Interview with Michael and Ann Akrill

Title

Interview with Michael and Ann Akrill

Description

Michael and Ann Akrill talk about their uncle, William Akrill. He grew up in Lincolnshire, and studied art in London. He considered becoming a contentious objector, but volunteered for the RAF and after training, he served as a navigator with 115 Squadron. They discuss the likenesses to real people in his cartoons and his training, his brief operational service and the impact his loss had on their family.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-12-04

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

00:34:06 audio recording

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Identifier

AAkrillM-A171204

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Citation

Jeremy Lodge, “Interview with Michael and Ann Akrill,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 28, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10071.

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