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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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Alan talks about issues with the family building firm.

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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.

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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…

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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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News for the Troops. A German language propaganda newspaper, no. 375, dropped by the Allies.

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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

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SHORT SERVICE

We journey…
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