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An airman standing beside a signboard with 'Royal Canadian Air Force Air Observer School British Commonwealth Air Training Plan'.

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Jocelyn “Joyce” Strawford standing with Sergeant Arthur Long. They are both in uniform. They are in a garden just outside a porch in front of a house.

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Pilot Officer Arthur Long with Sergeant Jocelyn Strawford (both in uniform). He has an observer brevet. They are seated in a room with a picture behind.

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Bride and groom, one woman in British Army uniform, one Royal Air Force sergeant with observer brevet, church minister and five civilians. The groom has pilot wings.

Captioned: 'Robert M'Clean's wedding in 1944, the other RAF personell is Fred…

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Disappointed to tell his mother that he has failed the flying test. Bill described the final test with the Chief Flying Instructor, which went badly, despite having completed a successful test beforehand with his own instructor. Has now been…

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Last letter before leaving West Freugh. Writes about potential choice next courses as navigator or bomb aimer. Chooses navigator course at Upper Heyford. Considered navigator as harder job. Catches up with news and writes in pencil at the end that he…

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Half-length portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with observer brevet. In the background other figures one also with observer brevet.

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Five airmen standing in a row. The second from the left has navigator's brevet and the second from the right a pilot's brevet. In the background a Mosquito with clover leaf nose art and five double rows of bomb symbols. Noted as being '109 squadron…

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Keith Thompson and two fellow Yorkshiremen as newly qualified LAC observers, with aircrew training flashes and observer brevet, standing in front of left engine of an Anson.
Colour post card is captioned 'Chateau Frontenac Quebec City's landmark'.…

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Head and shoulders portrait, wearing tunic, with sergeant's stripes, observer brevet and side cap.

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Half length portrait of three airmen wearing battledress with half brevet and side caps. Ben Openshaw is on the left with observer brevet.

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Two prints of the same photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of an officer wearing tunic, with observer brevet and medal ribbons, and peaked cap. On the reverse of the first photograph 'In my eyes always your image, on my lips, always your…

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Contains personal details, record of service and other details including posting to 104 squadron 23 September 1944 - shows discharge on 17 May 1945 on appointment to temporary commission.

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

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A group of seven airmen and Cyril Barton. They are arranged in two rows. Two at the front are kneeling with five standing behind. Five are wearing side caps.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing tunic with observers brevet. On the reverse 'Pat Kelly, my navigator'.

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A completed shipping report form by Pilot Prune and Observer Neale.

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Cloth half-wing brevet with O.

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Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

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Seven aircrew and three ground personnel, arranged in two ranks, are beneath an aircraft on a dispersal. The front rank of four are kneeling on a tarpaulin, whilst the other six are standing behind. The rear rank are all wearing their uniform caps,…

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15 airmen grouped in two rows. Nine airmen are wearing desert uniform. Six are wearing standard uniform. It is taken in desert terrain. It is captioned 'Course No 6 Navigators'.

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The form contains his service record and his personal details.

BDudleyCDudleyCv1.pdf
A document written by Jim Allen's navigator. He describes his early training and difficulties when navigating in the UK, Jim Allen's skills, his own behaviour on the aircraft, flying under a bomber shortly before the target, his relief at surviving…

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A Short Personal View of a Bit of History (interview with Jim Allen)
'Based at Burn' Introduction by Jim Allen
One More Chalked Up
A Trip to Remember
Sabotage on 578 Squadron at Burn by Joe Dudley
Memories of 578 Squadron at Burn 1944 by Joe…

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Aircraft squadron letter J with 11 individuals: front row, kneeling five groundcrew, rear row standing six aircrew.
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