Halifax Popeye's Purge

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Halifax Popeye's Purge

Description

The nose of Halifax MZ762 EY-P "Popeye's Purge" showing over 60 operations. There is a Popeye cartoon and 'Popeye's Purge' painted on the nose. The nicknames of four members of the crew are painted below the cockpit/windows/nose of each crew position.
A11418 Warrant Officer Walter Dennis Collett - Pilot - known as Wally.
A410794 Warrant Officer Herbert James Trevenen - Navigator - known as Herb.
A410538 Warrant Officer Clifford Fisher - Bomb Aimer - known as Fish.
A418771 Flight Sergeant Brian Alwyn Skinner - Wireless Op - known as Skinny.
The rest of the crew were Sergeant C Martindale - Flight Engineer, A427037 Flight Sergeant Leslie Roy Tapper - Air Gunner - known as Les, and A427444 Flight Sergeant Gordon Vivian Creek - Air Gunner.

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One b/w photograph

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PPollockHAJ16060005

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“Halifax Popeye's Purge,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27776.

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