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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03"

EGortonHGortonLCM440303.pdf
He writes of his possible operations postings.

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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.

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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…

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Glad to hear that her husband's life was saved by one of Irvin's parachutes and welcomed him to Caterpillar Club. Regrets that was not possible to let her have badge until after the war.

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Album page displaying:

- Letter from War Office dated 10 August 1945, to William Burkitt's mother, confirming to her that he had been buried in a cemetery near Brussels.

- A letter from the Air Ministry dated 6 April 1948, forwarded with two…

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.

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Four images of volcanic eruptions taken from the air and two of lava flow in a street.

YBlakeMMD489709v1.pdf
Muriel Blake's diary with only entries from 6 March to 19th.

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Reports Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was presumed killed after being posted missing on 21 March 1945 on his 45th operation. Gives some local history concerning Ken Gill, mentions Tirpitz operation. Also reports other RAF Yorkshiremen killed, Sgt…

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Shows qualified as a navigator, pathfinder force air bomber/radar and visual bomb aimer.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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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…

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Eight photographs from an album (pages 22 and 23).
Page 22 (entitled Prince Albert March 1944):
Photo 1 and 3 are an airman and a woman by the side of a river, captioned 'Andy Donaldson and Lorna on the bank of the Nouth Saskatchewan River'.
Photo…

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14 photographs on five album pages (p 17-21).
Page 17:
Photo 1 - two Tiger Moths parked in the snow, captioned 'Tiger Moths "on the line"'.
Photo 2 - a side view of a Cornell.
Photo 3 and 4 - two different Cornells in the air, FH863 and FH872,…

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Top - five aircrew wearing battledress or tunics standing in line with dog lying in front. Man on left has a tankard in his hand. In the background left a bicycle and building behind group. Submitted with description 'Group of 5 RAF officers outside…

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A head and shoulders photograph of Reg captioned 'Escape photo for use in false documents if shot down taken March 1944'.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Reg used as an escape photo. It is annotated with his name, trade and other details.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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Top - the King, Queen and two princesses talking to RAF officers behind the wing of an aircraft. In the background a hangar. Submitted with description '.King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret standing behind wing of…

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Details of Sam's operations with 692 squadron, mainly against German cities.
There is a photograph of the squadron arranged in front of two Mosquitoes.

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Ten photographs on two pages (24 & 25) in an album.
Page 24:
Photo 1 is an aerial view of an urban area, captioned 'St Paul, Minnesota 1944'.
Photo 2 is two men, a dog and two women, captioned 'Dave, Fred, Jack, Peggy, Mrs Kenyon'.
Photo 3 is an…

BNealeETHNealeETHv05.pdf
Memoirs of Ted Neale (written in a non-contemporary diary), recounting his experiences of an air raid on Woolwich, travelling to South Africa for aircrew training and taking part in bombing operations from Italy. Some anecdotes are repeated. This…

MElliottJD19200425-210211-01.pdf
Experiences of the prisoners of war in the Belaria camp of Stalag Luft 3 by Squadron Leader Bryce Cousens. It contains stories, poems and illustrations.

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The first page has notes and the second page has dates during March and April 1944.

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ELayneWHLayneAJ440317.jpg
Top - hopes that she is now a mother. Says he had had one letter from her and was keeping fit. Mentions playing football. Mentions he had given up book keeping and gone back to salesmanship.

Bottom - say he received two letters and was pleased…
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