Bombing up a Wellington

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Title

Bombing up a Wellington

Description

Photo 1 is a tractor with a line of bombs heading to a Wellington.
Photo 2 is a close up of the bombs being loaded into the Wellington. Two armourers are steadying the bomb and a third is winding a winch to load the bomb.

Date

1940-09

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040002

Transcription

[Photograph]

September 1940. Bomb trollies laden with 250lb General Purpose bombs approaching a dispersal point. The Wellington 1C is being prepared for the nights operations over Europe with a mechanic working on the port engine & a petrol bowser standing by.

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[Photograph]
[inserted] SEPT 1940 WELLINGTON 1C 250 G.P. [/inserted]

September 1940. Bombing up a Wellington 1C with 250lb general purpose bombs for the nights operations over Europe.

Citation

“Bombing up a Wellington,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 18, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22993.

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