation School, Rivers, Manitoba. On the reverse are the signatures of some of the attendees.

Five Group Newsletter, number 36, July 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on training, signals, navigation, radar navigation, air bombing, gunnery, tactics, Japanese fighter control, air crew safety, accidents,…

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Ron Letten standing in a field, behind are houses.

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A group photo of five rows of airmen. Underneath each individual is identified. Ken Munro is identified in the fourth row from the back, 9th from left.

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Ken Munro in uniform standing in front of a Nissen hut.

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Ken and Margaret (his eventual wife) standing by a road sign to Troutbeck in the Lake District.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Ken Munro standing beside his car. He is holding on to the door handle, Behind are brick buildings. On the reverse are handwritten annotations [indecipherable].

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Don Jarling and Ken Harvard, standing at the roadside with a dog. Ken Munro went on leave with Don Jarling.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Five Group Newsletter, number 30, January 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on famous last words, operations, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing, signals, gardening, training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 29, December 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on tactics, operations, gardening, signals, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, air bombing, engineering, training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 28, November 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on the end of the Tirpitz, gardening, operations, signals, navigation, this month's bouquetes, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing,…

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Seven aircrew in various uniform. One wearing Mae West is sitting on a chock in front while the others, three with Mae Wests stand behind. In the background the front of a Lancaster with bomb door open. The aircraft has the letter 'S' on the nose and…

Five Group Newsletter, number 27, October 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, signals, tactics, air bombing, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, training, second thoughts…

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A group of seven airmen sitting on top of a Lancaster, JI-N, PB142. One man is sitting on the mid-upper turret. Underneath is 'Rosebud'.

From the left the crew is: wireless operator / air gunner Sergeant Denis Carlos Bradbury 198880 (1811449), mid…

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Seven airmen in two rows at the rear of a Lancaster, JI-N'. Four are identified with annotations - 'Len Thatcher, Hank Snow, Denis Bradbury, Woody Freamo'.

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Seven airmen in flying gear at the rear of a 514 Squadron Lancaster.

From left to right, back: Gorton Craig 'Gort' Angus; Donald G. 'Don' Thompson; Henry Charles 'Hank' Snow; Roy A. Moran; Leonard James 'Len' Thatcher.
Front: Bernard Ellwood…

Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

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Thirteen sergeants standing and sitting in two rows. All are wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap. Names are printed over each man. Bill Akrill is end right on front row. Captioned '45 Course Navigators'. On the reverse '45 Course No 16…

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Fifty one airmen and four staff sitting and standing in six rows in front of an arched glass panelled doorway. All students are wearing tunic and side caps. On the reverse 'No 1 Elementary Air Navigation School, Eastbourne, 2 Flight, D Squadron,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 25, August 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about sports, engineering , war effort, gunnery, training, equipment, photography, gardening, war savings, second thoughts for pilots,…

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Seven airmen in two rows.
Back row, left to right: Frank Benger, mid-upper gunner; Jim Neal, flight engineer; Jack Pollard, wireless operator; Arthur Long, navigator. Front, left to right: Alec Bishop, rear gunner; Harry Tweed, pilot; Alan Johns,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 24, July 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about second thoughts for pilots, gardening, war effort, signals, armament, war savings, navigation, radar navigation, navigation training,…

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Thanks her for parcel and letter. Shocked by story of bombs jettisoned by friendly aircraft but shouldn't judge until know the facts. Worried about Lancaster base being so close to home. Noted he came back with three bombs unaccounted for. Catches up…

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Writes of pay day and money sent home. Writes on domestic matters and fiend and family news. Now senior course, lots of cross country flights. Dropped his first bombs. Continuing with bombing and navigation flights. Mentions swimming tests and…

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Open with finance matters and that doing same old routine flying. Now on bombing course and busy on the trainer. No news on leave. Catches up with family and friend news.
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