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RAF Form 1304 issued to Wanda Gawel. Discharged on compassionate grounds.

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Cover of this scrapbook, made from the fabric of Mieczysław Stachiewicz's crashed Wellington.

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An invitation to MRAF Sir Arthur Harris Memorial Dinner at RAF High Wycombe. It includes a half length portrait of Sir Arthur seated at a desk, a card with details and a typed list of attendees.

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Wellington aircraft crashed in a field.

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15 head and shoulders portraits of Irka.
12 head and shoulders portraits of Mieczysław Stachiewicz
Photo 28 is Irka standing on a large lawn.

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Two sketches of Mieczysław Stachiewicz drawn by Irene Stachiewicz. One is dated 28.1.45, the other 7.3.46

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Photo 1 is the Polish president and the Polish Army Choir.
Photo 2 is a group of civilians in a classroom.
Item 3 is a note explaining the President's visit.
Photo 4 is Mieczysław Stachiewicz having tea and cake at the reception.

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Photo 1 is a half length portrait of Bogdan Krahelski and Mieczysław Stachiewicz.
Photo 2 is a full length portrait of Bogdan Krahelski and Mieczysław Stachiewicz standing at the entrance to a brick building.
Photo 3 is a head and shoulders…

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Photo 1 is Poulton Hall, from the gardens.
Photo 2 is a Polish airman standing at the corner of a building.
Photo 3 is two Polish airmen leaning on each other in a garden.
Photo 4 is a woman sitting outside on a chair with two small dogs on her…

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Photo 1 is a woman sitting with a long haired dog.
Photo 2 is a woman on a bicycle, her left hand on a wall.
Photo 3 is a man and a woman at the entrance to a house.
Photo 4 is the same man and a different woman at the same entrance to a…

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Head and shoulders portraits of three airmen - Mieczysław Stachiewicz (11 photos), Roman Lipczyński and Jan Chmiel, brother of Roman, and a spaniel.

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Item 1 is a business card for the Polish Red Cross at Blairgowrie.
Item 2 is a photograph of the Red Cross property in Blairgowrie.
Item 3 is a photograph of Mieczysław Stachiewicz and Roman Chmiel. They are lying on the grass, in uniform.
Item 4…

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A newspaper cutting titled, in Polish, the Airman's House in X. There are four photographs of the house and its grounds and a photograph of a woman.

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Four postcards of Leicester.
1. Midland Station and London Road.
2. Bradgate Park
3. Leicester, Old Guildhall
4. The Clock Tower.

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Item 1 is a photograph of two airmen identified as Stanislaw Machej and Maciek Miszewski.
Item 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of Józef Mierzejewski.
Item 3 is a fire damaged Wellington named Zosia and a news clipping.
Item 4 is a cartoon of…

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Item 1 is a telegram from Poland asking about Mieczysław Stachiewicz and Rabek Jan, describing them as in aviation. There is a handwritten comment in Polish.
Item 2 is a sketch map of an operation to Hamburg. It covers a route across Holland with…

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A list of 16 aircraft and crew lost between May and November 1942 from 301 Squadron.
Business card for P/O Harry William Bock, Polish Air Force.

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Item 1 is an annotated chart for an operation to Cologne. There are areas highlighted in red around major cities.
Item 2 is a photograph of a Wellington framed by the entrance to the hangar.
Item 3 is a photograph of Batiuszka Cywiński standing…

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The Polish language proposal is for Mieczysław Stachiewicz to receive Poland's highest military award, the Virtuti Militari. It details his 25 operations.
There is also a list of medals awarded by the UK government.

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Photographs and short obituaries of P-1611 Niemczyk Maksymilian and P-1591 Balicki Roman.

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Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about Polish aviators.
Item 2 is a Mess bill for Mieczysław Stachiewicz.
Item 3 and 7 are photographs of ground crew working on a Wellington.
Item 4 is a newspaper cutting about 301 Squadron and Polish…

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A navigational chart of North West France with planned routes marked.
There is also a photograph of a pilot in a Wellington cockpit.

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Photo 1 is an air to air image of a Wellington IV.
Photo 2 is a Wellington landing at night.
Photo 3 is a vertical aerial photograph with two Wellingtons. No detail is visible on the ground due to cloud and anti-aircraft fire.
Photo 4 is a…

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A chart of the Southern North Sea including Germany, Holland and Denmark with routes plotted on.

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A sea mine on a trolley with a Polish marked Wellington behind. Three ground crew are at work.
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