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BBarkerRBarkerRv1.pdf
An account of operation as Pathfinder against German naval and submarine base at Kiel when his aircraft was shot down by 'Schrage Musik' equipped night-fighter which cause the aircraft to break in two. Describes crew actions during bomb run and…

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Address page of airgraph from Squadron Leader Robert Wareing, currently a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft 1, to his wife, Joan.

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He writes that he had a good feed on Christmas day and describes the food he ate. He jokes that the men will have to stay at home whilst the wives go out to work in the future. He tells her of the activities they undertook including horse racing and…

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He thanks her for her letter and the one from her mother and says that her photograph is his most treasured possession. He is pleased that she is happy again and thanks all of their friends and family for looking after her, and thanks her for dealing…

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He writes that he has plenty of spare time and he often thinks of their happiness and that he is lucky to have her as his wife. He suggests that, when the war is over, they go for a holiday at Windermere, where they were married. He apologises that…

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He writes that the months of waiting are dragging, but to be patient. He mentions that he has been making a few drawings in his Prisoner of War log book and one of his room-mates has given him a painting of the view outside of their window to put in…

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He writes that he is fit and the weather has been very good. He is thankful that the worst of the winter weather is behind them.

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He writes that he hopes to be home again during the summer for his recuperation. He says that he has read a book about building a cottage and the others in his room have been house designing. He likes the idea of living in a cottage. He hopes she is…

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He writes that he is keeping fit but that food is now short, but hopes to make up for that when he gets home.

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He says there is much time to reflect while in prisoner of war camp. He writes of his life prior to becoming a prisoner. his wife, her qualities, what attracted her to him and her activities. He continues with comment on the support of friends. He…

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He writes that he has recently been reading books on farming and country life and is considering what job he would like to do after the war. He hopes they may be lucky and get to live in the countryside.

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On his return to Great Britain after his release from prisoner of war camp, Geoff Packham was interrogated by his commanding officer. His aircraft was damaged during an operation on Sterkrade by Holten. He baled out over the Netherlands. He was…

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Belonging to Sergeant Tom Whitehead, B.P.O.W. 1051, Stalag Luft 6. Contains newspaper cutting with news of Tom Whitehead as prisoner of war. Main dates of events and locations from shoot down to liberation. Includes a poem 'Joe', cartoon, diet sheet,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-013.pdf
The News Sheet of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association. This edition covers Victory in Europe, the death of President Roosevelt, the liberation of Canadian POWs, assembly centres for released POWs, the seizure of German POW records,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-007.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the recovery of a crashed Blenheim in Holland, Roy Winton's fourth visit to Barth in 2000, the proposed erection of a memorial to RAF POWs, the Fallingbostel memorial project,…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-009.pdf
News-Sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the memorial to the POWs at RAF Hendon, Recco Report of ex-POWs and their activities, Obituaries for Maurice Butt and others, Book reviews, A time for Reconciliation, the Great Escape 60th…

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Two standing men, one dressed as a pirate, the second, a sergeant is an observer in the Royal Air Force. Behind is a fence and a watch tower.

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The three men are standing in front of a hut. Two are dressed as cowboys and the third is wearing civilian clothing and flying boots. A fourth person is partly visible, seated and working on clothing.

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Four men dressed as a cowboys, one man dressed as a cowgirl, all armed, one with a blunderbuss. They are standing in front of a hut.

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Two men, one dressed as a cowboy, the second as a cowgirl. They are standing in front of a hut.

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Three quarters portrait of three men dressed as cowboys, standing in front of a hut.

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A group of 19 men which includes eight cowboys, one cowgirl, one pantomime cow, two airmen and the remainder dressed in civilian clothes. The front row is kneeling with the cowgirl seated on an airman's knee. The back row is standing. Behind is a…
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