The RAF goes to New York

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Title

The RAF goes to New York

Description

Item 1 is a newspaper cutting refers to the punctual arrival of 16 Lancasters of 35 Squadron at Mitchell Field, Long Island. It is captioned 'Its a bit of a line, but we were dead on time'.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting 'RAF's New York Welcome' with a photograph of officers shaking hands.
The photographs are captioned 'Mitchel Field. N.Y. 17th-21st July 1946'.
Photograph 1 is an American guard of honour watched by a large crowd, some on top of a brick building. It is captioned ' The Guard of Honour (& a bouquet of Snowdrops)'.
Photograph 3 is three officers shaking hands in front of airmen and a Lancaster. It is captioned 'The Wingco is introduced to the Base Commander. L to R. W/C Crane, G/C Collard and Col L.E. Parker'.
Photograph 4 is the guard of honour and a line of airmen in front of a Lancaster. It is captioned 'Squadron parade for welcoming address In the background - the Wingco's kite & behind it, the G/C's "York" transport.'

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1946-07

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Format

Two newspaper cuttings and four b/w photographs

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Identifier

SMathersRW55201v10014

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Citation

“The RAF goes to New York,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9618.

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