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Account of the 6 July 1944 bombing of Trieste written by a typist of the Servola ironworks. The first part of the document details the effects of the explosions and mentions some of the impact points: the ammunition dump and the oil refinery. The…

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Following the destruction of a church in Trieste, the leaflet contrasts the horrors of unrestricted bombing warfare with the hypocrisy of Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt. They describe themselves as devoutly religious despite ordering the…

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Instructions how to deal with a new type of small incendiary the Royal Air Force started to use. Advice includes: do not use water; put all the incendiaries in a hole dug in the ground; ask the assistance of the Unione Nazionale Protezione Antiaerea…

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Report on the condition of a domestic shelter, with notes on the condition of items of clothing that have been stored inside.

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The permit entitles Giovanni Granata to circulate freely in Trieste during alarms, at his own risk.

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Letter from director of accounts at the Air Ministry regarding disbursements to the family of the late Flight Sergeant David Boldy.

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Letters from The Amalgamated Press Ltd, London, regarding winning the ‘Adventures’ Competition'. David’s name to appear in the 20th January issue of Crackers, he won a postal order for 2/6d

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Letter from the Air Ministry to L Boldy, confirming that there is no connection between the identity of another man named 'Boldey' and D A Boldy listed as missing on 11 July 1942.

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Letter from Sergeant David Boldy to his father, mentioning training and shooting.

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Letter from Sergeant David Boldy to his father, regarding his initial training and visiting his mother at home.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father, written whilst on the East London to Cape Town train. David provide details about leaving and being posted home.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about working on a farm in Ipswich with Ronnie, but sacking themselves over a labour dispute/strike; now they have moved to another farm near Colchester instead. They visited Felixstowe on a number of occasions.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being on a new station. Describes the prospect of attending a gunnery leaders’ course. Enjoys working with his new crew. Misses South Africa and mentions two girl he met whilst there, Shirley (Cape Town)…

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Letter form from David Boldy to his father about settling in with his friend as air gunners on the same crew. He misses his girl friend Babe, who he left in East London five months before. Thanks for the birthday wishes and the subsequent night out…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, his mother visiting and a birthday party.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Discusses his daily activities and refers to his brother Stephen and a visit from his mother.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Mentions his sooner return home.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, his brother Stephen and his mother.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, particularly coming first in the music exam and winning a prize.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. He is on summer holidays and visiting Mrs Gregory daily. Enjoying sports and receiving various exam results.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Discusses school sports, especially the Newton Cup and the house sports league.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling and his recent cricket matches.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Discusses exams and cricket, as well as noting the monsoon season is soon to begin. His scout master has asked for parents to send…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling, particularly results in exams, competing in the high jump and hopefully able to join the running teams.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general conversation about attending St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling. Recounts about recuperating from an illness and general sport activities.

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