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View through gateway of a multi-story brick building with rows of windows on each floor and a chimney in the centre. In courtyard behind gates in front of building two cars and a lorry are parked. On the right gatepost a sign indicating Brownsfield…

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Number 181-37. Writes that he has increased his pay allotment to her and mentions other financial matters. Lists request for items of clothing and other items which he would like her to send. Asks he to ask friends to send him tobacco, books and…

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Sends delight at their receipt of cable and registered letter. Understands they are keeping well.

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Nine photographs showing a ferry and Niagra Falls, captioned 'Ferry from Toronto to Niagara' and a colour postcard of the Falls.
Telegram date stamped 21 June 1942 giving Keith Tompson's father his new address, No1 Manning Depot, Toronto.
Canada…

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Poem by Bill Cooke prior to a visit to East Kirkby - contrasting the stress of operational flying on Lancasters to the forthcoming aircraft taxi ride.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view of gardens and palm trees.
Photo 2 is an airman in pith helmet, khaki and shorts leaning on a bench in the park.
Photo 3 is an airman wearing a pith helmet, khaki and shorts standing on a path in…

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Cutting 1 is a small photograph of a Lancaster and for of the crew with the time and day of the airing of the documentary.
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…

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Letter written by Bill from India to his parents telling them that he was coming home - leaving for Bombay tomorrow and should be home by March.

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A newspaper cutting about a play put on by The Stage Club at the Victoria theatre, Singapore. On the reverse are adverts.

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Avro Type G. Rear quarter view of single engine biplane with enclosed cockpit standing on grass with buildings behind. It has the number '7' on the starboard fuselage behind the cabin. Captioned '"Avro" Biplane, Enclosed Type, British Record, 24 Oct…

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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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Headlines: New order cracks: Hitler defied. Sub-headlines: by a student of Europe, words then deeds, threats of defections, a temptation. Covers events in European enemy camp concerning Vichy and free France, Greece, Hungary,and Finland as well as…

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On the front, a front quarter view of a single engine biplane with floats on beach at water's edge. Bottom right a group of men and at sea behind a small boat with a man in the stern. Captioned '100 h.p. "Avro" Waterplane, On Brighton shore, after…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population. Page 1 announces that the first two 1000 bomber attacks have taken place and promises more. Page 2 gives quotes from allied leaders outlining the rights a defeated Germany could expect from…

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Group of 12 airmen and one civilian, arranged in two rows, three kneeling at the front, eight standing behind. On the wall are squadron crests. Captioned on the reverse 'Binbrook 46 4/14 Colin Cole'.

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Two photographs of a village.
Photo 1 is a group of 13 villagers in front of their thatched huts.
Photo 2 is the same village without the villagers.

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Photograph 1 is of a photographer taking a portrait of a French airman. Behind is the photographic lorry and awnings. Captioned 'Photographic tent.'

Photograph 2 is of Reginald George Cavalier painting a partially-clad woman on the canvas of a…

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Eight photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is Banff looking to Cascade Mountain.
Photo 2 is the Bow river at Banff.
Photo 3 is the administrative building at Banff with Cascade mountain behind.
Photo 4 is the Banff Springs…

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First is photograph of woman holding a small dog, full length, wearing a striped dress, house wall with window in background, reverse is blank.
Second is postcard of interior of small church, captioned 'Interior of Loddiswell Church'. Reverse has…

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A newspaper cutting with details and names of the 15 pilots to be trained for civil airline flying.

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A mixed group comprising 17 airmen, three naval officers and one civilian. They are arranged in two rows in front of a single-storey wooden hut. On the reverse is '116 Sqn?'.

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17 auxiliary firemen standing in a group behind and to the sides of a fire pump which has large bore hoses on the front and coiled hoses on the rear. All firemen are in uniform tunic with belts and peaked hats. In the background a brick wall. Pump is…

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A group of 18 aero-modellers standing in a line and holding their models. On the reverse is 'October 1942'.

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15 young chidren, three older boys, some of the young ones have bunches of flowers. Two adults one RAF the other a female in uniform. They are standing in a playground buildings in the background.
On the reverse, handwritten 'Belsen'.

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations
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