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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945"

LRosserLV745193v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for L V Rosser, covering the period from 22 July 1943 to 6 August 1945. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Edgehill, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Gamston, RAF…

LKilleenKAL184115v1.1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for K A L Killeen, navigator, covering the period from 3 April 1943 to 2 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with communications flights. He was stationed at…

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Top centre - rear quarter view of an airborne Lancaster with squadron letters 'KO-B' Captioned 'Blighty Bound, Bari' (Operation Dodge). Text lists 18 targets/operations, nine either side.

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Two photographs,first one, formal pose in four rows in front of an aircraft, captioned Odiham 1944. Second again formal pose in five rows, many more tradesmen, posed in front of a Spitfire captioned 'Holland 1945'. A handwritten note indicates that…

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A table showing the unit that Arthur Standivan served with, one of the Mobile Servicing teams, from when they landed in Normandy, until the end of the war in Europe.

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Three photographs and a newspaper cutting. The first two show the graves at Belsen, one of them still open. The third shows a group of German servicemen. The newspaper cutting reports that allied servicemen have contributed some of their rations to…

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Four photographs, two of Belsen, one shows two allied servicemen with rifles standing in front of a gravesite, captioned 'Belsen'.
The second shows a large amount of discarded shoes.
The other two show a large two storey building. There are…

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Four photographs, one shows what could be the remains of one of the ovens that they used to cremate some of the dead internees. One shows the interior of one of the accommodation huts and has the caption 'Intended to house 60 people, 600 were crammed…

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A group of guards are sitting on the ground, another group are walking round a space, watched by a crowd of allied servicemen, one of them in the foreground is taking a photograph. Accommodation block in the background. Caption is 'Celle'.

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Three photographs, two showing three females sitting on window sills looking out, the second two on the grass, all dressed in striped uniforms. The third photograph is of a wide street, lined with three storey buildings and trees. A wire fence runs…

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Three photographs, the first page has two photographs of a line of male guards, walking on a path around a space watched by a crowd of British servicemen, building in the background. Captioned 'Kramer The Beast of Belsen' added later…

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Three women are sitting on window sills looking out, two outside, behind the wire. On the reverse handwritten 'Belsen'.

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To male individuals one wearing a beret, standing behind the barbed wire, a rough sign Typhus attached to fence post, buildings in the background. On the reverse, handwritten 'Belsen'.

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15 young chidren, three older boys, some of the young ones have bunches of flowers. Two adults one RAF the other a female in uniform. They are standing in a playground buildings in the background.
On the reverse, handwritten 'Belsen'.

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Two individuals dressed in Belsen prisoners uniform of stripes behind wire, buildings in background. On reverse handwritten 'Belson'.

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Two pages, the first has two photographs, one with three individuals, one with four show some of the female Belsen guards and supervisors. One is marked with a cross, captioned 'Irma Grese, (hanged)'.
The second page has three other female guards…

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Two photographs of eight men, some in remnants of German military uniform, standing in a row, wall of building in the background, the reverse of one photograph has 'Cellie' handwritten.

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A number of bodies, one naked, the others covered by blankets. Captioned 'Victims of Belsen, who died later, 35 were dying each day'.

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Photograph of a piloted V1, although it is captioned as 'V.3.' , a newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror containing a readers recollection of seeing a piloted V1 at Celle immediately post war.
A second photograph is of damaged German tracked…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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A list of Sam's personal effects forwarded to his wife.

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A card created after Sam's death with personal details and wife's and mother's addresses.
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