Green, Leonard

Title

Green, Leonard
Len Green
L C Green

Description

Twelve items. The collection relates to the service of Warrant Officer Leonard C Green (1318527 Royal Air Force) and consists of his log book, correspondence, a newspaper cuttings, four photographs and a foreign languages phrase book. Leonard Green flew Lancasters with 50 and 61 Squadrons from RAF Skellingthorpe and completed 19 daylight and night time operations.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Mark Boother and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-06-01

Rights

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Identifier

Green, LC

Collection Items

Berlin here we come
Photograph of Lancaster starboard wing with seven crew putting on parachutes and preparing to board aircraft. Caption 'Berlin here we come, Crew of a Lancaster prepare top take-off'.

French, Dutch, German, Spanish phrase book
Noted not to be produced in public; a list of phrases in German, Spanish, French and Dutch.

Leonard Green’s navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book
Navigator's air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Leonard Green, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 20 January 1946. He was stationed at RAF Manby, RAF Wigtown, RAF Bitteswell, RAF…

Bremerhaven
In the centre two waterways separated by a spur of land covered with dockyard buildings and cranes. On the nearside of the spur is a camouflaged ship with two funnels. One the right of the waterways more dockyard buildings. In the foreground open…

Sluice gate on the Dortmund Ems canal
The canal, mainly drained, runs from top left to bottom right. In the centre a structure. Canal is surrounded by approximately 100 craters mostly filled with water. On the reverse 'Dortmund Ems canal, after heavy Lanc [sic] strike, attached by our…

34 airmen
34 airmen in uniform tunics and side caps. Arranged in four rows, front row sitting on the ground, second row sitting on benches and rear two rows standing. In the background a large bay window in a brick building. On the reverse 'H Wilcox - Cpl, S…

Nine airmen
Head and shoulders of nine airmen in two rows in uniform and side caps. The man on the left front has sergeant stripes and an aircrew beret. The two front right have sergeant stripes.

Modane crowded good yards
At the top, article notes importance of Modane station and marshalling yards, recendly bombed by the Royal Air Force, as close to Mont Ceris tunnel and important resupply route to Italy. At the bottom a picture showing railway marshalling yards in a…

Notification of award to Leonard Green
Notification of awards for Leonard Green including 1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star with France Germany clasp, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1949-45.

Christmas card 1943
Card with address, stamps and franked 18 December 1943. Inside left page a salutation and 'To Gladys wishing you a very happy Xmas and new year, Len with all my love, xxx--'. On the left page an air-to-air picture of a Lancaster over the sea.

83 Squadron Christmas card
Christmas card, squadron crest centre top and a four line Greeting.

Birthday card to Gladys from Leonard Green
On the cover a blue flower patter and blue scroll work with the Royal Air Force badge in the centre. Inside left page a five line birthday salutation. On the right page, My loving birthday greetings and handwritten note 'To dearest Gladys wishing you…
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