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  • Tags: Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945)

MSaundersA[DoB]-171003-01.pdf
A document written as a Summer Project whilst Aidan was at school. She discusses their early years after her grandparents got married in London. During the war the family moved to Wales for safety.
After the war John, possibly her brother, became a…

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Gabi Wilson grew up in Berlin and was a schoolgirl in 1939. She discusses one brother training as an interpreter and another brother returning from Russian prisoner of war camps. She worked as an apprentice at a publisher firm. She met her husband,…

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Notes written by Arthur Harris to Hamish Mahaddie about Bomber Command. Included is a signed photograph of Arthur T Harris.

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Introductory letter from Sir Arthur Harris for Hamish Mahaddie, in support of Mahaddie's post-war lecture tour of Australia and New Zealand. Harris greets Bomber Command veterans and describes the significance of their contribution to the war.…

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The letter was written 12 days before his last flight over Germany. He expresses his feelings if he is captured or dies serving his country.

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An account of the Great Escape with maps, sketches and photographs. Details of the three tunnels are set out and the night of the escape. The tunnel construction is detailed as is the team of organisers, engineers, escape kit manufacturers and…

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From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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The leaflet describes the huge number of American workers being transferred to the arms industry.

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Photographs of dead German soldiers and on the reverse 'Hitler Mathematik' with figures set out on a blackboard.

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Elucidation to the Hitler Speech 1942

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The special edition covers Winston Churchill’s statement of 21st September 1943 to parliament on the war.

Churchill describes the war’s progress in North-West Africa, a springboard to further offensive action, following conferences with…

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Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring resigns as Supreme Commander of the Luftwaffe for health reasons. His replacement is [Robert Ritter] von Greim. Setbacks described in multiple locations: lower Oder; northern Italy; several places in south, with…

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Titled "Here are your allies" the booklet highlights Italy's alliance of with a harsh and hypocrite regime. It provides short bios and photos of key Nazi leaders, condemns antisemitism, denounces Nazi massacres and the oppression of religion, and…

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Allied propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1 explains items from one of Hitler's speeches.
Page 2 announces Hitler's appointment as head of the justice system and defines who Germany's internal enemies are.

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Claims Hitler has not talked about losses in Russia since 11 December (162,000 German soldiers dying in 162 days). Compares this to the lack of information and incorrect numbers given after the Poland Campaign. Hitler now having to use other groups…

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In last week of April 1942, Luftwaffe and RAF bombing are compared as well as Hitler’s announcement now and from 1941. Contrasting statements from American (R F Watt) and German (Sauckel) on availability of workers.

Extract from Ludendorff’s…

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Contrasts Germany after the First World War with the present, exhorting Germans to save their country. By drawing things quickly to a conclusion, Germany could avoid more destruction and successfully rebuild.

Two photographs show a German…

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A view of the ruins of Hitler's villa and the SS Barracks.

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Letter from Jim Cahir to his friend Mary Egan detailing his plane being shot down, his capture and his time in a prisoner of war camp.

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A short memoir about operations over France before and after D-day. Includes how he received his award (as a D-Day veteran) of the Légion d'Honneur in Canberra.
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