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How Germany reacts to air attacks. Official counter-measure. Article discusses effect of operation against Cologne. Section on anxious memories mentions that effect casualties on eastern front and air attacks revives first world war saying "Wir…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population. Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 bomber attacks 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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A newspaper cutting referring to the first daylight 1000 bomber operations. Chris Scrimshaw took part in this attack. It is annotated 'Dad'.

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Black and white 104 (Bomber) squadron crest with winged halberd and motto 'Strike Hard'.

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Page containing small black and white 104 (Bomber) squadron crest with winged halberd and motto 'Strike Hard'.

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RAF Elsham Wolds Association 10th anniversary reunion. A programme of events, captioned 'Mrs M. Marshall'.

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Certifies that Mr A J Pearce flew with 115 Squadron on the day of their Diamond Jubilee, 15 April 1978 in an Andover aircraft (XS 639).

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A list of the course at 13 air gunner school.

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Address for J Coppin at RAF Cranwell

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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List sequence of blind approach training instruction on Oxford.

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Top is a photograph of 170 Squadron personnel with four rows in front of and a row standing on top of a Lancaster. Caption '170 Squadron Hemswell, December 1944'. In the middle, two newspaper cuttings announcing Jack Hayley's award of the…

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18 airmen are arranged in two rows, seated and standing. On the reverse 'Melbourne 10 Sqd Yorkshire 1944'.

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Badge of Royal Artillery with addition of small Saint Andrews cross with red grenade in centre. From ' Robert to Ma & All'.

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List ten crews and aircraft. Sergeant W E Foster is rostered as mid upper gunner in the ninth listed crew. Includes a spare aircraft and details other personnel to various duties.

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Lists 11 crews and aircraft with standby for special duty on 6 May 1945.

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Operation schedule number 45 for 5 February 1945. Details 15 crews with aircraft. David Sanders is third on the list in aircraft 'J' NG308. The last two crews and the standby crew are annotated 'missing'. Also detailed are duty personnel.

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Two tables for 1944 and 1945 showing monthly operational hours totals, ops attempted, aircraft failures, specialist equipment failures, crew failures, adverse weather failures, total failures and successful sorties.

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Covers coastal patrols to determine density and frequency coverage of enemy radar organisation, discovery of new enemy radar type and monitoring enemy overland radar and communications. Mentions use of specially equipped Wellington flown over enemy…

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Four newspaper cuttings from 1944 describing four separate operations. Salzburg captioned 'Oct 17 1944', Essen captioned 'Oct 25th 1944', Dunkirk and Vienna captioned 'Nov 4th 1944' and Gelsenkirchen captioned 'Nov 6th 1944'.

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Menu for Christmas meal at RAF Abu Sueir in 1944. Decorated border and artwork top and bottom.

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Hand-written 1944 diary. Detailed entries of flying, camp life, the weather and letters to and from home. Many references to going to cinema. Last entry 17 July 1944.
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