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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03"

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Top - Royal Air Force 23rd V.C. Announces award of Victoria Cross to Act Sqn Ldr Robert Antony Maurice Palmer 109 Squadron (missing). Quotes from citation for award with account of operation to Cologne and some service background. Bottom left - pals…

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Gives some family and local background as well as account of actions during operation to Cologne during which his aircraft was shot down and resulted in award of Victoria Cross. Includes b/w portrait photograph.

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An airman wearing battledress with brevet and medal ribbons standing holding the saddle of a bicycle which is propped against a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'RAF Tilstock, Mar 45, Willy the ______ from the west'.

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Payslip for March 1945.

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Payslip for March 1945 war service incremental.

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View out of the starboard side of the cockpit showing taxiway and runway. Two versions of the same image submitted with caption 'March 1945 Balderton'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality…

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.…

SPerryWRP1317696v70007.pdf
List one Manchester and 10 Lancasters at RAF Wigsley May - June 1943. On 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham between June 1943 and February 1944, lists 16 Lancasters. At No 5 Lancaster Finishing School between February and November 1944…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

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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Air-to-air view of the top of a Lancaster registration 'RE172' flying over over the south Manchester areas of Withington, Fallowfield and Ladybarn. On the reverse 'Lancaster BIII, made A.V.Roe (Yeadon) Merlin 224 (March/June 45)'.

YLayneAJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Starts with a letter to him after she finds out he is a prisoner telling how she felt when he was missing and how happy she was with the news that he was a prisoner. After a day by day diary of her feelings, activities, news of friends and…

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs, first is of A Flight, second is of B Flight in March 1945 at R.A.F. Scampton. Peter is back row no 5 on B Flight photograph.

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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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