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Renato Maldarelli (b. 1937) describes the 1943 bombing of Naples. Remembers being woken up by the alarm, his mother wrapping him in a blanket and going down to a cold shelter. Doesn’t recall the fear of being buried alive under his collapsed home,…

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Stanley Clegg was born in 1923 in Shaw, a small town near Oldham and started working at the Fern Cotton Spinning Company as an apprentice in the office at the age of 14.
He signed up for the Royal Air Force at the age of 18 in December 1941 and was…

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Ron Saunders joined the RAF as a wireless operator rear gunner and served on 114 Squadron during the war. Remembers, as a little boy, seeing the airship R 101 and the Hindenburg flying in the distance. Describes his training in England and in Egypt…

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Ted Neale describes the aircrew and circumstances leading to their baling out near Nereto, Tortoreto, Italy. Some of the crew were captured, but Ted was sheltered by local people. He met up with an English army corporal and travelled by boat to…

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Bill would spend his school holidays with his grandmother in Scotland. He went to St Edward Island in Canada to do a reconnaissance course, after which he went to Harrogate to await posting. He did another course on Chipmunks before being posted to…

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Notes persona details and hours flown day and night on 115 Squadron at RAF Witchford. Lists operation to Kiel, Potsdam, Gelsenkirchen, Karmen, Bruchstrasse, Munster, Hamm and Heligoland. List sorties on Operation Manna at the Hague, Operation Exodus…

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Church with bell tower and carvings

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A small church with a large dome, partially destroyed by lava.

Identification kindly provided by Roberto Fasoli and Marco Devigili of the In viaggio tra le culture del mondo Facebook group.

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Large castle with four visible round turrets. It is set on a low mound in. In front are a few pedestrians waking on Piazza Municipio.

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Royal Palace of Naples and Piazza del Plebiscito. In front are military vehicles and several pedestrians.

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Interior of Galleria Umberto I public shopping gallery in Naples, with glass domed roof.

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An open area with a fountain. Behind are large five storey buildings.

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Rowing and fishing boats, rows of apartments and a stone jetty at the seafront of Naples.

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Large building with three flagpoles outside. On the reverse 'The Post Office, Naples'.

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A street with double tram lines. There are many pedestrians and in the distance, on top of a hill, is Castel Sant Elmo.

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A view across Naples Bay with Mount Vesuvius in the background. In the foreground are small fishing boats. On the reverse 'Naple [sic] Bay'.

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An ornate staircase with marble sculptures and statues. There is a domed roof with further ornamentation.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by Giusi Sartoris.

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Detail of Gennaro Maldarelli's fresco 'Tancredi rinvia Costanza d'Altavilla a suo marito Enrico VI". A king and queen surrounded by soldiers, courtiers and children. On the reverse is 'Cathedral' [sic].

Additional information about this item has…

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The cover of a programme for Rigoletto performed in Naples at the Real Teatro di Carlo at the direction of the British Military Authorities Naples.

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Photo 1 is a postcard of Palazzo Reale, Naples.
Photo 2 is three airmen outside the terminal of RAF Pomigliano. One airman is identified as F/Lt Ken Strang.
Photo 3 is an airman outside the terminal, identified as F/O G Alexamder.
Photo 4 is a…
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