Warrant Officer George Bailey and Horsa Gliders

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Title

Warrant Officer George Bailey and Horsa Gliders

Description

Photo 1 is Warrant Officer George Bailey at the 90 Squadron memorial.
Photo 2 is a Horsa being towed by a Halifax.
Photo 3 is a Horsa in D-day markings.

Date

1944

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One colour and two b/w photographs on two album pages

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20050052

Transcription

[Photograph]

Warrant Officer George Bailey ex 90 & 617 Squadrons, Bomber Command, Royal Air Force. Mid-Upper Gunner. Died November 1993, Croydon. Photograph taken at the memorial to 90 Squadron situated at Tuddenham Village Green, Suffolk, during the annual Squadron Re-Union.

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[Photograph]

An Airspeed Horsa Glider being towed by a Handley Page Halifax in preparation for D-Day.

[Photograph]

An Airspeed Horsa Glider in D-Day markings.

Citation

“Warrant Officer George Bailey and Horsa Gliders,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 20, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23121.

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