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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-11-05"

Writes that they had been advised by the air ministry not to try and contact two other members of her husband's crew in France to get information about her husband. Contract might jeopardize their position and chances to escape.

Expresses regret that his son Pilot Officer Donald Arthur Baker was missing as a result of air operations on 5 November 1941. Only information available was that he was captain of a Hampden which set out to bomb the enemy and failed to return. Does…

Telegram from Air Ministry informing parents that their son Pilot Office Donald Baker is reported missing as result of air operations on 5 Nov 1941.

List of twenty-nine letters sent by Donald Baker to his mother between June 1940 and September 1941. Also notes he was shot down on 5 November 1941.

Framed display case with two photographs, uniform buttons, medal ribbons and medals, Rhodesia flash, two newspaper cuttings (RAF bombers fire ships and role of honour - incorrect report that he died in prisoner of war camp). In addition a telegram, a…

Comments on cold weather and their health. Writes of working in garden and of shop in Manchester where they bough bulbs. Likes their new home and surroundings. Six weeks since they got a letter from him and they would be very anxious except for…

Thanks him for his letter and glad he is settling down. Writes of an acquaintance who lost an arm just before he getting into the action at the front and how he is finding it difficult adjusting. She also writes of her social activities and their…
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