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  • Tags: Churchill, Winston (1874-1965)

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A memoir written by a Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator. Firstly he describes major events in the war but he continues with his own experience training in Canada then commencing further training in the UK. Only three pages are…

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Mr Churchill's reply to Roosevelt. A photograph of Churchill with a quote underneath.

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A Tea towel with a sketch map of Eastern England. 93 airfields are numbered and named, the different bombers are depicted and named, the Group headquarters are named and there is a quote from Winston Churchill.

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Reg's account starting when he was shot down on an operation to Berlin. After Berlin he was transferred to Frankfurt for interrogation then by train to his camp. Camp life involved food, the preparation and acquisition of extra food by theft, trading…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

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Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…

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Two sided leaflet in German language concerning Bomber Command's 1000 bomber operations.

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

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Begins in May 1940 in the Netherlands and relates experiences of start of war, invasion, air raids, casualties, air attack on Rotterdam, surrender of the Netherlands. Continues with account of events and life during occupation including regulations,…

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Document stating that the government of Great Britain had signed an accord with General de Gaulle. Includes letters in French from Winston Churchill and General de Gaulle and text of the accord.

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Seven items from a scrapbook. Items 1 and 2 are newspaper cuttings about operations that Ernest was involved in. They are captioned 'Cuttings from daily papers of raids on which my crew were engaged'. Item 3 is a London Transport ticket, captioned…

BSaundersRSaundersRv1.pdf
Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…

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An account of how the need for Operation Manna arose, how negotiations with the German accupying forces proceeded, how the operation was announced to the Dutch people and a summary of the Operation.

MStewartEC87436-170727-02.pdf
A diary kept by LC Pipkin and subtitled Bomber Command, London. It records his time after baling out of aircraft after a fighter attack. He managed to evade capture and reached Spain.

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Front page titled from all Australian forces and a b/w photograph of a row of thatched cottages captioned 'Cropthorne, Worcestershire, England'. Rear page text Ralph Waldo Emerson's tribute to England. Inside left page a b/w head and shoulders…

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Churchill informs the House of Commons on 2nd June 1942 of two air campaigns of more than 1000 bombers; a new phase which will intensify with the imminent arrival of the American Air Force.

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Quotes from Eden, Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Goebbels and notice on treatment of German prisoners of war by German staff HQ.
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