Twenty Lancasters

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Title

Twenty Lancasters

Description

Article by Carl Ollson from the Illustrated magazine published on 25 March 1944. The article covers the preparations made by the station staff to prepare the aircraft and equipment for the raid. There is a large photograph of twenty Lancasters in a group, together with some of their crews. There are pictures of the squadron bomb load on their trollies with the armourers, of the aircraft servicing tradesmen, the refuellers and drivers. Also included are the cameras and film magazines even the thermos flasks. The final picture is a full page in colour of Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris.
On the reverse is part of an article about the entertainment provided for the American armed forces, part of a article about where the German armed forces were in Europe and an article about a farmers life during this period.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-03-25

Rights

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

Pages from a magazine

Language

Identifier

PThompsonKG15010058, PThompsonKG15010059, PThompsonKG15010060, PThompsonKG15010061, PThompsonKG15010062

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Do you remember the first news of a thousand bomber raid? It staggered the imagination, still does, and so to help you appreciate what it means "Illustrated", with the co-operation of Bomber Command, shows you Twenty Lancasters and what it takes to send them to Berlin. Twenty multiplied by fifty is 1.000.........

Collection

Citation

“Twenty Lancasters,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 29, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17626.

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