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Photograph of Cambridge University Air Squadron, May 1941

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[ Cambridge University Air Squadron, 1941 ]
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May 1941.
£280.00

Black & White Group Photograph, image 29 x 22cm, white border, sl. stained and worn, border makes it 43 x 36cm. Ninety-six (96) men. Image in good condition. On reverse pencilled notes "First One | Cambridge University Air Squadron | May 1941, || Officers = [L to P.] [W.H. Turing , F.J.A. Chase, T.S. Sabine, DFC, J.K. Watson - with rank and function, Sabine being W/CDE]. Followed by the names and rank.function of 7 NCOs.

[RFC; RAF] A pilot's wartime correspondence: From Royal Flying Corp Cadet to Royal Air Force Pilot, 1917-1918

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[RFC; RAF] 2nd Lieutenant Leslie Reader:
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1917-1918.
£1,500.00

'Here was I about 4 miles over Hunland, battling against a strong wind, fighting 7 Bosche scouts who were much smaller & faster than our old slow two seater. We were absolutely "cold meat" & they knew it.'A correspondence of exceptional interest and importance, in which Reader describes, in a series of 68 letters to his family, written over a period of sixteen months, his entire flying career, from the passing of his medical at Farnborough to his return from the Western Front.

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