Browse Items (19 total)

  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1940-01"

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Documents relating to a sea voyage from Greece to Marseilles.
Item 1 is a ticket with a handwritten name and cabin number.
Item 2 is a ship taken from another ship.
Item 3 is a ticket referring to Mieczysław Stachiewicz and issued by Organe…

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Photo 1 is a group of nine men standing at the Caryatid Porch on the Acropolis.
Photo 2 is the Monument of Philopappos, by the Acropolis.
Photo 3 is eight men standing in front of the Erechtheum.
Photo 4 is a view of the Acropolis.
Photo 5 is 11…

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Item 1 is a receipt from the Polish Embassy at Bucharest, dated 8 January 1940.
Item 2 is a photo of a queue outside railings with soldiers controlling access.
Item 3 is a photo of a car with two men leaning on it. Behind is a street scene with…

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Letter informing her that her late husband was buried in section D, grave no, 268 in Wilhelmshaven cemetery on 13 September 1939.

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Letter covering the return of John Turner's log book which is no longer required by the Royal Air Force.

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Lists all matters for administration of estate including tax issues, probate, reading and signing papers, dealing with Air Ministry, estate duties, insurance and correspondence. Total costs £6 9 s 4d or say £3 3s.

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Six aircrew, five wearing tunic and the sixth a greatcoat standing in line in front of a Wellington. Aircraft has 'Edward III' on the nose. On the reverse 'Crew of Edward III, Jan? 1940'. David Donaldson is fourth from left.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie from his RAF station in Scotland. He writes about the poor weather and its effect on the station and flying, an impending Burns' Night supper and his homework.

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A letter from Harry to his wife Jessie. Harry details the bad weather, which has closed roads and stopped the post from arriving. He has spent all day clearing snow drifts on the camp.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He misses her greatly and discusses home, family and friends.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He writes about the severe weather, including blizzards, and how it is interfering with training. Includes a description of the frozen river in Ayr. He also explains his problems with…

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A five-page handwritten letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry describes the harsh weather, a trip into Ayr to see an ice hockey match and to the cinema. He includes a chart with his lesson timetable.

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A two-page letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He has just been posted and describes his 13-hour rail trip from London to Prestwick. He has found that the accommodation and food are good. Harry is on a 16-week observer course followed…

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A three-page letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry is impressed by the amount of food they are getting, but has not had much opportunity to see the local area yet. The training course will be hard work and he is due to fly for the…

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Letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie giving her travel instructions for her visit to Bexhill.

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Letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry has passed his Maths exam and is on the list to be sent to Prestwick (after an initial confusion).

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A three-page letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. He describes the antics of his fellow airman on New Year’s Eve. He is about to be sent to Scotland, so wants to arrange to see Jessie before he goes.

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Part of menu from Hotel Continental, Reims, annotated D Batty. On the reverse, messages and signatures.

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Letter from acquaintance in India thanking Roy Chadwick for Christmas card and writing that he is moving to a command. Writes he assumes that Chadwick is trying to design a machine that will do 400 miles an hour and land at 50.
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