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Top left - nine airmen by the tail of a Halifax. Six standing behind and three squatting in front. All are wearing battledress with side or peaked caps. Some have visible brevet.
Top right - seven airmen standing in line by the tail of a Me 110 with…

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Top - seven aircrew, four standing behind wearing battledress and three sitting in front wearing tunics. All have brevet and wear side or peaked hats. Includes separate scan of this image. On the reverse 'The Boys on the day Sailor Doug and Joe left…

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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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Quotes from Eden, Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Goebbels and notice on treatment of German prisoners of war by German staff HQ.

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The reflection was inspired by the account of the murder of an airman on initial capture having baled out over Germany in 1944-45.

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Entitled 'Coventry'. Describes German air force attack on the city on 14 November 1940 giving detail of civilian damage and casualties. Compares it with bombing of Genoa and Turin which it claims as military. Includes photographs of damage to…

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Map showing north Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, part of Belgium and France. Goes east to include Poland and parts of Lithuania. Symbols on map with legend on reverse. Symbols are of German air force aviation objects and defensive systems.

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Evacuation map for German occupation forces in Greece and Albania, highlighting an area which cannot be evacuated.

Leaflet, distributed by RAF and USAAF, mocks Hermann Göring’s quotation (19th July 1940) in which he praises their good fortune…

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German language leaflet. On the reverse times and frequencies from Cairo, Bari and middle Mediterranean. Delivered by RAF and USAAF.

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English language instructions for starting Focke-Wolf FW 190.

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Black eagle and swastika embroidered on white cloth.

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A knife and spoon with German markings, made in Solingen.

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War correspondent Paul Holt observes the Red Army for a fortnight along 3,000 Km of the Stalingrad front. He follows the armies of Colonel General Yeremenko. With little food and freezing temperatures, General Paulus’s only hope of supplies is…

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Hitler admits, in radio address at 1am on 21st July, to German generals’ coup. Leaflet points to heightened tensions between army and party. Claims the latter wants to prolong the war for its own ends, whereas generals want peace, acting when their…

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Eight photographs of Ernst and family.
A folder and a letter.
Photo 1 and 4 are the same and are of the ceremony at the church with the priest officiating. Attending are boy choristers and many villagers. Arrowed and aannotated are 'Bgmstr…

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Head and shoulders portrait side view of man wearing battledress with pilot's brevet. Service number '658 316' on board hung on shoulder. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.
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