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The letter accompanies the personal report about the raid on Hamburg.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot officer wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet, DFC ribbon and VR pins.

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Article about Scunthorpe double DFC baling out from blazing plane. Relates how news was passed by French woman in a letter to a Canadian who posted it to Mrs Wareing. Robert Wareing was in hospital with burns but was getting better.

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Welcome home to Squadron Leader Robert Wareing DFC and Bar after several months in German hands. With head and shoulders photograph.

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Pilot Officer Robert Wareing awarded DFC for his part in attack on Brest harbour. His was one of four crews who volunteered. Scharnhorst and Gneisenau were in the harbour but was not known if they were damaged.

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Second version of a brief Resumé of Initial Flying Training and operational experiences on 106 Squadron, led by Wing Commander Bob Allen DSO with sorties against the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau Battleships in the Port of Brest. Slight amendment to…

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Left - messages from Bob Wareing. He was now in Germany and in good health. Mention bailing out, aircraft on fire, after operation to Le Havre. Continues with description of how news of him reached his wife.
Right - Army and RAF pay changes, Table…

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Squadron Leader Bob Wareing a prisoner of war. Scunthorpe double DFC baled out from blazing plane. Includes head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet. Account of how message got back to his wife and that he was…

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1: prisoner in German hospital - news of Robert Wareing passed on by French woman, He was burned on bailing out of his aircraft and was a prisoner in hospital.
2: In German hands - message received over German wireless broadcast that Robert Wareing…

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Two newspaper cuttings. Left - Scunthorpe day by day: account of Squadron Leader Robert Wareing returning home after several months in German hands. Right - For local airman/daring bomb attack on Brest harbour - announcement of award of DFC to Robert…

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Medal strip with 1939-45 star, Aircrew Europe star, defence medal, war medal 1939-45. Loose ribbons including Distinguished Flying Cross and three metal badges (Pathfinder, Volunteer Reserve and RAF Association). Presentation box.

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Ribbons for Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, 1939-45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45.

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Ribbons for Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, 1939-45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star (with clasp), Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45 with clasp. Pathfinder badge, Volunteer Reserve pin and RAF Association badge.

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Decorations including Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, 1939-45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star (France and Germany Clasp), Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45 with clasp, Air efficiency award. Front and back views and in presentation box. Presentation…

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Brief Resumé of Initial Flying Training and operational experiences on 106 Squadron, led by Wing Commander Bob Allen DSO with sorties against the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau Battleships in the Port of Brest.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Ronald Carpenter with bomb aimer's brevet and medal ribbons.

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Three medal ribbons including his Distinguished Flying Cross.

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A cutting from the London Gazette with brief details on the award of a DSO to Sam Saunders.

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A telegram congratulating Sam being awarded a Distinguished Service Order

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Flying log book for L D Leicester covering the period from 11 November 1941 to 12 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. It also contains an extract for the award of a bar to his DFC, technical notes, certificates…
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