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Photo 1 is a snow plough tractor. Behind are wooden huts.

Photo 2 is inside a gym with two badminton courts and a stage. On the wall are winged air gunner and observer crests.

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Photo 1 is nine airmen in gym kit standing outside a building. There is snow on the ground.

Photo 2 is 11 airmen in Sidcot suits and thick boots standing outside a building. Again there is snow on the ground.

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The first issue of The Dafoe Digest, a magazine produced by No 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe. Each section on the base has had a chance to write a short article about their activities.

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Geoff Packham and his brother Peter partaking in motor bike and sidecar racing.

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A boxing match with two men and a referee.

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A woman wearing dress on the right and a man in shirt and tie on the right playing table tennis in the back garden of a house. In the background a row of houses.

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Five Group Newsletter, number 25, August 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about sports, engineering , war effort, gunnery, training, equipment, photography, gardening, war savings, second thoughts for pilots,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 24, July 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about second thoughts for pilots, gardening, war effort, signals, armament, war savings, navigation, radar navigation, navigation training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 22, May 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about armament, war savings, flying control, engineering, flight engineers, gardening, prisoner of war fund, air bombing, navigation,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 21, April 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about process of servicing, gardening, navigation, honours and awards, signals / radar, tactics, air bombing, radar / navigation, link…

Five Group Newsletter, number 20, March 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about processes of navigation, signals/radar, photography, gardening, Gee, flying control, H2S, decorations, tactics, flight engineers, war…

Five Group Newsletter, number 19, February 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about tactics, navigation, air bombing, gardening, sports, training, flying control, H2S, Gee, photography, honours and awards, signals…

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Eleven men in two rows in football kit. To the right in background, the corner of a building. On the reverse '104 Squadron, Sorrento Killers'. [rear row] 'Tomlin, Openshaw, Eardley, Pearson, Magee, Hawthorn'; [front row] 'Starrey, Brown, Baker, Bell,…

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Two prints of the same photograph of four men standing in line with arms crossed wearing shorts and shirts. In the background single storey huts and a barrel on the left. On the reverse: 'When we won the final'.

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Menu from dinner for winning football competition.

Front - lists an eleven-man team, three reserves, football officer and football committee. Includes three signatures. On the right a menu for a meal.

On the reverse - left side a list of…

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John Blair standing in desert style uniform and a hat holding two large fish by the tail. Caption: 'John with real fish at Christmas Island before the nuclear tests.'

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John Blair and six airmen and airwomen in various sportswear, one holding a trophy. Caption: 'John as part of an RAF sports team.'

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Couple in car. Woman in a wedding dress, holding a bouquet, sitting next to Flight Lieutenant A Wint, in uniform. Submitted with caption: 'Norma and Arthur Wint at their wedding in England, 1945. Flight Lt. Wint, from Jamaica, was an RAF pilot…

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Team of 13 girls dressed in sportswear and holding hockey sticks, submitted with caption; 'A typical Jamaican female school girl's Hockey Team in 1945 close to the spot where Canadian soldier Tom Forsyth was warned off watching girl's hockey…

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Top left - high jumper over bar. In mid distance left side a line of men sitting on the ground and in the background spectators and huts. Captioned 'C27 Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - a group of men playing basketball with hoop on…

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Top left - group of men sitting in front of, at and behind a table. In the background a wooden hut with two windows. Captioned 'C23 Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - spectators to the side of, in front and on the roof of wooden huts.…

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Top left - high jumper wearing sports kit in mid air over bar. To the right and official. Captioned 'C[..] Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - long jumper in mid air with officials to the right, Spectators in the far distance. Captioned…

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Top left - runner at finish tape while another has fallen behind him. Other runners further back. Spectators on roof of, and in front of huts to the left. Captioned 'C20 Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - on the right man in shorts in…

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Top left - runners on track pass officials on right. To the left spectators in front of and on the roof of huts. Captioned 'C37 Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - spectators on roof, in windows and in front of wooden huts. Captioned…

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Top left - on the left a shot putter just after throw, shot visible in centre. In the background spectators and huts. Captioned 'C21 Sports day, Stalag Luft 3, Aug 42'.
Top right - crowd of men some in sports kit standing talking in front of wooden…
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