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26 men attending a ceremony laying the foundations of a monument commemorating the prisoners of war who died at Stalag IVB. It is captioned 'Het leggen van de eerste steen van het op te richten monument voor de te Muhlberg overleden…

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Sixteen page journal with text and photographs. The final issue with message from Field Marshal Lord Chetwode, Editorial, article on history of prisoner of war mail/parcels, awards ceremony, prisoner of war students, garden parties, articles about…

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Relates "Nobby" Clark's experiences after his aircraft was hit by anti aircraft fire and exploded. Initially trapped as the aircraft broke up an span with him eventually being thrown out along with the pilot and parachuted safely to earth despite…

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Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

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Alan Green's prisoner of war record with his personal details.

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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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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…

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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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The envelope in item PMendelskiVR15010001 opened out to reveal Victor's address in Stalag Luft 3.

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Map with handwritten annotations for some camps including Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 1 (mistakenly labelled Stalag Luft II), Stalag Luft 3, Stalag Luft 6 and Stalag 8B

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Nineteen airmen in various uniforms standing and squatting in two rows with brick building in the background. Names two Rhodesians Flight Lieutenat J A G Parker and Pilot Officer Donald Baker (extreme right sitting). Shown at Oflag 21B, Stalagluft 3…

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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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Framed display case with two photographs, uniform buttons, medal ribbons and medals, Rhodesia flash, two newspaper cuttings (RAF bombers fire ships and role of honour - incorrect report that he died in prisoner of war camp). In addition a telegram, a…

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Left side. Title 'Rhodesians at Stalag Luft 3, North Compound'. Sixteen men wearing a variety of uniform, eight standing and the others squatting down in front. In the background single story huts. Captioned 'Rick Bennet and Ray Kell not present, Kev…

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Article headlines: gallantry in captivity, awards to airmen, many lives saved in Germany. OBEs for Group Captain Laurence F Wray RCAF shot down March 1944 for work done on evacuation of Stalag Luft 3. Wing Commander (acting Group Captain) Henry…

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A biography of Jim Tyrie. He was called up on 1st September 1939 and learned to fly on Tiger Moths. He was shot down on his 7th operation over Berlin. In POW camp he was described as a dedicated tunneller. There is a list of the camps he was kept in…

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Britain has demanded through the protecting power a full and immediate report on the shooting after a mass escape of 47 British, Dominion and allied air officers in prison camp Stalag Luft 3. 76 officers escaped on March 22. 15 had been recaptured…

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Accounts of some of the officers shot: Flt Lt J G Stower, Flt Lt J F Williams, Flt Lt E G Brettell, Flt Lt M J Casey Flt Lt D. O Street. List of 47 Officers shot. Photograph of W.O Bristow and his model steam boat captioned 'An RAF sergeant at Stalag…

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Photograph of prisoners of war working. Shows six prisoners in various clothes standing, sitting or working on foundations of a hut.In the background other huts and trees. Captioned' RAF prisoners at Stalag Luft 3 laying brick foundations for a new…

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Top left: a group of men sitting on side of a square pool. On the left a man is launching a model steam boat. Captioned 'D41 W O Bristow's Steam Boat, Stalag Luft 3, 42'. Top right: a man squatting down on the edge of a pool launching a model steam…

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Top: seven man band on stage on right with single man trumpeter on left. Captioned 'F23 "Thru' The Music Sheet". Stalag Luft 3, June 43'. Second row left: four actors on stage two men on left and two dressed as women on the right. Captioned 'F24…

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Top: band on stage to the right while an actor dances on the left. Captioned 'F17 "Thru' The Music Sheet". Stalag Luft 3, June 43'. Second row: a group of actors on stage on the left wearing fantasy costume with a band on the right. Captioned 'F18…

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Top left: poster for show "Thru' the music sheet". Captioned 'F11 Show Poster'. Top left: group of actors on stage. On the right an actor dressed as school teacher hold ear of actor dressed as school child. On the left, six actors dressed as school…
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