Some never before seen pics from WW II

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  1. Jeff Hunt

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    Earlier this week my cousin sent me my Uncle Clare's flight log which I will cover at some point in the future. Also included were some photos taken by my Uncle Keith from his time stationed at various places around Canada and Europe while with 437 Squadron. Although they may not be the best, they are original and they are now in my small collection and here they shall stay till the good Lord calls me home some day.

    I have attached them to this thread and below each picture I have included whatever notes my Uncle wrote on the back of the picture.

    Please enjoy.

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    " Yours truly taken May 42 "

    This is my Uncle Keith and I believe this photo was taken in Canada, perhaps Borden as I know he was stationed there for some time.

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    Again I believe this photo was taken somewhere in Canada, again possibly at Borden. One can make out different aircraft types, Fairey Battle, P-40s, Cessna Cranes and possible Fleet Forts or Northrop Nomad.

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    Canada again, clearly shows Norseman aircraft and Nomad? I stand to be corrected on the aircraft type with the two flyboys watching as the aircraft my Uncle is in taxies by.

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    Faiey Battle, Airspeed Oxford, P-40s, Avro Ansons

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    USAAC B-24 and a couple of Ansons

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    " Something else for Don ( my dad) or Ray ( yet another Uncle) but don't throw out."
    This is no doubt a 437 Sqdn Dakota but I cannot make out any identifying markings. This no doubt is from his time in Europe.

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    " Old "Mike" caught in a snowstorm at Northholt London, Winter 44/45"

    and the last one for now and possibly the most unique photo...

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    " Something for Don or Ray. A Blackwidow with a CG-14 on the left. Eiffel Tower Paris "


    Can anyone shed more light on the timeline involving the last photo. Yes I know post Liberation but I am sure it can be narrowed down


    Hope you enjoy these pics.


    Cheers,

    Jeff
     
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    Great pictures, thanks for sharing
     
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    #4 Capt. Vick, Nov 21, 2014
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    Great stuff. Especially the last one. Possible to Google "post war aircraft display under Eiffel Tower"?
     
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    Great stuff Jeff!
     
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    Excellent Jeff!
     
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    Awesome, thanks for sharing!
     
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    Great shots Jeff! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Very cool, Jeff! It's great to see some of the old photos surface.
     
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