Flak Hit Bombs

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Title

Flak Hit Bombs
Londoners Got Plane Home

Description

A newspaper cutting about the night Warrant Officer Bill Walker succeeded in bringing their badly damaged aircraft back.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Claire Monk

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Format

One newspaper cutting

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Type

Identifier

NFieldD160822-01

Transcription

FLAK HIT BOMBS
Londoners Got Plane Home
By Our Air Correspondent
For bringing back safely from a Hanover raid a flak and fire-damaged Lancaster which only had two engines working properly Warrant Officer C.J. S. Walker, the pilot of Thornton Heath, and Sergeant S. Mayer, engineer, of Balham, have won the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal, and Sergeant R. Hebditch, wireless operator, and Sergeant Geoffrey Whittle, navigator, son of Mr. A. Whittle, South Park-crescent, Catford, the D.F.M. They put out the fire, and next day a piece of flak was found in the bomb bay.

Collection

Citation

“Flak Hit Bombs,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10590.

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