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Royal Air Force pilot (John Cox), standing on the wing of a Curtiss-Wright AT-9 Jeep in US Army Air Force colours, holding his parachute under his right arm. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Two officers, stood in a garden next to a brick-built multi-storey building. The man on the left (John Cox) is in Royal Air Force uniform with a pilot’s brevet. The man on the right is in US Army Airforce uniform and appears to have a Major’s…

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On the front 'Tag und Nacht' and formation of B -17 and Lancaster bombers. On the reverse German text.

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Top left - oblique aerial photograph of a town with river running middle right to top right. On the left part of an aircraft wing. Captioned 'Muskogee' on the reverse 'Muskogee'.
Top right - oblique aerial photograph of open countryside with…

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Top left - thirteen men sitting and standing in a doorway. Some are wearing RAF battledress. Man at front wearing shirt and tie holds a plate. Caption 'Yakes birthday cake'.
Middle right - five men wearing khaki uniform standing on steps in front…

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Top left - shot of head and front paws of dog lying down by wall. Caption 'Peter'.
Top right - three men wearing battledress standing in line in front of a building with tree on the left. captioned '"Just out of bed", Spence, George, Dick'. Bottom…

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Top left - in the foreground a man wearing white shorts and tee-shirt standing on the edge of a path. Behind him another man and behind right a dog. In the background a building. Captioned 'getting ready for P.T.'
Top right - ten men mostly wearing…

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Two items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 is a propaganda leaflet, dropped on Homberg on 21-11-44.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about Bombing Attacks on Germany. It states that the RAF lost 79,281 airmen and 22000 aircraft during the war. The USAAF lost…

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A starboard side view of a C-47, engines running in the snow. It is annotated on the reverse 'A Yankee comes in to show us a big "ship". NUTS. Jan '43'.

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-020.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the editor's comments, How the Convoys got through, photographs of ex-POWs titled 'Victory Smiles', Finding his Feet -…

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The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers refurbishing the memorial to "The Fifty" and the construction of a replica hut 104 at Zagan., the 65th anniversary of the Great Escape, the Royal Windsor Tattoo, a POW day at High…

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A leaflet with silhouettes of aircraft listed for the second grade test of the Royal Observer Corps Club. There are side, plan and head-on views of 62 aircraft. 53 views are included for the second grade test.

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A booklet with silhouettes of aircraft listed for the third grade test of the Royal Observer Corps Club. Each of the 62 aircraft is a black image seen from the side and plan.

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Article headlines: Italy invaded by the eighth army, British and Canadians land in Calabria, strong support from navy and air forces, Brenner pass line cut. Cutting headlines: Italy surrenders, complete submission to allies. immediate end to…

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Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy.…

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Article headlines: Sicily invasion going to plan on 100-mile front, dawn attack success of all landings by 6 am, troops advancing by 7.30 am, allied navies pour men and supplies onto island. Sub-headlines: 1000 planes support sea attack, Eisenhower…

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A newspaper article referring to bombing of synthetic oil plants in the Ruhr, Aschaffenburg railway junction, Hanover, Stuttgart and Wurms. In daylight there were attacks on the oil plant at Homburg. It is annotated 'Lincs Echo 21/11/44 6 1/4 hrs 450…

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A newspaper article referring to operations to Rheydt railhead. It is annotated 'Sketch No 16 5 1/3 hrs 200 a/c + PFF Took Off from Binbrook'.

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Two newspaper articles referring to the same operations. Targets were Leuna, Giesson, Osnabruck, Bottrop, Mitelland canal, Cologne and Berlin. It is annotated ' Sketch No 12 6/12/44 8 hours 400 a/c plus PFF Merseburg News Chronicle

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A newspaper cutting referring to operations to Essen, Homberg, Hamm and Hamburg-Harburg. Annotated 'Express No.1 25-10-44 4½ hours 846 a/c plus PFF'.

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A newspaper cutting referring to operations to Duren, Aachen , Munster and the oil plant at Wanne Eickel. It is annotated ' Sketch No 9 18-11-44 6 hrs 450 a/c + PFF Big Explosions'.
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