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AInstoneTS160407.mp3
Thomas (Stan) Instone was working at a factory making Bristol Hercules engines but volunteered to be aircrew as soon as he was of age. Initially his application was unsuccessful but he persevered and trained as ground crew. He later remustered as a…

AHextellGJE160104.mp3
George Hextell joined the RAF as a flight engineer and flew operations with 51 Squadron on Halifaxes. After being shot down over Holland, he became a prisoner of war. Gives a detailed account of how his capture, imprisonment and liberation. Describes…

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Andrew Carswell volunteered for the Royal Canadian Air Force in his native Toronto. He trained as a pilot and on arrival in the UK and completion of his further training he was posted to 9 Squadron. His first operation was to Berlin. On their final…

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Stephen Granville Bacon was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB. He made several escape attempts.

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: Stalag Luft 8B; Stalag Luft viiiB, Stalag Luft VIIIB; Stalag Luft 8-B; Stalag Luft viii-B, Stalag Luft…

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Sergeant A Yates's observer brevet and his identity tag when at Stalag VIIIB, number 27042

BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…
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