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A letter to Homer asking him to return to work

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Ada Aiazzi claims she helped thirteen English prisoners of war, from 15 September 1943 to 20 December 1943, giving them food, shelter, clothes, medicines, and cigarettes. On 24 December, they moved to Monte Morello (Florence), where a Partisan…

Congratulations of the offer of a permanent commission From Adams.


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Adelindo Meoni claims he helped, from 10 September 1943 to 20 December 1943, ten allied prisoners of war, giving them food and shelter. On 20 December they moved to Migliana area, near Cantagallo (Prato), where they were recaptured some days later by…

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Adelmo Ferri claims he helped some Allied servicemen, from 8 September 1943: he hosted one of them for a month, and he helped other servicemen hid in the mountain areas of Vallone, Macchia, and Fonda, near Pistoia, with his fellow villagers. Then…

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Adolfo Innocenti claims he helped some English prisoners of war who arrived in the woods near his house. He regularly brought them food. One of them, called George, got sick, and he lived in Adolfo’s house for 21 days until his recovery; then, he…

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Adori Melani claims he helped three English soldiers for six months. At first, they hid in a hut and then they moved to San Baronto, in the province of Pistoia. In both cases Adori brought them food and clothes. For his efforts, he received a…

Letter to Pilot Officer Blandford's father, thanking him for his letter, celebrating the fact that his son had survived and sharing the news that Robert and other crew members had died.

Five letters from Agnes Stott to Mr Blandford, a fellow crew member's father, and one to Mr Blandford from a fellow crew member (Pilot Officer G G Whittle) who did not fly with them on their last operation.

Informs him that war gratuity was payable in respect of his son's RAF service.

A cardboard box containing an Akai Tape Slicer and instructions for use in English and Japanese.

A letter written from a prisoner of war camp to his family. He has just arrived and states that he is well. His tone is quite up beat.

Alan writes from Stalag Luft 3. He lists food to be sent in Red Cross parcels.

He presents a list of items he would like sent. He spends a lot of time reading, finding it difficult to write. He asks after his other family members.

Alan still has not heard from his parents. He asks after Basil. He lists some items to be sent to him.

Alan still has not heard from his parents. he is worried about his car and his belongings. He asks about family and friends at home.

Alan still has had no news from his parents. He asks for exercise books. He asks after family and friends and looks forward to seeing them soon.

Alan is pleased that he has received mail from his parents. He has received a letter from a girl but is quite offensive about her literacy. He is looking forward to getting home at the end of the war.

Alan states that he is well and asks for chocolate. He asks after friends and family.

Alan writes that mail is coming through from his parents. He asks after Basil and states he is keeping fit, physically and mentally.

Alan writes that nothing has changed. He asks for brown leather gloves to be sent. He asks after Basil and Pip then asks for his car to be looked after.

Alan writes that he is being transferred to another camp. He recalls previous Christmases and talks about family and friends.

Alan has moved to a different camp. He has had news that his friend, Pip is missing. He has been reading a lot. He asks for an Oxford Concise Dictionary.

Alan writes that more letters have been arriving. He asks about his Caterpillar Club badge. He is losing a lot of hair but is fit.

Alan writes he has received letter from family and friends but also bad news about Ruth's mother.
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