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She has heard bad news about Ronald and hopes that good news will eventually arrive.

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The events after Ronald was shot down on the morning of D-day.

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The graves of the four airmen who died when their Stirling was shot down, Enter, Netherlands.

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Eight photographs of the crew of Stirling BK604. Four were killed and four were taken prisoner.

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An explanation of the silver cup. It was awarded to the pilot who had shot down a Stirling.

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A detailed account of the last flight of a Stirling operation on Hamburg.

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Tablecloths hand sewn with multiple signatures. From information kindly provided by the donor. Stitched with signatures of aircrew.

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Navigator's. air bombers and air gunners log book used as a daily diary from 23 January 1944 until 31 January 1944. Describes daily activities including lectures as well as training and test flights. Mentions social activities, weather, inspections…

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Titled 'RAF School of Administration and accountancy' and captioned 'No 41 Admin Course "Y" Syndicate 14/11/45-9/1/46'. Forty-six RSF officers wearing battledress or tunics many with brevet sitting and standing in four rows.

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This is a diary covering No 2 Squadron, Aircraft Mobile Servicing part of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, recording their journey from the time they landed in France until they arrived in Holland in early 1945.

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Twenty-three airmen wearing tunic with white belts and side caps sitting and standing in three rows with a two storey with two storey brick barrack building with windows behind. On the reverse several signatures.

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Nine airmen wearing dust coats over uniform in a workshop gathered round aircraft engines. On the wall behind blackboards with 'Pegasus' printed on them.
On the reverse '98 Entry B Class Halton 7.5.43' and 12 signatures.

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Notes were written and drawn by Arthur during his Armament Mechanics course at RAF Hereford.

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Writes about some photographs and a pin he is sending and tells story behind them. Continues with catching up with acquaintance and reminiscing.

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Sends belated seasons greeting and congratulations on his marriage. Catches up with news of friends. Relates some of his activities since the end of the war and writes about his current employment. Concludes with catching up with news of his family.

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A table showing the unit that Arthur Standivan served with, one of the Mobile Servicing teams, from when they landed in Normandy, until the end of the war in Europe.

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Three photographs and a newspaper cutting. The first two show the graves at Belsen, one of them still open. The third shows a group of German servicemen. The newspaper cutting reports that allied servicemen have contributed some of their rations to…

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Three photographs, the first page has two photographs of a line of male guards, walking on a path around a space watched by a crowd of British servicemen, building in the background. Captioned 'Kramer The Beast of Belsen' added later…

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Photograph of a piloted V1, although it is captioned as 'V.3.' , a newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror containing a readers recollection of seeing a piloted V1 at Celle immediately post war.
A second photograph is of damaged German tracked…

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Based on 23 psalm - airman version.

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Top - photograph of an airman in the cockpit of a Lancaster. On the fuselage below nose art of duck with peaked cap walking down road with sign to Berlin. Row of bomb symbols underneath.
Below - explanation that Admiral Shyte-Awk was the aircraft…

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Wishes her happy birthday. Explains he did not write the previous day as he had a long flight (11 hours 15 minutes) and was very tired. Catches up with mail received and family gossip and other matters. Mention future plans and that his commission…

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Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…
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