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Cutting 1 is a small photograph of a Lancaster and for of the crew with the time and day of the airing of the documentary.
Cutting 2 is an explanation of the idea of why the documentary was made and some detail about what inspired it.
Cutting 3 is…

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Article about 7th armoured division liberating 6,500 British and american prisoners after capturing Fallingbostel. Camps were Stalag 357 and 11B.

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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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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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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 raids 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 group of 20 trainee airmen wearing side caps with a white flash. Behind is a wooden hut and a Nissen hut with a telegraph pole in between.

On the reverse 19 airmen have signed their names, some including addresses.

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A group of 22 airmen and two airwomen, arranged in three rows. The header reads 'Royal Air Force' Hereford No.2 School of Admin. Trades' and the footer 'No 14 "A" Basic Storeman Course 1957.'

Surnames given below. Cpl Attwood is front row, third…

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A dinner held at Deal's Hotel, East London at the end of H Flight Course 16. The programme covers toasts and the dinner menu. On the last page are 25 signatures.

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Barbarous vengeance for Heydrich. Account of execution of men in Czech village of Lidice after assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

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Information for new recruits.

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Hungary is one of the few countries still aligned with Germany despite widespread damage inflicted by Allied bombing: MAVAG works, Szolnok, Szob, Budapest East and South, Baja, Nyiregyhaza, Cegled, Miskolc, Szekesfehervar, Hatvan, Csap, Szatmar,…

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Address for Flight Sergenat Grinwade on the front with notes. On the reverse a list of clothes with prices.

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List of aircraft and captains. Weight calculations and other details including 'Base - Cap Griz Nez'

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Photograph 1 is three airmen seated at a table. It is captioned 'Major Mcguire, Ted Wright and myself knocking back 'highballs' in the Sky Room of the Hilton Hotel at Long Beach 29th July 1946' and signed [undecipherable].
Item 1 is a map of New…

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Kentish times page with announcement of Distinguished Flying Medal.Notice parents living in Sidcup. Citation states carried out many successful sorties and noted on one operation that some crew lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen and on another…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the French population.
Side 1 represents a promise from the USA to give liberty to the country that gave them the Statute of Liberty.
Side 2 expands on this promise.

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at German-speaking population.
Side 1 summarises one April week in 1942:
-Contrasts the tonnage of bombs dropped on Germany and England respectively;
-Quotes Hitler's premature prediction that Russia was…

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Propaganda leaflet dropped by the RAF in France.

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A notification to Clifford Watson about his DFC. Citation includes that in his numerous operations 'he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty'.

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Report from western Germany. One page of a propaganda leaflet produced by the Psychology War Department and Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The second page is absent, but both pages are translated into English.

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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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Noel Coward comic play put on by the US Army Special Service, starring Annabella.

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Shows one bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, effort level and method including target marking by Pathfinder Mosquito. On the reverse, route, wave details and heights.
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