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A head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with navigator brevet. On the reverse of the first 'Subject'.

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A head and shoulders portrait of a airman wearing tunic and side cap. On the reverse of first 'subject' and the second a crossed out note and 'RAF 1942 cadet training'.

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For No 10 Air Navigators' course, 47 Air School, Queenstown South Africa. Menu and signatures of course members.

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Wing Commander James Sindall with a dog.

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Certificate for Tommy Knox, after the completion of eight weeks training in gymnastics, swimming, boxing, games, theory and sports organisation.

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Half length view of a man wearing checked shirt and a woman sitting side by side on a bench. Captioned 'Roy and "Claire" (Madeleine Lovinfiosse) taken on the run August 1941'.

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Interview with Jack Newton.
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Thanks him for letter and congratulates him on his escape. Encloses a letter of recommendation for Jack's commission. Mentions that he is very busy in the Middle East.

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First in the diary of Mde De Greef (Tante Go)

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Reports that helpers at his first rendezvous had retained Jack Newton's kit. On his return to Belgium he recovered his flying boots and other crew's equipment.

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Article about Jack Newton, their Wellington's landing on fire in Antwerp and his subsequent escape with help from Belgian citizens.

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Cutting with prayer from Psalm 107. Captioned 'Cutting from Penguin paperback which I was reading to Mlle A Becquett whilst being helped by her, Sept 1941'.

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Sticker with union flag at the top, the letters RAF surrounding a large V cross of Lorraine inside it.

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A man wearing RAF uniform tunic with half brevet is standing next to a woman wearing wedding dress and holding a bouquet. In the background a window.

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Cathedral spire surrounded by multistorey buildings around the grand market square. Captioned 'Bale out - bale out!!. Not b----y likely, we're below the height of the cathedral!!!'.

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Informs her that her Husband Sgt J Lamport Newton was missing as a result of air operations on 6 August 1941.

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Account of downing of a Wellington aircraft and subsequent actions..

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Map showing airfield where aircraft crash landed and locations used while evading.

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Map of city with airfield highlighted in yellow and circled in red.

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Map showing air route from England to Aachen then escape route through Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar and back to Pembroke Dock and London. Top left - badge of Comète with aircraft in flames and star on blue background.

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Envelope with two items. Document with photograph and gives details Marie-Antoinette Becquet with biblical quotations on the reverse. One full face portrait of a nun.

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Two story house with double door on left and Dutch roof. Captioned 'Villa "Bois le Comte", Gomze Andomont, 15 miles from Liege. Where we met Emile Witmeur on August 14 1941, Belgium'.

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Full face portrait of a man. Captioned (struck through) 'Gerard Waucquez who brought news to England that we had met Dec 1941'.

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Man and woman in civilian dress standing outside by a greenhouse. Captioned struck through 'Max E Cel [...] Everard (Waterloo), 97 Rue De La Station. The house was requisitioned by the Germans. I had the best bedroom'.

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Quotes from secretary to secretary of state for air thanking for letter and answers some matters raised.
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