Nine airman by the tail of a Lancaster

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Title

Nine airman by the tail of a Lancaster

Description

Two versions of the same item. Five aircrew and one groundcrew standing in front and three aircrew behind sitting on the tail of a Lancaster. All are wearing battledress. Right hand standing man is leaning on the bottom of the fuselage door. On the reverse 'On tail L-R, Ron Wynne, Tom Jones, Stan Williamson, L-R, Fred Phillips, Frank Shaw - groundcrew, Steve Harper, Clive Thurston, Joe Naylor, Sept 1944, 7 Squadron Bomber Command, RAF Oakington, 8 Group PFF'. This item was also submitted with the caption 'The crew of Lancaster PA964 O oboe enjoying a break in the sunshine, whilst preparing for a night sortie.
7 Squadron PFF RAF Oakington. Summer 1944,
L-R
Fred Phillips RAAF pilot
Frank Shaw RAAF (ground crew)O/C electrics, instruments & bomb loading
Steve Harper RAF specialist map reader & bomb aimer
Ron Wynne RAF (on tail) mid-upper gunner
Dave Goodwin RNZAF navigator
Tom Jones RAF (on tail) flight engineer
Clive Thurston RNZAF Radar operator & second navigator
Stan Williamson RAAF (on tail) wireless operator
Joe Naylor RAF rear gunner'.

Date

1944-09

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PJonesPW16010027, PJonesPW16010028, BJonesJonesP7

Collection

Citation

“Nine airman by the tail of a Lancaster,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 1, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30718.

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