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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1941-12"

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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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Writes of mail received and complains of time taken but will be worse when he gets to Scotland or California. Christmas approaching. Went to chapel and had good carol service. Catches up with home news. Speculates on future as aircrew and possible…

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Bill writes describing his new living accommodation in Sulhamstead House, Theale, where his bedroom overlooks rose gardens, park land etc. All except the flying takes place here, whereas the airfield is a couple of miles away. Writes about the…

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Bill writes home describing saying goodbye to everyone at the chapel, his experience of Christmas 1941 and the antics of his fellow cadets. He writes 'Christmas in the RAF seems to be summed up in the one word "BOOZE"'. He didn't join in at all but…

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Mentions time as a balloon operator at Felixstowe and then training as an air gunner. First tour on 50 Squadron RAF Swinderby on Manchester, but had to wait for aircraft to arrive as squadron still flying Hampden when he arrived later transferred to…

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Top left - on stage, two actors dressed as women standing on the left and a man and woman sitting on the right. Captioned '[..] "Jack and the beanstalk", Stalag Luft 1, Xmas'.
Top right - head and shoulders image of two actors dressed in bonnets.…

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Top left - four actors on stage one lying on the floor, wearing a variety of costumes, the one on the right dressed as a witch. Captioned 'Officers panto "Cinderella" Stalag Luft 1'.
Top right - actor dressed as a witch on stage. Captioned…

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Top left - six prisoners of war sitting at table eating. Captioned 'B38 Christmas 1940, Dulag Luft'.
Top right - a large number of prisoners of war sitting at several long tables all looking at camera. Captioned 'B37 Christmas 1940, Dulag Luft'.…

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Printed on one side, Royal Air Force Crest and Stirling outline with menu items, some signatures on the reverse.

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A card signed by Keith, Canadian Dental Corps Overseas.

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Picton scenes. The first is a view from a low hill of Picton, captioned 'Picton Jan 1941'. The second is a snow covered barn set in fields. In the foreground is a wooden fence and to the sides are bare trees. The ground is snow covered. Captioned…

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Environs of Port Albert. The first photograph is a view over Lake Huron into the setting sun. Captioned 'Sundown, Lake Huron, September 1941.' The second is a view along a road. The trees are bare of leaves. Captioned 'Typical road scene. November…

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.
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