Private Papers of Group Captain J W Woodhouse DSO MC
3 flying log books covering his service in the RAF with No 32 Squadron, October 1924 - February 1930, OC commanding No 55 Squadron, February 1930 - April 1931, No 207 (B) Squadron, April 1931 - March 1933, No 2 AT Camp, March 1933 - October 1933, the Experimental Section, RAE Farnborough, October 1933 - September 1937, RAF Station, Bircham Newton, November 1937 - January 1939 and RAF Heliopolis Station, January 1939 - June 1941 and then with Phillips and Powis Aircraft Ltd, June 1941 - November 1946, together with a ts account (5pp) of his experiences landing agents behind the enemy lines on the Western Front whilst serving in No 4 Squadron RFC, September 1915, the Statues of the DSO, a small collection of photographs and newspaper cuttings about his career and a few letters of congratulations on the award of his MC and DSO.
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.