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A list of 16 aircraft and crew lost between May and November 1942 from 301 Squadron.
Business card for P/O Harry William Bock, Polish Air Force.

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A document with Jack's diplomatic status. On the reverse it is annotated 'Diplomatic Immunity Madrid 1944'.

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Giulio Troglio is worried about the long silence of his on Paolo Troglio while he's held at Nidda prisoner of war camp in Germany. The situation is difficult to endure for mother who worries a lot. Stresses the difficulty of send him parcels, hopes…

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Giulio Troglio complains that his son Paolo hasn’t send news in the last 50 days and urges him to write and to share his service number; otherwise messages and parcels can’t be delivered to Oberchessen camp. Stresses how worried all family…

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Letter of introduction to Tenente Buchione regarding two Italians, two British and one American servicemen.

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Major Gordon Lett writes to Colonnello Mario Fontana regarding the establishment of a military operations area around Rossano. Logistical arrangements are discussed. Mention actions of paratroopers and Special Forces and discusses opportunities for…

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Major Gordon Lett tenders his resignation as Allied Headquarters representative, stating lack of collaboration from the Resistance.

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Two photographs, the first soldiers marching in the snow and the second soldiers lying dead in the snow. The translation reads his first campaign and his last. On the reverse is a list of obituary notices from the 'Die Woche' newspaper.

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Photographs of dead German soldiers and on the reverse 'Hitler Mathematik' with figures set out on a blackboard.

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Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about training of Dutch paratroopers, the Dutch merchant Navy, the queen and government of the Netherlands in London, an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Java Sea, an item on…

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Wartime news about the war in Australia, Japanese aggression at sea, the Axis in the Mediterranean, the New Disorder, the war in Russia and Lady MacRobert's Stirling in memory of her sons.

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ("Luftpost") aimed at the German-speaking population. Page 1: Shows a Luftwaffe document scheduling hospitals as the primary targets of bombing attacks. Page 2. Article asking where the final victory that Hitler promised his…

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ('Luftpost') aimed at the German-speaking population.
Page 1: Describes how the death and destruction meted out by the Luftwaffe to Germany's neighbours is being more than returned to German cities.
Page 2. Argues that the…

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Magazine containing foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as: news about war progress; the Dutch Royal family; European resistance movements; why the German Blitzkrieg on Russia failed; Dutch flyers; church resistance; Malta surviving air…

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Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

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Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…

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Freedom does not perish. A Dutch language newspaper dropped by the RAF.

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Records his sortie against the bomber force attacking Heilbron on the night of 4/5 December 1944. Eric Pick flew on that operation. The graphic account of the raid describes his succesful attack on a Lancaster, his failed attacks on others and in…

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Major Gordon Lett writes to Colonnello Mario Fontana regarding drop zones at Borseda Veppo, Vezzanelli, S. Pasquale, and Casoni. The latter must be reserved for material destined for the British special forces.

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Major Gordon Lett condemns the disturbance followed a recent air drop at Vezzanelli: Partisans tried to appropriate material intended for the Allied Mission, British personnel tried to restore order and shots were fired on both sides. He recommends a…

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Following an inspection, Comandante Luciano Scotti notes that works are falling behind the schedule and orders that the pace of delivery must increase. Provisions to be supplied by the Allied Mission.

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Comandante Dany complains about the lack of suitable tools (eg only seven wheelbarrows are available) and the scarcity of food. A barrel of olive oil has been requisitioned as a temporary measure.

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Comandante Scaramuccia states that construction works have started with the first stage consisting of levelling out the ground. Progression is currently hampered by a scarcity of labourers, tools and supplies.

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Scaramuccia reports on issues slowing down the delivery pace of the Casoni improvised landing strip: headcount of labourers fluctuates on a day-by-day basis; men show up at irregular hours for work; supplies are not delivered regularly; food has to…

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Reports on delays to the construction of the Casoni improvised landing strip: the specialist showed up only on the first day, never to be seen again and work is hampered by mud. Asks permission to suspend the works next Sunday and Monday, being…

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Major John Henderson has authorised the construction works to be suspended over Easter. On the following day only volunteers will be at work.

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