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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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Full length portrait of a man wearing battledress with corporal stripes, also with side cap and sword. In the background a house with windows and part of door. On the reverse 'A Hollis, Home Guard'.

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Full length portrait of a corporal wearing battledress and a tin helmet. He has a gas mask holder on his chest and a rifle slung on his shoulder. In the background a two storey house with windows and part of door. On the reverse 'A H Home Guard'.

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UK Passport for A J Turner contains personal information, photograph and handwritten entries for countries valid including Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Sudan and Transjordan.

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Hungary is one of the few countries still aligned with Germany despite widespread damage inflicted by Allied bombing: MAVAG works, Szolnok, Szob, Budapest East and South, Baja, Nyiregyhaza, Cegled, Miskolc, Szekesfehervar, Hatvan, Csap, Szatmar,…

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An account of Jim Allen's life from 1941 to 1997. He details meeting his future wife and their intermittent courtship. There is great detail about his social life and relationship with his future wife. There are two pages of photographs:
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Derek Evans wearing a blue pullover and light trousers holding glasses standing by a piano with a large model of a Lancaster on top. In the background a standard lamp, wall light and painting on wall.

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On the left a lady with dark coat standing next to a sergeant wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and a wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his Mother Clara Emily Boothe Bye......your…

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Man wearing sports jacket but no tie sitting on a Norton motorcycle (WJ8583) alongside a stone wall with gardens in the background. Captioned 'Hamish Mackenzie'.

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On the left a baby in white dress and bonnet sits in a pram. On the left a woman with jacket wearing glasses holds the baby. In the centre Kaye Turner wearing check jacket. On the right John Turner wearing jacket, tie and hat. Adults are sitting on a…

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The man and woman are seated. The girl is standing beside her father and the boy is sitting on the woman's knee.

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Newspaper article about a reunion and flypast at RAF Elsham Wolds. Mentioned are Mike Stedman (I squared), pilot Anseleme Vernieuwe who had escaped from Belgium through France and Spain then Lisbon, rear-gunner Tom Quinlan, flight engineer Walter…

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Order of service including hymns, lessons, prayer and other events.

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The informant reminisces about her wartime experiences in the Voghera countryside, at the time when her three brothers where enlisted and it was hard for her parents to run the farm.
She remembers how she narrowly escaped an aircraft trying to…

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Oblique aerial photograph of a hangar with buildings attached and tower behind. In the distance behind houses. On the reverse 'A. V. Roe & Co Ltd, Experimental Station, Hamble, 1917 - 28, Crescent Studios, Fareham Hants, Neg No 21103 [...] 4,…

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Large hangar with buildings including tower to the left. The name A. V. Roe & Co Ltd above slightly open hangar doors. A biplane with man by port wing on the right side by door opening. On the reverse 'About 1914 - 1929, A V Roe & Co Ltd,…

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Row of brick built two and thee story factory buildings running left to right. In the distance on left a tower. Caption 'by courtesy - photo A. V. Roe & Co Ltd, A V Roe & Co Ltd Park Works, Newton Heath, Manchester from 1915 - about 1938 ?'.

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Large group of men and women sitting and standing in front of a brick building. Some men are in suits and others in working clothes. Building has three arched doorways with windows above. On the reverse 'Original photo, vital please keep safely of…

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Group photograph of the A V Roe civilian staff who serviced Lancasters at RAF Wickenby. In a grass field with buildings in the background, sixteen men are arranged in two rows, one standing, one kneeling. Some wear overalls, one or two are in suits;…

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Large hangar with buildings including tower to the left. The name A. V. Roe & Co Ltd above slightly open hangar doors. A biplane with man by port wing on the right side by door opening. On the reverse '7 214/8/94, Hamble, 122 with arrows to the…

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Workforce consisting a large group of men and women sitting and standing outside a large brick building. Some men are wearing suits and others working clothes and aprons. In the building are three arched doorways and above these a row of windows. On…

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A bride standing holding a large floral bouquet. Beside her is the vicar. He has a sprinkling of confetti on his clothes. On their left are onlookers. On the reverse 'Maldwyn Edwards'
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