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PRidingRH21050061.jpg
Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a submarine.
#2 and 3 are airmen washing in the open.
#4 is a boy with a towel.
#5 is a bar made from the rear fuselage of a German aircraft. The sign says 'Line Shoot Bar'.
#6 is Ron in a pool.
#7 is an…

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Two photographs of Wolfgang Thimmig.
#1 A half length portrait of Wolfgang, captioned 'Wolfgang Thimmig 1936'. He was the pilot that shot down Paul's Stirling in 1943.
#2 is a full length image of Wolfgang.

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An explanation of the silver cup. It was awarded to the pilot who had shot down a Stirling.

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Four photographs, showing a variety of German aircraft damaged to varying degrees. Page captioned, 'Celle (Germany) B 118.'

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Four photographs, one of a serviceman leaning against a large aircraft part with swastika, captioned 'Pop'.
Second is of a structure built within trees, captioned 'German observation post'.
Third is of a flat wooden platform overlooking trees,…

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Aircraft is missing left undercarriage and is propped up on pieces of wood. Serviceman in the cockpit.
Captioned 'Dive - Bomber added later One of a few'.

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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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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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BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Gunther Rall was raised in Stuttgart and enjoyed outdoor and sporting activities as a youngster and he was also a Boy Scout. He became a cadet in the army, and joined the 13th Infantry Regiment. He met a friend in the air force, and decided it was…

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A Ju 88 with RAF markings taken from over the wing of a Stirling. Samuel Guyan standing underneath a Ju 88 in a hangar. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'JU88 at Farnboro - September 1943 - Photo taken from within BK784. From 24'th to…

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BThomsonGBThomsonGBv1.pdf
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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A page of news published in the Yorkshire Evening Press.
The German pilot, Johann Dreher, was likely to have shot down Jack Jones’s aircraft.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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A starboard side view of a He 111, on the ground.

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PWoodhallSpaCM1703.jpg
First is Station Road and the second is Tattershall Road from the Mall. On the night of 16/17 August two parachute mines were dropped destroying the Royal Hydro Hotel and Winter Garden.

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MHowesJ19330425-180610-010001.jpg
Recalls German twin engine aircraft flying at very low level over Lincoln. He subsequently though it was a Ju-88. Adds some other wartime anecdotes. Includes b/w photograph of a JU-88.

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Table with names of prisoner of war camps, location and map square.

BHendersonIGHendersonIGv1.pdf
Aircraft from 153 Squadron at Scampton. Describes crew and some history of the aircraft "P" Peter. Goes on to describe operation in detail from briefing, through the flight with navigation details, bombing and return to base. Saw no sign of Luftwaffe…

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Rear quarter view of a large model of Lancaster CF-E in an office with desk, chair and model of a Me-110 in the background.

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A series of Luftwaffe engagement reports, some in German, some translated concerning the attacks on a four engined bomber in the early hours of 18 December 1944 probably Henry Wagner's Halifax.

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English translation of a German nightfighter combat report for 18 December 1944.

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MBridgmanA37667-200514-01.jpg
Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

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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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