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Propaganda booklet about total war containing photographs quotes and text about bombing.

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Label at top 'German List Military Personnel'. Two individual pages show number, surname, first name, place of residence, date of birth, rank and next of kin of list German military personnel, third page is blank.

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

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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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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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Hubert Draegert remembers his wartime experiences, first in Berlin and then as an evacuee at his uncle’s farm near Wroclaw. He mentions the bombing of the Berlin State Opera and the repeated efforts made to rebuild the gutted building. He remembers…

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

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A map of Switzerland with plots of bombers violating Swiss airspace. The estimate is 100 aircraft overflew between 00:04 and 01:08 on 12/13 July 1943.

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The flyer seeks to undermine the German military virtue of obstinacy arguing that to show such a quality when the war was clearly lost and Germany was in flames amounted to criminal indifference, apathy and short-sightedness. It accuses the German…

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The Governments of the Soviet Union, United States and Great Britain order that no Allied prisoner of war shall be mistreated. Offenders will be relentlessly pursued and punished.

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Wolfgang Jähnichen recollects being a five-year-old boy in Dresden at the time of the 13 February 1945 bombing. Gives a vivid account of the attack and recounts various episodes: the time spent with his mother in the cellar used as air raid shelter,…

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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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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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The loss of Lancaster Mk 3 of 49 Squadron over Pilsen the 17th April 1943

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List of phrases in English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish. Along the top are four head profiles.

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at German speaking population.
Page 1 gives some of Hitler's casualty statistics for the Eastern Front and invites Germans to see through the fraud.
Page 2 is an excerpt from the New Year 1941 edition of a Munich newspaper…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1 shows Hitler standing amongst scores of dead German soldiers but smilingly looking forward to Spring on the Eastern Front.
Page 2 is a excerpt from a German Army document describing the 4…

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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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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German speaking population pointing out that many more casualties occurred on the Eastern Front than Hitler declared. It asks how many more will die and says the answer lies with the German people.

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

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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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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 bomber raids 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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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
The leaflet compares the Luftwaffe attack on Coventry in 1940 with the RAF attack on Lubeck in 1942. It contrasts the growing destructive capacity of the RAF over that period with the relative…
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