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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Netherlands--Amsterdam"

BColemanTEColemanTEv1.pdf
Describes growing up in the Netherlands before the war. Writes of the political situation in the Netherlands before the war. Mentions the invasion by the Germans and subsequently describes life under occupation. Includes photographs of Rotterdam…

LLayneWH963102v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter Henry lane, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 19 October 1940 to 23 September 1943, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos,…

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

BGriffinDAJGriffinDAJv1.pdf
Writes of his last operation in a Halifax when his aircraft was shot down and exploded killing all the other members of the crew. Describes journey to camp and being in Frankfurt while it is under bombing attack. Continues with description of life as…

PSnookT1801.jpg
Tony Snook was an air gunner and served on 115 Squadron in the later stages of the Second World War. A member of the school air training corps, he had his first experience of flight when his squadron partook in a summer camp. He describes how an…

PStavesME1609.jpg
A cigar given to Malcolm Staves on his de-mob. Manufactured by Justus van Maurik

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Jack ‘Lawrie’ Lawrence planned on making a career in the RAF and joined in 1938. He enjoyed those early days when it felt like he belonged to a flying club. This was interrupted by the start of war and operational flying. He flew in Blenheims and…

AColemanTE170914.mp3
Thea Coleman was born in 1933 in Holland. She experienced the invasion of her country and the increasing restrictions. When walking once with her father they were forced to stand and wait while prisoners were brought out of prison and executed while…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

SMathersRW55201v10006.jpg
Photograph 1 is of 12 Lancasters over Amsterdam. In the fore ground is a Dutch flag and a Union Jack. There are various buildings behind. It is captioned 'Fly Past in honour of Dutch Liberation Day 4th May 1946.' and underneath 'Formation over…

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Left page title 'Venice of the north, Amsterdam'.

Top left and middle - similar images of Joy and Stephen Dawson sitting on bench seats inside a canal viewing boat. Christine Dawson is standing on seat to the left and other people occupy seats…

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

ABoschD150730.mp3
Dirk Bosch was eight years old when the German army occupied his home town of Amsterdam. In this interview he describes what life was like for him during this time. He refers to seeing Dutch Jews rounded up and deported. He describes the hunger of…
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