Aircrew and other people

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Title

Aircrew and other people

Description

Left page - top left - an large group of aircrew, two rows sitting and one standing, all wearing battledress with side or peaked caps on grass in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '44 (Rhodesia) Squadron flight engineers RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire, Nr Skegness, self second left rear. F/Lt Haywood left centre - rear, eng leader, F/O Brooks, ass eng leader'. Bottom left - a large group of airmen wearing overalls kneeling and standing in front of a Lancaster. In front is a bucket on the ground. Captioned 'Crews on aircraft cleaning'.
Bottom right - full length image of three airmen wearing khaki uniform bush jackets standing in line with trees and building in the background. Captioned 'Bari, Italy, 1945, W/O, self, Taffy'.
Right page - top left - three quarter length image of four aircrew wearing battledress and a civilian man and woman standing in line in front of a brick building. Captioned '13 May 1945, overshot and crashed Speke Liverpool'
Bottom left - three quarter length image of the same four aircrew wearing battledress and a civilian man and woman standing in line with trees in the background. Both these images have caption between 'Self, Taffy, Ken, Dell, airport manager (Taken at Urmston)'. Right - four aircrew all wearing battledress with brevet, three standing and on kneeling with a dog, all in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned 'RAF Spilsby, 44(Rhodesia) SQ, F/Sgt Jones Rear Gunner, F/O Smith skipper, W.O. Pugh wireless op, F/O David Long bomb aimer New Zealand'.

Date

1945
1945-05-13

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Six b/w photographs mounted on two album pages

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PDentJ20020006

Collection

Citation

“Aircrew and other people,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31469.

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