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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1942-08"

BCotterJDPCotterJDPv1.pdf
Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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Blue card 'Aug-12942, Reports of desth'.

MNichollsJEK2011088-200201-01.pdf
Includes don'ts for MT drivers, technical terms, notes on vehicle chassis and drive shafts, brakes, bearings, care and maintenance, inspections, controls and engines. Goes on with using maps and routes. Continues with lubricating systems, accident…

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Some details about operations carried out by Sam after he transferred to 40 squadron.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph partly obscured by tracer fire.
Photo 2 is the 40 squadron crest.
Photo 3 is Sam in shorts and tee shirt in front of a…

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102 aircrew wearing tunic and peaked or side caps sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster. There is a defaced set of characters in the top left of the photograph. Captioned 'August 1942, Wyton: Pathfinder Force'.

SHudsonJD755052v20005.pdf
Transcripts of nearly 50 telegrams between Douglas Hudson and his parents between August 1941 and November 1942.

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Six biplanes and a wooden hut. On the reverse 'Stanley Field Nova Scotia. The "Fleets" await the "Aces" for some Dawn Patrol over Canada's Backwoods Aug 42'.

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Top left - reconnaissance photograph showing town with docks. Basin running middle left to top right with many barges tied up, River runs above top edge of basin with industrial building between, Below basin more industrial buildings and a further…

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First article: discussion in Moscow includes a photograph of Mr Churchill on his visit to Moscow pictured alongside M Stalin, M Molotov, Mr Harriman and Sir Alexander Cadogan at the Kremlin. Second article includes a photograph of St Paul's cathedral…

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First article: Mr Ghandi and Congress Leaders arrested, swift government reply to challenge, safety of India first needed, several killed in Bombay riot. Second article: 3 landings in Solomons, U.S. Marines now consolidating, bitter naval fighting.…

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First article: enemy fiasco in channel, ships fight each other. Describes action of British naval force where German ships and shore batteries ended up firing on each other. Covers Royal Navy commander's leadership and the enemy version. Second…

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Top left: group of men sitting and standing round a table with a hut in the background. 'Captioned 'C39 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: group of men playing basketball. In the background huts. 'Captioned 'C40 Sports Day. Stalag Luft…

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Top left: competitor reaches finish tape with other runners behind. In the background crowds of spectators in front of and sitting on roofs of huts. 'Captioned 'C33 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: high jumper clears bar with spectator…

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Top left: crowd of spectators sitting on a mound with some standing. In the background huts and trees. 'Captioned 'C26 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: a high jumper approaching the bar. In the background other competitors sitting on…

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Top left: runner about to breast finish tape in the centre and behind him a fallen runner with others further back. On the left and behind, spectators in front of an on top of huts. 'Captioned 'C20 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: on…

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Top left: four competitors running towards camera. To the left spectators and huts, to the right three men watch runners. 'Captioned 'C7 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: competitors in line along a wire delineating running track. Three…

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Top left: three men sitting behind a table with two others standing. Score boards to left and right. Captioned 'C14 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: a man wearing white vest and singlet running and braking finish tape. To the left…

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Top left: two teams of five men sitting on the ground centre and right with two further men sitting to left. In the background crowds of spectators and huts. Captioned 'C1 Sports Day. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: four men wearing shorts and…

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Title 'Sports day, Aug 42, C1-C44, Pages 1-7'

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Top left: Two posters; titled 'Keep your mind occupied' and ' Speed Sport'. Two paintings, one landscape and one of men decorating a room' all pinned on a wall. Top right: a model Lysander and a four wheeled carriage on the ground.. Captioned 'A 17…

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Top left: model sailing boat on a stand on table. Captioned 'A 11 NCO's Arts and Crafts Exhib. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: model monoplane with matchbox alongside resting on a table. Captioned 'A 8 NCO's Arts and Crafts Exhib. Stalag Luft 3.…

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Title 'A1 - 18 Arts and Crafts'

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Top left: model sailing boat on table. Captioned 'A1 NCO's Arts and Crafts Exhib. Stalag Luft 3. Aug 42'. Top right: Two men leaning over a table covered with models with two men standing behind them, In the background, two further men looking at…

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Dave warns his fiancée, Betty, that he had to change station again. The journey was long and tiring. It is located near the town of Assiniboia from which the station takes its name. He concludes with affection for Betty.

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Half-length portrait of Frances Valentine wearing dress and bonnet sitting holding an open book. On the reverse 'No 19, To Sgt J R M Valentine, British P/W No 450, Stalag Luft III, (VI), Germany, From Mrs Valentine, Lido, Tenterdon Grove, London…
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