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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-04"

Five Group Newsletter, number 21, April 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about process of servicing, gardening, navigation, honours and awards, signals / radar, tactics, air bombing, radar / navigation, link…

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Air Ministry Accounts need a completed Air Ministry Form 531 before they can release Andrew's Post Office Savings book. The original of his will has been forwarded to Messrs Newlands and Warner.

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Produced by RAF Graveley Entertainments Committee with a combined Women's Auxiliary Air Force and Royal Air Force cast.

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Letter to a fellow crew member's father commenting on the lack of information and promising to share any new information.

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Thanks her for photograph and card and complains that he has received no parcel. Sorry he missed seeing her but had to be back at base. Flew but overran runway into hedge on landing. Ends with endearments.

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Giulio Troglio is worried about the long silence of his on Paolo Troglio while he's held at Nidda prisoner of war camp in Germany. The situation is difficult to endure for mother who worries a lot. Stresses the difficulty of send him parcels, hopes…

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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 inside…

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Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant John Firth from 31 March 1944 to 7 August 1944. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Skellingthorpe. Aircraft flown were Stirling and…

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Gianfranco Nardi (b. 1933) recalls the first bombing of Cesenatico in 1944, a night action carried out by 'Pippo'. Explains how the aircraft missed the train station and hit the nearby town centre; maintains that the pilot was drunk. Describes three…

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Renate Rothaler (b. 1937) recounts her wartime experiences in Gotha, where she lived with her mother and sister while her father was drafted. Mentions a bombing in spring 1944 when she watched ‘silver birds’ that soon started to drop bombs, a…
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