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Scrapbook (16 November 1942 - March 1946) of photographic prints, maps, clippings, printed materials and manuscript materials compiled by Sgt. Wilbur Kenneth Bragg, recording his service with the 942nd Engineer Aviation Topographic Battalion, headquartered at Kew Billets, Kew, London, ca. March - April 1944, & Pinetree Camp, High Wycombe, England, ca. May 1944 - Sept. 1945; Eschwege, Bad Kissingen & Erlangen, Germany, September 1945 - February 1946, Le Havre, France, February 1946, including views of wartime London, daily life, bomb damage including "Buzz Bomb" (i.e. V-1 rocket bomb) in flight; Box Hill, South Downs, Dorking; also showing details of Kew Billets; Camp Pinetree (AAF Station 101) High Wycombe, showing tent area, members of his unit, pets, views of bombers en route to Arnhem, Netherlands; Winter 1944; Cartoons; working conditions; recreation, sport & dining facilities; The Abbey - 8th Air Force Headquarters; Gen. Doolittle's headquarters; Bill Conn boxing exhibition; Pinup pictures; B-24 returning from raid with smoking engine; Glenn Miller Band concert; RAF Mosquitoes at Watton; views of High Wycombe, including Red Cross Club, pubs, streets, canal, churches, old buildings; views of Stratford-On-Avon, including A. R. C., Shakespeare's birthplace, memorial theatre, hotel, Clopton Stone Bridge, Guild Chapel, Shottery Village, Anne Hathaway's home, Shakespeare's burial place; also views of Brighton, showing defenses, Canterbury, including enthronement of archbishop of Canterbury, April 1945; views of Marlow, near High Wycombe; Rougham Air Base, Bury St. Edmunds, including aerial views through gunner's sights; Glenn Miller Band & Dinah Shore at 200th Mission celebration; aerial views of bombing attacks in progress; fighter escorts; Jones family home, 176 Woodmanstern Rd; VE Day celebrations at Connings; Windsor Castle, Eton College, Warick Castle & village; Kingussie & Edinburgh, Scotland; North Wales; Chester; Eschwege, Kassel, Bad Kissingen & Erlangen, Germany showing local scenes & bomb damage, Christmas 1945; war crimes court, Nurnberg; remains of Benito Mussolini & mistress; Zermatt, Switzerland & French Alps. 754 photographs, etc. 1 item. 58 p.