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PPenswickJ17030002.jpg
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…

SPerryWRP1317696v10012-0001.jpg
Contains personal details as an airman. Includes note of award of flying badge and list of postings.

BVerityHJPerryWRPv10001.jpg
Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

PJonesWC18020037.jpg
Photo 1 is two airmen identified as Trace and Frank.
Photo 2 is two airmen identified as Taff and myself [William]
Photo 3 is a pilot identified as 'Skipper'.
Photo 4 is a head and shoulders portrait of William.
Photo 5 is a civilian sitting on…

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LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

PHolmesWC1601.jpg
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…

MAutonJ[Ser#-DoB]-170119-11.jpg
A list of 15 flights to and from Warsaw and aircrew. They cover from 13 Aug 1944 to 2 Nov 1944.

PAndersonW1502.jpg
Seven aircrew are on grass arranged in two rows, for standing and three crouched. Men wear various combinations of battledress and tunics, side caps and peaked caps. William Anderson is standing second from the left. Buildings are visible in the…

PCavalierRG17010034.jpg
Page caption: 'Middleton St George 1941'

Photograph 1 is of eight airmen under the nose of a Whitley. Captioned 'Pilot Sgt B. Jones with his Ground Crew, Whitley. A/C.'

Photograph 2 is of a sergeant pilot wearing a flying helmet and pointing to…

PTyrieJSB19010003.jpg
Photo 1 is a Whitley in flight. It is captioned 'Whitley MkV 1940 77 Sqdn, Topcliffe 1941'.
Photo 2 is eight airmen in flying kit standing in the snow at the nose of a Whitley, captioned 'Jim & Crew pre take off 1941'.

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Recounts meeting three men named John Mitchell in the space of a few weeks. The first was a signals officer at RAF Spilsby when the author was a wireless operator on Lancaster. He relates some of his experiences surviving two tours on Whitley and…

PDentJ20040016.jpg
Top left - a woman wearing skirt and blouse reclining on grass in a park. Top right - a half length image of a woman with houses in the background. Bottom left - a newspaper cutting headlined 'flyer weds' with b/w image of airman in uniform and woman…

PDryhurstHG1632.jpg
Full length portrait of groom (Harry “Gerry” Dryhurst) in warrant officer’s uniform with pilot’s brevet, with bride (Kaye), outside church door, submitted with caption; 'Kaye and Harry (Gerry) Dryhurst wedding day'. Additional information…

SWrightBC1627924v10030.jpg
On the left an officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons. On the right a bride wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet.

PBoldyDA15050008.jpg
Formal portrait of a Marie Helene Kenworthy, George Henry Duke, best man and two other airmen; the airman on the right is a sergeant with pilot’s brevet, the groom is also a sergeant and the bride is in a white wedding dress and veil and carrying a…

PWhiteRR1606.jpg
Wedding of Bruce Wilson and Margaret - he trained with Ralph White who is far left.

Photograph shows groom in uniform, two other airmen, bride with long white dress, veil and bouquet and holding horseshoe charm on a ribbon; two bridesmaids in…

BCrossWCrossWv10001.jpg
William Cross Memoir of a supply drop to Polish fighters. They lost an engine and struggled to maintain height. The pilot had bailed out leaving the rest of the crew to fly the aircraft. They landed successfully in Russian territory and met up with…

PCothliffKB15030121.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 120A. F/Sgt Stevens. 427'

PCothliffKB15030038.jpg
A copy of a photograph of seven airmen at the tail of their Halifax III, ZL-K. Each airmen and their role is identified on the caption.
A second image is a better quality photograph of the seven airmen in a row,
Two of the men have POW added to…

PCothliffKB15030017.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 140. W/O Clibbery. 427'

PCothliffKB15030060.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

PWhittleGG1606.jpg
A photograph of the crew and an account of the night (27/28 September 1943) they were nearly shot down over Hanover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and…

SWarrenGC1580687v20013.jpg
Waletr and Eric standing together. The image is annotated 'The crew of the Junkers 88 which shot us down. Walter Heidenrich (engineer) Eric Jung (Pilot) Headmaster of a school)'.

LGoodwinWJ419914v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W J Goodwin, covering the period from 17 January 1943 to 3 September 1945. Detailing his flying training and post war duties with 463 squadron. He was stationed at RAAF Narrandera, RAAF Point Cook, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF…
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