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BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…

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A large crowd of prisoners of war wearing a variety of uniforms. On the right a number of men are standing higher than the crowd and one appears to address the mass. In the background trees and behind them a building.

MArrowsmithHL571013-160929-01.pdf
Les Arrowsmith's wartime note book during 1944 and 1945 whilst a prisoner of war in Germany. In the book he has recorded addresses of friends, a list of clothes and their prices, books and magazines needed, 'more ideas', records, calendar, detailed…

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Model racing yacht with sails. It is positioned on a small stand on a table.

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A detailed model of a three masted sailing ship with gun ports. It is being examined by a man wearing a civilian shirt and tie. On the left is a carriage model and on the right the tail of a model aircraft. Behind and partly visible, are other men…

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A model of a racing yacht in full sail. It has a deep centreboard and a large rudder. It is mounted on a stand. The sail has the letters 14/K1.

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This is a drawing of a man's head. He is looking to the left. He has a full head of wavy hair.

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A display of model ships being judged by two airmen with clipboards. Two more men are looking on.

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Three men examine several models on a rough table. Two ships and a carriage are prominent. Several drawings and paintings are on the wall behind.

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Four drawings on a wall. The first is of a man and a model with the message 'Keep your mind occupied'. The second is not clear. The third is a landscape and the fourth is a racing car with the message 'Speed Sport'.

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Detailed model of a three-masted sailing ship. It is in full sail with a royal navy ensign at the rear. It is mounted on a stand.

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A small model of a Lysander aircraft in Royal Air Force colours and a larger model of a carriage.

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The model motorcycle is mounted on a stand with a matchbox beside giving scale. Seven items including Polish eagles, a bracelet and rings are mounted on a card.

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Three drawings A full-face portrait, an airman in profile looking to the left and a landscape of huts.

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Two judges examining models on a table. Two men are looking to the right of the photograph. Two other men are looking at drawings and art work on the wall. There is a model of a schooner and a biplane on the table.

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Royal Air Force biplane on a stand. Wheels are chocked.

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The model is mounted on a stand, fore and aft. In front is an engine, gear box, drive shaft and propeller.

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Detailed model of a sailing ship, It has three masts, gun ports, rigging and a flag at the rear but no sails. It is mounted on a stand.

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A glider model with long thin wings and thin fuselage.

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A detailed model of a sailing ship. It has three masts and is in full sail. Two lifeboats are visible in the centre of the main deck. Two men wearing civilian clothes are looking at the model. There is a description attached at the aft of the ship…

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The model is a low wing monoplane with a large propeller. There is a matchbox beside to indicate the scale of the model.

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A table with several models. Two airmen with clipboards are judging the models. A sergeant and three dressed in civilian clothes are looking on. Behind are model aeroplanes hanging on strings.

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An airman is sitting beside the Soviet prisoners of war memorial at Bergen-Belsen. At the top is 'CCCP' and a star. The ground is covered in snow.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

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A postcard addressed to the American Red Cross. On the reverse is a section to be filled in by the recipient. There are handwritten annotations with French numbers, one to ten with phonetic pronunciations.
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