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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Oberursel"

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A card produced by the German authorities with personal details of Les Arrowsmith. It includes his date of capture, home address, photograph and physical appearance.

MArrowsmithHL571013-160929-01.pdf
Les Arrowsmith's wartime note book during 1944 and 1945 whilst a prisoner of war in Germany. In the book he has recorded addresses of friends, a list of clothes and their prices, books and magazines needed, 'more ideas', records, calendar, detailed…

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Ronald Last grew up in Dorset and worked as an apprentice for the local Gas and Water company before volunteering for the Air Force. He attended the reception centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and describes the medical tests and inoculations recruits…

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Andy Andrews worked in a gentleman's outfitters shop and volunteered for the Air Force in 1941. He trained at RAF Cardington and Blackpool and after crewing up he flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He discusses the members of his…

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Charles Clarke joined the RAF aged 17 and began training as a pilot but he became ill with mumps and later trained as a bomb aimer. His aircraft was shot down on an operation to Schweinfurt and he became a prisoner of war. He took part in the Long…

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Harry Winter grew up in Cardiff and worked in a paper mill from the age of 14. He served in the Home Guard before he volunteered for the Air Force. After training as a wireless operator at RAF Yatesbury he flew operations over Germany, France, and…

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A day by day account consisting of three parts. Part one covers his being shot down on 21 February 1945, his capture and journey to prisoner of war camp arriving 15 March 1945 including an mention that his train was bombed by Marauders. Part two…

BNorthGJNorthGJv1.pdf
A day by day account consisting of three parts. Part one covers his being shot down on 21 February 1945, his capture and journey to prisoner of war camp arriving 15 March 1945 including an mention that his train was bombed by Marauders. Part two…

This is an item about a place. Spelling variants, forms in different languages and usage notes are listed here. This heading is also used for: Durchgangslager der Luftwaffe; Dulag Luft, Dulag. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents…

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During this interview Les describes his experience as a despatch rider in France in 1940 before escaping from Dunkirk and returning to the United Kingdom, eventually joining the Royal Air Force. He also describes his training in South Africa and his…

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Charles Clarke volunteered for the Royal Air Force when he was seventeen years old and flew operations as a bomb aimer with 619 Squadron from RAF Woodhall Spa. His aircraft was shot down on his 18th operation and he became a prisoner of war. He was…

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Jim Cahir grew up in Australia. He originally joined the army but later was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a mid upper gunner with 466 Squadron. His aircraft was shot down and he became a prisoner of war. after…

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A watchtower positioned above barbed wire fencing. There is a guard in the watchtower. The ground is covered with snow.

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A winter photograph taken of huts at Dulag Luft. The huts are framed through icicles. There is snow on the ground.

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The German guard carrying a rifle is standing in his sentry box. He is seen through a barbed wire fence. Behind is a house.

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A panoramic view of part of the camp taken through trees. Four huts and a watchtower are visible. A road leads to a village behind which is a forest.

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A group of ten men wearing pantomime costumes. Three are dressed as women. Three men are seated and the remainder are standing.

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Six officers and a non-commissioned officer seated at table having their Christmas dinner. On the table plates, cups, glasses and bottles of wine.

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Group of men seated at U shaped table, all turned to face the camera. Two men standing at back. Glasses, mugs and plates on the tables.

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Group of men sitting at tables arranged in a U-shape inside a hut. Crockery and wine bottles are on the tables and a dart board is on the wall.
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