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Writes that he is OK and in camp and well treated. Says Red Cross do them well and asks her to send cigarettes. Mentions friend who is OK.

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Christmas post card from Stalag Luft 1. Drawing of prisoner of war / Father Christmas on a Red Cross box.

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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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Title 'Oddments, Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 1, Bristow's Steam Boat'.

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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,…

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Top left - a man looking closely at a model ship on a table. In the background other figures. Captioned 'A10 NCO's Arts and Crafts Exhib, Stalag Luft 3'.
Top middle - four posters/drawings mounted on wall. Captioned 'A15 NCO's Arts and Crafts…

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Top left - costumed actors and band of musicians on stage. Band has 'MM' on stands. Captioned 'B15 Officers' Show, Stalag Luft 1, 41'.
Top right - band of musicians on stage (with 'MM' on stands). Captioned 'B14 Officers' Show, Stalag Luft 1, 41'.…

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Addressed to Stalag Luft 1. Welcomes him to Caterpillar Club and encloses membership card.

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Passes on contents of telegram from her husband Robert that he had recovered from burns and she could write to him at Stalag Luft 1.

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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 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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She writes that she was relieved to hear of his message over the radio and stating that he is safe and well and recovered from his burns. She has been in touch with the authorities, friends and family and tells him not to worry as all is fine. She…

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Second letter. Says not much to write about but does a lot of reading and a bit of cooking. Mentions concerts and playing rugby. Writes of concerts, possibly beer and extra Red Cross parcels for Christmas. Mentions friend in camp and that he is…

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Writes that he has not yet received any letters from her. Mentions he is addressing letter differently (through British Embassy Ankara, Turkey) to see which is quickest. Mentions activities over festive season including party with sing song on new…

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Writes he has not received mail from her but has had letters from relatives and friends in England. Says life there is much the same but have made an open air ice skating rink. Asks after friend.

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Received her first letter recently and reiterates that he is fit and quite happy. Writes of other mail received. Mentions that life was much the same but that snow was thawing. Says he received photographs from his brother. Writes that there are a…

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Writes he is OK and asked that he persuade mother and father that he was OK despite shock when he was reported missing. Says he misses freedom and worried that time would hang, but in fact he had plenty to do. Hopes he would see them all in England…

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A wartime log kept by Jim Tyrie. He lists his crew on the night they were shot down over Berlin, the construction of tin trays, addresses of co-prisoners, cartoons, London restaurants, newspaper cuttings in German and English and finally more…

STyrieJSB87636v1.1.pdf
A wartime log kept by Jim Tyrie whilst being kept a prisoner of war. He was shot down on 10th April 1941 and imprisoned for 4 years, 1 month and 16 days. It contains cartoons, sketches and maps.
He lists the men who were shot after recapture during…

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A biography of Jim Tyrie. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and learned to fly on Tiger Moths. He was shot down on his 7th operation over Berlin. In POW camp he was described as a dedicated tunneller. There is a list of the camps he was kept in…

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Six items referring to Jim Tyrie being shot down and being imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a camp photograph of Jim Tyrie and nine other prisoners, all are named.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting of Jim Tyrie…

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Roy Hill and his crew were shot down over the Ruhr by a German night fighter and incarcerated for six months in Stalag Luft 1. He worked as a photographer in Farnborough following the war.
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