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A booklet issued to RAF volunteers on arrival at a Receiving Centre. It summarises what is about to happen to the volunteer.

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The story of a Lancaster, NG358, LS-H. There are details of 12 operations during 1944/5. Dennis details the operations and his crew.

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Six items, Edward's very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot, the expected H2S return over the target. Two press clipping, captioned 'The result of Bomber Commands 12,000 lb bomb attacks on one of the Enemy's V.2 rocket sites'.…

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The document covers an operation on Rouen on the night of 18/19 April 1944. It describes the attack and details the aircraft and pilots that took part.
Two aircraft were shot down by a Me 410 as they were landing. The crews are listed.

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For No 10 Air Navigators' course, 47 Air School, Queenstown South Africa. Menu and signatures of course members.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 113. W/C Turnbull. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. Annotated is 'Posted to 420 Sqdn 23-4-4?.On the image is annotated '246 LMG. W/C Gray. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 216.W/C Carling - Kelly. 427' and 'Posted 3/1/45'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '199. LMG. W/C Ball 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 132. W/C Mitchell. 427'

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A pilot and an observer, both with DFC ribbons, sitting at a desk looking at paperwork. The aircraft model on the table is a Fairey Fulmar.

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Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Each individual has signed the photograph.

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MWarburtonW1067053-160217-03.pdf
Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Half length portrait of an air observer wearing tunic and peaked cap. On the reverse 'Flying Officer Bill McCall Girdwood age 23 = 6 . 43 killed 22.6.43'.

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Seven aircrew standing and sitting in two rows. All wear battledress with brevet and side caps. From left to right, rear row: Sergeant Cyril Marjoram, gunner; Sergeant Douglas Richard Bacon, gunner; Flight Sergeant Tom Smith, wireless operator and…

LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

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A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

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Squadron Leader William Barfoot in dress uniform, sitting at a desk at RAF Castle Bromwich; he wears a navigator’s brevet and two rows of medal ribbons.

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Squadron Leader William Barfoot in dress uniform at RAF Castle Bromwich. He’s wearing a navigator’s brevet and two rows of medal ribbons. A safe is partially visible.

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