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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-03"

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33 airmen and one Naval Officer standing in front of Lancaster with Admiral Prune II nose art and 11 bomb symbols. Guy Gibson is eigth from the left on the front row.
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
Left to right
Burpey…

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Fourth of David Geach's diaries describing the final part of his training in Canada. He writes of his service and personal life training as an air bomber. He describes his ground and flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local…

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Bill thanks everyone for the letters and wishes his father happy birthday. Forgot is was his own birthday and describes all his letters and presents. Thanks everyone. Will send washing home soon. Pilot has gone for x-ray.

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Bill has received her parcel and letter. Visited Bury St Edmunds. Describes area around camp and where it is in relation to part of the village. Would be a good place to use his bike when it is repaired. May remain there but could move if parent…

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Complains at receiving no letters from home. Have done no flying at pilot has injured his knee again. Has found a local YMCA. Little news to report.

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Writes he was pleased to receive a long letter from her catching up with family and friends news. Pleased to hear that his nephew Michael had a good birthday and is starting to stand.

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From Bill Akrill who is undergoing training at No.1 Elementary Air Observer School, Eastbourne, congratulating him on the birth of his son and saying how good the food is.

YHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Describes crossing the Atlantic to Canada and journey to Bowden, Alberta and then on to Estevan, Saskatchewan. Day by day account of activities, flying and life in Canada, Concludes with journey back across Canada

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Top left - actor dressed as woman standing on stage. Captioned 'E10 "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Top right - line of actors mostly dressed from as women with short skirts in line on stage. Captioned ' "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag…

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Top left - blurred image of three actors on stage. Captioned 'E12 "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Top right - Blurred image of two actors on stage. Captioned ' "Girls, girls, girls", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Second row left - two…

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Top left - seven actors on stage four in rear and three kneeling in front. Six are wearing conical hats and a man in the centre front row a dinner jacket. Captioned 'D31 NCO's Panto "Aladdin", Stalag Luft 3 Jan'.
Top right - number of actors…

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Top row left - blurred image of two actors on stage with window in the background. Captioned 'E33 "For the love of Mike", Stalag Luft 3, Mar 43'.
Top row right - blurred image of one actor standing over another who is sitting in an armchair. In the…

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Newspaper cutting remembering the loss of Kenneth Babington-Browne from 'Mum, Babs and Derek'.

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Front quarter view of port side of a Lancaster with bomb doors open. On the nose 'G' and several rows of bomb symbols. The main wheels have covers and there is a trolley accumulator by the port wheel. On the reverse 'ED588 50 Sqd Skellingthorpe,…

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Apologises over unannounced visit home the catches up with family and friend news. Mentions he is exploring local countryside by bicycle and had attended a concert in Stafford. Mentions flying in 'Wimpey' and that crew is well on bail out drill.

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Details of nine operations carried out between February and May 1943 from RAF Elvington on 77 Squadron flying Halifax. Targets include Cologne, Berlin and several in the Ruhr.

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Richard Suchenwirth recalls his wartime memories as a Flakhelfer in Pasing, a district of Munich. He tells of his father who was the author of three books on the Luftwaffe, the founder of the Austrian Nazi Party, a political orator and initial…

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One man in a dressing gown. One man in a 'bald' wig being held by a policeman and a man in a dark suit. One man is sitting on the sofa with a standing man behind him with his hand on the other man's shoulder. The painted backdrop has a painting,…

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One man lying on the sofa with two men looking on. One man dressed as a woman wearing a dressing gown. One man wearing a dressing gown attacking a man dressed as a woman. She is also wearing a dressing gown. He has a large spear and it is raised…

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One man lying on a sofa with a second man partly on top of him. Behind are tables, chairs, standard lamp and a painted backdrop with windows and a painting.

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Two men and three men dressed as women. Two are on the sofa, a woman is sitting at the desk and a man and woman are standing. The desk has a small lamp, there are two or three small tables. The painted backdrop depicts a door, two paintings, a…

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A man dressed as a woman is sitting on a sofa. A man is lying across the sofa with his head resting on a cushion on the woman's lap. There are small tables on both sides of the sofa. There is a painted backdrop of a window with an outside view,…

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A man and a man dressed as a woman stand closely together. She is wearing a long dress. Behind is the desk with a lamp and a small table with a decanter. The painted backdrop has a door, a window and a painting.

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A man dressed as a woman jockey sits on the arm of a sofa. A man leans towards her talking watched by man dressed as a woman. There is a small table with a decanter. A desk with a lamp. The painted backdrop has a bookcase, french doors and a view…
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