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Target photograph showing streets on left side with clouds/bomb explosions centre and right side. Captioned 'P4' and '2004, 104/15, 15/16 Oct 44, F8, NT 7000 ft→ 093 degrees, 1931, Trieste M/Y'. Annotated on page 'Q - Queenie, 9x500, 9x250'.

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Top - target photograph of a large port city with land to the left side and port with piers bottom right. Bomb explosions top centre. Captioned '2625 104/61, 17 Feb 45, F8, 14200ft→ , 15.16 1/2. E.L. Trieste'.

Bottom - eleven airmen round a…

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

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Liliana Kucic Podda recalls her early years in Fiume, stressing a serene childhood playing with her friends. Reminisces a severe bombing that hit the Whitehead torpedo factory and the ROMSA refinery - the latter burning for days - and mentions the…

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Annamaria De Manzano Vici recalls her wartime childhood in Trieste. Describes the struggle of her women-only family, coping with fear, hunger, and difficulties in finding food supplies. Remembers the run to the public shelter and the terror felt…

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Mariagrazia Sinigo Petrina recollects her childhood in Trieste. Chronicles hardships during the war, her father enlisted in the Italian navy while she lives with her mother and grandmother. Describes how difficult was to find food and narrates some…

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Arthur Spencer joined the Royal Air Force after leaving school. He began pilot training in Florida but then re-mustered as a navigator and trained in Pensacola. He completed two tours of operations as a navigator with 97 Squadron at RAF Woodhall Spa…

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Prisoners kept in the Risiera di San Sabba Concentration Camp are brutalised by German soldiers. Some men are chained to the support columns with manacles, whilst others lie on the ground. In the background a group is pulling a cart with bodies…

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Alberto Dini reminisces his wartime life in Trieste starting from the declaration of war until the end of the conflict. Describes life under the bombs, stressing disruption of utilities, devastated streets and chequered schooling history. Describes…

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Six figures in various poses (marching, standing, playing the bugle) depicting foot soldiers from different periods.

These objects were originally part of a larger set used by Alberto Dini to pass the time while inside a shelter in Trieste. …

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The permit entitles Giovanni Granata to circulate freely in Trieste during alarms, at his own risk.

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Following the destruction of a church in Trieste, the leaflet contrasts the horrors of unrestricted bombing warfare with the hypocrisy of Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt. They describe themselves as devoutly religious despite ordering the…

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Account of the 6 July 1944 bombing of Trieste written by a typist of the Servola ironworks. The first part of the document details the effects of the explosions and mentions some of the impact points: the ammunition dump and the oil refinery. The…

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In a bare room, a man is chained to the wall surrounded by five other prisoners. The man at the back has a Star of David badge sewn onto his yellow shirt and is holding his hands in the air, whilst the other men appear to be shouting.

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The Italian liner SS Rex is listing onto its side in Trieste harbour. Flames have engulfed the stern of the ship and fuel on the water has caught fire. Black smoke is rising into a clear sky. The shoreline can be seen on the horizon.

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