Lancasters and Wellington

PHawkesRW17010004.jpg

Title

Lancasters and Wellington

Description

Four photographs from an album.
#1. Starboard view of Lancaster AS-U standing at dispersal. The bomb doors are open and protective covers fitted over the rear and mid-upper turrets. The rear door is open and the ladder in place and the H2S dome can be seen below the rear fuselage.
#2. Six aircrew standing in front of a Wellington, all wearing flying gear and Mae Wests. Robert Wilfred Hawkes is second from the left.
#3. A view of two Lancasters at dispersal, taken from the cockpit of a third. In the foreground there are some maintenance stands while further away is a wind sock, some dispersal buildings and a tent.
#4. A formal photograph of around 200 personnel arranged in six rows, in front of a Lancaster.

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Format

Four b/w photographs mounted on an album page

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Identifier

PHawkesRW17010004

Citation

“Lancasters and Wellington,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/39140.

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