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Writes that month had been very exiting and they were hopeful after hearing of the invasion. Mentions recent camp sports day with lots of side shows like a fair ground. Writes of gambling with cigarettes, band playing and sweepstake. Also mentions…

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Reports arrival of letter and catches up with news. Mentions receiving tobacco and asks them to thanks donors. Keeping fit and doing a bit of sunbathing. Writes about theatre built by prisoners and getting a lot of entertainment. Looking forward to…

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No news apart from seeing recent play which was very good. Comments on the weather which was poor and he would never complain about heat again when he got home. Catches up with news of friends in camp and asks if they had heard anymore about a news…

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Writes of good war news and weather. Mentions athletics sports meeting and comments on national scores. Writes about play he had seen previous week and camp orchestra. Catches up with family news and says he would really like to go an work on the…

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Lists letters he had received and catches up with family/friends news. Asks if any Rhodesians have been repatriated from Italy and discusses repatriation of wounded people. Writes that he was fit and of show he had seen previous night. Sorry that…

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Reports arrival of latest letters. Discusses post war prospects, says Kenya idea lapsed but glad he could work at father's farm. Was glad that an offer had been made which he accepted. Mentions arrival of clothing parcel and lists content. Mentions…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of seven airmen posing on a beach, annotated 'Matheson Hammock'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of F G Bower.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting in a chair beside an American flag.

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Photo 1 is two airmen sitting beside the water.
Photo 2 is two airmen standing by a concrete wall, in front of a hangar.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting at a table.
Photo 4 is two airmen dressed in gym kit sitting on a wooden platform.
Photo 5 is…

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Photo 1 is five airmen in swimming trunks on the beach.
Photo 2 is a beach view with lots of sunbathers.
Photo 3 is eight airmen relaxing on the beach.
Photo 4 is two airmen lying on the beach.
Photo 5 is an airman standing on the beach.
Photo 6…

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Photo 1 is a street scene at the Hotel Roxy corner.
Photo 2 is a street scene with a skyscraper in the background
Photo 3 is the skyline looking across the sea.
Photo 4 is a crowd on a pier looking at a large fish suspended by its tail.
Photo 5…

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Photo 1 is a group standing on a lawn in front of a building, annotated 'Graduates from Univ..of Miami before Graduation Dinner.
Photo 2 is four airmen, three seated on a bench, one standing, annotated 'University of Miami. After dinner relaxation…

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Reports that he had now received most of her letters to 19 April as well as other mail which was taking between two to four and a half months to arrive. Writes about a recent variety show and a cricket match in which he played. Mentions also playing…

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Photo 1 is a group of nine airmen standing outside a building.
Photo 2 is an airman sitting on the front of a car.
Photo 3 is two men with tennis rackets, annotated 'Bill Hart & Mac'.
Photo 4 is a man on the shoulders of another trying to reach…

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Writes that he is still doing operational training on the Hampden which he describes as safe. Mentions visiting Bicester which is closer that Oxford but has two picture houses. Writes of different terminology between English and Rhodesians. Mentions…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of airmen from 627 Squadron positioned in front of a Mosquito.
Photo 2 is of three airmen at a Mess bar.

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Airmen and airwomen at a party. They are loosely arranged in six rows with 'A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year ' decorating the wall, behind.

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A group of 18 arranged in two rows. Many have tankards of beer. Behind are three dummies in uniform.

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Arthur Harris taking the salute.
Photo 2 is a Mess bar decorated for Christmas. There is a sign -The Jolly Butchers.

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Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a ship, captioned 'Princess Margeritte'.
Photo 2 is a ship captioned 'Island Packet'.
Photo 3 is a ship captioned 'The Seattle Ferry'.
Photo 4 is a girl shovelling snow.
Photo 5 is an airman, a woman…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sid and a sailor, captioned 'What shall we do with a drunken sailor'.
Photo 2 is Sam and Cpl "Dinger" Bell sitting on a park bench.
Photo 3 is a half length portrait of Sam and Sid.
Photo 4 is a man, a…

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16 photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is the waterfront taken from the ferry.
Photo 2 is the waterfront taken from Stanley Park.
Photo 3 is a river and mountains, captioned 'A little more Rockies'.
Photo 4 is of two bridges,…

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Four photographs from an album, captioned 'Wild Bears No cages for these fellows'.
Photo 1 is an airman standing looking at a bear.
Photo 2 is a bear advancing to the camera.
Photo 3 is of two bears. Behind is a family of three adults and two…

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Twenty photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a woman in a coat, standing on a path.
Photo 2 is a woman with a boat paddle.
Photo 3 is a woman leaning on a tree.
Photo 4 is a woman in a bathing suit turned towards the camera and sticking her…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a ticket for the Graduation Dance.
Photo 2 is the cover of the menu for the Graduation Dinner.
Photo 3 is the menu and events for the 'Graduation Grub'.

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Left side. Titled 'South Africans at Szubin Oflag XXIB [..] 42, 43'. Nineteen men wearing a variety of uniform, five squatting down in front the others standing. In the background a single story brick building. Captioned 'Reg Allwoood (SR), Bush…
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