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#1 loumorgan

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 11:08 AM

Hello, I'm posting from London UK - I have two main areas of interest here, the first is to find out more about my grandfather who served in the air force based at Wick in Scotland during WW2. The other interest is the British in India during WW2, this interest was sparked by my discovery of a set of photos taken by a British Army officer in India 1943/44


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#2 belasar

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 02:10 PM

Welcome to the forum loumorgan. Some interesting photos from the period Thanks!
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Posted 29 December 2011 - 01:26 AM

Welcome aboard!

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 01:41 AM

Welcome aboard mate!
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Posted 29 December 2011 - 01:56 AM

Welcome to the forums, these are some fantastic pictures, thanks for saving and sharing them! Interesting since with some of the shots with people it looks exactly as it might if it were taken today with the interactions they are having with one another, the context, etc. Always makes you reflect on how similar different generations really are.

Have you ever tried to track down the original owners or their kin? They can probably provide some context to those unlabeled shots I assume.

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 03:27 AM

Great photos...thanks for sharing such an excellent find.
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Posted 29 December 2011 - 04:41 AM

Welcome to the forum, loumorgan. Thanks for saving this bit of history from the rubbish heap. Those are some great photos. The photo of the Taj Mahal would make a fine poster.

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 08:13 AM

howdy,welcome to the forum. love those shots,glad you saved them from the rubbish bin.

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 12:43 AM

While experiencing a total failure trying to find any information on Indian Artillery Regiments in the CBE theatre, found these photos:
The Indian Army in WW2 - Total War Center Forums

The Indian Army in World War II [www.bharat-rakshak.com]

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