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An invitation to MRAF Sir Arthur Harris Memorial Dinner at RAF High Wycombe. It includes a half length portrait of Sir Arthur seated at a desk, a card with details and a typed list of attendees.

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Photo 1 is the Polish president and the Polish Army Choir.
Photo 2 is a group of civilians in a classroom.
Item 3 is a note explaining the President's visit.
Photo 4 is Mieczysław Stachiewicz having tea and cake at the reception.

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Photo 1 is Poulton Hall, from the gardens.
Photo 2 is a Polish airman standing at the corner of a building.
Photo 3 is two Polish airmen leaning on each other in a garden.
Photo 4 is a woman sitting outside on a chair with two small dogs on her…

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Photo 1 is a woman sitting with a long haired dog.
Photo 2 is a woman on a bicycle, her left hand on a wall.
Photo 3 is a man and a woman at the entrance to a house.
Photo 4 is the same man and a different woman at the same entrance to a…

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Item 1 is a business card for the Polish Red Cross at Blairgowrie.
Item 2 is a photograph of the Red Cross property in Blairgowrie.
Item 3 is a photograph of Mieczysław Stachiewicz and Roman Chmiel. They are lying on the grass, in uniform.
Item 4…

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Photo 1 is a group of Polish airmen marching along the promenade at Blackpool. In the background is Tussauds.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of a civilian woman in a coat. She has an RAF badge and is wearing a head scarf.
Photo 3 is a person in…

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Two strips of cartoons. The first has six cartoons referring to Easter, in Polish and with an English explanation.The second has six cartoons with the theme 'I have'.

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Geoff Packham and his brother Peter partaking in motor bike and sidecar racing.

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

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Denis and a woman at the seaside. They are both wearing coats and are standing on a promenade at the seaside.

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Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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The lyrics to 27 war time songs

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Twenty two Royal Air Force and Woman's Auxiliary Air Force members of a band standing, wearing tunic uniform, in two rows. Most are holding musical instruments. In the centre of the front row are a male and a female officer standing behind a pile of…

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Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

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The bar was named after Group Captain Denis Peter John Smith DFC CBE. The text describes the man and there is a photograph of crew under the nose of an aircraft and a second photograph has two airmen standing at the rear of an aircraft. It is…

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11 items on a page of a scrapbook.
Item 1 - programme for a revue 'Let's Have Another One' taking place on RMS Scythia on 5-8 November 1945.
Item 2 - photograph of A C Coller in tropical uniform standing beside two local boys who are sitting on…

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Five items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 - photograph of two men at a fairground, one with an air rifle. It is captioned' Jo Fraser & Me Blackpool, early 1945'.
Item 2 - an invitation to the Stage Door Canteen, 30th September 1945. It is captioned 'I…

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A menu for a Cafe in Colombo, Ceylon

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The last issue of Kandy Calling. A magazine with news, quizzes, stories, sports reports, personalities, photographs, cartoons, letters to the editor and adverts.

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A Christmas card issued by the RAF station with details of the events happening over Christmas, social and sporting. There are also adverts for church services and various merchants and a book shop.

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Six members of the bridal group identified in a handwritten note. 'Wedding photo of Jim & Doris Miller c1947-8
from left Jim's sister, Delia Miller with husband, Dennis Lavender
Centre; the bride and groom
left brother Dennis Miller and his…

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A Christmas and New Year card to Jim from Danny. The card is printed for 52 (L) Dicion BAOR and has a saltire herald crest with 'Mountain' underneath. On the reverse is a Heraldic Map showing the training and active service of the 52nd (L) Division…

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A large crowd of men and women, some in uniform, in a ballroom. Taken from above.

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Large group of Royal Air Force officers dancing in a large room with lady guests. The room is decorated with foliage.

Sticker on back of photograph 'This photograph must not be reproduced without the written permission of the Air Officer…

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Large group of officers all wearing blue or Khaki tunics many with brevet with female guests at a party. The room is decorated with foliage.

Sticker on back of photograph 'This photograph must not be reproduced without the written permission of…

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Four airmen wearing shorts and shirts sitting at a table inside a hut playing cards. On the right the legs of another man lying on a bed. On the reverse 'I bet you can't guess what we are playing'.
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