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Propaganda leaflet for the German population.
Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 Bomber raids have taken place and promises more.
Page 2 sets out the rights a defeated Germany can expect from the Allies and calls on Germans themselves to…

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

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A newspaper cutting with a report on the accidental bombing of Riggisberg and Bouveret in Switzerland.

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Seven airmen including Akin Shenbanjo arranged on the cockpit of a Halifax. 50 operations are marked by painted bombs and the aircraft's name is Achtung the Black Prince.
In the top right corner a remembrance poppy has been added.

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Contains personal details front and side photograph and fingerprint. Notes captured on 27 September 1944 at Rastatt.

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Three views of German dog tags showing '1069 Kr.Gef.Lager de Lw No.7 for 417845 Hughes' and 'RAAF, CofE'.

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Personnel record card with photograph, fingerprint and personal details of Angas Hughes. Captured 27 September 1944 at Rastatt. Stamped with 'Officially Interrogated'. On the second page '10.10.44, Dulag Luft' and '28.10.44 Kgf.ag.d.Lw.7'.

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

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Side 1 summarises one April week in 1942:
-Contrasts the tonnage of bombs dropped on Germany and England respectively;
-Quotes Hitler's premature prediction that Russia was defeated;
-Compares the US and German labour markets.
Side 2 quotes…

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Propaganda leaflet concerning post-war German reconstruction. Stresses that the task would be carried out by Germans themselves and must begin immediately.

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Leaflet 1 outlines further reductions in civilian food rations in Germany and lists the causes. The second leaflet compares the rationing experienced in World War 1 with that in World War 2.

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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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Propaganda leaflet featuring an aerial vertical photograph of Hamburg after a Royal Air Force operation. Buildings are either completely destroyed or gutted, light falling through the gaping windows. Text describes fronts closing in, the Royal Air…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1. Hitler taking over command from his generals.
Page 2. Photos of German setbacks in Russia and Lybia.
Page 3. Photo of the frozen corpse of a German soldier above the caption: "With Thanks…

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ('Luftpost') aimed at the German 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 Russian…

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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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Reports that the American Army has crossed the Rhine near Mainz and provides a summary of President Roosevelt’s report to the American Congress on the Yalta Conference: the need for Germany’s unconditional surrender; the nature of Germany’s…

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Propaganda booklet with illustrated articles on the current war situation as seen from the Allies' perspective. Authors include Winston Churchill, Henry Wallace, the archbishop of Canterbury, Richard Hillary and John Steinbeck.

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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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Page 1 places Hitler's claim in 1941 that Russia was already destroyed alongside his 1942 announcement that the German army in the east needed reinforcement. Below is a description by Ludendorff of the superiority of the Allies' war economy over…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1 explains items from one of Hitler's speeches.
Page 2 announces Hitler's appointment as head of the justice system and defines who Germany's internal enemies are.

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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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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…

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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…

SCavalierRG1264567v10012.pdf
This document mimics recruitment material seeking volunteers for the U-Boat service. It is in interactive form and shows a seaman dropping into a watery grave. It quotes the average life expectancy of U-Boat crew as 62 days.
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