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Ralph Ottey was born in Jamaica in 1924. Brought up by his grandparents, he describes his education and family hopes that he would become a teacher. He left school at 16 and a half but was too young to attend teaching college so worked for his uncle…

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Drawing with a view along runway. In the distance a bomber just above runway with two voice bubbles. 'Isn't it about time we touched down?' and 'Air speed 130 any minute'. Service and emergency vehicles in the foreground are chasing after the…

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Two photographs, first individual posing with military vehicle in front of a building, second is of two individuals posing with a Jeep and two trailers outside a building, trees in the background.

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Three photographs, first two individuals posing with Jeep and two trailers outside a building, trees in the background, second large building in tropical town, third soldier posed on bumper of military vehicle outside a building.

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Three photographs, first badly damaged vehicle, second small ship in a harbour, third Jeep towing a loaded trailer parked on a quay, bungalows on stilts in background.

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A large number of FV 1601 Humber 1 ton trucks. All have canvas tilt hoops but no tilt, and similar loads of large boxes. They are parked on a level space in open country, hills in back ground.

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An airman leaning on the front of a truck. He is in khaki and shorts. On the reverse 'FH Kirby N Africa 1944'.

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Photo 1 is an air-to-air view of two Stirlings flying in formation.
Photo 2 is a Stirling on the ground with two aircraft flying overhead.

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The tail of a Lancaster being towed by a tractor. Also assisting is an airman on a bicycle. It has squadron code 'AR' and 'DV296'. This aircraft crashed at Teltow, Berlin December 1943 with the loss of all crew.

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Port side view of a Lancaster with its engines running.

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Two port side views of a Wellington. In the second image it is being refuelled.

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Three views of Lancaster under maintenance.
Photo 1 has an engine trestle at the nose. In front is a tractor with a bomb trailer.
Photo 2 has several engine access frames under the engines and a long stepladder at the nose.
Photo 3 has access…

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A Lancaster which has landed wheels up is being recovered by a ground crew. A small crane wagon is at the nose of the Lancaster.

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Front view of a damaged B-24. Its nosewheel has collapsed and a crane has been positioned to raise the nose.

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A line of lorries on a tarred road in the desert. On the reverse 'Our squadron transport moving up'.

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The aircraft appears to have crash landed and is being dismantled or lifted for repair. Two small crane trucks are assisting with a third standing by.

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A crashed B-24 Liberator. The nosewheel has collapsed and the port tyre is punctured. In front is a truck, three men and a wooden board. On the reverse 'A Yankee Liberator with nose wheel collapsed and port wheel punctured'.

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Royal Palace of Naples and Piazza del Plebiscito. In front are military vehicles and several pedestrians.

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A history of the Avro Repair Organisation at Bracebridge Heath. Aircraft with Category B damage were disassembled and taken to Bracebridge for repair. Contractor’s Working Parties repaired Category A damaged aircraft on their station using spares…

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Two airmen standing on the front of a fuel bowser, behind is the nose of a Halifax.

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Two photographs:
- one of aircrew at night, being collected or dropped off at the dispersal.
- second, also at night, is of a crew in flying gear gathered around entrance door of Lancaster (W4964 squadron code WS).

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Album page, seven photographs of groups of WAAFs, two with a barrage balloon in the background.

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Top left - a line of Tiger Moths parked, in the background right a control tower. Top right - parked Tiger Moth captioned 'Tiger Moth No 72, the first kite I flew on'. Centre middle a fuel bowser in front of a Tiger Moth with man on top wing…

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A line of six airmen standing in the snow. Behind are buildings and trucks.

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Photo 1 is a large group of airmen taken at the air gunnery course at Moffat.
Photo 2 is of three airmen arranged round a 4000lb bomb on a bomb trolley.
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