Middle East pictures and RAF Mafraq

PCoultonWA16010034.jpg

Title

Middle East pictures and RAF Mafraq

Description

Top left - a road runs from bottom then curves left to a river bridge with buildings beyond. In the background, low hills. Captioned 'River Jordan at the border'. Top centre - two airmen in shorts but no shirts sitting outside a tent. Captioned '"Geordie" & Arthur'. Top right - a large group of airmen sitting and standing in rows with lorries in the background. Captioned 'Pioneers of Mafraq Trans Jordan'. Middle left - a line of seven Spitfires in the open. Captioned '208 & 32 Sqdn Spits'. Middle centre - Spitfire facing right with engine running. A group of men are standing in front of the starboard wing and a man is jumping from it. Captioned 'Preparing for take off'. Middle right - an airman sits on the port wing of a chocked Spitfire which has an engine cover on. Captioned 'Arthur'. Bottom left - a road snaking through hilly terrain. Captioned 'The mountain road'. Bottom centre - trestle tables, one with an urn. Tents in the background. Captioned 'Cookhouse at Mafraq'. Bottom right - a road running round a hill. Captioned 'Hair pin bend'.

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.

Format

Nine b/we photographs mounted on an album page

Language

Identifier

PCoultonWA16010034

Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Citation

“Middle East pictures and RAF Mafraq,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9597.

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