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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03"

MThompsonAJB121138-191003-01.pdf
Contains tables of bird watching activity and descriptions of birds; list of books; a large number of photographs of civilians, fellow prisoners including one of Wing Commander Day (Senior British Officer) and a Wellington. Followed by list of names…

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Extract from Bourne Parish Magazine – 1945, a transcript of an article displayed in the Bourne Parish magazine regarding John (Jack) Cox being reported missing in March 1945. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A newspaper cutting describing a night operation by Mosquitoes on the Ruhr followed by USAAF day bombing. Attacks were also made on Berlin and the Gestapo building in Copenhagen.
On the reverse are adverts.

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A newspaper cutting with news about attacks on U-boat shelters at Farge, an oil storage depot, benzol plants near Hamm, railway targets in the Netherlands, vessels in the Western Baltic, merchant shipping in the Skaggerak and Freisian Islands and…

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Five pictures of 226 Squadron aircrew around the chateau and airfield. Page captioned 'March 1945'

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Eight small photographs of Brussels, captioned 'Brussels March 1945'.

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Five small photographs of Brussels, page captioned 'Brussels March 1945'.

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Five small photographs of Brussels, page captioned' Brussels March 1945'.

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Five small photographs of Brussels, page captioned 'Brussels March 1945'.

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Five small photographs, first snowy scene captioned 'Chateau grounds, January 1945.
Second is of individual standing in the snow, captioned 'Gary Phillipson, January 1945.
Third is of a wooded scene, captioned Gary Phillipson, Dicky Cape, March…

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Five small photographs, first of individual on a landing stage , captioned 'Wilf'. Second is Dennis sitting at a table outside a cafe,captioned 'Myself'.
Third is two individuals, taken from behind, walking on a path next to a road, trees, fields…

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Five photographs of B-25 formations from the ground, page caption 'Vitry 1945 March Airborne'.

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Five small photographs, four of B-25s dispersed on the airfield, fifth of airfield buildings. Page captioned 'Vitry March 1945'.

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Two photographs of 163 Squadron.
Photo 1 is a group of airmen arranged in three rows in front of a Mosquito.
Photo 2 is a larger group of airmen arranged in six rows in front of two Mosquitos.

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Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

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First is of a crew of eight, standing by left mainwheel of a Stirling captioned 'The crew'. ' The crew of aircraft 'N' for Nan. no 199 Squadron from Nov 1944 till April 1945'.
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…

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First of group of individuals, captioned 'Air and ground crew, sitting on wing of "N" for Nan, March 1945.'
Second is of small car, captioned "Crew - bus", my first car bought when on ops with 199 Sqdn.'
Third is of right-hand forward nose of a…

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He tells Effie that things are quiet but will get busier. He hopes to be able to visit her when he gets leave, but doesn't expect this until at least May. Sends his regards to Doug and the 'kiddies' - hopes to have a pint with Doug sometime.

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Envelope addressed to Mrs D Atkinson, Flipborough [sic], Scunthorpe, Lincs. Stamped 'passed by censor', with CAAF at the top. '4.12167 Gnr Horton H R' on reverse.

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Air Vice Marshal Bennett adopted as Liberal candidate at Middlesborough by-election. Sub-headlines include: rescued Sikorski, merged air force . Other headlines: eye-man in Burma, houses for bunkers, opposition. Photograph: full face portrait of Air…

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Article about book written by Air Vice Marshall Bennett on the future peace and his plan to achieve it. Includes full face portrait of Bennett wearing tunic and peaked cap.

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Three headlines: premier reports: Nazi army cracking, collapse expected in next few weeks: Cologne captured and over the Rhine with tanks. Photograph of Cologne city centre with Cathedral on left and collapsed bridge over river in centre right.

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Seven airmen. On the reverse -
'My Crew "The Boys" At Wigsley March 1945 reading left to right
Front Row
Jock Bathgate (A/G)
Jack Darlow (Skipper)
Jock Lanm (A/G)
Back Row
Alf Porter (Navigator)
Bob Lane (Engineer)
Eric Gabb (Wireless…
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