Royal Air Force personnel and aircraft



Royal Air Force personnel and aircraft


Top left - eight aircrew, some in flying clothing and Mae Wests standing in front of a Halifax. Visible is the port engine, part of the fuselage and the bomb bay. David Donaldson is on the right.
Top right - nose art showing a woman throwing a bomb at a tree and serpent. To the left of the art are bomb symbols.
Middle left - three aircrew wearing tunic and side cap. On the right front a pilot warrant officer, front left a flight sergeant. In the background a hut. Caption 'F/O Smith and crew.
Middle right a pilot, wearing battledress, laying on the ground waving. In the background the wall of a hut. Caption 'Gibby the beast'.
Bottom left five aircrew, three squatting/sitting on the ground and two sitting in deck chairs. In the background a hut wall and window. Caption 'F/S Clarke, P/O Forrest, F/S Tulloch, F/S Stewart'.
Bottom right, a man wearing battledress and smoking a pipe is squatting down painting a post. In the background a hut wall and windows. Caption 'S/L Turner'.

Spatial Coverage



Six b/w photographs mounted on an album page


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