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Top left - blurred image of three actors on stage. Captioned 'E12 "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Top right - Blurred image of two actors on stage. Captioned ' "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Second row left - two…

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Airmen dressed in a variety of flying kit including overalls, Mae Wests and parachute harnesses. Some are holding their parachute packs and some are on the ground. They are standing on the perimeter track with a hangar in the background.

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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List of Air Force ranks held by Jeff Brown.

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Single airman, with lifejacket, looking over the ships rails and lifeboats at the sea. Captioned 'A wintry day in mid Atlantic, - aboad troopship Empress of Scotland. Had to carry life jacket at all times, as ship not in convoy or escorted.'.

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David Bowker joined the Air Force and was originally training to be a wireless operator / air gunner but remustered as a pilot. He discusses rudder lock on early versions of Halifax. Jacqueline Bowker his wife, discusses her life during the war and…

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Low level oblique aerial photograph showing large bright explosions in the centre with a building to its left. Another building further left appears to be on fire. On the reverse 'Cam 2, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3…

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Single aircraft on the ground with a cartoon of Goofy on its nose.

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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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Part of a letter informing that her son died as a result of air operations. Advising that one of the three unidentified crew members had been found and buried.

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Women’s Auxiliary Air Force dog tags issued to 893293 Mary Ward tied with ribbon.

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Sends delight at their receipt of cable and registered letter. Understands they are keeping well.

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The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, the transport of food parcels, Emergency supplies for the camp, POW cooking, articles about Christmas in…

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A half length portrait of Wing Commander Burrows and Muriel Audrey Imming on a balcony overlooking the sea.

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On ground, showing close up of right hand side of nose, the four machine guns, open cabin door and ladder in place. Wing Commander Cheshire's Mosquito.

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Two photographs, two complete guns guns shown on one photograph. The second photograph shows two guns disassembled.

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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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Three photographs captioned A Flight Hawker Tomtits. Arnold is in the third photograph. One aircraft is J-9781.

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Top left - poster showing eight characters and dancing girls and title 'Aladdin - Stalag Luft 3, 1942'. Captioned 'D33 NCOs Panto "Aladdin" Stalag Luft 3, J[..}'.
Top right - two actors on stage sitting with mannequins across their knees. Captioned…

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Top left - a blurred image of six actors on stage, Captioned 'D31 NCOs Panto "Aladdin" Stalag Luft 3, Jan'.
Top right - blurred image of a number of actors on stage. Captioned 'NCOs Panto "Aladdin" Stalag Luft 3, Jan 43'.
Second row left - a…

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Top left - seven actors on stage four in rear and three kneeling in front. Six are wearing conical hats and a man in the centre front row a dinner jacket. Captioned 'D31 NCO's Panto "Aladdin", Stalag Luft 3 Jan'.
Top right - number of actors…

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Top left - Full length view of four men dressed in cowboy outfits standing in front of wooden hut. Captioned 'B10 "Aubrey Goes West", Stalag Luft 1, 41'.
Top middle - two men dressed as cowboy and cowgirl standing in front of wooden hut. Captioned…
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