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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-25"

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

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The message is from German radio stating that that Bob is a prisoner of war and she can write to him at Stalag Luft 1 and asks that she give his regards to their parents.

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She writes that she was relieved to hear of his message over the radio and stating that he is safe and well and recovered from his burns. She has been in touch with the authorities, friends and family and tells him not to worry as all is fine. She…

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Informs her that her husband name was included in a German broadcast on October 24 as a prisoner of war.

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Says she is glad that Robert is safe and thanks her for the photograph.

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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial…

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Four newspaper cuttings about operations to Essen, Homburg, Magdeburg and Bochum undertaken by Rex Searle.

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Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

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Target photograph of Essen partly obscured by clouds and explosions. Streets and buildings are partly visible. There are two Halifaxes flying at a lower level. It is annotated 'Essen 25 Oct'. Captioned '1578 MEL. 25-10-44//8” 18500 004T. 1535ESSEN…

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Lists four crews and aircraft for operations on night 24/25 October 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined. Includes briefing times and duty personnel.

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Four newspaper cuttings from 1944 describing four separate operations. Salzburg captioned 'Oct 17 1944', Essen captioned 'Oct 25th 1944', Dunkirk and Vienna captioned 'Nov 4th 1944' and Gelsenkirchen captioned 'Nov 6th 1944'.
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