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  • Contributor is exactly "Frances Grundy"

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Herbert Backe will need to increase rationing: more countries to look after; limited cereals from Balkans and none from Ukraine; fewer pork and potato supplies. Claims government will feed population with turnips, as under Wilhelm II.

February…

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A letter written by Ruper Harwood to his daughter 'Darling Little Janet', telling her not to worry if he is reported missing.

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An article about a navigator and a bomb aimer who destroyed their maps on two occasions. They were charged with Lack of Moral Fibre.
A second article titled 'Norton Camp, Sheffield' is about a punishment camp where the writer was sent after cycling…

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Wedding telegram to David and Joyce Donaldson from the Perkin family. Hopes flight through life will be without bumps.

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Congratulatory telegram to David Donaldson signed 'Adj'.

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Wishes heartiest congratulations signed Joan.

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Congratulations from from Mary Wynne Williams (his wife's cousin).

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Two versions, offers hearty congratulations on his DSO from Frances and her mother.

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To Squadron Leader D W Donaldson at RAF Warboys. Congratulatory telegram to David Donaldson from his sister's family.
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Congratulatory Telegram to David Donaldson from his Aunts and Uncles on the award of his DSO. '84' refers to the home address of DWD's Aunt and Uncles; 84 Oakwood Court, West Kensington, not a Squadron.

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Five verse song or poem about Bomber Command operations

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Newspaper cutting of two aircrew in cockpit of an aircraft. David Donaldson is on the left. Propaganda banners at the bottom.

From Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, dated Thursday 31 December 1942.

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Propaganda leaflet issued by Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces to the people of occupied Holland, advising and instructing them on how to deal with relief food drops. Original in Dutch and English translation.

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Postcard from Douglas Hudson from a man in Tunis after he had been freed from internment. He ask for news and sends New Year wishes for 1945.

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Letter to David Donaldson from his wife Joyce telling him of plans for his nephew's christening. Also information about paying bills, and other domestic details including how their daughter lost 4 tubes of toothpaste.
Catches up with family news.…

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Commiserates over him feeling miserable. Catches up with family news and activities.

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Writes of activities and family

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Catches up with family news and mentions health issue. Congratulates him on squadron leader.

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Writes of family and elections. Catches up with family news.

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Catches up with news and family

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Writes about uniform being made and banter about joining military. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Writes of training and life in camp. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Discusses family finances. News of a movements of a mutual friend (Lavender – their daughter's godmother).
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