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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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Guido Dell’Era recollects daily life in wartime Milan, stressing inadequate war preparation. Describes a disciplined, regimented society which later turned to disillusionment. Recollects the declaration of war, the fall of the fascist regime and…

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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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The leaflet provides an overview of the strategic situation around mid-1943 pointing out that the tide has turned in favour of the allied, victory is inevitable and fighting futile. Provides evidence of the overwhelming superiority of the allies on…

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Letter from Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton to his father. Discusses the news of Distinguished Flying Medal and a broadcast on the British Broadcasting Corporation about its award.

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The letter invites Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton to repeat a British Broadcasting Corporation broadcast entitled ‘Bringing a Damaged Bomber back from Wilhelmshaven’. The reverse contains the conditions attached to the broadcast.

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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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Contains three photographs. Top photograph shows group of men and women sitting and standing on grass. Some are wearing football kit others in civilian clothes or a mixture of civilian and military attire. In the background centre a cine camera,…

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Propaganda booklet about total war containing photographs quotes and text about bombing.

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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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British propaganda leaflet starts by describing trend in German propaganda that they are not trying to destroy the British Empire but are fighting the Churchill plutocratic gang, Continues with quotes from German ministers and publications concerning…

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Three months before he went missing Sergeant J A Clough wrote his parents a letter expressing no having regrets dying for his country. Annotated '8/12/42 149sqn'.

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Prisoner of war diary of Les Rutherford, captured the 20 December 1943 and then detained at Stalag Luft 3 (Belaria). It consists mostly of sketches and cartoons but also information on camp life, photographs and German newspaper cuttings.

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Arthur Atkins grew up in Melbourne, Australia. As a Boy Scout, he experienced a flight in an aircraft and knew he wanted to be a pilot. He transferred from the army to the Royal Australian Air Force and started pilot training in Australia. He…

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The flyer seeks to undermine the German military virtue of obstinacy arguing that to show such a quality when the war was clearly lost and Germany was in flames amounted to criminal indifference, apathy and short-sightedness. It accuses the German…

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The Governments of the Soviet Union, United States and Great Britain order that no Allied prisoner of war shall be mistreated. Offenders will be relentlessly pursued and punished.

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John Battison was a teenager in Skegness during the war and remembers the town being used to train Royal Air Force personnel. He describes hundreds of bombers gathering overhead before setting off on an operation. After the war he joined the Royal…

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Flying Officer Laurie Woods DFC was born in Deloraine, Tasmania, in 1922. He grew up in Tasmania, and at the age of eighteen, despite being in a reserved occupation, he volunteered for Air Crew in the Royal Australian Air Force. Initially training in…

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Page 1 gives some of Hitler's casualty statistics for the Eastern Front and invites Germans to see through the fraud.
Page 2 is the New Year edition of a Munich newspaper stating Hitler's prediction that the coming year will bring the final victory.…

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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population. Page 1 shows Hitler standing amongst scores of dead German soldiers but smilingly looking forward to Spring on the Eastern Front.
Page 2 is a German Army document describing the 4 month delay in…

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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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Propaganda leaflet aimed at the German population pointing out that many more casualties occurred on the Eastern Front than Hitler declared. It asks how many more will die and says the answer lies with the German people.

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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: Shows a Luftwaffe document scheduling hospitals as the primary targets of bombing raids.
Page 2. Article asking where the final victory that Hitler promised his people…

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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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