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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03"

MReynoldsWT[Ser#-DoB]-150731-04.pdf
a 29 page duplicated magazine produced by the personnel of Branston Mere Y station. All the items are original, mainly 'in' jokes consisting of stories, jokes, poems and cartoons.

MWrightJA563242-180130-12.jpg
From John and his new wife Kathleen, possibly sent with piece of wedding cake.

PSharrockR1802.jpg
Bob Sharrock was the son of a miner. He worked as a milkman delivering milk via a hand cart until he was given the privilege of a pony and trap. Bob then went to work as a lab technician for a gas company before he volunteered for the RAF. He trained…

EBrooksWBrooksP440321-0002.jpg
Letter from Harry Brooks' father ('Pop') to his daughter-in-law Winnie. His wife has written to Winnie asking that her daughter Pamela be sent to stay with them but without inviting Winnie herself. He does not agree with his wife's attitude towards…

AColbeckJC170524.mp3
Joy Colbeck was born in Maidstone, Kent and served within the Women’s Royal Naval Service during the war. Her brother, John, joined the RAF on the 28 of April 1943, qualified at as an air gunner in April 1944, before being transferred to an…

EPayneMHWeeksD440312-0003.jpg
He writes apologising for missing her phone call, about his friends' antics and his activities. Says he is happy to have his bicycle. Ends with endearments.

ETroglioPTroglioJ440330.pdf
Paolo Troglio mentions his imminent departure from the Nidda prisoner of war camp, complains about the lack of letters and the delay in getting parcels, and finally urges them not to worry about him.

EGortonHGortonLCM440305.pdf
He writes of his flying training and domestic arrangements.

EGortonHGortonLCM440303.pdf
He writes of his possible operations postings.

EGortonHGortonLCM440302.pdf
He writes of his first training flight in a Wellington, the weather and domestic details.

PBakerA1601.jpg
Flight Lieutenant Mercer and crew and ground personnel in front of their Lancaster. On the reverse:
'March 1944 X for Xray
Dunholme Lodge
Bomber Command
Left to right
Isot Pratt. (mid upper) F/lt Mercer D.F.C. (pilot) Sgt Fallan (fit.…

PCavalierRG17010043.jpg
Photograph 1 is of four airmen, including Reginald George Cavalier, standing at the back of the photographic trailer. Captioned: 'Photographic Trailer, 11th March 1944. Harold Pyatt, Frank Watson, R.G.C., Hal Ashley.'

Photograph 2 is of the…

PAllenDJ1532-0065.jpg
Half length portrait of Derrick Allen in tunic with air gunner brevet and sergeant stripes wearing side cap. On the reverse 'Sgt Air Gunner, Passing out parade, March 1944, on leave [...] Taken in Peterborough'.

AKohlerH170303.mp3
Helmut Köhler (b. 1928) recalls his wartime experience as Luftwaffenhelfer. He provides a first-hand account of two attacks on Kassel, the first on the 22 October 1943 and the second in March 1944. He describes his time spent inside the air-raid…
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