Lancaster and bombs

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Title

Lancaster and bombs

Description

Left page - top left - air-to-air view front port quarter of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster Mk1 KM-Z (LL854) Operation Frontline May 1946 44 (Rhodesia) SQ'.
Bottom left - similar air-to-air view front port quarter of a Lancaster with further aircraft below in the distance.
Top right - rear quarter view of a Lancaster parked on dispersal with trees in the background. Captioned 'Lancaster Mk1 KM-W, 44 (Rhodesia) SQ, May 1946 RAF Mildenhall'.
Bottom right - front quarter view of Lancaster parked on dispersal with trees behind.
Right page - top left - a grand slam bomb mounted on a trolley in a hangar with a man in front. Captioned '22,000 lb on trolley (self)'.
Bottom left - a rear quarter view of a Type 464 (Provisioning) Lancaster parked on grass. On the left two elevator platforms. captioned 'YZ-B, Dam Buster aircraft, RAF Mildenhall'.
Top right - front quarter view of a grand slam bomb on rests on concrete pan.
Right centre - front quarter view of a Lancaster on distance with men and equipment underneath. Captioned '22,000lb loading on Dam Buster a/c, for fragmentation test on Helgoland'.
Bottom right - a small version of the right page bottom left photograph of a Type 464 (Provisioning) Lancaster parked on grass, captioned 'RAF Mildenhall'.

Date

1946
1946-05

Temporal Coverage

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

PDentJ20020007

Collection

Citation

“Lancaster and bombs,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 17, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31470.

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