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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.

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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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After Christmas, catches up with news of family and acquaintances. Describes activities over Christmas including pantomime, biking to Bicester, going to pictures, visiting friends for dinner, dance in NAAFI. activities on boxing day and going to…

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Thanks for parcel with food and letter. Mentions harvest at home and compares to local area. Nothing new on leave but nearly finished course. Party was success with wonderful meal, alcohol and singing. Should be coming home soon and gave up chance of…

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Catches up with news and apologises for not visiting while on leave. Enjoyed his last leave and mentions nearby airfield expanding and aircraft going overhead but he managed to get a trip in one over local area. Continues with more home news. Writes…

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Catches up with domestics, family and friend news. Describes station parade of 2000 men. Now devoting one afternoon a week to station defence. Mentions Winston Churchill and A Sinclair passing through Stanraer. Mentions American in local area.…

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Bill writes home describing his experience of Christmas 1941 and the antics of his fellow cadets with the involvement of much alcohol and a 'limited supply of WAAFs'. He writes that his time at Aberystwyth is nearly over and he contemplates the next…

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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 ticket is a receipt for the hire of a pair of skates, issued by Skating 'Le Mosan'.

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Two cinema tickets #10660 and 10661 for the Omnia cinema in Douai. Price Fr 10.

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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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