Eight airmen and their Lancaster

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Title

Eight airmen and their Lancaster

Description

Eight airmen arranged in front of their Lancaster. Each individual, including Arthur Thomas is identified in the caption.

Date

1945

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One b/w photograph on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20050004

Transcription

[Photograph]

Early 1945. R.A.F. Methwold. 3 Group 149 Squadron.
Fight Lieutenant Tony Cowing & Crew.
L to R.. F/O W. Ross. (R.C.A.F.)
F/Sgt J.D.W. Best. Self. F/L Cowing.
F/O Brian Dutton. F/O Curly Brown.
W/O Jock Murray. F/Sgt Mal Davies (Sitting).

The normal crew of a Lancaster aircraft was seven members, comprising, Pilot, Navigator, Flight Engineer, Bomb Aimer, Mid-Upper Gunner & Rear Gunner. [Inserted] WIRELESS OPERATOR [/inserted] F/O Curly Brown was not a normal member of the crew.

Citation

“Eight airmen and their Lancaster,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23054.

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