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A red cloth napkin with the signatures of eight individuals, including Peter Banting and H J Rothwell his pilot. It is positioned with a yellow armband inscribed 'Deutsche Wehrmacht'.

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A newspaper cutting titled, in Polish, the Airman's House in X. There are four photographs of the house and its grounds and a photograph of a woman.

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Photographs and short obituaries of P-1611 Niemczyk Maksymilian and P-1591 Balicki Roman.

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Polish aviators.
Item 2 is a Mess bill for Mieczysław Stachiewicz.
Item 3 and 7 are photographs of ground crew working on a Wellington.
Item 4 is a newspaper cutting about 301 Squadron and Polish…

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An operations crew list for 25th July 1942, 301 Squadron at Hemswell. It includes F/O “Mieczysław Stachiewicz. There are also two photographs of his Wellington, GR-O, Z1259.

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Newspaper cutting, in Polish, describing the activities of a Polish airman in the UK.

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Photo 1 is 14 airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath each airmen is identified.
Photo 2 is Peterborough Cathedral.
Photo 3 is two women and a dog standing at the back of a van.
Photo 4 is a sergeant sitting on a bench, smoking. Behind are other…

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Item 1 is a half length portrait of Gierek
Item 2 is a political cartoon with Jo Stalin, Hitler, Nazis and a soldier with Poland under his arm. They appear to be gambling for Poland.
Item 3 is an officer shouting at three people on beds on the…

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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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Photo 1 is a group of people round the back of a car, the caption in Polish suggests they were stuck.
Photo 2 is five people with a caption with their names 'Maciek Miszewski, Jerzy Rajewski, Jan Rabek.
Photo 3 is the same group as photo 2 with a…

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Madgett, Hedley Robert, Pilot Officer, DFM, reported missing on his 30th operational flight.

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Notice of award of Distinguished Flying Medal at the same time as reported missing. Some details of citation for medal.

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F/O Kenneth Marriott DFC. Obituary. Second tour Pathfinder.

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Ground to air view of two Lancasters and anti-aircraft fire. Captioned 'a striking night picture taken during the RAF attack on Peenemunde aircraft research and radiolocation establishment on Aug. 17'.

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A minute by minute account of a night bomber operation on Germany. Found in the papers of an airman recently lost in action. Records every incident in flight of Lancaster.

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Article on attack on new and vital target - Germany's largest and most important research and development establishment - Peenemunde. Mosquitos attacked Berlin and Fighter Command intruders carried out attacks on airfields. Heaviest Bomber Command…

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Account of operation on Peenemunde research and development establishment. Mentions diversion attacks and Mosquito operation against Berlin. Forty one bombers and one fighter missing. Was a precision attack. 1200 mile journey.

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Poem about prisoners of war.

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Received official notice that Sergeant (now Pilot Officer) Hedley Robert Madgett had been awarded Distinguished Flying Medal now reported missing.

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Sir Archibald Sinclair congratulates bomber command on the outstanding success of their attack on Peenemunde.

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Article on loss of Flying Officer Francis Dunsford Norton lost his life on 18 August 1943. Buried at Griegswald [sic] Weick.

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Extract covering German Secret weapons and their deployment and attack by allied air forces. Discusses possible effect on Overlord.

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Newspaper account of Peenemunde operation. Notes attack on secret research and development establishment. Followed United States Fortress attack on Regensburg and Schweinfurt. Desribes all attacks.

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Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Ojciec Julian Stachiewicz. He is in uniform and is wearing many medals.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of a woman, Matka Maryla z Sawickich with her arms crossed. Behind is a garden.
Photo 3 is a young…

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Have read news that Hedley is missing and hope he is safe. Offers sympathy over their anxiety.
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