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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-12-25"

Christmas card with a picture of aircraft in action with bombing and searchlights. Annotated 'to Con, Albert and Amy from Olive and George'.

A card sent by Johnnie to Josy from RAF Market Harborough featuring a Wellington flying low over the sea.

List of events with menus for all meals. Artwork of RAF and WAAF personnel and best wishes from Group Captain D C Pickard DSO DFC commanding 140 Wing airfield.

Menu for Christmas 1943 at RAF Grimsby. Signatures of crew on reverse. 'Three engine Charlie a crew'.

Airmen's Mess menu for Christmas day 1943.

On the front the RAF insignia and red silver and blue ribbon. Inside Christmas greetings Sergeants' Mess RAF Dunholme Lodge, 44 Squadron. Signed 'Mervyn'.

Lists James Lee's crew top right, menu for meal in the centre, at the bottom, pilot's brevet drawing and epitaph for crew. On the reverse many signatures.

Two letters to Malcolm Staves from his grandparents. Domestic news and wishes him a good christmas.


Donald Fraser completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with 101 Squadron. He discusses the importance of ground personnel, his crew, his operations and the conditions at RAF Ludford Magna. He describes having to stop his mid-upper gunner…

He writes about Christmas presents, particularly a pair of slippers.
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