Card with Lancaster dropping food parcels

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Title

Card with Lancaster dropping food parcels

Description

Ground to air photograph of a Lancaster flying to the right dropping food parcels with cheering crowd at the bottom below. Submitted with description 'A card with a photograph of a Lancaster dropping food parcels. Printed on the card: "Operation 'Manna', April/May 1945 REMEMBRANCE AND FRIENDSHIP BERGEN N.H. 1939-1945" Handwritten at the top of thre card: "195 Sqdn JE-C, Wratting Common. First Sqdn to drop food over Holland in the region of The Hague. One of my a/craft in C Flight. Des Richards NCO I/C Elect. 'C' Flight Nov 44 - July 45'.

Date

1945-04
1945-05

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

One b/w photograph on card with text mounted on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Royal Air Force Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19040029

Citation

“Card with Lancaster dropping food parcels,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31271.

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