Whitley card, 35 Squadron crest, newspaper cutting and photograph



Whitley card, 35 Squadron crest, newspaper cutting and photograph


Top right - aircraft card with artwork of a Whitley flying over a river with buildings either side and fire on the near bank. Bursts of anti-aircraft fire round aircraft. Captioned 'Whitley bomber - long-range bomber capable of carrying very large load of bombs, Rolls Royce 1,000 H.P. Merlin engines, 245 M.P.H. range 1,250 miles'.
Top right - newspaper cutting - he gave up rank to bomb again, Cheshire: 3rd DSO. Reports that Wing Commander Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, awarded third DSO, youngest RAF group captain gave up rank to fly on operations again. Adds some other service history details.
Bottom left - half length image of an RAF officer wearing tunic and peaked cap standing on an airfield with hands on hips. Captioned ' Maurice Moon of 58 Squadron'.
Bottom middle - colour players cigarette card with 35 Squadron crest, winged horse head, moto - 'uno animo agimus'.



Two coloured artwork cards, one newspaper cutting and one b/w photograph mounted on an album page


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