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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Vohwinkel. The left side of the image is obscured by explosions but there is a great deal of detail visible elsewhere.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of an unidentified location. The image is very…

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A newspaper cutting announcing that Ernie Twells and the 617 squadron association will attend a presentation at Matlock. It describes the attempts made to sink the Tirpitz. Handwritten at the top is 'Long Eaton Advertiser 10/11/77'.

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Item 1 is a list of the aircrew from 35 Squadron who took part in the Victory day flypast.
Photograph 1 is 12 Lancasters in formation at the Fly past. It is captioned 'Victory Day Fly Past 8th June 1946'
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting referring to…

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Item 1 is a letter from 'Tedder' to all participants in the Victory Day flypast.
Photograph 1 is a flypast of 12 Lancasters taken from the ground. It is captioned 'Squadron triangle and Trafalgar Square' and underneath 'Nelson turned his back but…

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Account of Jeff Brown witnessing Lancaster NN806 crash on take-off on VE Day. Includes a photograph of 13 air and ground crew of 576 Squadron, under their aircraft, including Jeff Brown.

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Commando raid on Rommel's HQ, Posthumous award. Account of award of Victoria Cross to Lieutenant Colonel G C T Keyes for his part of a raid on Rommel's headquarters in Libya in November 1941 and an account of the action.

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#1 Ted Neale's account of a train trip in South Africa. Ted and his tall friend were attacked in Bloemfontein by a group of six locals.
#2 Designated pilots-navigators or bomb aimers at Heaton Park then sent to Bridgnorth to await a ship to South…

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Left - messages from Bob Wareing. He was now in Germany and in good health. Mention bailing out, aircraft on fire, after operation to Le Havre. Continues with description of how news of him reached his wife.
Right - Army and RAF pay changes, Table…

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Two letters written by Dwight Eisenhower to Sir Arthur Harris. The first compliments Harris on his performance at Caen. The second reflects on the Normandy campaign and thanks Harris for his skill and dedication.
On the reverse 'These enclosed with…

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First letter is notice of appointment on a short service commission of 5 years as Flying Officer in the Air Control branch. Second letter confirms arrangements and reporting instructions to RAF Biggin Hill.

This item was provided, in digital form,…

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Two photographs of trainees.
Photo 1 is of ten airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath are their names and 'M'.
Photo 2 is of ten airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath are their names.
Behind both groups is a wooden building.

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Two photographs of trainees.
Photo 1 is of ten airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 2 is of ten airmen arranged in two rows.
Under each photo are the names of the men.
Each group is positioned in front of the same wooden hut.

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Cutting 1. Headlines: 50,000 prisoners taken in Tunisia, three German divisional commanders, Luftwaffe withdrawn from battle, resistance breaking up. Cutting 2. Headlines: Cape Bon peninsular blockaded, intense activity by the navy, aircraft attack…

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First article: discussion in Moscow includes a photograph of Mr Churchill on his visit to Moscow pictured alongside M Stalin, M Molotov, Mr Harriman and Sir Alexander Cadogan at the Kremlin. Second article includes a photograph of St Paul's cathedral…

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Article 1. Headlines: Russians sweep in over Kalmuck steps, Germans in full retreat S.W opf Koteliniko, more railway towns captured, four enemy divisions destroyed. Article 2. Headlines: the Algiers arrests, political moves behind Giraud, added need…

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First article: Rostov evacuated, fierce fighting on banks of the Don, Novocherkassk also abandoned, Russian pressure kept up at Voronezh. Account from eastern front. Second article: barbarity of Japanese, allied prisoners tortured, prisoners short of…

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Article 1. Headlines: Mussolini resigns, King of Italy in command of armed forces, Badoglio as prime minister, two proclamations to the nation, the war continues. Article 2. Account of annual meeting of the London Angus Association.

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First article: Mr Ghandi and Congress Leaders arrested, swift government reply to challenge, safety of India first needed, several killed in Bombay riot. Second article: 3 landings in Solomons, U.S. Marines now consolidating, bitter naval fighting.…

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Article 1 headlines: Italy declares war on Germany, co-belligerent with United Nations, active cooperation accepted, armistice terms still in full force. Article 2 headlines: Italy to prove herself, allies attitude, facts of surrender unchanged.

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Article 1. Headlines: implacable foe of new deal, Republican's new chairman. Deals with appointment of Mr Harrison Spangler as the new chairman of the United States Republican party national committee. Article 2. Headlines; shackling of war…

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Article 1. Headlines: huge Nazi losses in 2 Soviet pushes, 169,000 men killed and 74,500 captured by Russians, Stalingrad takes 1510 tanks in 3 weeks, Article 2. Headlines: Rommel in retreat to west, driven from strong El Agheila positions, more…

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First article: enemy fiasco in channel, ships fight each other. Describes action of British naval force where German ships and shore batteries ended up firing on each other. Covers Royal Navy commander's leadership and the enemy version. Second…

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Article 1. Headlines: advance into Burma, no contact with enemy, troops pushing on. Article 2. Headlines: Col. Britton speaks again - and is heard, be ready, remember 1918. BBC European broadcaster spoke on Christmas night telling people to chalk up…

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First article headlines: 8th army on heels of fleeing enemy, prisoners expected soon to number 100000, drive ahead, Montgomery new order to his troops. Account of operations in desert against German and Italian forces. Second article mentions…

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Article 1. Headlines: 'Millerovo retaken by the Red Army, Russian reported across the Donetz, Rossosh in Soviet hands again, final assault on Sixth Army'. Article 2. Headlines: 'New attack launched by Eighth Army, Rommel withdraws from whole of…
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