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21st birthday card; from sister Nan and brother in law Alex.

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Notice published in the Lincolnshire Echo, congratulating Aubrey on his 21st birthday from his Mum and Dad.
A 21st birthday card.

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28 seated airmen and one civilian arranged in two rows in front of a shingle walled building. Only one man is wearing an aircrew brevet.
David Joseph is second from left on the front row. Two airmen are identified with crosses and two with slashes.…

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Sheet of green 30 gram cheese ration stamps in eight rows of ten.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a postcard captioned 'Neepawa from the air'. It is a grid of houses with a small shopping area. It is further captioned 'Not winter'.
Photo 2 is fields captioned 'Forced Landing Field'.
Photo 3 and 4 are…

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Top - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in light paint scheme in formation.
Bottom left - air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation over water.
Bottom middle - side view of Lancaster squadron letters TL in front of a hangar.
Bottom right…

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Relates arriving home to find that a package had been delivered by A Edwards RAAF. Says that Edwards had seen her husband and been invited to come for weekend. Thanks Doris for items in package which caused tears, Discusses some photographs and…

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50 Squadron anniversary event badge marked 'HA M LA'.

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A reunion dinner menu with the signatures of many who attended.

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A menu from the third reunion dinner of 514 Squadron

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Metal lapel badge and reverse.

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Group of men and women in civilian clothes in a large room. Submitted with description 'Colour photograpgh of 617 Sqn reunion. L-R: #2 G Rice (?), #4 William Tait, #5 Prince Bernhard, #6 Lady Cheshire, #7 Leonard Cheshire. Date and location…

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A group of veterans and their wives grouped around the boarding steps at the rear of a British Caledonian Boeing 707. Some of the group are on the boarding steps. They are going to a 617 squadron reunion in Canada.

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A reunion of veteran airmen, including Ernie Twells and Leonard Cheshire. They are all wearing suits with their campaign medals pinned to their chests.

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A group of five veterans in civilian clothing. Captioned 'From Left: Leonard Cheshire, Ralph Cochrane Johny Farquier'.

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On the right a child wearing coat looks at smoking wreckage on the left which is in front of a single story house. Other houses to the right. Captioned 'A child inspects the wreckage of P/O Tansley's Lancaster at Trebbin, Germany'. Additional…

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A child wearing coat on the right looks at wreckage on the left. Captioned 'A child inspects the wreckage of P/O Tansleys Lancaster at Trebbin, Germany'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A man and woman stood with linked arms on stone steps, in front of a brick building with a large wooden door. They are dressed formally and are both wearing corsages on their jackets. The woman is wearing long pale gloves, a hat with a veil, and a…

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Barbarous vengeance for Heydrich. Account of execution of men in Czech village of Lidice after assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

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The article describes why Churchill, a former MP of Dundee should not receive the freedom of Dundee and why only 16 of the 31 councillors voted for him to receive the honour.

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Writes that everyone was issued with identity cards, ration books and gas masks. Comments on necessity to carry gas masks and possible fifth columns. Continues with description of black out, bomb shelters, call up, an aircraft crash and taking in…

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The memoir written by Fred during his time with the Auxiliary Fire Service at the age of 18. He observes a land mine parachuting to earth. It landed on the fire service sub-station killing 28. He persuaded his Station Officer that he wanted out and…

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Three men in dark suits and hats, the left hand one wearing a mayoral chain walking toward the camera. Behind a group of men and women and in the background a Lancaster in a fenced enclosure. Captioned 'Wings for Victory Week at Lancaster 1943. The…

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Five serviceman and a man in a suit and six women are sitting in two rows. The rear row is sitting on a stone wall and the front row on chairs. One woman, second from right in front is wearing a Royal Air Force side cap. In the background Trees and…

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The war is lost and Hungarian people must rebel against the Germans and their allies. In order to save their country they have to sabotage transportation, damage industrial plants and factories, resort to strike, walkout and mass demonstration. The…
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