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Entitled 'Coventry'. Describes German air force attack on the city on 14 November 1940 giving detail of civilian damage and casualties. Compares it with bombing of Genoa and Turin which it claims as military. Includes photographs of damage to…

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Titled 'Le Bombe e la Verita' and providing reasons for allied bombing.

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Mail returned as it referred to an enemy broadcast. The government did not want the enemy to know that anyone listened in England to their broadcasts.

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The message is from German radio stating that that Bob is a prisoner of war and she can write to him at Stalag Luft 1 and asks that she give his regards to their parents.

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Writes that in case she had not heard that there was a message for her from 86325 R Wareing over the German radio - am well recovering from burns - write Stalag Luft 1.

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Informs her that her husband name was included in a German broadcast on October 24 as a prisoner of war.

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French language newspaper with war news. Delivered by the Royal Air Force

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Le Courier de L'air French language newspaper

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1er Mai 1941, Message des ouvriers de Coventry aux ouvries Francais

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On the front 'Tag und Nacht' and formation of B -17 and Lancaster bombers. On the reverse German text.

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A newspaper cutting describing a night operation by Mosquitoes on the Ruhr followed by USAAF day bombing. Attacks were also made on Berlin and the Gestapo building in Copenhagen.
On the reverse are adverts.

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G.R. Hutton’s Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 19th May 1943 to 24th August 1945, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey (1 AGS), RAF…

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Describes procedures including compiling lists, contacting the International Red Cross. Mentions work of Red Cross and St John organisations as well as service department. Continues with role of casualty branches of services and notification of next…

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Two items from a scrapbook.
Item 1 is a propaganda leaflet, dropped on Homberg on 21-11-44.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting about Bombing Attacks on Germany. It states that the RAF lost 79,281 airmen and 22000 aircraft during the war. The USAAF lost…

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To Poles in Germany, a propaganda leaflet produced in the UK. There is a message on one side from Eisenhower.

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A propaganda leaflet with a jackboot and swastika image. The text gives examples of the brutality of the Nazi regime, to Germans and to countries invaded.

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A propaganda leaflet, G41, produced by Political Warfare Executive. The author describes the bombing of German cities.

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Two photographs. Top showing Mohne dam breached in the centre with lake on the rights. Bottom photograph shows the dam before the attack.

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Article 1. Headlines: Ruhr dams breached, daring low level attack by Lancaster, walls blasted out with 1500lb mines, vast damage by floods. Short account of Dams operation. Article 2. Headlines: growing devastation in Ruhr; flood waters sweep into…

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Article 1. Headlines: advance into Burma, no contact with enemy, troops pushing on. Article 2. Headlines: Col. Britton speaks again - and is heard, be ready, remember 1918. BBC European broadcaster spoke on Christmas night telling people to chalk up…

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How Germany reacts to air attacks. Official counter-measure. Article discusses effect of operation against Cologne. Section on anxious memories mentions that effect casualties on eastern front and air attacks revives first world war saying "Wir…

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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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Pages of German newspaper dated 8 April 1943. On the reverse, a box has been highlighted with red crayon.

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Writes that she has just seen film Target for Tonight which she found real and vivid. Mentions seeing a colleague of his in sergeants uniform and pilots wings. Talks of books and Christmas presents. Reports seeing newsreel of Churchill's meeting with…
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