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Pictured: Leading Aircraftsman John Morton's flight logbook for the month of January 1944. <br />
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The widow of an RAF hero who survived two Nazi 'death marches' has sold his poignant wartime archive 76 years later.<br />
Sergeant John Morton was captured after he jumped out of a blazing Lancaster bomber as it was shot down in a raid over Berlin. <br />
He was taken to a PoW camp in Lithuania but was forced to march hundreds of miles west in appalling conditions as Russian allies advanced from the east.<br />
Many of the PoWs were weak and starving and were bayoneted or shot because they could not sustain the hellish pace.