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Top left. Head and shoulders photograph of Ivor Jones, in uniform, captioned 'Sq Ldr Ivor Jones 1941 Linton on Ouse', ''The Colonel' had been previously Indian Army'.
Bottom left. Photograph of Mary Brown, civilian clothes, seated in a field of…

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Original cartoon drawing of woman with swirling dress used as basis of noise art for Denis Clyde-Smith's Lancaster. Annotated 'With love to the crew and ground crew of the Zola bomber from Zola'.

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A list of 16 aircraft and crew lost between May and November 1942 from 301 Squadron.
Business card for P/O Harry William Bock, Polish Air Force.

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Two strips of cartoons. The first has six cartoons referring to Easter, in Polish and with an English explanation.The second has six cartoons with the theme 'I have'.

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Four women wearing diving masks with buckets are on the surface of the sea. The postcard is captioned in Japanese but handwritten is 'Women Searching for Pearls'. On the reverse is 'Dedicated to the Adjutant with my best regards Your faithful…

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Ron Mathers' trip to the United States.
Item 2 is a photograph of a Lancaster 'TL-C' on the ground.

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ("Luftpost") aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1: Shows a Luftwaffe document scheduling hospitals as the primary targets of bombing raids.
Page 2. Article asking where the final victory that Hitler promised his…

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Note 'WIZERNES, THE WHOLE TARGET AREA NOW APPEARS ONE MASS OF CRATERS. REPAIRS ARE POSSIBLY IN POXXXXXX PROGRESS ON THE W. SIDE OF THE "DOME" SHAPED UNIT. THE RAILWAY LINES AND OTHER ROAD APPROACHES HAVE BEEN SEVERED IN MANY PLACES. THE WHOLE AREA IN…

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From John and his new wife Kathleen, possibly sent with piece of wedding cake.

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German-speaking population.
The leaflet explains Churchill's intention of striking back with RAF bombing raids on strategic targets in retaliation for Germany's indiscriminate raids on 11 countries.

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Seven airmen in uniform with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Winthorpe August 1944'.
Two airmen sun bathing with Nissen hut in background captioned 'Ken', 'Jim (Pilot)'.

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a photograph of 12 Lancasters over New York.
Photograph 1 is a group of airmen seated in tiered rows. It is captioned 'Beer and Hot Dogs at the Pony Races'.
Photograph 2 and 3 are four airmen seated at a round…

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Newspaper cutting with photograph showing 12 Lancasters over New York City. 'High, Wide, and Handsome. Here on goodwill mission, dozen four-engined Lancaster bombers fly over New York giving inkling of the might that was blended with U.S. warbirds to…

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Menu for wings dinner for No 33 Course at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Medicine Hat. Includes menu, toasts and autographs for H R Madgett and Ralph "Tuck" Hansel.

LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

YHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Describes crossing the Atlantic to Canada and journey to Bowden, Alberta and then on to Estevan, Saskatchewan. Day by day account of activities, flying and life in Canada, Concludes with journey back across Canada

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OBrileyWG1586825-151009-01.pdf
Service and release book of William George Briley from 6 July 1942 to 22 September 1946.

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A listing of William George Briley's operational stations and squadrons.

LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

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An extract from William George Briley's log book detailing training on a Tiger Moth at 15 Elementary Flying Training School.

Wilhelmine K's account of the events at Hohenzollernstraße 58.

Wilhelm Galenbeck and Karl Bunge's account of the events at Obere Karlsstraße 18, Karlsplatz 2 (Youth Welfare Offices and print shop).

Wilhelm Carl's account of the events at Wildemannsgasse 32.
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