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Part of a letter informing that her son died as a result of air operations. Advising that one of the three unidentified crew members had been found and buried.

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Serial no 90, lists aircraft letter and crews named individually for operations that day.

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15 airmen arranged in three rows.
On the reverse each man has signed his name and hometown.
Also '26/8/41 74 E1 A. Dirkin'.

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An operation to Essen with HE Batchelder pilot. Main force bombed Bonn but three aircraft from 102 Squadron were diverted to Essen to bomb using Gee. The aircraft was damaged and everyone baled out successfully. All were taken prisoner.

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Batchelder was the pilot of this operation. They bombed inside flares but the navigator insisted it was not Mannheim. Damage to one engine from flak, later they were attacked by a Me 110. They successfully landed at RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich.

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The diary records the publicly announced operations and bomber losses over Europe for 1943.
Another entry records the death and funeral of Sergeant Bill Forster (1533997 Royal Air Force) who flew with 156 Squadron did not return from an operation 12…

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Reporting on the loss of 5 Lancasters following an attack on Koenigsberg which was Jack's first bombing operation.

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25 airmen arranged in two rows. Each man has had his name added.

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A formal photograph of 50 airmen in uniform, taken outside, against the side of a building. The men are in four rows and Benjamin Ramsden is in the front row, fourth from the left. Most of the men have a white training flash on their field service…

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Hand written table titled 'April - June 1942, losses in chronological order 50 Squadron, code : VN, Base : Skellingthorpe'. During this period the squadron was operating the Manchester. The last two entries are for August and September.

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Drawing shows 50 Squadron Lancaster flying over destroyed buildings, dropping candles on parachutes to illuminate the ruins below while an airman crawls on the wing to take a photograph. A sign points to Kassel and an officer is saying 'Hermann! you…

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51 airmen and instructors arranged in four rows. On the reverse each man is named and the date is '1943?'

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A group photograph taken in front of a Lancaster. Included is a list of some of the men.

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Jim's copy of the programme for his graduation. It includes a list of all the graduates and their town and country of origin.

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From Iga, after her liberation from the prisoner of war camp, telling of her friendship with John and asking for news of him.

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Welcome letter to John confirming his selection for aircrew training.

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News clipping. John Taplin is reported as a prisoner of war in Germany.
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