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A caption 'A token of appreciation of your War Service' which included a visit to Aldershot Hippodrome and a meal at the White Lion Hotel.
Item 1 is a caption.
Item 2 is a caption 'Programme of Show.
Item 3, 4 and 5 are the programme of the show -…

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Two strips of cartoons. The first has six cartoons referring to Easter, in Polish and with an English explanation.The second has six cartoons with the theme 'I have'.

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ("Luftpost") aimed at the German-speaking population. Page 1: Shows a Luftwaffe document scheduling hospitals as the primary targets of bombing attacks. Page 2. Article asking where the final victory that Hitler promised his…

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The document covers an operation on Rouen on the night of 18/19 April 1944. It describes the attack and details the aircraft and pilots that took part.
Two aircraft were shot down by a Me 410 as they were landing. The crews are listed.

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15 airmen arranged in two rows, captioned '1945. 149 Squadron. RAF Methwold. Wireless Operators Section. Leader. F/Lt Charles Wilkie'. Each individual is named in a second caption.

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population. The leaflet explains Churchill's intention of striking back with RAF bombing attacks on strategic targets in retaliation for Germany's indiscriminate attacks on 11 countries.

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Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Photo 1 is a port side flying view. This is a Mk V with a twin tail.
Photo 2 is a port side flying view from slightly above.
Photo 3 is a starboard/front ground view.

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Two target photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.

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Account of return from an operation to Westkapelle when they flew over authors father's farm and local village where they threw out window.

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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground. Photo 2 is a vertical aerial…

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Photo 1 and 2 are vertical aerial photographs of Wesel during the attack. The first image is at the start of the bombing and one explosion can be seen. In the second image, one minute later, there are many explosions.

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Photo 1 is a Wellington, VR-Q Z1572, in flight.
Photo 2 is a view of the starboard nose of a Wellington. The hangar roof is also geodetic construction.

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Writes welcoming him to RAF. States he has been selected for aircrew training. Continues with mention of waiting lists to start and a little about the RAF and why he would have to wait to start training.

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Welcome letter congratulating recipient on being selected for aircrew training with immediate entry. Goes on to exhort recipient to keep fit and that the honour of the Royal Air Force is in recipient hands.

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A red cloth napkin with the signatures of eight individuals, including Peter Banting and H J Rothwell his pilot. It is positioned with a yellow armband inscribed 'Deutsche Wehrmacht'.

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Top left - a woman wearing skirt and blouse reclining on grass in a park. Top right - a half length image of a woman with houses in the background. Bottom left - a newspaper cutting headlined 'flyer weds' with b/w image of airman in uniform and woman…

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A poem sent to Betty Turner's friend Billy to celebrate their 80th. Betty describes the wartime hardships she endured, hint at the bereavement after the loss of the men she loved, stresses the sense of duty toward her country, friendship and…

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Article headlines: 'We raid Berlin twice in a day', Goering is "Blown Off the Air" by RAF, explosions heard over wireless, only one bomber missing. Recounts two daylight attacks on Berlin on 10th anniversary of Nazi Germany. Operation carried out by…

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Three photographs: top showing two navy ships off a coastline. Middle shows a number of small boats a sea with smoke on left side. Captioned 'Two pictures illustrating part of work done by Royal Navy in the successful Combined Operations raid on…

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Photo 1 is Warrant Officer George Bailey at the 90 Squadron memorial.
Photo 2 is a Horsa being towed by a Halifax.
Photo 3 is a Horsa in D-day markings.

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