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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-04-07"

The letter asks Mrs Wilson to return Reg's order book. She will then receive ten shillings and sixpence each week from the RAF agents.


Ginger expresses pleasure that Reg has 'landed' safely. His letter was delayed because he was on a mission to bomb the Tirpitz. He talks about family news.

Name. AUS 415259 W/O Joe Leary. Note 'Joe killed April 27 1944'.

Reports on arrival of mail from home. Mention spending leave on a farm in Cornwall. Catches up on news from home. Writes that he hates the sight of London and describes why.


Writes that he will be glad when the baby comes, that he had received a parcel and was very pleased with the contents. Asks for hair cream and boot polish in next one. Discusses mail and friends and mentions that snow has gone and that he was playing…

A vertical aerial photograph of Giessen taken during an operation. Streets, houses, fields and river meanders can be seen. The aiming point is annotated in red 'A/P'.
The image is captioned '7191. Wad. 6/7.12.44//NT 7" 10000 082 21016 Giessen. B.…

Peter's account of his early days training in Canada then his return across the Atlantic to Scotland.

A letter and envelope to Dick Curnock from his mother. It is full of social news.

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…
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