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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-01-17"

War correspondent Paul Holt observes the Red Army for a fortnight along 3,000 Km of the Stalingrad front. He follows the armies of Colonel General Yeremenko. With little food and freezing temperatures, General Paulus’s only hope of supplies is…


Discusses what they can send him in parcels and mentions no mail since one dated beginning of October. Says his Egyptian parcels have stopped and only getting half a Red Cross parcel now. Discusses getting people in neutral countries to send food…

Reports arrival of mail. Mentions that his flight are still waiting to start their course but rumours suggest they will start in a week. Catches up with family news and gossip.


Letter from George Wilson to his mother enclosing a letter to Irene, and asking her to save it and give it to her should anything happen to him. On the reverse 'PRIVATE'.

Sergeant George William Wilson praises her qualities, remembers the happy moments they spent together and gives instructions about the upbringing of their children. Urges her to remarry, as ‘you will be still young and beautiful’. Envelope…

Three officers wearing uniform tunic, two with side caps and the third with peaked cap walking across a car park. On the left is Wing Commander Arthur Cyril Ball (brother of Albert Ball VC). Two officers on the left have pilot's brevet and the other…
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