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  • Tags: Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945)

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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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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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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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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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Propaganda leaflet by British fascist John Amery aimed at the British population and arguing that the sacrifices of the Allies have served only the interests of 'Stalin and the Jews'.

General Adolph Galland remembers his early life and subsequent career as a Luftwaffe pilot. Recounts various episodes: flying gliders as a young boy; changes in Luftwaffe fighting tactics during the Spanish civil war; the Luftwaffe refraining from…

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Richard Suchenwirth recalls his wartime memories as a Flakhelfer in Pasing, a district of Munich. He tells of his father who was the author of three books on the Luftwaffe, the founder of the Austrian Nazi Party, a political orator and initial…

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Item 1 is a half length portrait of Gierek
Item 2 is a political cartoon with Jo Stalin, Hitler, Nazis and a soldier with Poland under his arm. They appear to be gambling for Poland.
Item 3 is an officer shouting at three people on beds on the…

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Item 1 is a message in German, partly obscured.
Item 2 is a photograph of an officer at a desk signing a document.
Item 3 is a photograph of a Wellington with Polish markings on the nose. A group of men are underneath.

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USA propaganda leaflet covering bombs dropped on major German cities, American troops under training in the UK and the Russian front.

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

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A propaganda leaflet, G79, dropped in Germany. Extra edition with Churchill discussing the war.

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Hitler admits, in radio address at 1am on 21st July, to German generals’ coup. Leaflet points to heightened tensions between army and party. Claims the latter wants to prolong the war for its own ends, whereas generals want peace, acting when their…
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