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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-04"

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'.
Centre right…

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",…

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…

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…

A large group of aircrew wearing battledress or tunics with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. In the centre bottom 49 Squadron Badge - April 1943.

When Italy entered the war in 1940, air raids were conducted over key military targets and peaked during the first half of 1942. Attacks ceased altogether by 1943 once Italy had surrendered. The various dockyards maintained efforts to keep ships in…


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…

Photograph of healthy German prisoners of war consuming a meal is used to counter assertion that they have been murdered and mistreated by the Allies. The claim is made in a ‘secret’ document, dated 19 April 1943, from army headquarters to the…

Bernard Ross’ Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 05 of April 1943 to 22 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos (9 OAFU), RAF Seighford (30 OTU), RAF…

Book of instruction for air-to-air gunnery including chapters entitled: estimation of range, estimation of deflection, range and deflection and speed tests; all with pictorial examples and illustrations and other information and exercises.


Course photograph of a large group of airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in five rows. In the background trees and building. James Doughty is sitting front row 4th from the right. Additional information concerning this item was…

The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

Two men and two men dressed as women. In the background is a page. One of the female characters is kneeling in front of a bowing man. The other couple are standing on the right. The backdrop is a curtain with a painted window with a cross pattern.

A tall actor with his hands crossed and a second man with his hands held in front of him. His face is painted. Both are wearing period costume. The backdrop is a curtain.

A man kneels in front of a seated man dressed as a woman. His cheek has circle of make-up on it. The female character is dressed in a long, plain dress.

One man is kissing the hand of a man dressed as a woman. Another man is holding the hand of a different female character. In the background is a page. All are dressed in period costume.

Two men dressed as women on the stage. One is seated and the second is kneeling beside her. They are holding hands and are dressed in period costumes.

A man and a man dressed as a woman in a long dress stand holding hands. He is wearing a long coat and a hat with a feather.

Three men in period costume standing on the stage. The backdrop is a curtain.

Eight men arranged in two rows. Three men are seated, five standing. All are dressed in period costume.

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.

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

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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