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- Tags: recruitment
Dennis Raettig temporary identity and pay chit
Entry to Aircraft Apprentice examination papers
Eric Coling memoir
Tags: 16 OTU; 1660 HCU; 50 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); crewing up; ditching; Dulag Luft; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; Lancaster; love and romance; Manchester; Master Bomber; mine laying; observer; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Kirmington; RAF Padgate; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upper Heyford; recruitment; training; V-2; Wellington; Window
Ernest Cutts' memoir
Ernest Smith's Volunteer Reserve notice paper
Findings of medical board
Tags: aircrew; recruitment
Form of application for national service
Frank Hobbs, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve notice to recruit or rejoin for service
Geoffrey North enlistment notice
George Bubb's attestation
George Bubb's Royal Air Force and Local Defence Volunteers documents
Tags: home front; Home Guard; recruitment
Grade Card and Approval to enlist in RAFVR
Item 2 is a letter enlisting Roy Maddock-Lyon into the RAFVR, dated 29th June 1943.
Tags: aircrew; recruitment
Ground Gen for Airmen
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.
Hedley Madgett diary 1940
Tags: entertainment; recruitment
Henry Wagner's life story. Part one
Tags: 51 Squadron; aerial photograph; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; briefing; C-47; Caterpillar Club; coping mechanism; crewing up; debriefing; Dulag Luft; evading; final resting place; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; killed in action; Master Bomber; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; missing in action; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Snaith; RAF West Freugh; recruitment; Red Cross; shot down; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 7; target indicator; target photograph; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley; Window
Homer Lawson's Notice of Acceptance for Service
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.
Tags: aircrew; recruitment; training
I Flew with Nine Wing Commanders
Tags: 12 Squadron; 153 Squadron; 50 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bombing; Cook’s tour; coping mechanism; crash; crewing up; debriefing; dispersal; Distinguished Flying Medal; Do 217; entertainment; final resting place; fitter airframe; fitter engine; flight engineer; fuelling; ground crew; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 3; He 111; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); pilot; promotion; RAF Cosford; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Sturgate; RAF Tilstock; RAF Waddington; RAF Wickenby; recruitment; target photograph; training; Whitley; Window
Interview with Alan Avery Farr
Tags: 100 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 625 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Medal; FIDO; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; love and romance; mid-air collision; military service conditions; operational training unit; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Lichfield; RAF Waterbeach; recruitment; training; Wellington