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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-08-17"

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Relates news they have heard on Peenemünde operation and states they will not give up hope. Catches up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Letter from old friend George offering sympathy. ,

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Letter from manager of local branch of Westminster Bank offering sympathy over news that his son is missing.

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Letter offering sympathy over news that Hedley is missing.

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From the Adjutant of local Air Training Corps Squadron (No 1227 Squadron Chistlehurst and Sidcup). Reported missing in local paper. Noting that Hedley was one of their first of their cadets to enter the Royal Air Force and had welcomed him on return…

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Sir Archibald Sinclair congratulates bomber command on the outstanding success of their attack on Peenemunde.

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Account of operation on Peenemunde research and development establishment. Mentions diversion attacks and Mosquito operation against Berlin. Forty one bombers and one fighter missing. Was a precision attack. 1200 mile journey.

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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First is Station Road and the second is Tattershall Road from the Mall. On the night of 16/17 August two parachute mines were dropped destroying the Royal Hydro Hotel and Winter Garden.

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