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- Contributor is exactly "Claire Monk "
Tags: prisoner of war
Tags: ground crew
Tags: 44 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; Pathfinders; RAF Chipping Norton; RAF Coningsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Witchford; target indicator; V-weapon; wireless operator
Photo 1 is 14 aircraft over Mepal after an operation to Le Havre.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford at the ladder at the rear of his Lancaster.
Photo 3 is 15 Lancasters breaking formation to land at Mepal.
Photo 4 is six…
Item 1 is a propaganda leaflet, dropped on Homberg on 21 November 44. It is a warning from Dwight D Eisenhower to the German people not to harm in any way those in forced labour battalions or concentration camps. Allies…
Photo 1 is a view during take off from the bomb aimer's station.
Photo 2 is air gunner Paddy Glover in his mid-upper turret.
Photo 3 is wireless operator George Tredinnick looking out of the astro-dome.
Photo 4 is…
Photo 1 is 13 Lancasters in flight over RAF Mepal.
Photo 2 is a frosty tree beside Terry's hut.
Photo 3 is Terry and his crew standing in front of a Nissen hut. In the caption each individual is named, as is their…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; ground personnel; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force