Robert Orton in rear turret

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Title

Robert Orton in rear turret

Description

Gunner wearing Mae West sitting in rear turret of a bomber.
It is a Rose turret with two .50 machine guns and no perspex. Captioned 'Wednesday 24 September 2014, Sergeant Robert Orton aged 20 in the rear turret of an Avro Lancaster bomber. Photograph taken at RAF Hemswell, Lincolnshire in late summer 1945. Just after the 2nd World War had ended'.

Date

1945

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Type

Format

One b/w photograph mounted on paper

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

POrtonR2016

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Citation

“Robert Orton in rear turret,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29083.

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