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- Coverage is exactly "Royal Air Force. Coastal Command"
Tags: 1 Group; 100 Group; 101 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 105 Squadron; 114 Squadron; 139 Squadron; 141 Squadron; 148 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 162 Squadron; 18 Squadron; 180 Squadron; 2 Group; 208 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 239 Squadron; 3 Group; 301 Squadron; 304 Squadron; 342 Squadron; 6 Group; 6 Squadron; 620 Squadron; 7 Squadron; 75 Squadron; 8 Group; 9 Squadron; 90 Squadron; 97 Squadron; 99 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; B-24; B-25; bale out; Beaufighter; Blenheim; bombing; Boston; Caterpillar Club; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; evading; Gee; Gneisenau; H2S; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Horsa; Hurricane; Ju 87; killed in action; Lancaster; Lysander; Manchester; Me 109; Meteor; mid-air collision; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Oboe; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; propaganda; radar; RAF Bicester; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Bottesford; RAF Bourn; RAF Bradwell Bay; RAF Bramcote; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Coltishall; RAF Drem; RAF Driffield; RAF Duxford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Evanton; RAF Fairford; RAF Finningley; RAF Great Massingham; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Harwell; RAF Hendon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Honington; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Horsham St Faith; RAF Kenley; RAF Lakenheath; RAF Leconfield; RAF Leuchars; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Snoring; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Manston; RAF Marham; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Newmarket; RAF Newton; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Pershore; RAF Ridgewell; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Sleap; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tangmere; RAF Tempsford; RAF Tilstock; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF West Raynham; RAF Woodbridge; RAF Wratting Common; RAF Wyton; Resistance; Scharnhorst; Special Operations Executive; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; Tiger force; Typhoon; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington
Information supplied with the collection states -
'RAF St. Eval, 304 squadron; my crew:-
From the left:
Air gunner/radio operator Sgt. Kucharek
First pilot - F/O - AFK JEZIORSKI
Navigator - F/O -…
Photograph 2 is of the starboard side of a Boston 'P', in flight, captioned Boston A/C. R.A.F. Hartford Bridge. 1944. 88…
Tags: 220 Squadron
Image of aircraft in British Eagle paint scheme, captioned…
A magazine cutting January 1957 reports the last operational Lancaster flight.
A cutting of a letter suggesting that the Lancaster should be preserved…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Hurricane; Lysander; Magister; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Farnborough; RAF Harwell; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marham; RAF Ringway; RAF Weston Zoyland; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; training; Walrus; Wellington
Tags: 158 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 44 Squadron; 51 Squadron; 550 Squadron; 61 Squadron; 77 Squadron; 97 Squadron; Anson; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Halifax; Hampden; killed in action; Lancaster; RAF Balderton; RAF Croft; RAF Dishforth; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Moor; RAF Elvington; RAF Gransden Lodge; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Kinloss; RAF Leeming; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Horwood; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Middleton St George; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF Snaith; RAF Syerston; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; training; Whitley
Tags: 102 Squadron; 106 Squadron; 4 Group; 405 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Blenheim; bomb aimer; Catalina; Halifax; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; navigator; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Driffield; RAF Leeming; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Pocklington; RAF Skipton on Swale; RAF Tholthorpe; shot down; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 7; Victoria Cross; wireless operator / air gunner
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are head and shoulders portraits annotated as "Escape" photographs.
Photo 4 is a half length portrait of Kenneth with a navigator brevet.
Photo 5 is a near three quarter…