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Front and rear of three one Rentenmark banknotes serials B52415467, D02660473 and B54165970 and front and rear of 2 Rentenmark note serial J07416142.

MKroeseW19240508-170829-06.pdf
A memoir about Frederik Kroese's wartime activities. There is a brief biography followed by a portrait of Frederik.

Included are photographs of a number of items: his fake ID card, a permit allowing him to use a bicycle, an official numbered…

MMolloyS[Ser#-DoB]-160212-01.pdf
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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Summarising the activities of the different aircraft groups.

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A leaflet, in German dropped by the RAF. It has photographs on the front of Goering. On the reverse are comments and questions.

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Two photographs, the first soldiers marching in the snow and the second soldiers lying dead in the snow. The translation reads his first campaign and his last. On the reverse is a list of obituary notices from the 'Die Woche' newspaper.

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Photographs of dead German soldiers and on the reverse 'Hitler Mathematik' with figures set out on a blackboard.

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Elucidation to the Hitler Speech 1942

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Question: how many were deployed here? Answer: 330,000 men. German language propaganda leaflet. On the reverse is a panoramic view of 330000 soldiers at a rally.

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

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Back then; Today. Only Germans can save Germany. On the reverse a photograph of workers in a factory before and then after it had been destroyed by bombing.

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A card with text and an insert that is pulled down to reveal more text -
VOLUNTEERS FORWARD FOR THE U-BOAT SERVICE
(text visible at first)

We journey against England.

PULL

(text visible after pulling tab)

SHORT SERVICE

We journey…

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German U-boatmaker - what are you hoping for? Leaflet, in German with photographs of U-boat crew on a boat and another of a crew being led off a captured boat.

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ("Luftpost") aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1: Shows a Luftwaffe document scheduling hospitals as the primary targets of bombing raids.
Page 2. Article asking where the final victory that Hitler promised his…

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ('Luftpost') aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1: Describes how the death and destruction meted out by the Luftwaffe to Germany's neighbours is being more than returned to German cities.
Page 2. Argues that the…

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List of phrases translated into German, French, Dutch and Spanish to help with evasion.

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List of phrases translated into German, French, Dutch and Spanish to help with evasion.

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A call from the German Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus to his comrades and to the German people via radio 'Freies Deutschland' while he is a prisoner of war in Russia. After a call for reflection in August 1944 he feels he has to speak again despite…

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Prisoner of war postcard from Lieutenant H W Ashton R.E. Writing that he is sorry to hear bad news of her husband. Delayed writing as he hopes her husband may have survived. Sent from Oflag IX A/Z.

AKohlerH170303.mp3
Helmut Köhler (b. 1928) recalls his wartime experience as Luftwaffenhelfer. He provides a first-hand account of two attacks on Kassel, the first on the 22 October 1943 and the second in March 1944. He describes his time spent inside the air-raid…

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Writes saying that he had absolute trust in her loyalty. He wrote that they would definitely be moving shortly.

ASuchenwirthR160730.mp3
Richard Suchenwirth recalls his wartime memories as a Flakhelfer in Pasing, a district of Munich. He tells of his father who was the author of three books on the Luftwaffe, the founder of the Austrian Nazi Party, a political orator and initial…

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Three propaganda leaflets and one photo of a Wellington 'O', Z1337.

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Item 1 is a message in German, partly obscured.
Item 2 is a photograph of an officer at a desk signing a document.
Item 3 is a photograph of a Wellington with Polish markings on the nose. A group of men are underneath.

MemoroDE#14947.mp3
Gerda Gentner (b. 1934) recalls the first bombing of Dresden on 7 October 1944. Gerda describes how she unsuccessfully tried to persuade a young boy to take shelter with her in the basement and reminisces her feeling when she knew that he had died…
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