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The pilot who dropped the first 'Ten-Ton Tess' bomb on Germany was awarded bar to DSO.

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Fourteen verse poem concerning Lancaster B for Baker. Individual verses for all aircrew

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A group of airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Mitchell. Laurie is identified in the caption.

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A poem about Manna food drops with a photo of Lancasters dropping food.

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

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A cutting about a series of fires at Corsham on V-J night. There is discussion about the ineffectiveness of the fire brigade.

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Comments on target (Frankfurt) and odds on being shot down. It was their 19th operation and out of 124 aircrew shot down that night only 10 survived, five from their crew. Mentions evading, capture, initial treatment and journey to camp (Stalag Luft…

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Lists crew and then provides description of operations to Berlin (first operation), Leipzig and Schweinfurt between the 15 and 25 February 1944. Describes events, bomb load and distances.

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An explanation of what the Government is doing to trace a missing person and advice on what not to do.

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The letter is to his brother and law and sister. He hopes they have not been worrying about him. He advises them that more letters are on their way.

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Five newspaper clippings, four with captions, illustrate the damage done to the infrastructure in support of the allied ground forces.
The first captioned 'Our armour moves inland from the beaches of Normandy'. This shows part of the beach with…

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List of Halifax, Wellington and Mosquito aircraft lost from 192 and 462 Squadrons from December 1943 to April 1945. Gives aircraft registration, date, description of incident, some with captain named.

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The grave of six airmen. The pilot was Squadron Leader AL Collett, 83 Squadron.

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List of crew members, next of kin and addresses; captain [pilot] Sergeant K H McLean, flight engineer Sergeant S N Leigh, navigator Sergeant D H McLeod, air bomber Sergeant RWL Muir, wireless operator Sergeant R C Barrett, mid upper gunner Sergeant L…

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An airmail letter to his sister and brother in law. He advises them that all is well during his training. He writes about family and friends.

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A cutting from a newspaper with Reg and John Bushell's names recorded as prisoner of war. Handwritten on it is Evening Standard 12.4.44.

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A biography of Alec written by his step sister's husband. He details the family history, his search for the grave site, his visit to the grave in 1992 and their research on the crash.

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A group of six airmen studying a map. Behind is a biplane. Four airmen are wearing leather helmets and two are in standard uniform. On the reverse is handwritten 'Arnold Hornchurch 1934' and typewritten a press release.

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Personal reference for Aubrey.

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A cutting referring to the award of a DFC to Flight-Lieutenant J Bowskill.

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A poem written about B Flight and set out in the form of a scroll.

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A newspaper cutting with the news of George's presumed death.
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