Cavalier, Reginald George. Album two


Cavalier, Reginald George. Album two


35 items. The album contains service material, Christmas cards, and propaganda leaflets in German, French and English.


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Cavalier, RG

Collection Items

Christmas card
A card signed by Keith, Canadian Dental Corps Overseas.

Christmas Card
A card signed 'Keith' Canadian Dental Corps (Overseas)

Blank leave pass
RAF Form 295, blank

RAF Day Pass
A pass allowing Reginald George Cavalier to travel to London from RAF Hartford Bridge

RAF photography permit
A permit allowing Reginald George Cavalier to take photographs at West Raynham and its satellites.

Thanksgiving for Victory
Order of Service - hymns, psalms and blessings.

Victory in Europe card
A card signed by Air Marshal Arthur Coningham, thanking the Second Tactical Air Force for their part in the victory in Europe.

Christmas Card to Reginald Cavalier
Christmas card to Reginald Cavalier from his parents signed 'From Mum & Dad with the best of luck.'

Christmas Card
2nd Tactical Air Force Christmas card with seven signatures. Captioned '137. Wing. Photographic S.H.Q. Vitry en Artois.'

Christmas Card
Christmas card with a photograph of Mosquito, TA118 on the front. Captioned '140 Wing RAF Gutersloh BAFO BAOR December 1945.' It is signed 'Phyll and Jim' and has a handwritten comment 'How do you like my [?] on nose of A/C?'.

Christmas Card
Christmas card from RAF Hartford Bridge with an image of a Boston on the front.

Shooting practice recording log.

Belgian railway ticket
3rd class railway ticket valid for two weeks.

Waiting in Vain
German propaganda leaflet directed at American soldiers.

Wer hat gesagt
Propaganda leaflet asking who said Germany would never be bombed. On the reverse are several images of Goering and the names of six cities already bombed.
'Wer hat gesagt –
“Vor allem werde ich
Dafur sorgen, dass der feind
Keine Bomben werfen…

All aboard - Outward Bound
German propaganda leaflet aimed at Americans fighting in Europe

How many new graveyards wait for you behind the Atlantic Wall?
German propaganda leaflet directed at American forces in which a soldier questions in a letter home the reason why he is expected to die.

Wir Schlagen Zuruck!
Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population. The leaflet explains Churchill's intention of striking back with RAF bombing raids on strategic targets in retaliation for Germany's indiscriminate raids on 11 countries.

Why die for Stalin? Why die for the Jews?
Propaganda leaflet by British fascist John Amery aimed at the British and arguing that the sacrifices of the Allies have served only the interests of 'Stalin and the Jews'.

Life life?
Propaganda leaflet questioning the wisdom of bombing campaigns using articles from English language newspapers.

Message de l'Amerique au Peuple Francais
Page 1 represents a promise from the USA to return to the people of France the liberty that France originally gifted to America.
Page 2 expands on this promise.

Dieser Gegner, Russland, ist bereits gebrochen und wird sich nie mehr erheben
Page 1 places Hitler's claim in 1941 that Russia was already destroyed alongside his 1942 announcement that the German army in the east needed reinforcement. Below is a description by Ludendorff of the superiority of the Allies' war economy over…

Fuhrer Worte!
On one side, this leaflet repeats promises from Nazi leaders about Germany's clear air superiority. On the reverse are quotations from Allied leaders about the justice that Germans can expect if they actively renounce the Nazi regime. The Allied…

Freiwillige vor für die U-boot-waffe!
This document mimics recruitment material seeking volunteers for the U-Boat service. It is in interactive form and shows a seaman dropping into a watery grave. It quotes the average life expectancy of U-Boat crew as 62 days.

Aus der letzten April-Woche 1942
Side 1 summarises one April week in 1942:
-Contrasts the tonnage of bombs dropped on Germany and England respectively;
-Quotes Hitler's premature prediction that Russia was defeated;
-Compares the US and German labour markets.
Side 2 quotes…
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