Casswell, Robert Ivan. John Sanders DFC


Casswell, Robert Ivan. John Sanders DFC


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.




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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 Tait
On the left a three-quarter length view of Wing Commander Tait wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons, standing with hands in pockets. He is giving a press conference in London following the successful sinking of the Tirpitz. To the…

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'.

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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