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Alden Lyle Magnus

  • AF2017.044 - Magnus, A.L.
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - ?

A collection of photographs and documents detailing the crash and subsequent capture of the crew of the AA-A BK 620 on the night of 17 December, 1942. This includes photographs from the aftermath of the Dieppe Raid, photographs from Sergeant Alden Magnus' time spent in Stalag VIII-B Prisoner of War camp, as well as a written description of the night of 17 December, 1942 when Magnus and his crewmen went down over Germany.

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David Earl Anderson

  • AF2018.032 - Anderson, D.E.
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1947

A collection of personal letters and photographs detailing David Earl Anderson's time overseas as an Observer for the RCAF. The letters are written between Bernice "Bunny" Lauder and Earl Anderson, and cover the periods of 1941 until 1946. Photographs included were shared between Anderson and Lauder, and include photos from overseas as well as back home in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Documents include service certificates, a pay book, and a hand drawn crest. A transcription of the letters are available upon request.

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Harold Kearl

  • AF2012.038 - Kearl, Harold
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1945

A collection of photographs and personal correspondence belonging to Harold Kearl and his brother, Elden Kearl, during their service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Elden Kearl was pronounced KIA on 27 January, 1944. The collection covers the Second World War as well as Post-War funeral photographs and letters pertaining to Elden Kearl, Bomber Command reunion photographs from 1990, and journals written by Harold during his trips back overseas in the mid-1980s and 1990.

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Lloyd Douglas Thompson

  • AF2017.014 - Thompson, L.D.
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

A collection of photographs spanning Lloyd Douglas Thompson's service in the Canadian military. This includes photographs from the First World War (1914-1919), Thompson's volunteer service with the 17 Cavalry Field Ambulance (1926-1936), Thompson's service with the Royal Canadian Navy (1936-1939), and Thompson's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1939 until his retirement in 1964. Locations for his service and the photographs include West Coast of Canada ('39-'46), St. Hubert, Comox ('56), and Calgary ('58).

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Misc Aircraft Photographs

  • AF2007-2019
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2019

Contains a series of aircraft photographs from a variety of different time periods and from different donors.

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Van Egmond Robert Bell

  • AF2019.009 - Bell, V.E.
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1947

Contains digital copies of Flight Lieutenant Van Egmond Robert Bell's service during the Second World War. Covers the period of 1941 until 1946. Includes photographs, letters home, and correspondence between Bell's family and the RCAF Casualty Office. A transcription of the letters are available upon request.

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