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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07"

LMartinWJ1822340v1.pdf
Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

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Two letters written by Dwight Eisenhower to Sir Arthur Harris. The first compliments Harris on his performance at Caen. The second reflects on the Normandy campaign and thanks Harris for his skill and dedication.
On the reverse 'These enclosed with…

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Letter from Rupert Harwood to his daughter Janet. He thanks her for her letter and hopes she is not bothered by the flying bombs. He also mentions that he has not had any time off and hopes she is enjoying her music and swimming.

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Letter from Rupert Harwood to his daughter Janet. He writes hoping she is not worrying over the buzz-bombs and that he is sending a parcel with sweets and chocolate and foreign stamps.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-072.pdf
A magazine produced in a prisoner of war camp. It describes the need for education in the camp, the lecturers, the subjects taught and examinations taken or about to be taken.

MWhiteheadT1502391-180307-08.pdf
Includes: editorial matters; our sketch club; official reports from camps; the letters they write home; pictures of camp life; groups from the camps; exam results; when they come back; the brighter side; parcels greet repatriates; how they help…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry Ford landing a Stirling.
Photo 2 is a a view to the front as the aircraft is landing.
Photo 3 is a Stirling's starboard engines during a corkscrew manoeuvre.
Photo 4 is a Hurricane breaking off an…

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Three images of St Leu d'Esserent taken after the attack.
Photo 1 is a vertical image showing bomb craters. It is annotated with 'C' and 'D's.
Photo 2 shows an entrance to an underground store.
Photo 3 show an entrance to an underground store. It…

BWierTWierTv2.pdf
Mentions that he has six log books to cover his flying career. Gives a brief outline of career starting in Poland and then in United Kingdom starting in 1940. After training he became an instructor until volunteering for operations and posting to 300…

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Six airmen wearing parachute harnesses. Five are standing in the first image, the sixth sitting on the grass. In the second image they are standing in a line. Both are captioned 'Conversion Unit Marston Moor July 1944'.

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Four airmen sitting in front and three standing behind. All are wearing battledress and side caps. In the background trees. On the reverse 'A Squad, 60 Course, No 4 A.G.S., RAF Morpeth, Northumberland,' signatures 4.)[....], 5.) R Dunn, 2.) J T…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

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A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle. It is captioned 'Rear Gunner W. Hearn July 1944'.

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A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet. It is captioned 'Mid-Air Gunner V G Hewitt July 1944'.

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A half length portrait of an airman. He has a wireless operator's brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle. It is captioned 'Wireless Operator M.S. McGee July 1944'.

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PBeasleyDG1703.jpg
A half-length portrait of an airman, captioned 'Bomb Aimer G . Low. July 1944'. He has a bomb aimer brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an oblique aerial view of the airport, captioned 'The Airport'.
Photo 2 is three airmen standing outside a wooden building, captioned 'Andy, Bob, Dave'.
Photo 3 and 4 are two different airmen sitting on…

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Three quarter length portrait of a seated man wearing university robe. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick CBE in the robe of honorary master at Manchester University July 1944 at the age of 51 years'.

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The reflection was inspired by the account of the murder of an airman on initial capture having baled out over Germany in 1944-45.

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A report on raids on Stuttgart and Donges. On the reverse is other news.

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Peter's RAF service with 57 Squadron is detailed. This was his second tour and he lists his new crew:
Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Sgt H…
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