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Top left - actor dressed as woman standing on stage. Captioned 'E10 "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Top right - line of actors mostly dressed from as women with short skirts in line on stage. Captioned ' "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag…

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Top middle - poster and cast list for 'Home and Beauty'. Captioned 'F1 show poster'.
Centre left - four actors on stage, two in uniform, one dressed as a woman, one in pyjamas. Captioned 'F2 "Home and Beauty", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
Centre right…

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Top left - blurred image of five actors on stage in a variety of costumes. Captioned 'F8 "Home and Beauty", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
Top right - blurred image of two actors, one dressed as women embracing on stage. Captioned 'F7 "Home and Beauty",…

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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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Top left - on stage, two actors dressed as women standing on the left and a man and woman sitting on the right. Captioned '[..] "Jack and the beanstalk", Stalag Luft 1, Xmas'.
Top right - head and shoulders image of two actors dressed in bonnets.…

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A programme for the revue 'Let's Go Mad' presented by The Station Revue Company at RAF Boscombe Down.

Also included are a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.

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Page titled 'Meet Mrs Mandon, Stalag Luft 3, Nov 1942'
Top left - Blurred image of fourteen men in two rows wearing a variety of civilian dress. Captioned '[..] "Meet Mrs Mandon", Stalag Luft 3. Nov'.
Top right - two actors, one in white waiters…

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A newspaper account of Dick Curnock's flight to Cairo to visit his ill brother.

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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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Two photographs and one reverse. One shows seven aircrew posed underneath their aircraft. Four are standing behind, with two on one knee in the front row, on a tarpaulin, and the pilot sat cross-legged in the middle. They are on a dispersal. Airfield…

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Article 1: Accounts of operations against munition works in Paris, factories in the Ruhr and operations involving over 1000 bombers on Cologne. Goes on with accounts of RAF operations in the Middle East and German communique about Cologne. Article 2:…

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The pilot who dropped the first 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb on Germany was awarded bar to DSO.

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Top left - poster for the "Merchant of Venice". Captioned 'E20 show poster'.
Top right - five actors in medieval costume, two as women, all on stage. Captioned ' "Merchant of Venice", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
Centre left - two actors in medieval…

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Top left - blurred image of two actors on stage dressed in medieval costume. Captioned 'E26 "Merchant of Venice", Stalag Luft 3, Apr'.
Top right - blurred image of three actors in medieval costumes on stage. Captioned ' "Merchant of Venice", Stalag…

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Top left - a line of seven actors on stage - three dressed as women. In the background a wall with music score. Captioned 'F25 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Top middle - poster for show "Thru' the music sheet". Captioned 'F11…

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Top left - blurred image of actors on stage. Captioned '[....] "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Top middle - two actors in swimming trunks one balancing on knees of the other. Captioned 'F22 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3,…

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Top - panoramic view, musicians in two groups either side of stage with conductor in the centre. Captioned 'F19 "Thru' the music sheet", Stalag Luft 3, June 43'.
Second row - panoramic view, eleven actors in a variety of costumes in line on stage.…

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12 page leaflet to advise those personnel going to Canada on the Empire Air Training Scheme, it deals with pay, dress, the Atlantic crossing, the cold weather, and currency.

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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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Group of airmen arranged in four rows, captioned '"C" Flight, Aberystwyth'.

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A group of trainees arranged in four rows in front of the Trenance Hotel, Newquay.
On the reverse are the signatures of some of the trainees. A yellow post-it note states 'RRE Freeman 2nd row from left row 3'.

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37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

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A group of trainee airmen arranged in six rows. Captioned at the top ' "D" Squadron No.2 Air Crew Wing RAF Yatesbury' and at the bottom with each airman's name. On the reverse is the photographer's name 'Vivian of Hereford'.

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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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