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A badge of the Comet Line escape group maintained by the French during the War.

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The events after Ronald was shot down on the morning of D-day.

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A letter in French with an English translation from a French reistance fighter.

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A card belonging to Michel. On the front is annotated 'This person was with the last F.F.I Camp I was with. On the reverse 'Jack Marsden'.

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A celebration of an act of heroism involving Jack Marsden, Paul and Gaston Charruet. An introduction to the story of Jack Marsden's escape. The second part is a history of the events by Michel Hallard. She describes the screams of Gaston Charruet and…

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Sticker with union flag at the top, the letters RAF surrounding a large V cross of Lorraine inside it.

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On the left, an RAF officer wearing greatcoat is shaking hands with a woman on the left who is wearing a dark jacket. On the reverse 'Jack Newton meets Mlle DeJongh. She helped rescue many servicemen and was awarded the George Medal'.

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Top left - view over concrete captioned 'Runway, Deurne, concrete, said by Mr Dum[..]in to be the place where we landed'.
Top centre - view down a lane with trees/hedge either side. Captioned 'Lane leading to Mr dr Voegt's house'.
Top right -…

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Was glad to receive his letter and reminisces about time he spent with her as well as mentioning other people. Asks him and his wife to come and stay if he ever gets to Belgium.

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Photograph and account of Adree De Jongh going to Buckingham Palace to receive the George Medal. Helped 200 servicemen escape along the "Comet Line". On the reverse a list of her decorations.

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Includes photographs of twelve squadron officers, the crashed aircraft, some of the crew, Jack and Mary Newton and Sgt R D Porteous. Recounts the last sortie of the crew to Aachen when they had to jettison their bombs, an engine caught fire and they…

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A sketch map showing a route off the Creil to Martigny road, over a bridge then into a field. The route is through St Maximin.
Information supplied with the collection describes it as 'ANACR map original'. [French Resistance] and as a map drawn by…

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Four photographs and two sketch maps on an album page.

Photo 1 is an aerial view of the beachhead at Anzio, dated Oct 12th 1944.
Sketch map 1 is a route across Sardinia and Corsica to Naples with Anzio and Rome marked.
Photo 2 is a group of men…

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Four civilians with Sten Gun and rifles, sitting under a tree. Information supplied with the collection states 'Partisans near Krakow'.

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Photo 1 is a Stirling dropping supplies containing arms, ammunition and medical supplies.
Photo 2 is the supplies on parachutes.

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The war is lost and Hungarian people must rebel against the Germans and their allies. In order to save their country they have to sabotage transportation, damage industrial plants and factories, resort to strike, walkout and mass demonstration. The…

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Claims she helped some Allied servicemen giving them food and clothes. For her efforts, she received a certificate of thankfullness and pocket money.

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Maria claims she helped some allied prisoners of war. She gave them food, shelter, and clothes. Then, when they moved to the mountains, she brought them food. She also showed them the safest places to hide.

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Private address of Major Gordon Lett

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List of six allied servicemen: George Vatten (5502089), George Stirna (5502033), Andrew Barnes (5502396), Arthur A Ridge (5503434), Arhur Stone (14208542), Walter Tolley (3974761).

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List of ten British servicemen: Private James Eldred (6025277), Private John Faulkner (3327632), Corporal Leonard Bray (4392569), Trooper James McCulloch (3312553), Private Robert Ridgewell (6013099), Private James Ross (6022911), Private Brian…

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The sender is sorry to know that Michele has been found guilty of desertion, expresses gratitude, and states that ‘you and your dear family were the means of saving our lives’.

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Photograph of natural stone memorial with French inscription, recording what happened to the crew of DV 285. Memorial was dedicated 25 June 1994. On the reverse 'Memorial to crew of DV 285 Lancaster, (Aywaille, Belgium)'.
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