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Alan writes he has received letter from family and friends but also bad news about Ruth's mother.

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Alan talks about issues with the family building firm.

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A letter written from a prisoner of war camp to his family. He has just arrived and states that he is well. His tone is quite up beat.

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Alan writes from Stalag Luft 3. He lists food to be sent in Red Cross parcels.

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He presents a list of items he would like sent. He spends a lot of time reading, finding it difficult to write. He asks after his other family members.

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Alan still has not heard from his parents. He asks after Basil. He lists some items to be sent to him.

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Alan still has not heard from his parents. he is worried about his car and his belongings. He asks about family and friends at home.

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Thanks her for letter. Disappointed that he not win in draw for leave pass. Mentions her visiting new place and planning for upcoming birth. Debating applying for compassionate leave but doesn't hold out hope. Hopes that Peter was not affected by the…

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The letter advises Alan to get some 'combinations' -underwear. He mentions night fighters will protect Coventry.

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She has not received any recent letter from Alan. She asks if he received a parcel from her and another from Gwen. She describes in detail the bombing close by. Then she tells Alan of family friends she has met.

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The letter refers to an erroneous posting then transfer to Waddington. He will be flying Manchesters. He is billeted with an old couple who don't tolerate drinking. He enjoyed seven days of leave in Coventry and surrounding towns.

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The Wing Commander is delighted to hear that Alan is alive. He asks to borrow Alan's letter and congratulates him on his son's escape (from the aircraft).

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population. The leaflet compares the Luftwaffe attack on Coventry in 1940 with the RAF attack on Lubeck in 1942. It contrasts the growing destructive capacity of the RAF over that period with the relative…

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Alan states that he is well and asks for chocolate. He asks after friends and family.

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12 postcards written by Alan Green whilst a prisoner of war. He thanks his parents for their mail, news of Basil, requests cigarettes, photographs, socks and a toothbrush, receipt of parcels and a list of clothing.

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Contains personal details including next of kin. Enlisted 16.4.43. Notes mustered as air gunner discharged as AC2 on 27 February 1945 as services no longer required. Noted that after initial training went to 31 Base and served on 149, 90 and 115…

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Little Park Street, Coventry.

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A telegram asking if he received package previously sent. Handwritten annotation states all received and letter being sent.

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The telegram sends thanks for messages, Mary for letters, strips and badge.

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Alan asks if all is well.

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Alan writes that his father's cable has been received.

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Alan says he is fine and was not involved in a crash examination.

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Alan advises he passed his observer's course and was now studying for an astro-navigation course.

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He asks if his father received his cable last week. Handwritten is an address in Goderich and 'Hearty congratulations. Letter posted. Cables rec'd'.

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Alan hopes he survived the raid and sends Easter greetings.
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