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Writes of his investigation into Belgian people involved in trying to help his crew escape after they had crashed in Belgium. He gives names and locations of those involved and notes that many had been arrested by the Germans. Gives detailed…

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Letter to Jack Newton's pilot providing more information about the Belgian people who had been involved in the escape line to help his crew. Includes places they stayed and show linkage of the organisation. Includes information on Belgian resistance…

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Letter to Jack Newton's pilot from a member of the Belgian escape line He says he still does not know why Jack Newton was the only one of the crew to get successfully back to England. He goes on to describe in details his research into the trail of…

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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From Air Ministry casualty branch reporting that the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Inquiry Service in Holland had located husband's grave in Venlo. Goes on to describe graves of aircrew recovered from same crash. Mentions some facts about…

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Drawing of a Lancaster having bounced along runway after landing leaving bits of aircraft behind. The mid-upper turret has bounced out of aircraft and one aircrew is hanging underneath it. Another's persons legs can be seen protruding from front…

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Walter shot down George's aircraft. This is his memoir of the action.

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Report of last flight of DV400; lost 27th Jan 1944,” findings of Michael Warburton’s research into the crash of ‘DV400’. Concludes that DV400 was hit by another Lancaster that had been shot down by a German night fighter and subsequently…

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Route map ‘27/28 January 1944’, ‘DV400’, ‘QR-Y’, Target Berlin. ‘Northeim’ circled in red.

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A very short memoir of N G Prescott, a wireless operator with 12 Squadron. He completed eight operations but on his ninth he was reported missing at Munich.

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Covers a report from the Royal Air Force Missing Research and Enquiry Service in Germany. Describes crash of her husbands aircraft which came down 20 miles south of Hamburg. Bodies of some crew were recovered but apart from Flt Sgt Green none were…

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The letter expresses regret and sympathy on the loss of his son in a flying accident.

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Top right - rear quarter view of an AT6 with foreword starboard fuselage panels removed. Bent propeller to right, A man wearing flying jacket stands behind starboard wing root. In the background trees and a hut. Captioned 'No Doc Did''nt [sic] do…

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Top left - a man wearing overalls standing on the port wing by the cockpit of a Harvard. The aircraft number part 'B-5' is visible
Bottom right - mangled wreckage, probably unidentified aircraft. In the background corrugated wall with window on…

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an Oxford on its nose, captioned 'An Oxford visits us'.
Photo 2 and 3 are a Harvard, AJ943, upside down, captioned '-and John got out & walked away'.
Photo 4 is a Harvard upside down, captioned 'Digger…

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The letter contains news from Bagotville.

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A side view of two crashed aircraft. The first aircraft has damage to the rea and the second, an Anson, has been damaged at the front. On the reverse 'Dickie Reid shows the Canadians what the RAF can do!! SFTS 42'.
A second image of the accident…

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An Avro Lincoln RA682 that has swung on landing and the undercarriage collapsed. The propellers are all showing damage. It is annotated 'SCM 2780/G Crashed Aircraft 24.4.51'.

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A Lancaster with its fuselage broken into sections in a field. In one photograph a man is sitting in the pilot's seat. The first image is annotated 'Fortune was kind! To me. The day after'.

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The letter advises Mrs Turner that her son is seriously ill after a flying accident.

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A newspaper cutting announcing that Charles has been awarded a DFM. He completed 35 operations and on the last one his aircraft crashed.

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Charles was involved in an aircraft accident and was admitted to hospital.

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Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial…
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