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PValentineJRM18010134.jpg
Four children, two sitting on the left and two standing by a toy wheel barrow on the right. In the background a wooden fence with tree on the left. On the left a pram. On the reverse 'No 68, To Sgt J R M Valentine, British P/W No 450, Stalag Luft III…

B[Author]JosephDv1.pdf
Includes David Joseph's service in the RAF, his training in Canada and his operations on Halifaxes at RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor and his movements after being shot down 18 March 1944 and becoming a prisoner of war.

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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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Top left - man dressed as woman with surf board. Captioned 'G37 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top middle - man dressed as woman with wide brimmed hat. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - blurred…

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Top left - two men dressed as Native Americans (man and woman). In the background huts. Captioned 'G36 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top middle - two men in fancy dress in front of a wall with posters. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club…

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Top left - group of men in kilts standing behind a table. Captioned 'G26 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - group of men in kilts dancing on a wooden floor. Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6. Aug 43'.…

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Top left - a large group of men wearing headbands in front of of a totem arch with a hut in the background, Captioned 'Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6'.
Top right - a group of men playing musical instruments marching in two columns with…

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Top middle - a man with binoculars and white peaked cap standing by a race tote board, In front a wooden crate and two other men either side. In the background trees. Captioned 'G38 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'.
Centre left…

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Top middle - five men in various costumes, one with top hat and other with bonnet, standing in line. Captioned 'G24 Flieger jockey club gala day, Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'.
Bottom left - a band marching in file amongst a large number of spectators.…

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Top left: a group of men standing wearing a variety of dress standing in front of a corrugated iron wall with 'TOTALISATO ?' in single letter panels. Captioned 'G1 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: three men in fancy…

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Top left: a group of men in fancy dress in front of a decorated hut. On the right a crowd of onlookers. Captioned 'G10 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: a marching band in column moving to the left surrounded by…

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Top left: men in kilts doing Scottish country dancing with spectators all round. Captioned 'G16 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: men in fancy dress dancing in front of decorated hut. Captioned 'G17 Flieger Jockey Club…

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Top left: men in cowboy fancy dress dancing on wooden stage with spectators in the background. Captioned 'G22 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: man doing Scottish sword dance on wooden stage with spectators on the…

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Top right: group of men standing and sitting in cowboy and indian fancy dress. In the background spectators. Captioned 'G28 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: group of men sitting and standing in row. In the background…

PValentineJRM18040005-0013.jpg
Top left: in the foreground a man in horse costume. On a podium behind two men in fancy dress, one as woman, and behind a band. Spectators on the left. Captioned 'G35 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: two men in indian…

BHiltonPHiltonPv1.pdf
Nine accounts of flying activities during the war.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

'David Joseph's son Brian met Paul Hilton in the 1980's through work, and he was wearing a prisoner of war tie. In…

PValentineJRM18010039.jpg
Half-length portrait of Frances Valentine wearing dress and bonnet sitting holding an open book. On the reverse 'No 19, To Sgt J R M Valentine, British P/W No 450, Stalag Luft III, (VI), Germany, From Mrs Valentine, Lido, Tenterdon Grove, London…

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A group of men in various states of dress, some as jockeys, some topless arranged in front of a hut with 'Totalisator' on it.

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Group of men seated and standing outside a house decorated as a Maori hut. They are mainly topless and are wearing Maori headbands. One man seated at the front has a guitar and another is holding a long spear. A group of spectators is watching.

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A procession of men in fancy dress. They are wearing long johns, a knotted scarf round their middle, no top and a balaclava. In the background is the teepee and decorations on the ends of huts. All watched by many spectators.

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The jockey with the letter'M' on his chest is standing beside a large model horse. On the right is a spectator. Behind is a large group of spectators beside a hut.

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Horses and jockeys lined up at the start of the race. There are several hobby horses and two pantomime horses. On the right are two men dressed as gentlemen in suits with top hats and binoculars.

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Eight men dressed in kilts dancing on a wooden platform. They are watched by many spectators.

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Three men dressed as women on a raised platform. A fourth man in shorts stands beside them. They are watched by many spectators.

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A circle of seven men in kilts with an eight man in the centre. They are dancing a reel on a wooden platform. There is a man playing an accordion at the side. They are watched by a large group of spectators.
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