Fonds AF2017.044 - Magnus, A.L. - Alden Lyle Magnus

Photo: Captured Canadian POWs Photo: Crashed Fairey Battle Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath Photo: Park in Cardiff Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath Photo: Crew with Crashed Fairey Battle Photo: Dieppe Raid Aftermath
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AF2017.044 - Magnus, A.L.

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Alden Lyle Magnus

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  • 1988 (Creation)
  • 1981-1982 (Creation)
  • 1942 (Creation)
  • 1939-1945 (Creation)
  • 1916 - ? (Creation)

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Digital Copies Only

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Physical copies loaned to the Air Force Museum of Alberta Spring 2017 by Lucille Magnus, daughter of Alden Lyle Magnus. Accessioned and digitized by assistant Curator Mara Garbutt on 27 September, 2017. Physical copies were returned to Lucille Magnus shortly thereafter.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Loaned by Lucille Magnus, daughter of Alden Lyle Magnus, Spring 2017.

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Scope and content

A collection of photographs and documents detailing the crash and subsequent capture of the crew of the AA-A BK 620 on the night of 17 December, 1942. This includes photographs from the aftermath of the Dieppe Raid, photographs from Sergeant Alden Magnus' time spent in Stalag VIII-B Prisoner of War camp, as well as a written description of the night of 17 December, 1942 when Magnus and his crewmen went down over Germany.

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  • English

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Existence and location of originals

Originals in the possession of Lucille Magnus, daughter of Alden Lyle Magnus.

Existence and location of copies

The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2017.044

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta

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Final

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Partial

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Digitized by assistant Curator Mara Garbutt, September 2017.

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