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He writes he has received his DFC and has been partying. He hopes to get some leave soon.

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In his letter Charles apologises for not writing sooner, sends his regrets about bad news from a family member and his Dad's health. He hopes to see them soon.

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The letter sets out the three options that Allan has now that he has returned from prisoner of war camp. Each option is detailed

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The document provides detail of tasks to be completed after his spell as a prisoner of war. He must have medical reports and if he stays in the RAF he will receive equipment.

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The letter expresses sympathy for the loss of her husband.

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In reply to information that she was engaged to Bill and stating that she was old enough to make up her own mind. Catches up with family news.

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Transcription of a letter. Writes of events on night 3/4 September 1943. Mentioned 'Charlie had done four ops before they copped it on the fifth. First op was Peenemunde, gives description of target. Mentions targets of other operations and that…

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A report on raids on Stuttgart and Donges. On the reverse is other news.

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A newspaper cutting with reports on USAAF and RAF operations. On the reverse is general news.

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Informs him that his son who has been missing since night 15/16 March 1944 had been appointed to a commission in the RAF in the rank of pilot officer.

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Letter from supreme allied commander before D-Day.

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Pleased to be able to send a letter rather than postcards he had only been able to send previously. Assumed the Red Cross would have informed her we was a prisoner of war. Writes that he is well and with a jolly crowd of companions. Mentions that he…

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Writes that he is still well, gives love to all at home.

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Writes that mail issue had arrived and he had had a good meal. Asks how she was getting on and regrets that long awaited date was now even further away, but he was still looking forward to it.

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Writes that he was now feeling much better and had received half a Red Cross parcel with more to follow. Says he was rationing cigarettes and asks how things were at home. Says it will now not be long before he is home and closes with family banter…

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The Penhold Log. Contains many articles including account of trip to United States, station headquarters notes, how Canada became British, boys in the RAF, a cyclist memories, entertainment news, sporting activities (photograph of athletics team),…

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A very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot and a map showing the target. There are also some newspaper clippings, one showing the damage to Stuttgart and others giving comments from bomber crew members when taking part in a raid…

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Six items covering operations around Caen. The first is Edward's description of the operation, against troop concentrations. The second is his navigation plot. The third is a print of the expected H2S return of the target. Fourth is a collection of…

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Six items, first a brief description by Edward again using the term P plane to describe the V-1. Second is Edward's navigation plot, third is the expected H2S return over the target. Fourth and fifth are press clippings reporting damage to Flying…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation against a gun battery, his navigation plot, a map showing the target and newspaper cuttings describing cross channel operations and heavy explosions.

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation to the Krupp works, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target. Two newspaper clippings suggesting that the return to the Krupp works after a brief respite was to destroy the rebuilding…

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Five items, Edward's account of the operation which was eventful for the crew, They were attacked over the target by an Me 109, the aircraft was badly damaged but bombed and returned to base, none of the crew were injured. They had to blow the…

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Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…
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