Dates: 2010s

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2021.9.1

Copy of the Swiss magazine Passé Simple containing an article (in French) about RAF airman Léonard Revilliod, one of the 16 flight crew who lost their lives in a mid-air collision over Island House in 1944. Léonard was the grandson of the first President of Czechoslovakia, and served with 518 Squadron based on Tiree. Written by Denis Dumoulin in 2020.

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2021.3.4

Music CD ‘River to Sea – from Tlell to Tiree’ by Sheila Cameron, Canada, ca 2018. Collection of songs mostly associated with the Tlell River on the island of Haida Gwaii, NW Canada, but moving on the shores of Tiree where the track ‘All you need is the sea’ was written.

2021.1.2

Small, hardback book ‘Coll & Tiree’ by Colin and Eithne Nutt, 2019. A  photographic journey around Coll and Tiree in a collection of 90 new photographs. From the ‘Picturing Scotland’ series of books.

2020.61.4

Hardback book ‘An Expendable Squadron’ by Roy Conyers Nesbit, 2014. A history of Coastal Command’s 217 Squadron which flew bombing raids out of St Eval, Cornwall, into France during WWII. Relates to archive item 2020.1.70 about RAF Pilot Officer Charles MacLean, grandson of Lachlan MacLean, Kenovay.

2020.55.1

Careers article from the ‘Vet Record’ magazine, April 2019, about Tiree’s new vet Anne Stanely, and life in the islands for her and her husband Mark.

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