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A man and a woman, dressed in smart summer wear, pose in a park. He holds a pipe and she carries a dark coloured bag and a pair of white gloves. On the reverse 'Helpers. Don’t remember name. Might be Daniel' and 'Tollcross Août 1952'.

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French pass for Corporal James Henry Banks authorising route Essey Nancy in military vehicle. Signed with b/w photograph of corporal Banks in uniform in bottom right hand corner.

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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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1:20,000 map showing the area to the west of Spa, Belgium with the possible track of Derrick Allen's Lancaster to the crash site near Vieux Pre marked in red. It is annotated with an arrow to Dusseldorf at the top and with figures 1 to 5. Captioned…

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Report form the Commander, District 1, Land Division regarding violations of Swiss airspace on night of 12/13 July 1943 when all areas covered by the Territorial Inspectorate of District 1 received alerts which began at 00.06 and continued until…

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Telegram No. 787 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London (A. 3080), concerning the violation of Swiss airspace on 13/14 July 1943, between 12.04am – 01.00am. Over 100 British aircraft flew over southern Switzerland, covering the…

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The letter refers to a map found in the remains of the aircraft at Bouveret. The map indicates a route via Annecy and a second to the west of Lyon.
Included is the map with the routes marked on.

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Map of the area near La Reid, Belgium annotated to show the area of the farm at Vioux Pre near to Bois de la Reid.

EEbleJOHaraHF451227.pdf
Thanks for the letter and the souvenir attached to it. Says he is happy to know he got back safe and sound to England. Describes the situation in France, where life is slowly restarting: there is no electricity and continual breakdowns. Mentions his…

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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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Message from America to the French people announcing they are allies once again; America is at war with Germany, Italy and Japan. As in 1917, this has allowed preparation time. France urged to stay strong and praised for its resistance.

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3rd class railway ticket valid for two weeks. Issued in Gent.

SCavalierRG1264567v10029.pdf
Contains information on Brussels including entertainment, city map, places of interest, things to see, clubs and canteens and the history of the Malcolm Club. Includes an accommodation ticket 16 May 1945.

MAnsellHT1893553-160730-01.pdf
The first part is targeted at the German population and argues, with illustrations, for passive and active resistance against the regime. It uses the image of Germany’s many broken bridges to argue that the only bridge open to the German people is…

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Certificate stating that John North has been accepted as a member in good stranding of the Air Force Association of Canada.

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Telegram No. 869 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London (A. 3465), concerning the violation of Swiss airspace on 12/13 August 1943, between 11.30pm – 12.00pm by over 50 British aircraft en route to Milan. Regions affected were…

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Telegram No. 809 from the Swiss Government to the Swiss Legation in London (E. 6563), concerning the violation of Swiss airspace on 15th August 1943 (with additional references to the 12/13 July 1943 incident) when Royal Air Force bombers en route to…

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

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Five french and German money coupons and notes. 1. French 2 Franc note with caption 'change from money spent in local shop in Juvincourt on 19/5/45'. 2. German 1 Reichpfennig coupon. On the reverse 'Money issued to prisoners of war in Germany to…

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Side view of a memorial stone at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, near Blérancourt, with large area enclosed with stone edging to the right. In the background part of a church. On the reverse 'JUNE. 5TH. 1945, ICI, REPOSENT. 7. AVIATUIRS, DECEDES. LE. 16…

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Addressed to daughter from Roy Chadwick. Writes of her recent visit to seaside and a little about heat in Istanbul. Writes he will be glad to get home. On the front a photograph of waterway with many boats and buildings with Mosque on far bank. Title…

SLaphamR[DoB]v1.pdf
Notebook containing drawings, short essays and notes in English and French by herself, family and other friends as well as several pages of signatures. Include part of a Théophile Gautier's poem. On the first page 'Rosemary Chadwick 1946'.

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Train ticket in French dated sometime in 1940. Destination, tarif and class are handwritten and indecipherable. Explanatory note from donor included.

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Cover for postcard booklet with drawing of man and a camel standing in front of palm trees.

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Walled town in a valley, In the background a forest and other buildings.
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