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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-20"

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A vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Szombathely aerodrome. The left side of the image is obscured by explosions and smoke. It is captioned ' 2393. 37/307. 20/21.10.44. F8//NT.8000' -->020°. 21.57.Szombathely A/D. X. 9x500. MkIII…

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A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

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Advising her that it is not yet possible to forward snapshots and cigarette lighter belonging to Malcolm Payne to her as he is classified missing and therefore legally alive. Goes on to explain what further action is likely.

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Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and two short newspaper cuttings, one titled '1000-raid. On Stuttgart and Nuremberg'.

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APederielliM171212.mp3
Marco Pederielli describes his father’s career as a Regia Aeronautica officer, providing details of his service in North Africa. Describes his personal situation after the fall of the Fascist regime, when he reluctantly joined the Aeronautica…

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Target photograph of Nuremberg. Obscured by haze and light streaks. Captioned '3°F', '8B', '3328 SKELL.19/20.10.44//NT(C-8" 16000' [arrow] 014° 2103 NUREMBERG RD.M.1X4000.14XCP.14.27secs. F/O.MOURITZ.M.61.'. On the reverse F/O MOURITZ. NURNBERG.…

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Guido Toccaceri remembers his wartime experiences as a schoolboy in Milan: the day war broke out, food shortages, his father working at an airfield near Bergamo, train strafing, basements used as makeshift shelters, being evacuated outside Milan with…

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Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 19/20 October 1944. One member of each crew is underlined in blue and two crews are circled in blue with '18 1/2' annotated alongside left crew in top row. Includes timings and duty personnel. On the reverse…

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Ferruccio Bergomi recalls his early life as a street urchin in the Precotto neighbourhood in Milan - describes monkey business, horseplay, fierce rivalries, melees, pilfering sundries and street games with friends. Gives an eyewitness account of the…

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Antonio Bozzetti (b. 1940) remembers the efforts to dodge fascist paramilitary service. Describes how he avoided being enlisted because he had a reserved occupation in a factory working for the Germans. Points out he witnessed all Milan bombings and…

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Efrem Colombi recalls his care-free childhood, initially in the Bergamo countryside and then in Milan. Emphasises his life-long radical anti-Clericalism and recounts how he ran away several times from Catholic boarding schools because of his…

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Paolo Bottani recalls wartime memories of a working-class family in Milan. Describes the widespread enthusiasm for the declaration of war, followed by a relatively calm period. Mentions alarms as greeted initially with joy because classes stopped and…
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