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MBowkerDG[Ser#-DoB]-151216-14.pdf
Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about training of Dutch paratroopers, the Dutch merchant Navy, the queen and government of the Netherlands in London, an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Java Sea, an item on…

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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 a raid on Sterkrade by Holten. The bailed out over the Netherlands. He was captured…

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David Griffin was a Halifax navigator. He was shot down, baled out and became a prisoner of war.

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Thea Warwick was seven years old and living in Rotterdam during the war. She recounts what is was like during the Hongerwinter. Walking for miles to soup kitchens and talks about other examples of how they obtained food. They moved into the…

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Frederik Willem Kroese describes his work for the Resistance in the Netherlands following the German occupation.

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Johannes Onderwater was born after the war and was always told that without the efforts of Operation Manna, which saved the lives of his parents, he would never have been born. This sparked a life-long interest in the operation. He wrote a book about…

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Propaganda leaflet issued by Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces to the people of occupied Holland, advising and instructing them on how to deal with relief food drops. Original in Dutch and English translation.

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Jeff Brown worked as an electrician until he joined the Royal Air Force. He flew with 576 Squadron from RAF Fiskerton.

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Bernie Harris joined the Air Training Corps and volunteered for the Royal Air Force, joining in April 1943 and training to become an air gunner. Mentions his father serving in the Royal Flying Corps. Witnessed the London Blitz as a young boy.…

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Bill Moore grew up in Scotland and volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He completed 36 operations as a navigator with 138 and 161 Squadrons.

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Aerial inclined photograph of a Nieuwerkerk in a flooded landscape; over it two C-47s are flying.

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Aerial vertical photograph of a glider landing zone at Arnhem. Numerous Horsas are scattered over six large fields and some are in a wood. Two in the left foreground have collided.

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Aerial vertical view of a glider landing zone with Horsas scattered across four fields with a well defined track crossing from bottom left to top right.

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Aerial photograph of Horsa gliders which have landed in a field, showing skid marks. Some have overshot the runway and landed in the wood near the Utrecht-Arnhem railway line. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no…

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Aerial view of a bend in the Waal river at Nijmegen, spanned by two cantilever bridges. There are docks along river bank and jetties on the opposite side. Small vessels are visible at landing stages.

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S Belton received a Distinguished Flying Medal for his son Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton. He was educated at Southend High School, worked in a bank and on his father’s farm.

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Details of operations on oil tanks at Rotterdam and on Wilhelmshaven.

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Biography of Roger Calvert detailing his training as navigator in Canada and the United Kingdom and his operational career flying Mosquito aircraft on night intruder operations. The account includes brief details of two significant events, losing…

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Propaganda booklet about total war containing photographs quotes and text about bombing.

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Aerial inclined photograph showing snow covered flat open countryside with a few marked field boundaries. In the foreground on the left part of a fenced field with a few boundary trees. In the distance more wooded countryside. Captioned 'Flooded area…

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Aerial inclined photograph showing flooded fields with some boundary hedges and isolated buildings in the foreground. In the middle is a village orientated left to right across the scene. At the left end is a church surrounded by houses. In the…

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Aerial inclined photograph showing flooded farmland. In the foreground a farmhouse with hedge lined fields/orchards to the right. A flooded road runs from bottom left towards the middle when it bends back towards the top left. Along the road are…

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On the left an aerial vertical photograph showing a city with a river running through from left to right with port facilities on both sides. On the far side of the river towards the left is a small indented water basin with a few ships moored.…

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Aerial inclined photograph showing flat flooded land in the foreground and a coastal town in the distance. On the left side a inlet open into open sea. A river runs from middle right side towards the sea on the left. Beyond the river is a town on a…

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First page has aerial vertical photograph of canal and dock basin with town to the right hand side. A river runs down the left side with two ships moored on the right side. A further barge is in midstream at the tip. A canal runs from top to middle…

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