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  • Tags: Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984)

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A telegram congratulating Sam being awarded a Distinguished Service Order

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Arthur Harris taking the salute.
Photo 2 is a Mess bar decorated for Christmas. There is a sign -The Jolly Butchers.

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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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After a spell with 512 squadron mostly transportation flights Sam returned to the UK, flying as an instructor.
A the end of 1943 he returned to Bomber Command, 627 Squadron.
There is a photograph of the squadron grouped in front of a Mosquito.

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Five cuttings from newspapers.
Item 1 refers to a raid on Northern France on 31 August 1944 (annotation).
Item 2 is a comment from Sir Arthur Harris praising the accurate bombing of the German garrison at Le Havre, September 1944.
Item 3 is a…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-008.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the POW memorial, Recco report -stories of ex-POWs, the Larry Slattery memorial fund, the Second World War experience centre, an article by Vitel Formanek about his visit to the UK, …

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A propaganda leaflet, G41, produced by Political Warfare Executive. The author describes the bombing of German cities.

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A newspaper article referring to operations to Rheydt railhead. It is annotated 'Sketch No 16 5 1/3 hrs 200 a/c + PFF Took Off from Binbrook'.

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Article 1: Cologne a mass of fires, pilots impression of war's greatest raid, ground defences baffled by huge bombing effort. Mentions reprisal attack on Canterbury. Sections headed: pageant-like smoothness, a perfect raid, like a beacon, empire…

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Article 1: with headlines: a bomber every six second, enemy defences saturated and success of new plan. Contains outline of operation. special message to crews from Air Marshall Harris, pilots reports, Group Commander sees for himself and German…

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A letter from the KIng awarding Fred a DFC and a note from Arthur Harris describing why he received the award.

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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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A newspaper cutting that reports that the history of the Royal Air Force states that Bomber Command C in C Arthur Harris was carrying out the policy of area bombing authorised by the cabinet and military leadership, he did not develop the policy…

EHarrisATHolmesWC440630.pdf
Postgram dated 30 June 1944 from Air Chief Marshall A T Harris congratulating William Holmes on award of Distinguished Flying Cross. It is sellotaped to a document dated 30 June Signed by A T Harris.

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Low level aerial photograph of damaged buildings, captioned 'Krupps, Essen'. The starboard wing and outboard engine of an aircraft are visable.
Photograph of a destroyed bridge over a river, captioned, 'Last bridge over the Rhine-Remagen'.
copy of…

MBrookerWH[Ser#-DoB]-180402-04.Pdf
William Brooker's service. His crew was transferred from Swinderby Heavy Conversion Unit to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington.
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…

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Page of newspaper cuttings on final flight.

Top - newspaper cutting the 'Last Take-off - RAF says goodbye to "the Lanc"' with photograph of airborne Lancaster. Describes how last Lancaster made last operational flight - a tour of Coastal Command…
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