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Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

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Pilot’s flying log book for D A Robinson, covering the period from 23 November 1942 to 21 may 1948. Covering his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. It states in his log book that his previous one was lost due to enemy action…

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Article about Scunthorpe double DFC baling out from blazing plane. Relates how news was passed by French woman in a letter to a Canadian who posted it to Mrs Wareing. Robert Wareing was in hospital with burns but was getting better.

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Welcome home to Squadron Leader Robert Wareing DFC and Bar after several months in German hands. With head and shoulders photograph.

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Letter describing Robert's aircraft being shot down, baling out, suffering burns and now a prisoner of war. Yeoman states he was given the letter by a woman when he entered Fecamp.

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He says there is much time to reflect while in prisoner of war camp. He writes of his life prior to becoming a prisoner. his wife, her qualities, what attracted her to him and her activities. He continues with comment on the support of friends. He…

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Order of service with prayers, lessons and , carols

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Writes enquiring as to whether or not she needs a licence to remove her husband’s, who is a prisoner of war in Germany, car from Market Harborough to Scunthorpe or if there is a special permit she can use.

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Writes making enquiries with regard to moving her husband’s Austin 7 car from Market Harborough to Scunthorpe. She is requesting 5 gallons of petrol to move the car and is happy to send further evidence if required.

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He writes that he has recently been in close contact with her husband, Squadron Leader Robert Wareing as they were prisoners in the same hospital. He advises that her husband, with others, were evacuated by the Germans but that he, himself, remained…

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Writes sending her a copy of their circulars giving full directions about sending letters and parcels to her husband, who is a prisoner of war. The also send a circular regarding the sending of parcels to prisoners of war. They request that if she…

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Letter posted from RAF station North Luffenham by Base Navigation Officer, Squadron Leader Alan Hill covering family news and friendship matters in general. Is glad that Bob is safe and well and wanted to know about how to send parcels to him.

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She writes expressing how glad she was to hear of Robert’s liberation and homecoming. Continues with comments on how Robert was treated by the Germans and how awful prisoner of war camps were. She asks some other questions and talks a little about…

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Glad to hear Joan's husband is comparatively comfortable and safe in prisoner of war camp and that she was hoping to send clothes parcels. Mentions receiving letters from families of crew members who were killed. Goes on to thank Joan for telling her…

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She writes she was sorry to hear that Robert was taken to Germany before Le Havre was liberated and was not rescued by allied forces and sent home like others. Describes sending her a message from her husband shortly after he was shot down and…

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Writes hoping that Joan heard her husband, Squadron Leader Bob Wareing’s message on 6/20/44. He conveys the message as best he remembers it saying that Bob feels much better now and is sorry about the leave and asks for Joan to write to him at his…

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Writes expressing his delight at the news that her husband, Bob, is a prisoner of war asks if she will let them have any other news should she receive it.

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Describes events during an operation against target in France when Robert Wareing's aircraft was attached by fighters and set on fire. Four crew members were killed and four baled out. Author and one other evaded with help of French resistance,…

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Writes to let her know she was thinking of her and that she had heard the news that Bob was missing from friends the week before. She has now learned that he is a prisoner of war and conveys her relief at this news. She asks that Joan give her best…

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Says that they are pleased to hear that she has had definite news that her husband is a prisoner of war. They advise that all correspondence concerning him will now be dealt with by the Prisoners of War Department and she should write to them to…

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Acknowledges receipt of her two letters and expressing their delight that she has received news of her husband, Squadron Leader Robert Wareing. They confirm that they have verified the broadcast and that as soon as official confirmation is received…

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Letter from Margaret to her friend Joan. She writes that Joan must be pleased to have found out where her husband, Bob, is and that her very good friend’s son is also at the same prisoner of war camp and has been there for over a year. She also…

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Letter from Muriel to her friend Joan. She writes that she has been in hospital but if feeling much better now. She says that she has been very worried during the past few weeks having heard that fighting had broken out in Saarbrucken causing…

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She tells of all her travels and how pleased she is that Bob is no longer ‘missing’ but is a prisoner of war, and hopes he soon recovers from his injuries.

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Writes that saying they are pleased to hear that Bob is alive although a prisoner of war. They continue with general social news and gossip.
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