Six newspaper cuttings

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Title

Six newspaper cuttings

Description

Top left - riddled plane won dual. Story of recovery of damaged bomber pilot Flt Sgt F E Mathers RAF awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wireless operator and rear gunner (Sgt G E French) awarded Distinguished Flying Medal.
Middle left - Regiment of Bombers. Account of return from Duisburg. Bottom left - Award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Flight Sergeant Ernest Charles Fryer 77 Squadron. Wireless operator who displayed courage over large number of sorties.
Centre - Stettin Blazing 10 hours after, bombers so thick that two collided. Account of operation to Stettin Rostock involving Halifax, Stirling and Lancaster. Mention of Mosquito, Typhoons, Beaufighter and Whirlwind taking part in offensive against enemy transport.
Top right - Chased by fighter 77 Squadron aircraft pilot Sergeant J Rank hit by anti-aircraft fire then attached by night-fighter.
Bottom right - Award of Distinguished Flying Cross to Wing Commander A E Lowe who was originally a corporal on squadron he now commands. First air gunner squadron commander.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-04-20

Contributor

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Format

Six newspaper cuttings mounted on an album page

Type

Identifier

PNichollsJEK20010002

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Batch 105/b

Transcription

[Six newspaper cuttings]
Top left - riddled plane won dual. Story of recovery of damaged bomber pilot Flt Sgt F E Mathers RAF awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wireless operator and rear gunner (Sgt G E French) awarded Distinguished Flying Medal.
Middle left - Regiment of Bombers. Account of return from Duisburg. Bottom left - Award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Flight Sergeant Ernest Charles Fryer 77 Squadron. Wireless operator who displayed courage over large number of sorties.
Centre - Stettin Blazing 10 hours after, bombers so thick that two collided. Account of operation to Stettin Rostock involving Halifax, Stirling and Lancaster. Mention of Mosquito, Typhoons, Beaufighter and Whirlwind taking part in offensive against enemy transport.
Top right - Chased by fighter 77 Squadron aircraft pilot Sergeant J Rank hit by anti-aircraft fire then attached by night-fighter.
Bottom right - Award of Distinguished Flying Cross to Wing Commander A E Lowe who was originally a corporal on squadron he now commands. First air gunner squadron commander.

Citation

“Six newspaper cuttings,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 4, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25369.

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