Aircrew and newspaper articles



Aircrew and newspaper articles


Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation to Berlin.
Middle left - newspaper cutting - Bullet and inch off heart: got bomber back. Account of wounded navigator Warrant Officer Meek RCAF and gunner Pilot Officer Baker. Meek helped to get Lancaster home despite bullet in shoulder and inch from his heart. Mentions award DFC for pilot and gunner and CGM for navigator,
Bottom right - photograph of seven aircrew in a variety of flying gear standing in front of the rear fuselage of Lancaster ME584. Captioned 'Prior to [.....] flight of Jan 30-31.44, names of crew annotated but illegible'.

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Three newspaper cuttings and on b/w photograph mounted on an album page


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