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  • Tags: George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952)

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The scroll is a message of sympathy from the King and Queen.

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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.

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Newspaper cutting, no source, no date showing a Christmas card to the King from the prisoners of war in Stalag VIIIB, Christmas 1941.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Squadron badge with lion with standard, squadron CVI, moto Pro Libertate. With signature of the King, Guy Gibson and others. Submitted with description 'Photo of the 1941 approval of the 106 Sqn badge, signed by HRH King George VI. Other signatures…

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Top - the Queen and princesses at the doorway of a Hudson with an RAF flight sergeant on the left. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret exiting 206 Sqn Hudson B-VX. RAF Bircham Newton, January 1941'.…

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Top - the King, Queen and two princesses talking to RAF officers behind the wing of an aircraft. In the background a hangar. Submitted with description '.King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret standing behind wing of…

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Top - a senior RAF officer talking to the Queen and another lady with other personnel including a young girl looking on. In the background the rear of a Hudson. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth, with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret…

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Letter from King George VI and the Queen, offering their sympathy, together with the envelope.

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For Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Clarence Lindsay Hughes as pilot officer from 31 March 1943.

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Form sympathy letter from Buckingham Palace to Mrs F Phillips following the death of her husband.

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A letter from the King expressing sympathy on the loss of his son.

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Details of Sam's time with 128 Squadron at RAF Wyton and RAF White Waltham.
There is a photo of Arthur Harris giving the salute.

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Roy Chadwick stands in front of a Lancaster talking to H M The Queen. To the left a group of dignatories including the King in uniform, look on. In the background left a hangar, to the right spectators and another hangar. On the reverse 'Their…

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Roy Chadwick stands in front of a Lancaster talking to H M The Queen. To the left King George VI and a group of dignatories look on. In the background left a hangar, to the right spectators and another hangar. On the reverse 'Woodford aerodrome Nov…

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Roy Chadwick stands in front of a Lancaster talking to H M The Queen. To the left a group of dignatories look on. Behind left a hangar, to the right spectators and another hangar. On the reverse '[sic] Avro Anson 1935'.

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In the centre H M the King wearing a light suit and tie at the front of a progression of men in suits. To either side workmen at machine benches. Inside a factory building. On the reverse 'The King visits Chadderton about 1941. Roy Chadwick mid photo…

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King George VI on a stand behind a partially constructed Battle looking into the cockpit. In the foreground other men look on and in the background many spectators. Scene inside factory with skylights. On the reverse 'H M King George VI at A V Roe &…

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Letter from Buckingham Palace stating that the King was unable to personally give him the award. Distinguished Flying Cross in box.

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Letter from Buckingham Palace stating that the King was unable to personally give him the award. Distinguished Flying Cross in box and miniatures on bar for
Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939-1945 Star with Bomber Command Clasp. Air Crew Europe Star,…

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Commission to Pilot Officer from HM King George VI.

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The letter accompanies Charles Distinguished Flying Medal and a letter from the King.

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The letter advises Charles of his award of a Distinguished Flying Medal.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a Post Office Saving Bank book issued at RAF Melbourne, York.
Item 2 is a letter to Homer from the King. He regrets not being able to give him personally his DFC. It is annotated 'Original held with the DFC…
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