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Number 181-37. Writes that he has increased his pay allotment to her and mentions other financial matters. Lists request for items of clothing and other items which he would like her to send. Asks he to ask friends to send him tobacco, books and…

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Poem by Bill Cooke prior to a visit to East Kirkby - contrasting the stress of operational flying on Lancasters to the forthcoming aircraft taxi ride.

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Cutting 1 is a small photograph of a Lancaster and for of the crew with the time and day of the airing of the documentary.
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…

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Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

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Headlines: New order cracks: Hitler defied. Sub-headlines: by a student of Europe, words then deeds, threats of defections, a temptation. Covers events in European enemy camp concerning Vichy and free France, Greece, Hungary,and Finland as well as…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 bomber raids have taken place and promises more.
Page 2 gives quotes from allied leaders outlining the rights a defeated Germany could expect from…

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Group of 12 airmen and one civilian, arranged in two rows, three kneeling at the front, eight standing behind. On the wall are squadron crests. Captioned on the reverse 'Binbrook 46 4/14 Colin Cole'.

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Photo 1 is the exterior of a church
Photo 2 is a church interior
Photo 3 is an ornate church interior
Photo 4 is an ornate altar
Photo 5 is a close up of the altar
Photo 6 is a case holding five lamps
Photo 7 is a church exterior
Photo 8 is a…

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Photograph 1 is of a photographer taking a portrait of a French airman. Behind is the photographic lorry and awnings. Captioned 'Photographic tent.'

Photograph 2 is of Reginald George Cavalier painting a partially-clad woman on the canvas of a…

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A mixed group comprising 17 airmen, three naval officers and one civilian. They are arranged in two rows in front of a single-storey wooden hut. On the reverse is '116 Sqn?'.

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17 auxiliary firemen standing in a group behind and to the sides of a fire pump which has large bore hoses on the front and coiled hoses on the rear. All firemen are in uniform tunic with belts and peaked hats. In the background a brick wall. Pump is…

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Group portrait of 20 auxiliary firemen in three rows all in uniform with peaked hats. Front row of eight are sitting on chairs, second row of seven standing and back row of five standing on hidden support. Bob Carter is left hand man in back row. In…

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28 seated airmen and one civilian arranged in two rows in front of a shingle walled building. Only one man is wearing an aircrew brevet.
David Joseph is second from left on the front row. Two airmen are identified with crosses and two with slashes.…

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Sheet of green 30 gram cheese ration stamps in eight rows of ten.

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Top - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in light paint scheme in formation.
Bottom left - air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation over water.
Bottom middle - side view of Lancaster squadron letters TL in front of a hangar.
Bottom right…

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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50 Squadron anniversary event badge marked 'HA M LA'.

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A reunion dinner menu with the signatures of many who attended.

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A menu from the third reunion dinner of 514 Squadron

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A group of veterans and their wives grouped around the boarding steps at the rear of a British Caledonian Boeing 707. Some of the group are on the boarding steps. They are going to a 617 squadron reunion in Canada.

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A reunion of veteran airmen, including Ernie Twells and Leonard Cheshire. They are all wearing suits with their campaign medals pinned to their chests.

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A group of five veterans in civilian clothing. Captioned 'From Left: Leonard Cheshire, Ralph Cochrane Johny Farquier'.

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Barbarous vengeance for Heydrich. Account of execution of men in Czech village of Lidice after assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
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