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Acknowledges previous cable. Mentions returning from visit to Manchester on lovely autumn day.

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Acknowledge receipt of cable. No letters for five weeks. Both well.

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Says both well and gives address in Nelson Lancashire. Sent via American consul Tunis.

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Welcome letters, special thoughts for Monday.

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Week of memories, four letters Monday.

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Acknowledge receipt of cable. Remembering Friday anniversary, love Hudson

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The air to ground photograph shows a smokescreen having drifted away from the area it was intended to protect. It also shows the smoke from over 100 miles away created by a bombing raid on the Erkner ball bearing factory.

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During 1939 Stuart left grammar school and joined the Air Training Corps. After about half a year he volunteered for air crew and was accepted. He and his girlfriend were married in February 1943. Stuart was posted to South Africa working on Ansons…

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Gives brief details of operation to Frankfurt. Describes being attacked and being hit in bomb bay and subsequent fire. Continues with description of bale out and meeting up with flight engineer on the ground. Gives detailed description of evading for…

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Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

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Account of George Thomson's aircraft 'NF958 (LS-M) of 15 Squadron being shot down by ME 110 on 12 September 1944. Five crew bailed out and were taken prisoner, the pilot did not escape and one other crew member left aircraft but was never seen again.…

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Script of telegram stating removed from Aumale Algeria, received all cables, several letters dated May 29, writing twice weekly.

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He says there is much time to reflect while in prisoner of war camp. He writes of his life prior to becoming a prisoner. his wife, her qualities, what attracted her to him and her activities. He continues with comment on the support of friends. He…

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The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

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Reply from WAAF recruiting office to Jill Nicholls application to join and noting that she would attend medical examination. On the reverse Form 2150W not filled in.

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Flight Engineer Ron Jones 61 Squadron, killed in action 25 April 1944. Details of his early life and service career. Some information how he met his wife, then their brief marriage. Initially he was declared missing but on January 1945 he was…

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At top holly and Royal Air Force eagle badge and photograph of an officer wearing peaked cap and pilot's brevet. From the commanding officer and senior NCOs wishing all a Happy X-mas. Followed by menu. Christmas 1941. On the reverse some signatures.

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A newspaper cutting describing air supply of equipment and munitions of patriots in several countries.

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Request that addressee send him uniform, shirts, shoes and socks as well as photographs. Also mentions other items of clothing, financial matters and instructions to redirect mail. Asks them to keep personal belongings and send the odd Rhodesian…

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A technical document describing the theory of pressure pattern flying. It contains formulae, diagrams, tables and text describing the techniques to be used. The last page is annotated 'Pressure Pattern Flying for Air Ministry orders.'

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Captioned 'Increased dispersal due to consistent bombing'. Two photographs, of Valence and Montelimar show satellite airfields to enable wider dispersal of German Air Force aircraft due to the airfield bombing policy.

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Message is a copy of Headquarters Bomber Command signal congratulating crews that their attacks on Le Havre and Boulogne succeeded in virtually destroying German naval assets in those harbours.

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On the front a woodland scene with track and small bridge. On the reverse a short note written during shopping expedition with his wife and daughter,

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Nell writes to Mrs Wareing telling her that Wilf will call on her any time if needed.

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Writes enquiring if her husband had got safely back home as she had heard that he had returned to England with some other boys. She felt sure that he would remember her as she was with him when he was taken prisoner.
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