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First article: 'Conduct of the war, censure motion to proceed, double debate'. Covers parliamentary no confidence motion and prospective debate on loss of Libya and general conduct of the war. Some believe this is ill advised and offers account of…

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Article 1. Headlines: the viceroy's term, Lord Linlithgow caries on, another six months, a record period. Concerns Lord Linlithgow remaining viceroy to India. Article 2. Headlines: Darlan a danger to allies, general Catroux's attack, non…

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Article 1. Headlines: Germans driven beyond Kotelnikovo, falling back along the railway, threat by soviet left wing, fierce enemy resistance at Millerovo. Article 2. Headlines: murder plot in Algiers, twelve arrested, threat to Giraud and U.S…

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Article 1 headlines: 'Three Soviet columns nearing Pecs, 'Two bridgeheads'. Article 2 headline: 'Spitfires blew up V2 warheads'.

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Sub headlines: full partnership in war, M. Molotov's visit to London and Washington, United action for victory. Article announcing treaty between Great Britain and Soviet Russia. Sections titled: Second Front in 1942, Mr Eden's Sp[each. M. Molotov in…

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Article 1. The Times headlines: Tunis and Bizerta captured, official announcement of allied victory, relentless bombing by allied aircraft. Article 2. The Observer headlines: Fleeing Germans chased towards Cape Bon, British tanks aim to cut line of…

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Lists training for 12 and 13 February 1944. Training includes flying and ground training. Flying involved check rides, cross country, formation flying and weapons ranges. Ground includes aircraft cleaning, link training, dinghy drills and 25 yard…

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Head and shoulders portrait group photograph of D Swains with two other aircrew cadets, captioned “Scarborough – June 1944” with handwritten details of the individuals.

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A group of trainee airmen arranged in nine rows. The front row are the senior officers and trainers. The back rows are the trainees with training flashes in their caps. On the reverse are 14 signatures and '84867'.

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The leaflet provides an overview of the strategic situation around mid-1943 pointing out that the tide has turned in favour of the allied, victory is inevitable and fighting futile. Provides evidence of the overwhelming superiority of the allies on…

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A letter to the Manageress of the Salvation Army unit requesting tea and cakes for 30 men 'whose games period has been cancelled and are now engaged in Barrack room cleaning'.

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Three-page (undated) handwritten letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life at RAF Dumfries including the conditions they are living in.

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Letters from Agnes Stott to a fellow crew member's father, comments on confusion about regular crew member who did not fly with them on their last operation and telling him that she had received formal notice that Robert had died.

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Three photographs of trainee airmen.
Photo 1 is 11 airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 2 is ten airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 3 is 11 airmen arranged in two rows.
Their names are written under each photo.
Behind each group is the same wooden…

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A girl and baby and a boy sitting on a mat with foliage behind. On the reverse 'The Roe Children?'.

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A girl on the left with a chicken in her lap, a boy in the middle and a baby on the right all sitting on a mat on the ground with bushes in the background. On the reverse 'The A V Roe Children'.

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Article 1. Headlines: General Giraud to succeed Darlan, unanimous election by imperial council, public calm after assassination, General de Gaulle to visit Washington. Article 2. Headlines: advance from Sirte, eighth army progress, approaching the…

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Shows the effects of an operation that destroyed the synthetic oil plant at Zeitz. Captioned 'My last operation 16 Jan. 45'.

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Photograph shows a group of home guard men on parade on a road in front of several stone buildings. At the front are two officers behind are three rows of men in uniform with side caps. Three men stand in front of the first row, the two outside men…

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A magazine produced by the 42 Air School, South Africa. News, articles, jokes and cartoons about airmen at the school.

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42 Air School magazine, January 1944.

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Photograph 1 is a line of airmen and a guard of honour in front of a Lancaster. Item 1 is a newspaper cutting referring to the arrival of the Lancasters over New York. Item 2 refers to the arrival of the Lancasters and includes an air to air shot of…

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A newspaper cutting with a list of RAF personnel either missing or killed in active service. Roy Ellis is reported missing.

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Roy Ellis is now reported as presumed killed in action. There is a handwritten annotation 'Times 15.5.44'

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting refers to the punctual arrival of 16 Lancasters of 35 Squadron at Mitchel Field, Long Island. It is captioned 'Its a bit of a line, but we were dead on time'. Item 2 is a newspaper cutting 'RAF's New York Welcome' with a…
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