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Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.

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Describes operations as Lancaster pilot. Detailed description of last sortie to attack Dortmund-Ems canal on 6 November 1944. His aircraft was attacked by FW 190 which was driven of and then set on fire by another fighter attack. Describes bailing…

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Table with names of prisoner of war camps, location and map square.

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Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

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Top - Says he is keeping well but little news. Looking forward to receiving mail.

Bottom - writes that he is fit and had been to performance at camp theatre. Mentions pantomime starting in a few days.

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Writes that he is due to leave current camp along with eleven officers to go to Stalag Luft 3. Asks for photographs of son David and he would have changed from the baby ones he has. Says he would be pleased to get cigarettes and asks what she thinks…

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Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

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12 postcards written by Alan Green whilst a prisoner of war. He thanks his parents for their mail, news of Basil, requests cigarettes, photographs, socks and a toothbrush, receipt of parcels and a list of clothing.

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Alan Green's prisoner of war record with his personal details.

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Alan talks about issues with the family building firm.

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Alan writes he has received letter from family and friends but also bad news about Ruth's mother.

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Alan writes that more letters have been arriving. He asks about his Caterpillar Club badge. He is losing a lot of hair but is fit.

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Alan has moved to a different camp. He has had news that his friend, Pip is missing. He has been reading a lot. He asks for an Oxford Concise Dictionary.

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Alan writes that he is being transferred to another camp. He recalls previous Christmases and talks about family and friends.

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Alan writes that mail is coming through from his parents. He asks after Basil and states he is keeping fit, physically and mentally.

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Alan states that he is well and asks for chocolate. He asks after friends and family.

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Alan is pleased that he has received mail from his parents. He has received a letter from a girl but is quite offensive about her literacy. He is looking forward to getting home at the end of the war.

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Alan still has had no news from his parents. He asks for exercise books. He asks after family and friends and looks forward to seeing them soon.

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Alan still has not heard from his parents. he is worried about his car and his belongings. He asks about family and friends at home.

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Alan still has not heard from his parents. He asks after Basil. He lists some items to be sent to him.

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He presents a list of items he would like sent. He spends a lot of time reading, finding it difficult to write. He asks after his other family members.

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Alan writes from Stalag Luft 3. He lists food to be sent in Red Cross parcels.

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A letter written from a prisoner of war camp to his family. He has just arrived and states that he is well. His tone is quite up beat.

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References the other five members of his crew and gives information on the prisoner of war locations of Roy Langlois and Flt Sgt Copely who are both at Stalag Luft 3. Sergeants Burrell, McLarnon and Porteous were at camps in Italy
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