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Incredible AAF suitcase with scrap book, uniform, flying kit and more to 8th Air Force navigator / bombardier.

 

All to one man, Flight Officer Lyle E. Andler, 615 Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, Jan-April 1945. Please study photos for everything that is included, and do not hesitate to email with any questions. Partial list includes B-6 flying helmet, headset, crusher with Warrant Officer badge, cased Air Medal, "chocolate" shirt with tie + insignia, pinks, 3" bombardier wings, 2" navigator wings, dog tags and other insignia; complete washroll kit with everything including razor and toothpaste, sunglasses, writing kit with V-mail, winged prop door hanger, chess set, sewing kit, button kit, bible, silk scarf and overseas cap. The crowning glory is the huge 10" x 12" scrap book/photo album/journal, which has all his documentation and complete mission record plus 17 large format target photos, 26 more photos (air to air, crew etc), newspaper clippings of all missions, tickets and programs, his personal notes and tons more. A wealth of information, all contained in a period suitcase with a handpainted AAF patch glued to the front. 
 

$1,500 / £1,095 / €1,280

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AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

AAF Suitcase and scrapbook / uniform and insignia grouping to a navigator / bombardier Warrant Offic

Superb Photo and document grouping to WWI US Army Air Service aviator with service overseas.

 

Includes a superb portrait in uniform, 9" x 7" in a period frame, plus a smaller print of the same image; enlistment documents and certificate of appointment dated November 1st, 1918 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England. There are also 77 small but significant photos all showing service life, transit, aircraft, crashes, etc.; his sergeant rank chevron with Air Service emblem (single), printed letter from Pershing; squadron roster with all contact information (224th Aero Squadron). Lovely grouping worthy of research.

$220 / £160 / €188

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Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Photo and document grouping to WWI Air Service aviator.

Luftwaffe flight log book to aircrewman with  II/KG27.

 

Excellent and very complete flight log book to Gefreiter Rudi Ulmer (later Unteroffizier). Presumably he was an air gunner or radio operator - he wasn't a pilot. The log begins with training in 1940 and follows Ulmer to the Eastern front where he flew He III aircraft with II/KG27. There is a quite a lot of operational combat up to June 1942 and then he transfers to 4 Fliegerkorps Transportstaffel flying in Ju52 aircraft.  In addition to the log book entries, Ulmer completed a highly detailed 4-page fold-out (found tucked inside the log book) detailing flights which also bears an official stamp. Perhaps his log book was lost for a period of time? Definitely needs some research. KG27 was one of the most active units on the Eastern Front.

$500 / £360 / €425

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Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Luftwaffe flight log book to KG27

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo, 60 Squadron, dated July 1944.

 

Superb, crisp high quality and larger than normal reconnaissance photograph, dated July 23, 1944 and identified to 60 squadron, but the target is not identified. Measures 9.5" x 8" (24cm x 20cm) which is larger than most photos taken by bombers. Superb clarity of detail. Shows a river and to the lower left an airfield with numerous pock-marks / bomb craters.

 

$35 / £25 / €30 

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Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo Roanne Station, France.

 

8.25" x 7" (21cm x 18cm) photo of the railway marshalling yard and mainline station or depot in Roane, France. Photo is  printed on Air Ministry photographic paper and written on the back, in pencil, are "Roanne 36" and what looks like "P. Rec. 155" (perhaps 155 squadron).  Comparison to a modern aerial photo confirms it to be Roanne, France.

 

$35 / £25 / €30 

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Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Large RAF Bomber / Reconnaissance target photo

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping belonging to Vice Admiral Sir Michael Frampton Fell.

Two huge and incredible photo albums plus documents, citations, loose photos and newspaper clippings belonging to Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Frampton Fell, Royal Navy, K.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C. and Bar. One of the most distinguished and decorated pilots in the history of British naval aviation. Red album (12" x 10") contains over 100 photographs of his WWII days, many large images, plus multiple documents and clippings including notifications of his awards. Blue album (16" x 12") contains over 200 photos of his late war and Korean war combat, test flying, rocket firing.  See images for a selection - these are stunning albums with lots of aircraft and flying kit. 

Fell was an Ace - first ‘kill’ in a Gladiator in April 1940 ; 4 shared destroyed and 2 probables over the Mediterranean in Skuas from Ark Royal, 2 more in Hurricanes over the Western Desert. MID for gallantry in operations during the Sicily and Italy landings; Immediate D.S.O. for leading the Fleet Air Arm’s second strike on the Tirpitz. MID for leading strikes in support of the landings in the South of France in August 1944; D.S.C. for the Aegean in October; King’s Commendation for Valuable Services in the Air for his experimental work at the Empire Flying School in 1947. Combat in Sea Fury in Korea; Bar to D.S.C. for supporting a helicopter rescue operation behind enemy lines . C.B. for services as Flag Officer Carriers and Amphibious Ships in the late 1960s and K.C.B. in 1974 for like services as Flag Officer Naval Air Command, the most senior appointment in Naval Aviation. His medal grouping sold at auction in 2016 for £26,000.

$2,500 / £1,810 / €2,065

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Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

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Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

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Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

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Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

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Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Important RN FAA Photo Album and Document grouping

Set of 2 superb RAF photo albums: training in USA then back to England with XV Squadron RAF.

Well annotated and dated throughout by a Flight Observer with XV Squadron on Stirlings. First album is US made with hand-painted scene on cover "Souvenbir of Miami." American football, RAF rugby, Miami, Baltimore, New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, the Canada and back to England with excellent aerial photos of Blackpool, Scotland and Northern Ireland On official AM paper). Second album is all RAF training and service flying Stirlings with great cockpit photos etc. 77 photos altogether, all high quality and larger size.

$275 / £225 / €255  

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2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

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2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA811

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

Job lot of original photographic prints of well known fighter pilots and aircraft of the Eagle Squadrons and USAAF some with annotations and signature by Mike Kelly, 71 Eagle Squadron and 64th FS.

13 original photographic prints (these are  photo prints made from original negatives on photographic paper). Sizes vary from 5" x 4" to 10" x 8" and all are great quality. Features many well known personalities  including Chesley Peterson,  Don Blakeslee, Mike Kelly, Gene Fetrow and others. A fantastic collection. Sold as a job lot.

$120 / £88 / €99  email to secure this item

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Interesting RAF Observer flight training photo album. 

 

Named and with many places / units identified, this album has all high quality, large format photos (postcard size) including a menu from Christmas dinner, 1942. 16 images total show life at training school but not your "run-of-the-mill" type photos. All are military and include many group / unit photos. Last photos show owner in sergeant uniform with Observer wing and a newspaper clipping indicating he had "passed out." A nice album, well annotated with names and places.

£43 / $55 / €48  email to secure this item

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

Souvenir postcards from immediate postwar Japan.

3 sets of 6, still in their wrapping.

 

3 complete sets of 6 "souvenir of Japan" postcards, brought home by a USN veteran who was there at the end of the war. Subjects include popular tourist attractions (Kyoto, Mount Fuji etc,) and the ubiquitous Geisha girls. Still in their original "plain brown wrapping" (though nothing saucy or pornographic inside!). Make a great late war / post war display or decorative backdrop for a collection.

 

£19 / $25 / €22  

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Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards