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A portrait of the pilot and co-pilot in the cockpit of their 149 Squadron Wellington bomber, at RAF Mildenhall in 1941. On the left is Acting Flight Lieutenant David William Donaldson. On the right, at the controls, is Pilot Officer Geoffrey O'Neill…

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Item 1 is a message in German, partly obscured.
Item 2 is a photograph of an officer at a desk signing a document.
Item 3 is a photograph of a Wellington with Polish markings on the nose. A group of men are underneath.

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Three propaganda leaflets and one photo of a Wellington 'O', Z1337.

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A poem about bombing with a sketch of two Wellingtons flying amongst searchlights.

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A three verse poem about 'Johnny'.

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A propaganda leaflet, G79, dropped in Germany. Extra edition with Churchill discussing the war.

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Propaganda booklet with illustrated articles on the current war situation as seen from the Allies' perspective. Authors include Winston Churchill, Henry Wallace, the archbishop of Canterbury, Richard Hillary and John Steinbeck.

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Propaganda leaflet featuring an aerial vertical photograph of Hamburg after a Royal Air Force operation. Buildings are either completely destroyed or gutted, light falling through the gaping windows. Text describes fronts closing in, the Royal Air…

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Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for David Geach, bomb aimer, covering the period from 22 November 1942 to 2 September 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, being shot down and becoming a prisoner of war, returning to…

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The telegram to David Geach's father advises him his son was included in a German broadcast saying he had been taken as a prisoner of war.

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The letter addressed to Geoff's father is from the Air MInistry (Casualty Branch). It advises him that his son has been captured and a copied letter was read out by Lord Haw Haw on the radio. He asks for lots of letters and reports he is well.

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Newspaper cuttings. An appeal to help buy a Spitfire or a bandage or a gun by Patience Strong. On the other side news about Lord Nuffield donating £250,000 to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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Report from western Germany. One page of a propaganda leaflet produced by the Psychology War Department and Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The second page is absent, but both pages are translated into English.

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A propaganda leaflet directed at the German population produced by the Psychology War Department and Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. One page is missing but both pages are translated into English.

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Writes that he is still alive despite Lord Haw Haw's broadcast of German bombing attacks on Eastbourne. Mentions damage to nearby buildings. Describes attack by Me 109s including machine gunning and dropping bombs - and how they had to hid from the…

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Propaganda leaflet dropped by the RAF in France.

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Front with photographs of Mussolini, General Bergonzoli, Graf Galeazzo Ciano and Oberburgermeister Fiorello La Guardia. On the reverse left a map showing Italian positions in Mediterranean and article. On the right a headline (in German) 'The…

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To men and women of Bihar printed in English and three other languages announcing victory over Nazi Germany and that forces might now be sent against the Japanese. States that men of Indian Forces have fought gallantly in Africa, Europe and Asia.

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German U-boatmaker - what are you hoping for? Leaflet, in German with photographs of U-boat crew on a boat and another of a crew being led off a captured boat.

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USA propaganda leaflet covering bombs dropped on major German cities, American troops under training in the UK and the Russian front.

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A card with text and an insert that is pulled down to reveal more text -
VOLUNTEERS FORWARD FOR THE U-BOAT SERVICE
(text visible at first)

We journey against England.

PULL

(text visible after pulling tab)

SHORT SERVICE

We journey…

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Back then; Today. Only Germans can save Germany. On the reverse a photograph of workers in a factory before and then after it had been destroyed by bombing.

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Wartime news about the war in Australia, Japanese aggression at sea, the Axis in the Mediterranean, the New Disorder, the war in Russia and Lady MacRobert's Stirling in memory of her sons.

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Propaganda leaflet in French about the Battle of the Atlantic.

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From the last week of April 1942, bombs dropped on England and Germany.
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