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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-05"

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A newsletter published by the Women's Voluntary Service, Simla

MSangerEW125630-151104-01.pdf
Contains drawings, names and addresses of other prisoners, dairy of events on being shot down, his crew and diagram of Lancaster, poems, stories of life in camp, Lists of prisoners in his hut, aircraft they flew and when and where shot down. Diagram…

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The Governments of the Soviet Union, United States and Great Britain order that no Allied prisoner of war shall be mistreated. Offenders will be relentlessly pursued and punished.

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An extract from a newsletter referring to the celebrations in Lagos.

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Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Victor in civilian clothes, captioned '1945'.
Photo 2 is Victor in uniform captioned '1945'.
Photo 3 is Daphne, sitting on a fence, captioned '1944'.
Photo 4 is a half length portrait of Victor, captioned…

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Top - oblique aerial photograph of a city with roads running left to right, the nearest one being tree lined and many damaged buildings
Bottom - oblique aerial photograph with the river Rhine running left to right and buildings including chimneys…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-021.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, Repatriation Arrangements, Liberation comes to Stalag IXA, Behind the Scenes about theatrical endeavours,…

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Three photographs mounted on a page.
Top: Approximately 200 airmen seated and standing in six rows in front of a Lancaster which is in front of an open hangar. Captioned: 'No. 166 SQUADRON R.A.F STATION, KIRMINGTON. May 1945'.

Bottom left: Eight…

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A group of seven airmen sitting on top of a Lancaster, JI-N, PB142. One man is sitting on the mid-upper turret. Underneath is 'Rosebud'.

From the left the crew is: wireless operator / air gunner Sergeant Denis Carlos Bradbury 198880 (1811449), mid…

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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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An aerial photograph showing a white cross on the background of a dark field with a broad white band running diagonally from left to top right. On the reverse 'Rotterdam Apr/May 1945. Cross is white sheets. 'Fingers bottom right in fact are Bullets…

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Five Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel, three standing and two crouched, are in front of a brick building. One is without tunic, another wears non-standard headscarf. A dog is partially visible. On the reverse:
'RAF
Waddington
May 1945…

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Payslip for may 1945.

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Travel permit issued to Paolo Troglio by the 'Italia' partisan brigade. It allows him to travel freely to Milan and asks other partisan groups to provide support.

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MCurnockRM1815605-171114-013.pdf
The News Sheet of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association. This edition covers Victory in Europe, the death of President Roosevelt, the liberation of Canadian POWs, assembly centres for released POWs, the seizure of German POW records,…

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Top - oblique aerial photograph of an airfield with many bomb craters. Two wide grass runways forming a “V” at bottom left, with taxi-track running left to right across centre of photograph. Hardstanding leads off at top right with two or more…

SCavalierRG1264567v10029.pdf
Contains information on Brussels including entertainment, city map, places of interest, things to see, clubs and canteens and the history of the Malcolm Club. Includes an accommodation ticket 16 May 1945.

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Top - target photograph showing fields on the left and a built up area with rows of buildings on the right. There is a four engine bomber below bottom left. Captioned '529 METH. 3/4.5.44//NT 8" 6,500' 219 degrees 00.17, MAILY.Rd.F 1x4000HC 16x500MC.…

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Two photographs, the first captioned 'Arrival of U.S.A. at Luckenwalde' shows large numbers of men surrounding a few U.S. soldiers. The second captioned 'Arrival of Russian soldiers at Luckenwalde', shows small group of soldiers one with an accordion…

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Photograph 1 is a side view of a Lincoln, captioned ''Dirty Dog' (Lincoln RF505 'D') 97 Sqdn Karachi, Pakistan, 1948.'
Photograph 2 is ten airmen arranged in two rows, the front row of six is seated with four men standing behind. It is captioned…

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A letter to Mrs Meredith about her husband (Eddie) who baled out of his damaged aircraft. Flight Lieutenant Lane expresses hope that Eddie will have landed safely and, if he has been taken prisoner, will soon be released and return home.

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Letter to Miss Green describing a response to call for volunteers for warden's service to help in defence of Stretford borough. Appreciates all she has done and wished good luck.
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