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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Europe--Elbe River"

The author was shot down over Linz, Austria whilst bombing a Panzer works. The other six in his crew perished. He was taken to Dulag Luft at Frankfurt then Stalag Luft VII. In January his camp was evacuated and he joined the Long March to the west,…

The story of John Martin's last operation, how he was shot down, escaped the aircraft and was captured. He was interrogated at Dulag Luft in Frankfurt then transferred to various Stalg Luft camps. His story covers in his life until he was repatriated…

Reg's account starting when he was shot down on an operation to Berlin. After Berlin he was transferred to Frankfurt for interrogation then by train to his camp. Camp life involved food, the preparation and acquisition of extra food by theft, trading…

Margarete Meyer (b. 1936) describes the 13 February 1945 Dresden bombing and recounts how her mother reacted to the alarm. She rushed to the shelter and took some belongings, including what she thought was her confirmation dress. Explains how her…

Victor and his fellow airmen grouped together. On the reverse 'May 5/6 1945 assembly point after crossing the Elbe Vic George Ron Jack Sam'.

Photo 1 is a group of six including Dorothy and Norma, annotated 'The family at home'.
Photo 2 is Ray and Norma, annotated 'Lincoln'.
Photo 3 is Ray and colleague, annotated 'The Mess, Germany'.
Photo 4 is four airmen annotated 'The Gang'.
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