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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-07"

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about sailing to London from South Africa, visiting Gibraltar and swimming in the sea. He misses his girl friend Babe.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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An undated letter from Harry Brooks at RAF Waddington to his wife. He writes about her short visit and hopes to be home for Christmas. He mentions the possibility of his wife having to go into hospital and tells an anecdote of something that happened…

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Leading Aircraftman Harold Gorton writes to his sister-in-law to be about arrangements for his wedding to Lilian Morgan.

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Cornwall and Devon scenes. The first is of a bay with The Headland Hotel above houses. Captioned ' Newquay, Cornwall'. The second is of a rocky island and cliffs, captioned 'Off Pentire Head, Cornwall, Apr 1941'. The third is of a bay and headland…

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Some cows, trees and distant low hills. Captioned 'Last view of England. Wilmslow. Cheshire. July 1941'.

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A large waterfall in a gorge with tree lined cliffs either side. On the reverse 'Victoria Falls, July 1942, 400 ft drop'.

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Diary like entry from July 1941. Notes town attacked twice from 10,000 and 8,000 feet and gives results of second attack.

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Two pictures of Wellington 'HA-A', parked on grass. Left image from rear quarter with two wheeled equipment in foreground and two men under the starboard wing. Right image from the front quarter with a man crouching by boarding ladder under the…

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56 Airman wearing tunic and side caps in four rows. Front row sitting on ground, second on chairs and the rear two standing. Title 'No 4 Flight, No 4 Squadron, 10 I.T.W, RAF, July 1941. On the reverse signatures. H R Madgett is eleventh down in…
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