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Propaganda leaflet for the German population.
Page 1. announces that the first two 1000 Bomber raids have taken place and promises more.
Page 2 sets out the rights a defeated Germany can expect from the Allies and calls on Germans themselves to…

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The war is lost and Hungarian people must rebel against the Germans and their allies. In order to save their country they have to sabotage transportation, damage industrial plants and factories, resort to strike, walkout and mass demonstration. The…

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Hungary is one of the few countries still aligned with Germany despite widespread damage inflicted by Allied bombing: MAVAG works, Szolnok, Szob, Budapest East and South, Baja, Nyiregyhaza, Cegled, Miskolc, Szekesfehervar, Hatvan, Csap, Szatmar,…

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A newspaper article reporting on East German and Soviet vilification of the Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945. The article refers to the bombing of Dresden having been carried out five years ago. The aim was to gain sympathy for German communists in…

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German propaganda leaflet aimed at Americans fighting in Europe

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Covers the men maintaining the Lancaster 'G for George' as well as some of the aircrew. here are photographs of various crew members and the aircraft. 'The Daily Sketch', 17 March 1944.

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Aerial vertical photograph showing Ault. Captioned '9637.TIL.22/23.6.43//NT.8" 11000: 301.02.04. A/P.FORCES (Amiens) Y. NIckel. 10. SGT GRAHAM. H. 81. O.T.U.'.

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

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Side 1 summarises one April week in 1942:
-Contrasts the tonnage of bombs dropped on Germany and England respectively;
-Quotes Hitler's premature prediction that Russia was defeated;
-Compares the US and German labour markets.
Side 2 quotes…

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Propaganda leaflet concerning post-war German reconstruction. Stresses that the task would be carried out by Germans themselves and must begin immediately.

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Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton is interviewed by a wing commander about his aircraft flying over North Sea to bomb Wilhelmshaven. Mentions a British convoy and intense anti-aircraft fire over Emden. Describes the Wilhelmshaven bombing mentioning many…

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Following the destruction of a church in Trieste, the leaflet contrasts the horrors of unrestricted bombing warfare with the hypocrisy of Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt. They describe themselves as devoutly religious despite ordering the…

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An empty Dutch victory cigarette packet. These were dropped over the Netherlands to celebrate the Dutch Queen's birthday.

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Five years of Nazi lying [Romanian]. A propaganda leaflet dropped on Romania by the Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Force. It includes a list of statements made by senior Nazis. On the reverse is a list of Allied radio stations…

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Pilot’s flying log book for Pilot Officer Cyril Charles Goff from 24 February 1942 to 18 October 1943, detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at RAF Waltham. Aircraft flown were Lancaster and Whitley. He carried out a total of 13…

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Leaflet 1 outlines further reductions in civilian food rations in Germany and lists the causes. The second leaflet compares the rationing experienced in World War 1 with that in World War 2.

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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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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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Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

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Covers events in 1941 and 1942 describes allied successes as the month of the great turnaround. Includes Russian front, El Alamein, Operation Torch, naval operations, Japanese setbacks and allied war leaders.

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The relation between unemployment and size of the population. A cartoon comparing the number of unemployed to the size of the population for Germany, USA, Great Britain and France.

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Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about training of Dutch paratroopers, the Dutch merchant Navy, the queen and government of the Netherlands in London, an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Java Sea, an item on…

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Contents include Dutch royal birth, bombing of the Philips factory in Eindhoven, messages from royal family and commanders, and an overview of the war situation in Europe.

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Magazine containing foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as: news about war progress; the Dutch Royal family; European resistance movements; why the German Blitzkrieg on Russia failed; Dutch flyers; church resistance; Malta surviving air…

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A group of six aircrew under the nose of a Lancaster with nose art, the name 'Zola' and bomb symbols. Article relates that crew had requested that the creator of the cartoon in the Daily Mirror to draw them Zola as a mascot. Notes the targets that…
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