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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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Sub headlines: perimeter breached by air and tank attack, defenders determined resistance, Bardia reported in enemy hands. Article contains account of fall of Tobruk to German forces on 21 June 1942. States 25000 prisoners and German forces in Bardia…

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First partial article: after Bir Hakem account of recent activity in desert campaign mentioning German tank tactics. 27-mile perimeter, mentioning that Tobruk was indefensible against really determined attack, Second article. British losses in…

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Newspaper cutting. The whole German fighter force operating over Normandy forced to operate from bases more that 130 miles away. Report that German propaganda about flying bombs wearing thin. Problems of German soldiers with lack of sleep in…

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Cutting 1 headlines: Russians capture Stalino, Germans thrown out of Donetz basin, enemy reduced to three railway lines westward. Cutting 2 headlines: Hitler rages at Italy, treachery of surrender, Germany to fight alone. Cutting 3 headlines: Germans…

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Note to Major Gordon Lett regarding French, Yugoslav, Czechoslovak, Austrian, and French personnel who have deserted the German army and have joined the Resistance in Liguria.

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A cemetery with three rows of crosses arranged formally. Behind is a tall memorial structure.

Identification kindly provided by Gian Paolo Bertelli.

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Article 1. Headlines: German troops occupy Vichy France, armistice agreement at end, Hitler's message to Pétain, defence against imminent allied attack. German forces enter unoccupied France to defend against allied attack. Article2. Headlines;…

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All marked 'Secret'. They are dated 6th June and give situation reports about the Allied lines and enemy ground, air and rail activity.

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Cutting 1. Headlines: final axis collapse in Tunisia, all organised resistance at an end, mounting total of prisoners now 150,000, von Arnim captured. Cutting 2. Headlines: a great victory acclaimed, the King's congratulations to General Eisenhower,…

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Claims Hitler has not talked about losses in Russia since 11 December (162,000 German soldiers dying in 162 days). Compares this to the lack of information and incorrect numbers given after the Poland Campaign. Hitler now having to use other groups…

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An identity card issued to Fred Hooker when he was captured.

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An identity card issued to Fred Hooker at Dulag Luft.

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A card with text and an insert that is pulled down to reveal more text -
VOLUNTEERS FORWARD FOR THE U-BOAT SERVICE
(text visible at first)

We journey against England.

PULL

(text visible after pulling tab)

SHORT SERVICE

We journey…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at German-speaking population.
This document mimics recruitment material seeking volunteers for the U-Boat service. It is in interactive form and shows a seaman dropping into a watery grave. It quotes the average life…

Fritz Hundhausen's account of the events at Essiggasse 6 (Inn ‘Stadt Frankfurt’), air raid shelter at the Karl Hospital.

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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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Black eagle and swastika embroidered on white cloth.

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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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Label at top 'German List Military Personnel'. Two individual pages show number, surname, first name, place of residence, date of birth, rank and next of kin of list German military personnel, third page is blank.

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Photographs 1 to 4 are of German soldiers at burial ceremonies, captioned 'Prints from a film of a captured German soldier.'
Photograph 5 and 6 are of an Ar 232 with RAF Roundels. They are captioned 'Captured German Transporter A/C'.

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Front with photographs of Mussolini, General Bergonzoli, Graf Galeazzo Ciano and Oberburgermeister Fiorello La Guardia. On the reverse left a map showing Italian positions in Mediterranean and article. On the right a headline (in German) 'The…

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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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Deutsches Afrika Korps leather goggles with tinted lens, vent holes and elasticated strap.

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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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