John Sanders DFC

Title

John Sanders DFC

Description

8 Items. John Sanders was pilot of Roy Machin's crew on 49 Squadron. Collection contains photographs of people, places and aircraft. Crew was posted to 617 Squadron in March 1944.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-10-27

Rights

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Identifier

Sanders, J

Collection Items

Two Lancaster
Air-to-air view of two aircraft in echelon formation flying to the left. Squadron letters 'KC'. On the reverse 'KC-W F/O Sanders and crew, KC-A W?O Gingles and crew. Photo taken from M/U or KC-C F/O Ross and crew. Aug 1944'.

Wing Commander pilot
On the left a three-quarter length view of a wing commander, wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, standing with hands in pockets. To the right sitting three men in civilian suits. Map covers wall in the background.

Seven aircrew
Seven aircrew in two rows all wearing parachute harness. In the background part of a bomber.

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Flying Officer Watts and crew
Seven aircrew in two lines squatting and standing wearing parachute harness in front of a four engine bomber with lion nose art. Captioned 'P/O D COOPER W/O, SGT HURRY ENG. F/O MACVAY DFC B/A, SGT MATTHEWS A/G, P/O HOUSDEN DFC NAV, SGT HEGGIE A/G,…

Roma Sanders
Head and shoulders portrait of a woman wearing top with flowered collar. Caption 'Roma Sanders February 1943'.

Berlin
Top - view of the Brandenburg gate in Berlin with graffiti covered low wall in front. Middle - view of the ruined Reichstagsgebaude, Berlin. Bottom - Douglas C-54 Skymaster on approach to airfield watched by a crowd standing on a pile of rubble…

Bomb damage Berlin
Top - view up a road with damaged church at the end and destroyed buildings either side. Captioned 'Berlin Tauentzienstraue'.
Middle - Row of two destroyed buildings. Building on the right has many columns.
Bottom - view down road with destroyed…

John Sanders
Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing tunic with pilot's brevet. Captioned 'Sgt John Sanders February 1943'.
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