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On the left and man wearing a duffel coat receiving a small silver tankard from a Royal Air Force flight lieutenant on the right wearing tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbons. Two RAF pilots stand in the background.

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Drawing of man wearing check shirt and trousers holding a cigarette.

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A note accompanying items borrowed and thanking him for his talk.

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Eight airmen in a row shaking hands with Lord Reith. Behind is a B-24.
On the reverse 'Lord Reith, Leader of a radio & cable mission to Australia congratulating the crew of the Liberator a/c No AL504 "Commando" on arrival at Kingsford Smith Airport…

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An account about an airman who parachuted to his death after his aircraft was shot down.

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Enda Burton sitting on Bert Kitson's knee in a garden.

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A diary entry taken from an album page.

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Seven men, six standing and one kneeling down, in front of a van with open serving hatch.

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Seven aircrew standing in line in front of a van with open serving hatch and rear door. In the background part of a bomber aircraft,

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Five aircrew standing in front of a van with serving hatch open. In the background part of a bomber aircraft. On the reverse 'W/C Gomm 2nd from left, F/Sgt Lee 4th from left'.

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Two men standing on left with several others bending down over parachutes in front of a van with open serving hatch on the right. In the background part of a bomber aircraft. On the reverse 'Issued on behalf of National Y.M.C.A/S'. Two versions.

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Notebook issued in Berlin in 1933 but used by J R Lee. Contains banknote, German text, handwritten annotations, identity document for a German man, German stamps, English and Scottish addresses, some telephone numbers. At the end a list of James…

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First advises ArrivedEngland [sic] safely home in few days. The second arrived England home in few days happy. Both signed Roy.

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Informs him that his son was a prisoner of war. Announced in German broadcast.

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Writes in answer to her letter that the remainder of James Lee's crew were all killed. Mentions Wing Commander Gomm, captain and commander of the squadron. Rejoices that one member was spared and it would not be long before she was reunited with her…

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Informs him that his son failed to return from operations.

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Application made out for W/O Lee J R. Records having flown Lancaster, Manchester and York. Details of education and remarks of squadron commander. Ex RAF apprentice.

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List and next of kin of crew of James Lee's aircraft. Includes Wing Commander C L Gomm, Flying Officer T J Phillips, Flying Officer A H Rearden, Pilot Officer H N Pritchard, Warrant Officer L L McKenny.

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Recalls shooting down of James Lee's aircraft where he was the only survivor. Subsequently rescued by French people and medically treated then became a prisoner of war. Notes he returned to the place and people who rescued him had no idea what had…

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Margaret was almost twelve years old at the outbreak of World War Two and living in Romford, Essex. She remembers the announcement made by Neville Chamberlain on the radio on September 3rd 1939. Margaret recounts being issued with a gas mask and how…

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Six sheets of German food tokens.
Cheese, Bread, Food, Bread, Food and Cheese.
Date of Expiry 6.2.44

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Military guard of honour on left in front of railings. In centre steps leading up to church where a large crown look on. Flags and memorial centre middle and right. In the background part of a church.

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Article about Scunthorpe double DFC baling out from blazing plane. Relates how news was passed by French woman in a letter to a Canadian who posted it to Mrs Wareing. Robert Wareing was in hospital with burns but was getting better.

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Writes that they had been asked to call on addressee.

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Tag for car key. Austin 7 registration FW8747
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