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From the last week of April 1942, bombs dropped on England and Germany.

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A three page document with war propaganda stories.

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A brief account of the shooting down of Harry Redgrave's Manchester aircraft over Lincoln by a fighter. It states that four of the crew were killed and two injured when it crashed. Concludes with the statement 'There was doubt whether the fighter…

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An air-to-air view of a Junkers Ju 52, D-AMYY, transport aircraft.

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Account of Jim Copus's last operation to Frankfurt during which his 97 Squadron Lancaster was shot down by a Me 110 night fighter. Includes the task of air gunners, the engagement by the night fighter which disabled all hydraulics including those to…

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Photograph 1 is 15 German airmen seated on a flight of steps. The main caption details how the Gruppe was sub-divided and a later caption reads 'German Night Fighter Squadron'.
Photograph 2 is a half length portrait of a man, woman and young girl,…

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Contains photographs, silhouettes and drawings of British, American and Russian aircraft, showing dimensions, armament, armour plate or glass, and position of fuel tanks. Tables set out aircraft capabilities, including range and bomb loads.

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Account of daylight raid, 27 September 1940, on Parnell aircraft factory in Yate, Gloucestershire by bomb-carrying Me 110s of ZG 76. On their return they were engaged by Hurricanes of 504 and 56 Squadron, and one Me 110 force-landed at Iwerne…

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Note '21 January 1944, Murrell, 3 Km east of Magdeburg, the night fighter Heinkel 219-A-O- was shot down by P51 Mustang. Hauptman Manfed Murer was killed when a/c crashed'.

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Paolo Troglio and another Luftwaffe member are standing in front of the Avignon Cathedral and the Palais des Papes. On the reverse: 'Questa foto lò [sic] fatta al Castello dei Papa [sic] a Avignon. Paolo. 1944-8-4'

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Head and shoulder portrait of Paolo Troglio wearing a mixture Luftwaffe and Regia Areonautica insigna, ribbons and badges: Gefreiter insigna and Winterschlacht im Osten 1941/42 medal; plus Campagna di Russia, Motorista, and Azioni di guerra trasporto…

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Photograph of Paolo Troglio.
Paolo Troglio standing on a runway wearing uniform with a Kanal flying jacket. He is holding a small pouch in his hands.

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Series of three head and shoulder portraits of Paolo Troglio, in two slightly different poses, wearing a mixture Luftwaffe and Regia Areonautica insigna, ribbons and badges: Gefreiter insigna and Winterschlacht im Osten 1941/42 medal; plus Campagna…

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A group of men gathered around bombs.
Five men are gathered around four concrete practice bombs. Three are in uniform and the other two are dressed wearing flying jackets. Three men are sitting on top of the bombs, Paolo Troglio smoking a pipe, whilst the other two are standing at the…

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Five men in uniform, walking arm in arm towards the camera. The men are wearing uniform although two of the men have a winter jackets on over the top, one of them of a Kanal pattern. Paolo Troglio, on the the left is smoking a pipe.

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Group of five men in uniform, leaning against a metal/wooden structure, are joking around and looking happy and relaxed, some with Christmas wreaths around their necks. Paolo Troglio is smoking a pipe and the man on the right, wearing a Kanal flying…

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MTroglioP[DoB]-180902-01.pdf
Aviere Paolo Troglio joined the Regia Areonautica in 1941. He was posted in Italy, Greece, Albania, Russia where he became a prisoner of war. After his escape he was attached to a Luftwaffe logistic unit and later came back to Milan: he remained…

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Gefreiter Paoplo Troglio complains about the delays in getting letters form from home and asks his family to send him the toiletries mentioned in a previous letter.

ETroglioPTroglioJ440120.pdf
Gefreiter Paolo Troglio sends his regards to his family, writes he is well in Regensburg and ask for toiletries.

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An air-to air view of group of paratroopers jumping from three Ju 52s flying in close formation at low altitude. The landscape is mainly rural, with a dense wood in the foreground. On the reverse: '15-1-44 Saluti e auguri Paolo'.

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Staff Sergeant Otto St's account of the events at Moltkestraße 7.

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Eddy Smythe reminisces about his father, John Henry Smythe, who was from Sierra Leone and served in Bomber Command during the Second World War. John flew as a navigator until his aircraft was shot down in November 1943. He became a prisoner of war in…

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Gavino Pala reminisces about his childhood in Sardinia, describing schooling and paramilitary training. Recollects the 17 May 1943 Alghero bombing, explaining how part of the population had left the city the day before and slept among olive trees,…

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Four documents. First a title page. Second a newspaper article summarising Hull's bombing experience in number of raids, people killed, houses destroyed or damaged, damage incidents, people rendered homeless and number of alerts. Notes that only 5938…

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Prisoner of war document providing personal details, description and two photographs and fingerprint of Geoffrey North. On the reverse location as 'Kgf. Lager de Lw 3'
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