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1940

Waiting for a Plane! Passengers waiting for Fresson's areoplane at Hatston
Shearer the Ironmongers Craig writes: 'Picture of Victoria Street Kirkwall showing the old shop front of William Shearers'...
Longhope Post Office Post office at Ness House, Long Hope. Date estimated.
Libertymen at Lyness Willie writes: 'I found this picture on the internet. It is called Libertymen at Lyness. It may con...
The Sandwick Home Guard My Great Grandad, Benjamin 'Pop' Robson is seated second from the left. Date estimated.
Unknown class Could the contributor identify themselves and this picture please.
Cheeky monkey(s) 3 cheeky monkeys or is that 4 ? Sadie and Margaret Campbell with Margaret Tait and cheeko the monke...
HMS Hood in Scapa Flow Sunk in the North Atlantic May 1941 with the loss of 1419 lives
HMS Barham HMS Barham was in the Flow in August 1940. I read a letter in WW2 Peoples War on the web written b...
Uncaptioned picture [Hi Fiona, I'm guessing this is one of yours- Steven Heddle]
Kirkwall 4 T C Written on the back of this picture is "Kirkwall 4 T C", but the 4 is rather faint and may be someth...
Pitching the roof, Garson Flotta This is a picture of my Great Grandad, Malcolm Flett, and my uncle (Malcolm, "Tommy" Flett) as they ...

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