Aircrews

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Title

Aircrews

Description

Top left - five airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line behind the port wing of a Wellington. Captioned 'Wellington III, 1943, ("Shorty", Dickie, Doug, self, Jonny), North Luffenham'.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing a variety of uniform or flying clothes standing in line under the nose of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster III, 1943, (self, Alfie, Doug, "Shorty", Dickie, "Mo", "Bloody"), Metheringham, 106 Squadron, Bomber Command, 1st tour'.
Bottom left - eleven airmen (air and ground crew) sitting and standing in two rows with one man in rear turret of a Lancaster ZN-Z. Captioned 'Lancaster III 1945, (Doug, "Bloody", self, "Shorty", Bill, Syd, Jack, Pete, "Sport", "Taff", "Dixie"), Metheringham 106 Squadron, 2nd tour'.
Bottom right - seven airmen all wearing battledress with brevet sitting and standing in two rows in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned 'Doug, "Sport", "Bloody", Pete, "Dixie", self, "Shorty", 106 Squadron Metheringham, 1945. 2nd tour, (F/O Cunnison, F/O Sandford DFC, F/O Blood DFM, F/O Lynch DFM, F/O Dean DFC, Self, F/O Groombridge DFM)'.

Date

1943
1945

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Four b/w photographs mounted on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PPerryWRP17050012

Citation

“Aircrews,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36173.

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