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PWickhamHW19010011.jpg
Top left - an airman looking out of the cockpit window of a Halifax. Captioned 'Allen'.
Top right - half-length image on a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Bottom left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing…

PWickhamHW19010010.jpg
Menu with bomber aircraft at top and three squadrons named - title 16 days middle east. Several named Mediterranean towns. Signatures on the reverse.

PWickhamHW19010009.jpg
Thirty airmen and a dog sitting and standing in four rows wearing a variety of uniforms. In the background right, part of a tent. Captioned '462 Squadron (I was snoozing in the tent)'.

PWickhamHW19010007.jpg
Top left - distant figure of an airmen standing in ruins. Captioned 'Don exploring'.
Top right - four airmen standing by ruined stone wall. Captioned 'David periously [sic] on the brink of the tomb'.
Bottom left - airman sitting on statue with…

PWickhamHW19010008.jpg
Top left - four airmen, two squatting and two standing (wearing battledress). Captioned 'crew again'.
Top right - full length image of two airmen wearing battledress, one with peaked cap.
Bottom left - group of six airmen, five wearing battledress…

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PWickhamHW19010006.jpg
Title 'at Mena'.
Top left - three airmen in front of pyramid. Captioned 'outside Mena hotel; (the road leading to pyramids)'.
Top right - three airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps with pyramid in the background.
Bottom - view from inside…

PWickhamHW19010005.jpg
Top - in the foreground right, the front of a Halifax taxiing. In the distance, other bombers.
Bottom left - a ship in canal, captioned 'Suez Canal'.
Bottom centre - two airmen wearing khaki shorts and shirts standing in front of palm tree.…

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PWickhamHW19010004.jpg
Left - eight airmen, seven wearing parachute harnesses squatting and standing in two rows in front of a bomber. Captioned '102 Squadron "the crew"'.
Right - half-length portrait of an airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank and air gunner brevet. …

PWickhamHW19010003.jpg
Three cuttings, big planes hit Berlin, heaviest bombs on Essen works and 5000 acres of Cologne are in ruins.
At bottom a three-quarter length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap captioned 'Don on the bridge at Topcliffe'.

PWickhamHW19010002.jpg
Air-to-air view looking down at Halifax flying with only starboard inner engine. Captioned 'one engine flying'.

PWickhamHW19010001.jpg
Fron and rear covers with name embossed in silver on front

BUsherJBurnsDRv3.pdf
Account of Bob Burns (semi-professional musician) formation of orchestra in prisoner of war camp after arrival of Red Cross parcel with saxophone and clarinet. Continues with account of long walk from Silesia to Berlin in January/February 1945 in…

BUsherJBurnsDRv2.pdf
Gives account of last (and 7th) operation to Schweinfurt 26/27 April 1944. His Lancaster was shot down and the pilot, wireless operator, flight engineer, and both gunners were killed. The bomb aimer and navigator (Bob Burns) were made prisoners of…

MColingEF1481171-220427-020001.jpg
Diary of 50 Squadron based at RAF Skellingthorpe including night bombing of Bochum, Germany; laying mines in the Baltic Sea off Gdynia, Poland with the loss of one aircraft; ditching in the North Sea off Denmark, having been attacked by the night…

BBarffAColingEFv1.pdf
Time in the RAF including selection as an observer, enrolment at Lord's Cricket Ground, navigational dead reckoning and meteorology training in Eastbourne and Paignton. Time spent on navigational sorties in Grahamstown, South Africa in Ansons and…

MColingEF1481171-220427-010001.jpg
Made out for Warrant Officer Eric Coling and signed by Charles A Robinson.
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