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S102SqnRAF19170809v30007.pdf
Covers period 28 January 1944 to 4 February 1944. Lists units for long range bombers, long range recce, fighter bomber, twin engine fighters, tactical recce and coastal. Followed by short note of disposition of fighters on western front. Follows a…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30002.pdf
Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

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Article in the Aeroplane magazine March 30 1945 issue. Describes actions of Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer D.F.C and Bar, 109 Squadron during an operation to Cologne marshalling yards. Also give other details of his service…

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

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Top left: two rows of white crosses set in long grass.
Top right: an individual standing inside a building.
Bottom: a group of three white single story buildings in the distance, low walls either side of the road /track leading to the buildings.…

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One photograph showing a lake surrounded by trees captioned 'Belsen'.

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Three photographs and a newspaper cutting. The first two show the graves at Belsen, one of them still open. The third shows a group of German servicemen. The newspaper cutting reports that allied servicemen have contributed some of their rations to…

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A group of guards are sitting on the ground, another group are walking round a space, watched by a crowd of allied servicemen, one of them in the foreground is taking a photograph. Accommodation block in the background. Caption is 'Celle'.

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Three photographs, the first page has two photographs of a line of male guards, walking on a path around a space watched by a crowd of British servicemen, building in the background. Captioned 'Kramer The Beast of Belsen' added later…

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Two photographs of eight men, some in remnants of German military uniform, standing in a row, wall of building in the background, the reverse of one photograph has 'Cellie' handwritten.

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Photograph of a piloted V1, although it is captioned as 'V.3.' , a newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror containing a readers recollection of seeing a piloted V1 at Celle immediately post war.
A second photograph is of damaged German tracked…

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Five photographs that show the devastation of vehicles, animals and buildings caused by the air attacks on the German forces attempting to escape through the Falaise Gap. Captioned 'Falaise "Gap" '.

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Four photographs, one with Arthur standing alongside a Renault FT-17 tank with German markings, captioned 'One man tank Antwerp'.
The second shows a collapsed bridge in the foreground with industrial buildings in the background.
Third is of…

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Target photograph showing shoreline, with smoke obscuring the island of Hakøya within Tromsø fjord. Battleship Tirpitz can be seen just right of centre through smoke. Three water-spouts from earlier explosions above and to the right. Anti-aircraft…

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Two photographs, the page captioned' German'. The first photograph is of a group of Germans, one giving the Nazi salute standing around a newly completed grave in open country with a small building and vehicle in the background. Captioned 'One less'.…

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Line diagram of a warship. Part of photograph in top right and title 'Emden'.

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Comments on target (Frankfurt) and odds on being shot down. It was their 19th operation and out of 124 aircrew shot down that night only 10 survived, five from their crew. Mentions evading, capture, initial treatment and journey to camp (Stalag Luft…

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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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Side view at night of a Fw 190 crossing right to left very close. Through the left front cockpit windscreen.

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Photograph of shoreline with 'breach' indicated by arrow and shows flooded area. Text explains that the photograph shows breach in dyke with sea rushing in. Germans report 6000 of garrison trapped by floods.

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Seven items from a scrapbook. Items 1 and 2 are newspaper cuttings about operations that Ernest was involved in. They are captioned 'Cuttings from daily papers of raids on which my crew were engaged'. Item 3 is a London Transport ticket, captioned…

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Photo 1 is a statue of the Kaiser, annotated 'The Kaiser & his "Der Tag" '.
Photo 2 is a German War Memorial.
Photo 3 is the front of a large building annotated 'Hall of Justice'.
Photo 4 and 6 is the Bismarck statue, annotated 'Bismark "Blood &…

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Photos 1 and 3 are Second World War graves, Hamburg.
Photos 2 and 6 are anti-aircraft fire towers.
Photos 4 and 5 are 1914-1918 Great War Graves, Germany.
Photo 7 is a boat annotated 'The Mess Launch "Hazel" '.
Photo 8 is a passenger engine…

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Crowd, some in uniform, around car in street, with houses in the background and car in foreground. Taken through window from inside a building. Submitted with description 'Photo taken from inside the Daugaard Inn in Daugaard, Denmark showing the…

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Top - an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting in the right hand seat of an aircraft cockpit looking back. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher seated in an aircraft cockpit'.
Bottom - a group of German…
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