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Addressed to Irene and Ted, with a greeting in English but the printed greetings are in Dutch.

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An order form, the items available included books, pamphlets, ties, badges, log books, post cards and magazines. Not dated.

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An account of how the need for Operation Manna arose, how negotiations with the German accupying forces proceeded, how the operation was announced to the Dutch people and a summary of the Operation.

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An account of how the operation came about and evolved. Describes the events leading up to the need for food relief in Holland, a brief account of how the operation was set up and executed.

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A detailed account of the visit made by a group ex aircrew who took part in Operation Manna who had been invited for a five day visit to commemorate Operation Manna.

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

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Certificate no 33277 that records that Ted qualified for his A,B and C certificates.

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Identity card with head and shoulders photograph and personal details.

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Account of the visit to Holland arranged to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Operation Manna. The visit took place From Friday April 26th until Friday May 3rd 1985.

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Received when appointed a Warrant Officer in the RAF. Signed by the Secretary of State for Air .

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Proficiency Certificate awarded by No 1827 Arnold and Woodthorpe Squadron and a Certificate of Service awarded for the period 19 Jan 1943 to 27 November 1943 and also that he was considered suitable for training in Pilot, navigator and bomb aimer…

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Ted Leaviss's certificate stating that he did not need to attend school and could be in full time employment.

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A certificate from G. Q. parachute company appointing Flight Sergeant P J Hogan RAAF to be a member of the G Q Club. At top colour artwork showing a man on parachute against blue sky with white clouds.

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Top - caterpillar club card made out to Flight Sergeant P Hogan.
Middle - b/w photograph of four aircrew, two in front two behind. Bottom left man has pilot's brevet and the others half brevet. Captioned 'Pat Hogan (44 version) with three members of…

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Writes a little of recent activities and discusses state of parcels on arrival. Writes about fatalism of aircrew and then goes on to describe recent leave in Sussex and Edinburgh and other parts of Scotland then finishing in Sheffield.

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Catches up with recent mail. Says not to worry about life insurance and catches up with her news and other gossip of doings. Concludes with cricket commentary.

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Says that things are going along fine but doing a bit more work and finds it interesting. Mentions seeing 'Blythe Spirit' and comments on surface mail. Poor photocopy cannot with start too faint to read.

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Catches up with recent mail and mentions that many colleagues have not had much mail. Catches up on her activities at home and mentions shows he had seen. Says he had a small celebration recently.

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Writes that mail has caught up with him. Mentions Jim had been in hospital. Says he had been shifted about and describes activities on recent weekend in local town. Mentions chapel is only a few huts away from his and they have mass a couple of time…

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Writes that he had just returned from leave in Cornwall of which he gives some details. Says not much he can write about but he had met many chaps of his acquaintance who he mentions.

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Writes he is still waiting to return to unit. Catches up with mail to and from and writes of religious matters. Asks about father's health and continues with more religious discussion. Explains about camp and camp hospitals with explanation of how…

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Apologises for not writing recently but he had done little but fly. Tells story about crewmember. Mentions not receiving mail for a week and other gossip.

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Writes about mail received and sent. Getting plenty of flying despite weather. Mentions that cricket is the rage on the station and has had a few games including international with the Australians on top. Catches up with other gossip.

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Reports on arrival of mail from home. Mention spending leave on a farm in Cornwall. Catches up on news from home. Writes that he hates the sight of London and describes why.

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Writes that he sent a birthday cable and says a little about his current situation, that he was getting leave and had applied for a country place in Devon or Cornwall. Mentions types of mail and arrival times. Describes a day out in the country and a…
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