Standivan A G. Album two

Title

Standivan A G. Album two

Description

44 items. An album of photographs taken during and after the liberation of Europe including the liberation of Belsen.

Date

2017-06-29

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

Standivan, AG

Collection Items

No 2 Squadron mobile servicing squadron
Two photographs,first one, formal pose in four rows in front of an aircraft, captioned Odiham 1944. Second again formal pose in five rows, many more tradesmen, posed in front of a Spitfire captioned 'Holland 1945'. A handwritten note indicates that…

Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
Aerial photograph showing a camp in open country side. Captioned 3110 T4/35 19 Jun 45. F20" // McCulloch.

Identification kindly provided by Kim Roller of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook group.

George VI at Antwerp
King George VI talking to senior officers, servicemen formed up on parade in background. Captioned 'The King at Antwerp'.

Locations and dates of the bases occupied by No 2 Squadron, 35 Wing - 84 Group - 2nd TAF
A table showing the unit that Arthur Standivan served with, one of the Mobile Servicing teams, from when they landed in Normandy, until the end of the war in Europe.

Gilze - Rijen, Holland 1944
Three photographs, the first shows five servicemen in working dress posed in a field, captioned 'Jeff, Taf, Dan, Ray and me, taken at Gilze (Holland)'.
The second shows a well camouflaged vehicle, captioned Armoury Wagon'. Third shows four…

Enschede 1945
Two pages, the first has four photographs the first showing two graves captioned 'Enschede'.
The second showing an industrial steam engine, captioned '?'.
The third has an airforce lorry with three servicemen, captioned 'Grub wagon'. Fourth has a…

Enschede
Page captioned, 'Enschede Xmas Party, Xmas party given to the Dutch children, by 35 wing.' Four photographs, two showing two views of a large building with windmill, of the other two one is showing the inside of a large building decorated with three…

Damaged German aircraft at Celle, 1945
Four photographs, showing a variety of German aircraft damaged to varying degrees. Page captioned, 'Celle (Germany) B 118.'

Top left Arado 96
Top right Junkers Ju-188A-2 WNr 160078
Bottom left Nearest camera - Bucker 131 with Siebel 204…

Celle 1945
Four photographs, first showing collection of large items including a car and an oil drum, captioned 'Salvage dump (Cleaning up B 118). Second and fourth show damaged bridges, captioned 'Bridges blown up by enemy.' Third shows a damaged railway…

Celle
Four photographs, one of a serviceman leaning against a large aircraft part with swastika, captioned 'Pop'.
Second is of a structure built within trees, captioned 'German observation post'.
Third is of a flat wooden platform overlooking trees,…

Celle swimming pool
Three photographs showing servicemen enjoying the large exterior swimming pool at Celle. Caption 'Celle B 118 Swimming Pool'.

Damaged Ju 87 Stuka
Aircraft is missing left undercarriage and is propped up on pieces of wood. Serviceman in the cockpit.
Captioned 'Dive - Bomber added later One of a few'.

No 2 Sqdn Mobile servicing team at Plumetot
Formal pose of the squadron in four rows in front of an aircraft, captioned 'B 10 Plumetot, Normandy'.

Belsen
One photograph showing a lake surrounded by trees captioned 'Belsen'.

The approach to Belsen camp
Three photographs, one showing sign attached to a tree pointing the way to Belsen. The other two show the sign erected at the entrance, one at distance the other a close up. This sign gives a short description of the purpose of the camp.

Belsen
Three photographs and a newspaper cutting. The first two show the graves at Belsen, one of them still open. The third shows a group of German servicemen. The newspaper cutting reports that allied servicemen have contributed some of their rations to…

Belsen and Celle
Four photographs, two of Belsen, one shows two allied servicemen with rifles standing in front of a gravesite, captioned 'Belsen'.
The second shows a large amount of discarded shoes.
The other two show a large two storey building. There are…

Belsen camp
Four photographs, one shows what could be the remains of one of the ovens that they used to cremate some of the dead internees. One shows the interior of one of the accommodation huts and has the caption 'Intended to house 60 people, 600 were crammed…

German female guards from Belsen
A group of guards are sitting on the ground, another group are walking round a space, watched by a crowd of allied servicemen, one of them in the foreground is taking a photograph. Accommodation block in the background. Caption is 'Celle'.

Belsen survivors
Three photographs, two showing three females sitting on window sills looking out, the second two on the grass, all dressed in striped uniforms. The third photograph is of a wide street, lined with three storey buildings and trees. A wire fence runs…

Belsen Beast trials
Three photographs, the first page has two photographs of a line of male guards, walking on a path around a space watched by a crowd of British servicemen, building in the background. Captioned 'Kramer The Beast of Belsen' added later…

Five female individuals from Belsen
Three women are sitting on window sills looking out, two outside, behind the wire. On the reverse handwritten 'Belsen'.

Two individuals from Belsen
To male individuals one wearing a beret, standing behind the barbed wire, a rough sign Typhus attached to fence post, buildings in the background. On the reverse, handwritten 'Belsen'.

18 children from Belsen
15 young chidren, three older boys, some of the young ones have bunches of flowers. Two adults one RAF the other a female in uniform. They are standing in a playground buildings in the background.
On the reverse, handwritten 'Belsen'.

Two women at Belsen
Two individuals dressed in Belsen prisoners uniform of stripes behind wire, buildings in background. On reverse handwritten 'Belson'.
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