Escape Aids and Instructions and Christmas Menu, 1944

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Title

Escape Aids and Instructions and Christmas Menu, 1944

Description

Three photographs and four leaflets captioned 'Escape Aids & Instructions 1. Book of Do's and Don'ts in the event of capture. 2 List of phrases. 3. Photographs sewn inside battledress for use on false papers'.
Items 1 to 3 are head and shoulder photos of Ernest Probyn.
Item 4 is a French/English phrase book.
Item 5 is 'The Responsibilities of a Prisoner of War'.
Item 6 is a Sergeants' Mess Subscription Card, RAF Skellingthorpe.
Item 7 is the Christmas Menu, RAF Skellingthorpe, 1944.

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Three b/w photographs and four printed leaflets on an album page

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PProbynEA17010013

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[photograph]

[photograph]

[photograph]

[RAF crest]
SERGEANTS’ MESS
ROYAL AIR FORCE
SKELLINGTHORPE

MESS
SUBSCRIPTION CARD

[italics] Name [/italics]

412 Sgt Probyn
23/8/44 [indecipherable number] Sqdn

[underlined] NOT TO BE PRODUCED IN PUBLIC [/underlined]

LISTS OF PHRASES

[boxed] FRENCH
DUTCH
GERMAN
SPANISH [/boxed]

[underlined] FRENCH [/underlined]

[a] ENGLISH [b] FRENCH [c] ENGLISH [d] FRENCH
[a] One [b] Un [c] Twenty [d] Vingt
[a] Two [b] Deux [c] Thirty [d] Trente
[a] Three [b] Trois [c] Forty [d] Quarante
[a] Four [b] Quatre [c] Fifty [d] Cinquante
[a] Five [b] Cinq [c] Sixty [d] Soixante
[a] Six [b] Six [c] Seventy [d] Soixante-dix
[a] Seven [b] Sept [c] Eighty [d] Quatre-vingts
[a] Eight [b] Huit [c] Ninety [d] Quatre-vingt-dix
[a] Nine [b] Neuf [c] Hundred [d] Cent
[a] Ten [b] Dix [c] Five Hundred [d] Cinq cents
[a] Eleven [b] Onze [c] Thousand [d] Mille
[a] Twelve [b] Douze
[a] Thirteen [b] Treize [c] Monday [d] Lundi
[a] Fourteen [b] Quatorze [c] Tuesday [d] Mardi
[a] Fifteen [b] Quinze [c] Wednesday [d] Mercredi
[a] Sixteen [b] Seize [c] Thursday [d] Jeudi
[a] Seventeen [b] Dix-Sept [c] Friday [d] Vendredi
[a] Eighteen [b] Dix-huit [c] Saturday [d] Samedi
[a] Nineteen [b] Dix-neuf [c] Sunday [d] Dimanche

[a] Minutes [b] Minutes [c] Week [d] Semaine
[a] Hours [b] Heures [c] Fortnight [d] Quinzaine
[a] Day [b] Jour [c] Month [d] Mois
[a] Night [b] Nuit [c] O’clock [d] heures

[underlined] ESCAPE AIDS & INSTRUCTIONS [/underlined]
1. Book of Do’s and Dont’s in the event of capture.
2. List of phrases.
3. Photographs sewn inside battledress for use on false papers.

[underlined] RESTRICTED [/underlined]
Air Publication 1548
[italics] March, 1936 [/italics]
[italics] 2nd edition, June, 1941 [/italics]
[italics] 3rd edition, April, 1944 [/italics]
(For European Theatre Only)

[underlined] THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PRISONER OF WAR [/underlined]

Instructions and guidance for all ranks in the event of capture by the Enemy

EUROPEAN THEATRE OF OPERATIONS ONLY

[italics] Note. ─ During hostilities a copy of this publication is to be issued to every member of aircrew, whether operational or under training; and C.Os. are also to ensure that [italics] all [/italics] other personnel have a general knowledge of the principals laid down herein.

Issued for the information and guidance of all concerned.

By Command of the Air Council

[signature]

[underlined] NOT TO BE TAKEN INTO THE AIR [/underlined]

[RAF crest]

SERGEANTS’ MESS
R.A.F. STATION, SKELLINGTHORPE

Christmas 1944

Menu

Windsor Soup

Roast Turkey
Roast Pork
Stuffing Apple Sauce
Roast Potatoes Brussels Sprouts

Christmas Pudding
Wine Sauce
Mince Pies

Dessert

Coffee

Citation

“Escape Aids and Instructions and Christmas Menu, 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 18, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33093.

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