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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-04"

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 - blurred image of two actors on stage dressed in medieval costume. Captioned 'E26 "Merchant of Venice", Stalag Luft 3, Apr'.
Top right - blurred image of three actors in medieval costumes on stage. Captioned ' "Merchant of Venice", Stalag…

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Top left - poster for the "Merchant of Venice". Captioned 'E20 show poster'.
Top right - five actors in medieval costume, two as women, all on stage. Captioned ' "Merchant of Venice", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
Centre left - two actors in medieval…

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Top left - blurred image of five actors on stage in a variety of costumes. Captioned 'F8 "Home and Beauty", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
Top right - blurred image of two actors, one dressed as women embracing on stage. Captioned 'F7 "Home and Beauty",…

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Top middle - poster and cast list for 'Home and Beauty'. Captioned 'F1 show poster'.
Centre left - four actors on stage, two in uniform, one dressed as a woman, one in pyjamas. Captioned 'F2 "Home and Beauty", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'.
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Addressed to Stalag Luft 1. Welcomes him to Caterpillar Club and encloses membership card.

[1]DAVID AND THE RAF2 (2).pdf
Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

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Robert Maggs lived in London until his family were bombed out and moved to the seaside. He joined the local Air Training Corps and later volunteered for the RAF and trained as a gunner. During training his plane crashed and he was left trapped. He…

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Eddie Edmunds was born in Walthamstow and was educated at a grammar school, then joined an oil company. He eventually moved to the Electric Supply Company and became an accountant. Eddie had always wanted to fly so he initially joined the reserve and…

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Newspaper cutting showing a group of airmen in front of three aircrew buses. Captioned ‘Bomber crews about to start by motor-coach for their airfield and the smashing attack on the great Skoda armament works at Pilsen, in…

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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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Two men are toasting with wine glasses. They are wearing flannels, shirts and ties. They are facing each other with the glasses raised and touching. Behind a table with a basket, a vase with flowers, three chairs, a door and a window with curtains.

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Three men are standing behind a table. On the table are two glasses of wine and a basket. Two men are wearing flannels, shirts and ties. The middle man is wearing a flat cap with a white top, it has three letters printed on it. He has a bow tie,…

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A tall man dressed as a woman is being stared at by three men and a man dressed as a younger woman. One man is wearing a monocle. The tall woman is wearing outdoor clothes, a hat and is carrying a bag. The others are standing behind a table which has…

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A man and a man dressed as a woman hold each other on stage. The female character has one knee bent and her foot is raised in the air. She is wearing a long dress and he wears flannels and shirt. Behind on a table are two glasses of wine, three…

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Two men dressed as women. The older female character is wearing a coat and carrying a bag. The younger character is wearing a dress and staring at the other actor. Behind is a sofa, chair, window, curtains, painting and a fireplace.

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A man dressed as a woman in a dress is standing on a sofa. A man is at each end of the sofa. Behind is a chair, window, standard lamp, a painting and a fireplace.

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A man dressed as a woman is holding the hand of a man dressed in a suit. A man dressed as a woman in outdoor clothes is seated on a sofa. Behind is a chair, a table, a standard lamp, a painting on the wall, curtains and a window.

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In the centre is a man dressed as a nurse holding a baby. On each side is a soldier. On the right is a young man in pyjamas, on the left is a man dressed as a woman in a long coat.. Behind is a single bed, a chair, a bedside table with a lamp.

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One soldier is sitting on a single bed with another standing to his right. A man dressed as a woman in outdoor clothes is standing to the left with a second person in pyjamas on her left. There are chairs, a bedside lamp, drapes behind the bed and…

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Two men dressed in period costume. One has his arms folded and is staring at the other who is holding his sword.

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Two men in costume are standing beside each other. One man with a made-up face has his right hand on the left shoulder of the second man. He is standing with a walking stick in his hand.

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Man in tights and tunic holding the hand of a man dressed as a woman. Both wear period costume.

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Five men and three men dressed as women arranged in two rows. In the front row two are kneeling and two are seating. The back row four are standing. All are dressed in period costume.
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