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Air Training Corps badge.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general discussion tennis matches in London, visiting relatives and trips to the Tate Gallery and the Science Museum. He has written to the Civil Service Commissioner’s providing a character reference and…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about breaking hockey sticks, studying law and relatives visiting him.

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Making arrangements for a Cheshire to visit Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough. Goes on to discuss aircraft navigation instrument problems with which RAE may help. Concludes with discussion of photographs and thanks for recent visit to…

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Germano Gori claims he helped, from 8 September 1943 to 1 August 1944, some Allied servicemen, giving them food and clothes. For his efforts he received a certificate of thankfulness (number 81660-45192) and some money.

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Private address of Major Gordon Lett

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He writes of his duties and arranging leave.

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Ida Bianchi claims she helped some allied prisoners of war, from mid-September 1943 to December 1943. Some of them were in Lavacchioni area.

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Osvaldo Lippi claims he helped eleven allied prisoners of war for two months. With other people, he built a hut for them where he brought food and cigarettes. Then, they went away as to escape from fascist militiamen. Later, one of the prisoners sent…

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Front quarter view of Lancaster in bank to port with clouds in the background.

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A programme and menu relating to the 1950 reunion of 12 Squadron personnel held in the Lord Raglan hotel, London.

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the raid lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near Cologne. …

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Reply to a request from Cheshire that 4 Group provide crew. Not possible at present due to heavy commitments and new squadrons forming.

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Indian Posts and Telegraphs Form with congratulations to Leonard Cheshire on his Victoria Cross from Headquarters 4 Group

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Lists crews and aircraft for operation on night 25/26 January 1944. Fourth member of each crew underlined in red. Includes two standby crews and duty personnel. First standby crew has aircraft letter 'C' alongside, Third row fourth crew member has…

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Message is a copy of Headquarters Bomber Command signal congratulating crews that their attacks on Le Havre and Boulogne succeeded in virtually destroying German naval assets in those harbours.

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A menu for a re-union dinner

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A reunion dinner menu with the signatures of many who attended.

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A menu from the third reunion dinner of 514 Squadron

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Letter to Mrs J. H. Wilson from 7 Squadron enclosing a list of next of kin for her husband’s crew and requesting confirmation of her address.

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Details of raid on Cologne sent by Arthur Bank, brother-in-law to Keith Dexter's mother. Details number of aircraft involved and some details of attach and weather. One Ju-88 claimed destroyed an 14 of own aircraft failed to return. At thew bottom…

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From Headquarters 54 Base Coningsby. Letter covering Group Captain Christie's letter concerning Squadron Leader Campbell and Flight Lieutenant Fleming.

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Letter from A D Boldy to controller of accounts, air forces, pay section Anbala concerning receipt of memo concerning account of David Boldy and requesting that this money be donated half to the Royal Air Force benevolent fund and half to the Red…

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A handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…
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