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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1942-04"

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Transcription of day by day account of activities from 19 April 1942 to 3 October 1942. Commences with photograph of Squadron in front of Halifax and of pilots on training course (Pattisson top left), Records daily activities, casualties, losses of…

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Writes that he is in a new camp and life is tolerable there. Hopes to see an acquaintance there soon as he believes all air force prisoners will come there sooner or later. Says no letter from them yet but expecting soon. In a room with three South…

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about the excitement of being in action again after a long pause. He saw his Mother in London and hopes his brother Steve completes his finals soon to become a doctor. Mentions daily life and pastimes …

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Telegram reporting all is well and address RAF Abu Sueir

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Features episode during Augsburg operation of Lancaster being severely damaged but still returning home.

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An envelope addresses to John Shipman at his farm.

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Icreased RAF operations, including 400 Spitfires in one day. Despite losses, new Lancaster bombers inflict damage in broad daylight on Augsburg factories, producing submarine diesel engines and other war equipment. Message of thanks to the aircrews…

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Elucidation to the Hitler Speech 1942

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In last week of April 1942, Luftwaffe and RAF bombing are compared as well as Hitler’s announcement now and from 1941. Contrasting statements from American (R F Watt) and German (Sauckel) on availability of workers.

Extract from Ludendorff’s…

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Vertical aerial photograph of Angenteuil. Street pattern and buildings are visible, the cemetery is in the bottom-right corner. Anti-aircraft fire along bottom of photograph.Captioned ‘A O (x4) 12 NT 29/30/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX

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Vertical aerial photograph of a railway junction. At the bottom is an urban area. The rest of the image has regular field shapes. Anti-aircraft trace fire obscures part of the left side. Captioned ‘1. P(Y6) 12 NT 26/27/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’,…

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Vertical aerial photograph of unnamed location. The image is largely clear, only a few lines of tracer are visible with street patterns and buildings clearly visible. Bottom left a large stadium is partly visible. Annotated on the image is a north…

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Vertical aerial photograph of unnamed location. The image is largely clear, only a few lines of tracer are visible with street patterns and buildings clearly visible. At the bottom it is captioned ‘A B (x7) 12 NT. 29/30/4/42 F/8” [arrow]…

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Vertical aerial photograph of unnamed location. The image is very dark with fields and roads visible at the top. In the centre is anti-aircraft fire. At the bottom it is captioned ‘3A B (X7) 12 NT 29/30/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Gennevilliers. The image is of factories and dockyards. Annotated ‘Column of smoke from Goodrich factory’, ‘Power station’ and ‘Craters?’ Captioned ‘1. O (X4) 12 NT 29/30/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’. On the…

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Vertical aerial photograph of unnamed location. No detail is visible, it is obscured by clouds, smoke and anti-aircraft fire. At the bottom it is captioned ‘B O (X7) 12 NT 29/30/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of unidentified location. Details are obscured by anti-aircraft fire. Captioned ‘5. P(X6) 12 NT 26/27/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of Rostock. Most detail is obscured by anti-aircraft fire. The Unterwarnow adnd the Altstadt are partially visible. Captioned ‘1. T(Y5) 12 NT 26/27/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’.

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Vertical aerial photograph of an urban area at the top and right hand side. Street patterns and parks are clearly visible. At the bottom it is captioned ‘1. R(X5) 12 NT 28/29/4/42 F/8” [arrow] TX’.

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Photograph 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of the city of Aachen. There are numbered and arrowed points of interest on the image plus a north arrow. It is annotated 'R405 B/218.3.PRU 22.14.7.41 28" ' Captioned '14th July 1941 Archen [sic],…
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