The Boys Behind the Bombers

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Title

The Boys Behind the Bombers

Description

Five ground crew warming themselves by a fire. Behind is a Halifax and further behind is a control caravan attached to a tractor. On the reverse is a typed note with an explanation. The image is intended for publication in newspapers. Second from the left is Leo Groark.

Date

1943-12-23

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One b/w photograph

Rights

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Identifier

PPappinJ1705, PPappinJ1706

Transcription

The boys behind the bombers EH/MCN.
Ground crews play their part in the great raids on Germany, preparing and servicing the giant bombers for every flight from this country.
Photograph shows – the ground crew keep warm, appreciating the warmth from the brazier at a Halifax bomber station, during a respite from preparing and servicing machines for raids on Germany.
FOX DEC/ 23rd 43. 304296.

Collection

Citation

“The Boys Behind the Bombers,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35369.

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