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A detailed account of the last flight of a Stirling operation on Hamburg.

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He complains about food and the shortage of it. He describes exercising and how they spent some of their day. Finally he mentions that he sent three cards but received none.

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Comments on target (Frankfurt) and odds on being shot down. It was their 19th operation and out of 124 aircrew shot down that night only 10 survived, five from their crew. Mentions evading, capture, initial treatment and journey to camp (Stalag Luft…

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Gives contents of parcel pyjamas, towels, face cloth, tooth brush, shoes, scarf, gloves and other items.

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States parcel sent on 28 December 1943 did not arrive until 12 April 1944. Routed through Portugal and many never arrived.

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Addressed to Sgt L P Jenkinson at Stalag Luft VI

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Article concerning Sg Harold Moad previously reported missing is now reported as having lost his life. Gives some details of grave, enlistment and age. Mentions his brother is a prisoner of war. Contains full face b/w portrait. Two attached notes,…

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Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

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She writes that she is sorry she was unable to visit her when she was in Scunthorpe but is now back in London. She has been to the Red Cross to obtain information regarding Prisoners of War and to check that they had received Joan’s letter…

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Two labels from a parcel addressed to Victor.

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Three items from an album.
Item 1 is an envelope addressed to Daphne from Victor.
Item 2 is a cutting referring to Victor being shot down over Germany.
Item 3 is a cutting about the transfer of mail to prisoners during the war.

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Sends sympathy over her bad news. Seems to have been through a similar experience.

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Writes that they are sorry they are for her at this difficult time. She is in their thoughts.

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She thanks Joan for her letter and gift. She was pleased to hear about Bob. She tells her the latest news and that her boyfriend has been reported missing from Arnhem. Thanks her for photograph and catches up with news of friends, tells of her…

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Telegram reporting message from senior British officer Stalag Luft 3 on behalf of Donald Baker that there was no truth in any information of his death and he was alive. Sent by Red Cross Society, Salisbury.

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Expresses regret that his son Pilot Officer Donald Arthur Baker was missing as a result of air operations on 5 November 1941. Only information available was that he was captain of a Hampden which set out to bomb the enemy and failed to return. Does…

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Describes procedures including compiling lists, contacting the International Red Cross. Mentions work of Red Cross and St John organisations as well as service department. Continues with role of casualty branches of services and notification of next…

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Black buttons with red cross shield

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Black metal button with red cross shield

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Upper part a scroll with county of Norfolk. Lower part round badge with red cross shield with title round edge. On the reverse '11029, J E Nicholls'.

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Red cross shield and white cross shield on sunray background and gold crown with title around edge.

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Article. States that educational work for prisoners in a number of camps was carried out by Flight Lieutenant F Harvey Vivian RAFVR also appointed MBE. Mentions he made two attempts to escape and describes evacuation of Stalag Luft VI by ship and…
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