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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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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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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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As the Allies pushed for complete victory, thoughts turn to post-war reconstruction. It stressed 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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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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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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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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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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Publication directed at the Dutch written in German with Vice Admiral C.E.L Helfrich, senior Dutch officer in the Dutch East Indies, on the cover. Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about war progress, the Dutch Royal…

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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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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1. Hitler taking over command from his generals.
Page 2. Photos of German setbacks in Russia and Lybia.
Page 3. Photo of the frozen corpse of a German soldier above the caption: "With Thanks…

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RAF Propaganda Newspaper ('Luftpost') aimed at the German population.
Page 1: Describes how the death and destruction meted out by the Luftwaffe to Germany's neighbours is being more than returned to German cities.
Page 2. Argues that the Russian…

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Reports that the American Army has crossed the Rhine near Mainz and provides a summary of President Roosevelt’s report to the American Congress on the Yalta Conference: the need for Germany’s unconditional surrender; the nature of Germany’s…

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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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Page 1 places Hitler's claim in 1941 that Russia was already destroyed alongside his 1942 announcement that the German army in the east needed reinforcement. Below is a description by Ludendorff of the superiority of the Allies' war economy over…

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Brief handwritten notes describing the operations and two
relevant newspaper cuttings titled 'R.A.F. bomber shot down by Swedes' and 'The great air assault is mounting. Heavy blows at Germany's oil'.

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Handwritten note giving brief details of the operation and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'Barges littered the fields'.

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A handwritten note giving brief details of the operation and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'American Take Saarlauten and push on beyond. R.A.F. drop 3500 tons on Saar supplies'.

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population.
Page 1 explains items from one of Hitler's speeches.
Page 2 announces Hitler's appointment as head of the justice system and defines who Germany's internal enemies are.
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