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Propaganda Leaflet Dropped on Innesbruck.

Photo & Text Courtesy Of George Wootten.

This is the front page of the what was probably the last leaflet dropped by hostile aircraft. It was delivered to Freilassing when we attacked the marshalling Yards 25.4.1945. Photo & Text Courtesy of George Wootten.

This is the second page of the what was probably the last leaflet dropped by hostile aircraft. It was delivered to Freilassing when we attacked the marshalling Yards 25.4.1945. Photo & Text Courtesy of George Wootten.

All airman carried them in case they got shot down. It was commonly referred to as a 'Goollie' chit. The name was derived from the fact that during the war in Abyssinia waged by Mussoliini if any Italian airmen were shot down and captured they were handed over to the native women who cut off their testicles and sewed them into the airman's mouth. Or so the story goes. Picture & Text Courtesy of Matt Kennedy

All airman carried them in case they got shot down. It was commonly referred to as a 'Goollie' chit. The name was derived from the fact that during the war in Abyssinia waged by Mussoliini if any Italian airmen were shot down and captured they were handed over to the native women who cut off their testicles and sewed them into the airman's mouth. Or so the story goes. Picture & Text Courtesy of Matt Kennedy

An invite to our Wings parade however most of us had no one to invite as we were in a strange country. Picture & Text Courtesy of Matt Kennedy

Photo Courtesy Of Ron van Donkelaar.

Photo Courtesy Of Ron van Donkelaar.

Photo Courtesy Of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

Picture Courtesy of Ron van Donkelaar.

205 Group

Photo Courtesy of Barbara Finnegan.

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215 Squadron, Treasure Hunt - Event Poster.