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Article 1: with headlines: a bomber every six second, enemy defences saturated and success of new plan. Contains outline of operation. special message to crews from Air Marshall Harris, pilots reports, Group Commander sees for himself and German…

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Headlined biggest air attack of war. 2,000 tons of bombs in 90 minutes. Herald of what Germany will receive. Article includes sections entitled outstanding success, small losses and 107th raid on Cologne.

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

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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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From J Stott expressing great sorrow over news that Hedley is missing.

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'Mieczysław Stachiewicz started the album in the summer of 1942 at RAF Hemswell during my service with 301 Squadron. The album is bound in a canvas from Wellington Z1273.' [translated]. There is also a handwritten note in English with page…

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From Mary Stewart expressing shock over news that Hedley was missing, especially after news of award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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From S Stephenson at George Harker & Co Ltd thanking him for sending copies of letters from Red Cross.

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Writes that a reply to her letter to Adastral House noted that a PO Lewis was in the crew and as a result she fears for safety of the rest of the crew and that they must have come down in the sea. Hopes that some of them might have been picked up.
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