Aircrew

PBakerWB16040002.jpg

Title

Aircrew

Description

Top - head and shoulders image of three aircrew wearing tunics with brevet (one pilot, one wireless operator and one air gunner) standing in a group with another figure in civilian dress behind them. They are standing on a railway station platform with a row of buildings in the background.
Middle left - four aircrew wearing Mae West and parachute harness standing in front of the nose of a Wellington.
Middle right - seven aircrew wearing battledress (one also with Mae West) standing in front of the rear turret of a bomber.
Bottom left - seven aircrew wearing Mae Wests standing and kneeling between the port engines of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Just crewed up with 626 Sqn. Other crews on station'.
Bottom right - (image rotated) four aircrew wearing Mae West and parachute harness in front of the nose of a Wellington.

Type

Format

Five b/w photographs mounted on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘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. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

PBakerWB16040002

Citation

“Aircrew,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36042.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.