Four items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 is a postcard from Victor to his mother.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting referring to the small number of prisoners who escaped back to Britain.
Item 3 is a postcard addressed to Victor.
Item 4 is a cutting about…
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.
References the other five members of his crew and gives information on the prisoner of war locations of Roy Langlois and Flt Sgt Copely who are both at Stalag Luft 3. Sergeants Burrell, McLarnon and Porteous were at camps in Italy
References the other five members of his crew and gives information on the prisoner of war locations of Roy Langlois, Sgt Copely both at Stalag Luft 3 and the other three at Camp de Chambaran, Istres France.
Contains drawings, names and addresses of other prisoners, dairy of events on being shot down, his crew and diagram of Lancaster, poems, stories of life in camp, Lists of prisoners in his hut, aircraft they flew and when and where shot down. Diagram…
Eric Sanger's personal account of his last operation, of being shot down and his time as a prisoner of war. Detailed account of last operation to Nuremburg on 25 February 1943 in 9 Squadron aircraft from RAF Waddington. Mentions delayed take off and…
Writes she had had no letter from him since 24 June. Comments on how long war might go on. Wonders how he is and what weather is like. Writes that they were having a nice holiday in Cape Town and catches up with family news and talks about their…
Speculates over future and says he was looking forward to getting to farm with Harry again and it was disappointing watching the years go by in a prisoner of war camp. Says he was still reading about agriculture.