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A head and shoulders portrait of Józef in a card mount. One annotation is in Polish and is dated 25.3.1943 and a second is in English and is dedicated to Reg and Ella, dated 10.3.1942.

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He writes that he is a prisoner and has been trying to escape. He reached Bucharest after escaping then sailed to France, first Marseilles then Lyon. He joined the Air Force but sailed to England when France capitulated. He has had a reply from…

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A list of airmen with their number, rank and religion.

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The Record Office ask for his log book for scrutiny, or if this is not available details about his flying career and operational sorties.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for the newspapers and airgraph. He has been studying for his final exams.

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Alan writes that he has not received any mail for over a month. Work has been busy. He complains about the food.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for their airgraph. He has been very busy with exams. He has been to see a film but was not impressed, then a dance where the girls only spoke French.

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Alan writes that he had a free weekend and went into Montreal and went to a film then a dance. On the Sunday they went to Mount Royal and watched the winter sports.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for their letter. He has settled down and studying hard.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for their letters. He has moved to St Johns, near Montreal.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for letters and newspapers. He is about to start his exams and also flying a lot.

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Alan writes thanking his parents for letters, parcel and papers. He enjoyed his visit to Chicago and found the locals very friendly.

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Alan writes that he has moved to Mountain View, Ontario. He enjoyed the train journey back east.

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Alan writes that he had 14 days leave. He writes from Vancouver and has visited Calgary and Banff.

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Alan writes that he has moved back to Saskatchewan but dislikes the flat monotonous prairies in comparison to the Rockies.

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Alan thanks his parents for their letters. He is finding his course easy and expects to be flying again soon. He has just had a weekend in the Rockies.

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Alan writes that he has moved to Edmonton. He finds the scenery repetitive and not varied like England.

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Alan writes thanking them for his first airgraph. He has had mid-term exams and remarks that his first flying test was grim.

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Alan writes he has been busy flying and is very tired. He has moved on from Tiger Moths and is now flying faster monoplanes.

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Alan writes that he has moved to Regina, Saskatchewan. The weather is hot and he should be there for eight weeks.

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He wishes her the compliments of the season and asks after Alan.

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'I never left home', a quote about navigators.

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A report of Tommie's visit to Pinewood where he had trained in film making before joining the Royal Air Force.

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Detailing awards approved by King George VI including the Distinguished Flying Cross to Tommie.

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Two views of Chicago. Alan has written a short message to his parents.
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