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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-12"

Each page documents a table of attacks on the docks of Malta. The air raids detailed in the table record the raid number, number of casualties, damage (both place and extent) and damage to ships and equipment.


Still no parcel but he has received letters. They are having a concert at Christmas and a dance at new year. Heavy snow for three days.

He repeats his request for family photographs and cigarettes.

He writes he is well but the weather is very cold. Her parcel has not arrived. Mail is very irregular. He asks for family photographs.

She thanks Les for speaking so nicely about her late son, Les' pilot. She hopes he will write to her.

She has become even more distressed since she found out her son had died. She writes about her family who are away on war service.

Tee Emm magazine, No 10 Christmas & New Year 1941/2.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.


A head and shoulders portrait of Reg in uniform with training flash.

A half length portrait of Reg as a trainee. Information supplied with the collection dates it as December 1941.

Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

Top left - full length image of a couple in civilian dress standing either side of a boy in school uniform.
Top right - a person on a toboggan sliding down a track with trees on left. Captioned 'Red Deer Dec 1941'.
Bottom left - view down snow…

Top - three children seated at table with clown crouched between two of them. Table has cups, saucers, plates and Christmas decorations. Captioned 'Kiddies party RAF Penhold, Xmas 1941'.
Bottom - large group of children seated at 'u' shaped table…

List food and drink for Christmas meal.

RAF personnel document for Alfred James Dickerson with some details and notes killed in action 28/12/42. List of postings eventually to 106 Squadron. Notes alongside explains units posted to and some acronyms.

Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

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

Plain communion book with red cover with notes inside


Christmas post card from Stalag Luft 1. Drawing of prisoner of war / Father Christmas on a Red Cross box.

A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

The cover of a magazine for The Technical Training School, St. Thomas, Ontario.
The cover shows a stylised airman holding up a twin engined aircraft.

Transcripts of nearly 50 telegrams between Douglas Hudson and his parents between August 1941 and November 1942.

From W A Clayton apologising for not writing and giving reasons. Hopes he is well and getting some enjoyment from life and that he will be home soon. Catches up with news about someone in the air force and other news of family and acquaintances.

Photo 1 is two men standing in the snow.
Photo 2 is one man standing in the snow, captioned 'McGarr '41'
Photo 3 is two men standing in the snow.
Photo 4 is eight men standing in the snow.
Photo 5 is four men around a table, playing backgammon,…

Clifford Watson in shorts and flying helmet with his arm draped over the propeller of a Tiger Moth. Annotated on the reverse '(Bad Composition) With a Tiger Moth at Hillside, Bulawayo. Dec 1941 C Watson [signed]'
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