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An account of Jim Allen's life from 1941 to 1997. He details meeting his future wife and their intermittent courtship. There is great detail about his social life and relationship with his future wife. There are two pages of photographs:
First page:…

AAn00976-170419.mp3
The informant reminisces about her wartime experiences in the Voghera countryside, at the time when her three brothers where enlisted and it was hard for her parents to run the farm.
She remembers how she narrowly escaped an aircraft trying to…

BSpencerAHGSpencerAHGv1.pdf
Memoir of the life of Arthur Spencer. Includes details of childhood and growing up. Continues with his joining the Royal Air Force and his training in the United States as a pilot and then navigator. Followed by training in England and then posting…

August Keppler's account of the events at Obere Karlsstraße 12/14 (Old Townhall, Public Welfare Office).

Clara H's account of the events at Moltkestraße nos. 12 and 7.

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.

BStoreyDPStoreyDPv1.pdf
A memoir of David Storey's service from 27 May 1943 to April 1944. He describes his 32 completed operations as a navigator on Halifaxes and including details of incidents and aircraft losses.

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Elisabeth G's account of the events at Ständeplatz 13.

Emil E's account of the events at Schäfergasse 21, Müllergasse, Pferdemarkt.

Emilie Niemeyer's account of the events at Hafenstraße 37.

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv2.pdf
Describes operations as Lancaster pilot. Detailed description of last sortie to attack Dortmund-Ems canal on 6 November 1944. His aircraft was attacked by FW 190 which was driven of and then set on fire by another fighter attack. Describes bailing…

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

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

Fritz Hundhausen's account of the events at Essiggasse 6 (Inn ‘Stadt Frankfurt’), air raid shelter at the Karl Hospital.

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Letter in which Andrew describes life on the squadron, including the comradeship of his crew and appreciation of Isabel. Includes envelope.

Grete G's account of the events at Große Rosenstraße 9.

Mrs Hannah, K's account of the events at Wildemannsgasse 19 (“Pinne”).

Heinrich H , Martha H's account of the events at lower Königsstraße 77.

Heinrich von der E's account of the events at Fischgasse 10.

Heinz W's account of the events at Königsplatz 36 ½, Turmgasse.

Mr Herbert's account of the events at Moltkestraße 7 and 8, Untere Königstraße.

BRoomCARoomCAv1.pdf
A diary of the forced march undertaken by prisoners of war 6 February 1945 to 26 April 1945
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