Newspaper articles featuring 103 Squadron

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Title

Newspaper articles featuring 103 Squadron

Description

Article 1 has a photograph of the nose of Lancaster Mike Squared, S for Sugar at Waddington, the dispersal hut at Digby and Barry Halpenny in the cockpit of a Spitfire with his book 'Action Stations'. The cutting mentions Douglas Bader flying from Digby and Clark Gable flying from Goxhill, Flight Engineer Sgt Jackson's fall and survival with a burning parachute and Sqn Ldr Barry Douetil who fell out of his Lancaster after it flipped on its back, the only crew member to survive.
Article 2 titled Scramble by Paul Croft has photographs of Lancaster 'Santa Azucar' with stick woman and halo. Six aircrew are posed under the port engine. There is a photograph of four ground crew on a fighter's tale , identity BE483 and two airmen running towards an aircraft 'AE-X' captioned at Digby.
Article 3 is a photograph of the memorial garden for RAF Elsham Wolds and is captioned 'Ex-airmen and their families and friends congregate for the service to dedicate the memorial garden'. It was published in the Evening Telegraph Wednesday, September 2, 1981.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1981-09-02

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Format

Three newspaper cuttings on three album pages

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Citation

“Newspaper articles featuring 103 Squadron,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2552.

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