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Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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Entitled 'Coventry'. Describes German air force attack on the city on 14 November 1940 giving detail of civilian damage and casualties. Compares it with bombing of Genoa and Turin which it claims as military. Includes photographs of damage to…

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Titled 'Le Bombe e la Verita' and providing reasons for allied bombing.

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Thanks him for his service on leaving the active list of the Royal Air Force

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A note accompanying items borrowed and thanking him for his talk.

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Eight airmen in a row shaking hands with Lord Reith. Behind is a B-24.
On the reverse 'Lord Reith, Leader of a radio & cable mission to Australia congratulating the crew of the Liberator a/c No AL504 "Commando" on arrival at Kingsford Smith Airport…

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An account about an airman who parachuted to his death after his aircraft was shot down.

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A newspaper cutting referring to the first daylight 1000 bomber operations. Chris Scrimshaw took part in this attack. It is annotated 'Dad'.

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The letter advises Chris' wife that her husband is missing.

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Guidance to pilots and navigators on the simplest means of locating a target. Provides comprehensive notes. Covers preparation, action before take off, action after take off.

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Writes she is so happy.

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List of correspondence about Robert Wareing with dates starting 8 August 1944 until 16 March 1945 includes date sent, received, content and signatures,

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Two RAF officers, wearing tunic with pilot's brevet, two men wearing civilian suits with mayoral chains and two ladies standing with cups of tea. In the background a crowd of other people. On the reverse a handwritten note.

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John Mitchell describes events during his first operation to drop leaflets on the Rhur. After engine failure they force crash landed in a field in France. They were gathered by French Gendarmes and flown back to England three days later. In addition…

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Flight Sergeant wireless operator on 58 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouze flying Whitley III. First operation to Ruhr to drop leaflets and crash landed in France on the way back. Other operations were convoy patrol and bombing in France, Netherlands,…

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Envelope with postcard and strip of photographs. Postcard artwork shows girl at wishing well at LLandrindod Wells. Text to Joan from Grandma about time in Wales. Srip of 11 photographs showing buildings and countryside.

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Writes of being attacked by fighters on an operation to Norway. Mentions flying over oceans, combatting weather conditions, the stress of returning with damaged aircraft and worried about possible ditching. Goes on to discuss other worries of engine…

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Recounts meeting three men named John Mitchell in the space of a few weeks. The first was a signals officer at RAF Spilsby when the author was a wireless operator on Lancaster. He relates some of his experiences surviving two tours on Whitley and…

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Covers earth magnetism, maps (scales, showing relief, projections, used by the RAF), reciprocal bearings, methods of reporting position, magnetic compasses, air speed indicators, time scale, altimeter, meteorology, computor [sic], fixes by position…

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Informs her that one member of his crew was a prisoner of war but asked that she make no effort to contact him. They were continuing to make enquiries about her husband.

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Sending message to Helen Newton

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Sent from the Release Centre, giving an entitlement of £94-7-6.
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