627 Squadron borrow a Lancaster

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627 Squadron borrow a Lancaster

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Seven aircrew in flying clothing, in a row in front of a Lancaster tail turret, squadron letters KC-H. Eric (far left) was part of the crew when his squadron commander, Wing Commander Rolo Kingsford-Smith (centre) 'borrowed' a Lancaster from No 617 Squadron to fly to Germany to collect RAF ex prisoners of war.

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“627 Squadron borrow a Lancaster,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 22, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27671.

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